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Roland rolls back the years with new Drum Machine Expansion

Roland rolls back the years with new Drum Machine Expansion

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Roland has announced the release of its new 7X7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion for the TR-8 Rhythm Performer, allowing the recreation of sounds from the TR-707 and TR-727 Rhythm Composers.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:23AM
Yamaha releases 'The Key Advantage' iBooks

Yamaha releases 'The Key Advantage' iBooks

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Yamaha Pianos has introduced a new series of six iBooks, The Key Advantage, aiming to provide sales, technical and marketing resource for dealer sales staff.

The ease of use ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:18AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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As another week comes to a close, we take a look at the ten most popular stories over the last seven days.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 12th 2014 at 11:05AM

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Brunswick Guitars new website now live

Brunswick Guitars new website now live

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Barnes & Mullins has unveiled its newly created, and first ever, Brunswick Guitars website. This new system is intended to serve as the face of the globally expanding acoustic guitar ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 11th 2014 at 2:27PM
Musicroom pre-Christmas sales stronger than ever

Musicroom pre-Christmas sales stronger than ever

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Despite retail experts continuing to discuss the death of the high street retailer, Musicroom, the UK’s largest MI retailer, is able to report that its pre-Christmas in store sales are ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 11th 2014 at 1:00PM
UK band hit by thieves to the tune of £30,000

UK band hit by thieves to the tune of £30,000

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Indie folk group, The Travelling Band has become the victim of a large-scale theft, losing approximately £30,000 worth of equipment in the back of their van when that was taken ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 11th 2014 at 11:31AM
JHS extends sales office and warehouse opening times for Christmas

JHS extends sales office and warehouse opening times for Christmas

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To meet demand during the busy run up to Christmas, the JHS sales office will be open from 8:45am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday, and the warehousing team will be ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:59AM

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GuitarGuitar supports staff with 'living wage' scheme

GuitarGuitar supports staff with 'living wage' scheme

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National guitar and music retailer GuitarGuitar has become the first MI retailer to adopt the 'living wage' scheme, which can pay employees up to 40 per cent more than the ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:34AM
Rotosound adds to Cooperstand range

Rotosound adds to Cooperstand range

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Rotosound has announced that it will be extending its range of Cooperstand instrument stands, now offering the new Duro Pro composite stands, expanding the existing range of African Sapele Pro ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:22AM
2015 National Learn to Play Day to be biggest yet

2015 National Learn to Play Day to be biggest yet

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The 2015 National Learn to Play Day will take place on Saturday, March 21st in what is set to be its biggest outing to date.

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by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 10th 2014 at 10:18AM
INTERVIEW: Patrick Almond, Studiomaster/Carlsbro

INTERVIEW: Patrick Almond, Studiomaster/Carlsbro

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It’s been an eventful year for Studiomaster and Carlsbro. Last month saw the former play a pivotal role in a world-first gig performed atop a moving iceberg off the coast ...

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by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 10th 2014 at 9:24AM

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COLIN REES: Management style key to higher productivity

COLIN REES: Management style key to higher productivity

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Our business specialist, Colin Rees, on why your management style could be the key to attaining higher productivity…

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by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 10th 2014 at 8:19AM
Maximise your presence at NAMM 2015 with our January issue

Maximise your presence at NAMM 2015 with our January issue

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Be sure to bolster your NAMM 2015 announcements and launches in our special January edition, featuring a full show preview, as well as extended features on the effects pedal and ...

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by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 10th 2014 at 8:06AM
Peavey releases new amp models, available in the ReValver Amp Store

Peavey releases new amp models, available in the ReValver Amp Store

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Peavey Electronics has announced the release of the new ANGEL PBII amp module, ANGEL cabinet models and the Metal Pack Bundle, all available through the ReValver Amp Store.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 9th 2014 at 12:12PM
Avid relists on NASDAQ

Avid relists on NASDAQ

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Avid has gained approval to once again list its common stock on The NASDAQ Stock Market.

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by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 9th 2014 at 11:40AM

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SECRET DEALER: Put a stop to bargain bundles

SECRET DEALER: Put a stop to bargain bundles

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Our secret dealer on why we should put a stop to bargain bundles and damaging discounts.

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by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 9th 2014 at 11:30AM
Brunswick introduces the new BTK10 Junior

Brunswick introduces the new BTK10 Junior

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Brunswick has introduced a new entry-level guitar, the BTK10 Junior, available in five colour schemes it is designed to serve as an introduction into the acoustic guitar.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 9th 2014 at 10:56AM
Roland announces ten year warranty on HP and LX series digital pianos.

Roland announces ten year warranty on HP and LX series digital pianos.

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Roland has announced its intention to substantially increase the length of the warranty that will be provided on the Roland HP/HPi and LX series of digital pianos, effective immediately.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 9th 2014 at 10:26AM
Brisbane Tanglewood dealer hit by worst storm in 30 years

Brisbane Tanglewood dealer hit by worst storm in 30 years

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Tanglewood’s main Australian dealer, Brisbane-based Gallin’s Music, was struck by the worst cyclonic storm to hit the region in 30 years, causing thousands of pounds’ worth if damage.

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by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 8th 2014 at 11:31AM
Arturia reveals availability of its V-Collection 4

Arturia reveals availability of its V-Collection 4

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Arturia has unveiled a new edition of its best-selling V-Collection vintage instrument bundle, the V-Collection 4.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 8th 2014 at 9:22AM
Plans announced for 2015 Musical Instrument & Technology Show

Plans announced for 2015 Musical Instrument & Technology Show

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Details of next year's Musical Instrument & Technology Show (MITS) have been announced with the event set to take place between the 6th and 8th November at EventCity in Manchester.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 8th 2014 at 9:20AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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It's the end of another week, and as is tradition, we present a rundown on our most popular stories of the last seven days.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 5th 2014 at 10:52AM

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Korg UK distribute legendary musical products that are played by immensely successful artists and enthusiasts of all levels – from beginners to superstars.

2015 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence shortlist announced

2015 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence shortlist announced

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Entering its third year, the Music Teacher Awards will once again celebrate excellence in the world of music education.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 4th 2014 at 2:32PM