Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Barnes and Mullins
Barnes and Mullins
Barnes and Mullins
Barnes and Mullins

Gary Cooper Gary Cooper has been writing about the MI and Pro Audio business for both consumer and trade publications since… for a very long while. He has written for most UK trade and consumer MI titles at some time or another and is the Editor of Music Instrument News as well as Editor of the online publication, Guitar Interactive.

Cooper's Column

The MI Press is in a mess – why the state...

Regular readers may feel that I am forever poking and prodding at manufacturers and distributors while ignoring the holes in the press, gaping at...

Dinosaur brands – a lesson from the camera trade

I've said it before, but the camera business has always struck me as a close parallel to ours. Unlike the MI trade, cameras are...

Beware of maps – how geography betrays the big brands

Back around the turn of the century (no this century, not the 20th!) a favourite topic of the, then, MI Industry trade mag was...

Are ‘fake’ reviews a growing problem?

There's a lot of talk currently about 'fake news' - usually from people who have a vested interest in the traditional media and who...

Is it goodbye to trade shows?

Whether the Frankfurt Musikmesse's organisers took a hard-headed, calculated decision to turn their show into an overwhelmingly public event we may never know but,...

Why the press ignores your products – maybe.

I've spent much of the past five or six weeks trying to climb a mountain of press releases. I know in my very first...

Got a Press Release for Gary? Fill in the form to publicise it.

Your Name (required)


Your Email (required)


Your Message

Please prove you're not a spam robot