MIA Awards 2013: best guitar, tech and drum gear revealed
5th Dec 2013 | 12:25
And the awards go to...
Designed to celebrate the best of the music industry, the UK's MIA Awards were dished out at a ceremony in London last night.
Among the gongs up for grabs was MusicRadar's Music Making App of the Year Award, along with prizes sponsored by our sister magazines Guitarist, Total Guitar, Rhythm, Computer Music and Future Music.
Click on to find out who won what in each category and for a round-up of the other MIA Award winners.
Rhythm Percussion Product of the Year Award
Guitar Techniques Acoustic Guitar of the Year Award
Total Guitar Amplifier of the Year Award
MusicRadar Music Making App of the Year Award
Computer Music Music Software of the Year Award
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Future Music Music Hardware of the Year Award
Guitarist Electric Guitar of the Year Award
Classical (sponsored by Classic fm)
Best Keyboard/Digital Piano: Yamaha Clavinova
Best Classical Strings/Bowed: Primavera 200 Violin Outfit
Best Brass & Woodwind: The Andy Sheppard Autograph Saxophone
Best Acoustic Piano: Yamaha Upright U1 SH Silent Piano
Best Classical Music Instrument Shop: Presto Classical
Retailers (sponsored by Arts Council England)
Take It Away Retailer of the Year: One Man Band
Best Specialist Retailer: Sax.co.uk
Best Independent Retailer: Andertons Music Co Ltd
Best Multiple Retailer: Professional Music Technology
Best Supplier (small): Soar Valley Music Ltd
Best Supplier (medium): The Sound Post Ltd
Best Supplier (large): Barnes & Mullins Ltd
Best Export Initiative: Tanglewood Guitar Company Ltd
Music Maker Award: Absolute Music Solutions Ltd
Lifetime Achievement: John Booth