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INTERVIEW: Drummer Kye Smith on making Punks on Speed and becoming a viral video sensation

INTERVIEW: Drummer Kye Smith on making Punks on Speed and becoming a viral video sensation

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Type ‘Kye Smith’ into YouTube’s search bar and you’ll soon understand why the drumming world is very excited about this Australian musician.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 19th 2017 at 11:25AM
The Physics House Band wins first ever BIMM Artist Award

The Physics House Band wins first ever BIMM Artist Award

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Brighton's The Physics House Band has been announced as the first ever BIMM Artist Award winners.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 18th 2017 at 12:50PM
EBacc is having a 'devastating' effect on the uptake of music in schools

EBacc is having a 'devastating' effect on the uptake of music in schools

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New reports have revealed that EBacc subjects are at an all-time high as fewer pupils are taking creative subjects.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 16th 2017 at 11:13AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Most popular type of guitar, New Red Dog Music store, PSNEurope editorial changes

Top 10 stories of the week: Most popular type of guitar, New Red Dog Music store, PSNEurope editorial changes

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This week, our most popular story was about Furch Guitars’ latest research that shows what the most popular type of acoustic guitar was throughout 2016.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 16th 2017 at 10:20AM

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Berklee Online makes a splash across the pond with successful series of UK events

Berklee Online makes a splash across the pond with successful series of UK events

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Berklee Online at Berklee College of Music held a series of successful events across the UK in the past few weeks, aimed at bringing together current and prospective Berklee students, ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 15th 2017 at 2:37PM
David Bowie, John Peel and more honoured with Blue Plaques for BBC Music Day

David Bowie, John Peel and more honoured with Blue Plaques for BBC Music Day

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47 new blue plaques have been unveiled up and down the country to honour a host of musicians, music industry legends and influential places.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 15th 2017 at 11:27AM
Inflation stats suggest difficult times ahead for retailers

Inflation stats suggest difficult times ahead for retailers

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The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that inflation continued to rise in May, placing UK consumers in a tricky position when it comes to managing their ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 15th 2017 at 11:09AM
Adam Hall to showcase Gravity Stands, LD Systems and more at Stage Set Scenery

Adam Hall to showcase Gravity Stands, LD Systems and more at Stage Set Scenery

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From June 20th to 22nd, Stage Set Scenery in Berlin will bring together theatre, film and event technology, focusing on the fields of lighting, acoustics, sound, video and media technology ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 14th 2017 at 2:35PM

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Red Dog Music to open new London showroom

Red Dog Music to open new London showroom

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Retailer Red Dog Music is moving into a brand new custom-built showroom in London on July 1st.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 14th 2017 at 11:25AM
Audio Distribution Group adds Stone Deaf to European brand portfolio

Audio Distribution Group adds Stone Deaf to European brand portfolio

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Based in Huddersfield UK, the Stone Deaf brand is now exclusively distributed by Audio Distribution Group in the UK and Europe.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 14th 2017 at 10:30AM
This is the most popular type of acoustic guitar

This is the most popular type of acoustic guitar

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Furch Guitars has released the results of its report on what was the most preferred type of acoustic guitar last year.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 13th 2017 at 5:18PM
Jazz Promoters Fellowship aims to create gender balance within the UK jazz scene

Jazz Promoters Fellowship aims to create gender balance within the UK jazz scene

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A new, fully funded fellowship has been announced to help create a gender balance within the UK jazz scene.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 13th 2017 at 3:26PM

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Aston offers free Rycote Custom shock mount with every Spirit microphone sale

Aston offers free Rycote Custom shock mount with every Spirit microphone sale

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Aston Microphones has revealed that those purchasing its award-winning Spirit mic (pictured) will also receive a Rycote Customer shock mount for free.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 13th 2017 at 12:56PM
Sound Technology announces trade offers on Ashton ukuleles, Washburn guitars, Gator cases

Sound Technology announces trade offers on Ashton ukuleles, Washburn guitars, Gator cases

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Distributor Sound Technology has unveiled a number of exclusive offers on MI gear to support retailers participating in this year’s Learn To Play Day.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 13th 2017 at 11:23AM
How to design an efficient e-commerce website for today's 'mobile first' consumers

How to design an efficient e-commerce website for today's 'mobile first' consumers

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Ben Morgan, head of partnerships at unbiased price search engine Pricesearcher.com, outlines a number of practical tips for creating the ideal e-commerce website for today’s ‘mobile first’ consumers…

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:29AM