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Spitfire offers entry-level orchestral brass library

Spitfire offers entry-level orchestral brass library

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Spitfire Audio has announced the availability of Spitfire Symphonic Brass – a definitive compendium of orchestral brass in different section ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 26th 2016 at 11:52AM
LISTEN: The first ever recording of computer-generated music - created by Alan Turning - has been restored

LISTEN: The first ever recording of computer-generated music - created by Alan Turning - has been restored

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Researchers have restored the first recording of computer-generated music, created by famous computer scientist Alan Turing in 1951.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 26th 2016 at 11:10AM
Anthony Short named President of the MIA

Anthony Short named President of the MIA

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The Music Industries Association (MIA) has announced Anthony Short as its new President.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 26th 2016 at 9:41AM
Gravity stands get the thumbs up from A Summer's Tale festival

Gravity stands get the thumbs up from A Summer's Tale festival

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The recent ‘A Summer’s Tale’ festival took place in Luhmuhlen, Germany, where the likes of Noel Gallagher, Garbage, Sigur Ros, Billy Bragg, Neil Finn (pictured) and more took to the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 3:21PM

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British Band Instrument Company relocates to larger facility

British Band Instrument Company relocates to larger facility

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Musical instrument export specialist the British Band Instrument Company (BBICO) has announced its relocation to a new facility in Edgware, Middlesex.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 2:06PM
Top 10 biggest stories of the week

Top 10 biggest stories of the week

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This week’s biggest stories include the latest appointments by Orange and Tony Visconti’s new studio at Kingston University.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 10:39AM
Chandler Guitars closes doors after 37 years of trading

Chandler Guitars closes doors after 37 years of trading

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MI retail store Chandler Guitars has announced that it will close its doors for the last time on 31st October 2016 after 37 years of trading in Kew, Surrey, due ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 10:05AM
INTERVIEW: New MIA President Anthony Short discusses the firm's revamped Gala Dinner

INTERVIEW: New MIA President Anthony Short discusses the firm's revamped Gala Dinner

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The Music Industries Association (MIA) has announced Anthony Short as its new President. Joining from Shure, he will spearhead a number of changes to the group’s MIA Gala Dinner, which ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 9:17AM

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WATCH: Russian gun expert creates musical instrument you have to shoot

WATCH: Russian gun expert creates musical instrument you have to shoot

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The head of the Russian Federation of Practical Shooting has created a musical instrument that has to be struck by bullets ot get a tune out of it.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 4:03PM
Musikmesse extends 'Drum Camp' format to include guitars and introduces new areas

Musikmesse extends 'Drum Camp' format to include guitars and introduces new areas

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Musikmesse has revealed more details about the new Brandworld concept that will feature in next year’s show.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 3:02PM
Palmer Bass Pocket Amp now available

Palmer Bass Pocket Amp now available

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The Palmer Bass Pocket Amp from Adam Hall is now in stock.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 11:18AM
Musicians create new instruments out of tattoos, a chessboard and clothes

Musicians create new instruments out of tattoos, a chessboard and clothes

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A group of musicians took over Red Bull Studios to perform at Buzz Jam showcasing their unique musical instruments.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 11:05AM

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The Australian Pink Floyd and bassist Hidekazu Hinata join GHS Strings artist roster

The Australian Pink Floyd and bassist Hidekazu Hinata join GHS Strings artist roster

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GHS String has announced a number of new additions to its artist roster, including four members of the critically acclaimed The Australian Pink Floyd (TAPF).

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 21st 2016 at 4:25PM
Array of new MXR pedals available from Westside Distribution

Array of new MXR pedals available from Westside Distribution

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Westside Distribution has added the new MXR pedal range to its portfolio of products, due for release in November.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 21st 2016 at 2:50PM
WATCH: Yamaha launches #FUTUREBEAT under 18s drumming competition with help from The 1975

WATCH: Yamaha launches #FUTUREBEAT under 18s drumming competition with help from The 1975

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Yamaha Drums has launched a brand new national competition for drummers aged 18 years and under.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 21st 2016 at 11:24AM