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DV creditors get better than expected interim payout

Creditors of Digital Village, the Romford-based high-tech retailer that collapsed in June 2013, are to receive an interim payout of 20p in the pound, writes Gary Cooper

An extra £18m will go towards music education in the UK

UK government commits extra £18m to music education

The government has pledged an extra £18 million to music education. This brings the total amount of funding available to the UK’s 123 music education hubs to over £75 million.

Just some of the lots available in Andertons charity auction

Andertons anniversary auction

Andertons Music Co is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an auction full of bespoke MI products – with all the proceeds going to Music for All



Ditto Looper goes gold

TC Electronic has announced a limited edition gold-coloured version of the Ditto Looper


TC-Helicon launches Play Electric

TC-Helicon has added to its vocal processing range with the Play Electric


Korg’s SDD-3000 reborn in pedal form

Korg’s iconic rack-mounted digital delay, the SDD-3000, has been reborn in pedal form, over 30 years after it first appeared


Gary Cooper: In other news…

Read Gary Cooper’s new column here…

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A blokes’ club?

The MIA’s Paul McManus wonders why women are under-represented in rock music shops and the wider MI industry

Gary Cooper: In other news…

Music Industry News’ new editor-at-large Gary Cooper casts his eye over the stories from the MI industry that you might have missed…


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A Fresh approach

MIN’s editorial consultant Steve Harvey speaks to Sean Kelly, whose Freshman brand made its debut at the NAMM show earlier this year, about his company’s measured expansion plans

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Musikmesse 2014

On the eve of Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound, Music Industry News spoke to the shows’ vice president and the directors of each show to discuss their position in the global marketplace and how each one was developing

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Though 2014 marks Lowden’s 40th anniversary of trading, it was 2013 that brought the investment that is key to the firm’s expansion plans. Steve Harvey talks to founder and owner George Lowden…

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