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New WHD 2016 drum kit range launches

New WHD 2016 drum kit range launches

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WHD has launched its new 2016 series of drum kits, which are available exclusively from Gear4music.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 15th 2016 at 3:26PM
ICMP aims to enhance graduate employability with Tileyard Studios partnership

ICMP aims to enhance graduate employability with Tileyard Studios partnership

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) has partnered with London studio Tileyard.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 15th 2016 at 12:30PM
Understanding the four different types of customer loyalty

Understanding the four different types of customer loyalty

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New research from DMA has uncovered four different types of loyalty consumers feel towards brands and has highlighted why retailers must “learn to talk consumers’ language”.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 15th 2016 at 11:17AM
Youth Music to auction Faith Venus guitar signed by Cambridge Folk Festival performers

Youth Music to auction Faith Venus guitar signed by Cambridge Folk Festival performers

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Faith Guitars has donated a Venus guitar, autographed by Mary Chapin Carpenter and many other performers at this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival, to national charity Youth Music.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 15th 2016 at 10:05AM

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Musikmesse 2017

Musikmesse 2017

EVENTS
Apr 5th 2017 - Apr 8th 2017

Location: Frankfurt

Musikmesse in Frankfurt is the international trade fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and marketing.

Spitfire’s Sacconi Strings – Quartet gets new update

Spitfire’s Sacconi Strings – Quartet gets new update

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Spitfire Audio has announced an updated version of Sacconi Strings – Quartet, its purpose-built tool for writing string quartets.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 14th 2016 at 3:45PM
Yamaha CFX picked for Nikolai Lungansky and Alexandre Tharaud's Oxford Piano Festival performances

Yamaha CFX picked for Nikolai Lungansky and Alexandre Tharaud's Oxford Piano Festival performances

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Yamaha’s CFX piano model was used by two renowned performers at this year’s Oxford Piano Festival.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 14th 2016 at 3:30PM
WATCH: Is this the ultimate snare drum tuning hack?

WATCH: Is this the ultimate snare drum tuning hack?

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The snare drum is the core voice of any kit, and something that varies wildly depending on the style of music being played and the personal tastes of the drummer.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 12th 2016 at 11:19AM

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Top 10 biggest stories of the week

Top 10 biggest stories of the week

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The biggest stories this week include Graydon UK’s comments on Brexit being an excuse for retailers, and the latest news from cymbal maker Zildjian.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 12th 2016 at 10:29AM
Music Cities Events: Sound Development

Music Cities Events: Sound Development

EVENTS
Sep 6th 2016

Location: London

Sound Diplomacy is launching a series of events to explore the relationship between music and the built environment.

Musicians' Union members to protest Dirty Dancing as real musicians are cut in favour of backing track

Musicians' Union members to protest Dirty Dancing as real musicians are cut in favour of backing track

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The Dirty Dancing tour has been blasted by the Musicians’ Union for scaling back its real musicians in the show.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 11th 2016 at 3:21PM
'Brexit is just an excuse for failing retailers'

'Brexit is just an excuse for failing retailers'

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Graydon’s Colin Sanders has revealed his opinions on ‘the Brexit excuse’ retailers are using to close their businesses, as well as stats about the state of UK retail.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 11th 2016 at 11:40AM

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'Musical taste is not hardwired in the brain'

'Musical taste is not hardwired in the brain'

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It was previously thought that musical preference was rooted in the brain, but a new study of consonance vs. dissonance may prove otherwise.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 11th 2016 at 11:03AM
New high-powered, portable Wi-Fi PA system introduced by Harman

New high-powered, portable Wi-Fi PA system introduced by Harman

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JBL Professional by Harman has introduced the PRX800W high-powered portable PA system.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 11th 2016 at 10:40AM
International musicians head to Gloucestershire to raise money for charity

International musicians head to Gloucestershire to raise money for charity

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A host of internationally renowned musicians and artists will be coming together on September 24th for the Message is in the Music charity event.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 10th 2016 at 4:25PM
Area 11 drummer Leo Taylor joins Sakae roster

Area 11 drummer Leo Taylor joins Sakae roster

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Sakae Drums has welcomed UK drummer Leo Taylor to its family of artists.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 10th 2016 at 4:03PM

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New Order launches own beer called Stray Dog

New Order launches own beer called Stray Dog

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New Order has joined forces with Moorhouse’s Brewery of Burnley to launch its own beer.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 10th 2016 at 11:32AM
Chris Cornell, Lorde, Tom Waits, Ziggy Marley and Bastille unveiled as judges for 2016's International Songwriting Competition

Chris Cornell, Lorde, Tom Waits, Ziggy Marley and Bastille unveiled as judges for 2016's International Songwriting Competition

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The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its panel of judges for the 2016 competition.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 10th 2016 at 11:11AM
Two new Nickel Bronze acoustic string sets available from D’Addario

Two new Nickel Bronze acoustic string sets available from D’Addario

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D’Addario has extended its brand new Nickel Bronze premium uncoated acoustic string line.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 10th 2016 at 10:23AM
INTERVIEW: Kite Base on fostering creativity through restrictions and stirring up the synth scene

INTERVIEW: Kite Base on fostering creativity through restrictions and stirring up the synth scene

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Experimenting with a traditional band setup is nothing new. And it’s something that has always fascinated me.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 9th 2016 at 5:10PM
Artist and producer registration now open for global remix contest B-Side Project

Artist and producer registration now open for global remix contest B-Side Project

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Now in its sixth year, the B-Side Project is back, with registration now open for the global remix contest.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 9th 2016 at 12:45PM

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Game of Thrones composer unveils live tour with full orchestra, choir and 360-degree stage

Game of Thrones composer unveils live tour with full orchestra, choir and 360-degree stage

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Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi is putting together a 28-city tour where a full orchestra and choir will perform musical scores from some of the show’s most iconic scenes.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 9th 2016 at 11:15AM
Eiosis introduces new e2deesser software

Eiosis introduces new e2deesser software

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French audio software developer Eiosis has unveiled its latest product – the e2deesser.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 9th 2016 at 9:57AM