Weekly Round-Up

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Here’s a round-up of some of the key industry news stories that we’ve brought you this week, in case you missed them…

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Here are this week’s key stories:

Reverb Awards Latest Round of Musical Instrument Grants

Reverb, the largest online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments, announced that it has issued a new round of musical instrument grants through its Reverb Gives initiative. Twenty-one organizations received grants from Reverb to purchase musical instruments for their youth music education programs, joining more than one hundred other organizations Reverb has supported since it launched Reverb Gives. Click the link above to read more.

The Return of Live Music

The resurgence of live music is of key importance to many manufacturers, distributors and retailers in our industry and we know the industry will be watching anxiously to see if live music will reach pre-COVID-19 levels in the coming months. Click the link above to read more. 

UK Retail Analysis – July 2021

The British Retail Consortium has released its Retail Sale Monitor report for July 2021. The report was produced by the BRC in partnership with KPMG. July’s report sees the rain dampening Freedom Day demand…Click the link above to read more.

Modal Electronics Announces AlgoRhythms

MIA Member Modal Electronics, a leading global synthesiser manufacturer, has just announced an all-new sound library for the feature packed COBALT Series synthesisers – AlgoRhythms. Leaning on the recent v1.1 COBALT Series firmware update, this rhythmic-centred patch collection is set to spice user’s productions and performances with polyrhythmic flavour. Click the link above to read more.

Experiential Retail and Learn to Play Day

In store events and experiential retail are a great way to demonstrate the advantages of in-person shopping over online. These activities encourage people into your showroom, and can also help sow the seeds for the musicians and customers of the future. We spoke to two independent retailers about their views and experiences. Clcik the link above to read more.