Biggest MI stories of the week: Meinl, D’Addario distribution agreement, Fighting for grassroots venues, MI Focus named Northern Guitar Shows media partner

Each week, MI Focus rounds up the most popular stories from the industry. So if you’ve had a busy week, sit down, grab a coffee and catch up on all of this week’s essential news.

Here are the five biggest stories on MI Focus this week:


Meinl and D’Addario end UK distribution agreement



“Numbers speak volumes” – AFD Conference panel urges more government and public figures to fight for grassroots music venues


MI Focus becomes media partner for Northern Guitar Shows’ series of UK guitar shows


Win a free download of IK Multimedia’s T-RackS 5 mixing and mastering software with our exclusive Twitter competition


DW’s LowPro travel drum kit named ‘Best in Show’ at this year’s NAMM Show