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Free iPad Mini with Roland HP507's throughout December December 13,2013

 Free iPad Mini with Roland HP507's throughout December

Simple buy a Roland HP507 from Umbrella Music this Christmas and you will get a free iPad Mini completely free of charge. Call o. . .
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Joy Division tapes 'saved from skip' August 16,2013

Unheard Joy Division outtakes are among a stash of rare tapes to have surfaced, according to a former studio engineer who says she rescued them from a skip.

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Free 5 year warranty and 1 year insurance when you buy from UK Roland dealers August 05,2013

 Free 5 year warranty and 1 year insura<. . .
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Weird Al-How I Use the V-Accordion June 14,2013

 

Weird Al "How I Use th. . .
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Casio and Dallas Song Writers Association team up to Donate Grand Prize Keyboards May 21,2013

Casio Delivers the Gift of Music to Winner of the 23rd Dallas Songwriters Annual Song Contest

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Roland TD-4KP V-Drums Portable Wins Prestigious MIPA Award May 21,2013

The Roland TD-4KP V-Drums® Portable kit received this year’s prestigious MIPA (Musikmesse International Press Award More Info

2012 Olympic Games service update August 06,2012

Throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games it will be business as usual for Umbrella Music. Only those addresses that are within the immediate area of the Games will have any service disruption.

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Plan B signs £3m publishing deal with EMI July 06,2012

Plan B has signed a deal with EMI Music Publishing worth around £3 million.

The artist, real name Ben Drew, will get more than £1 million as an. . .
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Tale Ognenovski, Titan Of The Clarinet And Composer Of Clarinet Music, Dies July 06,2012


Tale Ognenovski, known across the globe for his virtuosic perfo. . .
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Jean-Philippe Rolland Appointed A&R President, EMI Classics July 06,2012

Jean-Philippe Rolland has been promoted to A&R president, EMI Classics, effective July 1. Reporting to Andria Vidler, CEO of EMI Music UK & Ireland, Rolland will lead A&R for EMI Clas. . .
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Legendary Moog Analog Delay Returns Better Than Ever July 05,2012

 

 

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The Highly Popular Indie Bible Music Directory Is Now Online! July 05,2012


The Indie Bible ONLINE is a POWERFUL tool for in. . .
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India's First Social Media For Independent Artists July 05,2012

Award winning social media, Songdew.com is India's fastest growing social network of Artists and Music Lovers! Songdew won best software product awards at recently concluded Advantage AP 2012 sum. . .
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An unheard Amy Winehouse track is to appear on rapper Nas’s new album Life Is Good released on July July 05,2012


The late singer features on the Salaam Remi produced song Cherry Wine that runs alongside collaboration. . .
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Company Founded By Bob Marley's Wife And Children Takes Legal Action To Stop Marley Name And Likenes July 04,2012

On June 4, 2012, Fifty Six Hope Road Music, Ltd., the company founded by Bob Marley's Wife and children and the legal entity holding the trademark, publicity, persona and other intellectual prope. . .
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Peter Hook, a member of critically-acclaimed bands Joy Division and New Order, is launching a music July 04,2012

Peter Hook, a member of critically-acclaimed bands Joy Division and New Order, is launching a music industry degree.

 

Julian Wall announced today that he will leave the BPI at the end of September, thanking colleagues July 04,2012


An emotional Wall told ACM attendees that he is to leave his position as director of Independent Member. . .
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Scottish pop singer/songwriter Jimmy Somerville has signed his publishing to BMG Chrysalis UK. July 04,2012

The agreement includes copyrights written over a near 30-year career with Bronski Beat, The Communards and l. . .
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Global, the parent company of Global Radio, has announced the launch of Global Television - with two July 04,2012


Global, the parent company of Global Radio, has announced the launch of Global Tele. . .
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Jazz FM, Neapolitan Music and Ingenious have unveiled £2m worth of investment to launch the UK’s fir July 03,2012

The Love Supreme Jazz Festival will be a three-day outdoor camping event taking place in Brighton during the summer of 2013 and promises to feature some of the world’s best jazz musicians. More Info

Sales of albums in the UK dropped from 50.5m to 43.6m year-on-year (-13.8%) in the six months to the July 03,2012

The stats, based on Official Charts Company data, show that in Q2 2012, digital downloads accounted for 34.7% of all albums sold.

However, overall album sales in Q2, including physical form. . .
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Lucian Grainge: Vivendi committed to EMI buyout July 03,2012

Lucian Grainge has moved to reassure staff that Universal's parent company is committed to the £1.2bn ($1.9bn) purchase of EMI Music - after the chairman of Vivendi'. . .
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Streaming added to Hot 100 chart.The Billboard Hot 100 this week features data from music subscripti July 03,2012

The new streaming chart takes in every on-demand play request and plays from services such as MOG, Muve Muve, Rdio, Rhapsody, Slacker and Spotify, while Data from Zune and Sony Music Unlimited is e. . .
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Spotify unveils series of new apps! July 03,2012


Spotify has launched a series of apps covering a diverse range of brands and labels such as Now That’s What I Call Music!, Def Jam and Matador Records.

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Kids Play Vegetables And Fruits As Musical Instruments July 02,2012

Mama always said, "Don't play with your food," but for a group of little rock stars in training, they aren't listening to mom's advice. They are actually playing their food.

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George Michael unveils near-death inspired new single 'White Light' July 02,2012

George Michael has unveiled his new single 'White Light', which he has said was inspired by his near-death experience at the end of last year.

The singer was forced to cancel a swat. . .
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The Madrona Labs Soundplane – Sex On A Stick? June 29,2012

The Madrona Labs Soundplane A is a computer music controller that was designed to offer the sensitivity and feel of an acoustic instrument.

The Soundplane detects a wide ra. . .
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German Clarinetists go on search of new sound. June 29,2012

In search of new sounds were found in August 2002, six clarinetists composed of central Germany. The common desire to engage in extraordinary chamber music of the orchestra work out, let the musici. . .
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Girl wakes from coma after hearing Adele's 'Rolling In The Deep' June 29,2012

A seven year-old girl has woken up from a coma after her mother sang Adele's hit single 'Rolling In The Deep' . . .
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WHAM! set to reform 30 years after their first hit? June 29,2012

Wham! are set to reform for a one-off show to mark the release of their first single, it has been claimed.

George Michael - who recently recovered from life-thr. . .
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Lily Allen confirms she is working on new music! June 29,2012

Lily Allen has confirmed that she is working on new music.

Allen announced her retirement from the pop world two years ago and, aside from a flurry of rumours that she could make a c. . .
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GREEN DAY ANNOUNE THE RELEASE OF NEW SINGLE "OH LOVE" June 29,2012

Green Day have announced the name of the first single to be taken from their forthcoming '¡Uno!' album, the first of their '¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré!' album trilogy.
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Lana Del Rey unveils trailer for 'National Anthem' video starring A$AP Rocky June 29,2012

Lana Del Rey has unveiled a trailer for the video to her forthcoming single 'National Anthem'. The video features A$AP Rocky as JFK, while Del Rey plays the former US President's w. . .
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Umbrella Music – Autumn Music School Term August 23,2011

Umbrella Music – Autumn Music  School Term

The Autumn term for Umbrella Music School starts on September 12th – where we offer ins. . .
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Yamaha PSR-S650 Arranger Keyboard November 18,2011

 

Yamaha have been at the forefront of the home keyboard world for so long that the PSR range of keyboards they produce are often the first instrument many school children ever use. Fo. . .
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Yamaha APX500 MKII Guitars July 20,2011

The APX500 places emphasis on playability with a stylish, thin profile that fits the musician&rsquo;s body. The APX500 is fitted with a Piezo pickup and the System 55T preamp to provide accu. . .
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Instrument Repairs at Umbrella Music July 20,2011

Umbrella Music has a selection of instrument repairers who we have been using for many years to repair our customer's instruments. If you have a damaged flute, need your clarinet serviced, violin s. . .
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Admira Infante Classical Guitar July 01,2011

The Admira Infante Classical Guitar is a quality classical guitar for the beginner to intermediate player.

The Almira Infante 1955 is a 3/4-size classical guitar. This guitar was designed . . .
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New KORG SP170S Digital Piano June 27,2011

The new Korg SP170S digital piano replaces the SP170, and has some really useful new features.

New clean and streamlined controls allow for easy selection of sounds, from piano to ogan to e. . .
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Yamaha MOX6 and MOX8 synths June 06,2011

Yamaha have released the new affordable range of MOX synthesizers. 

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Take it Today – Roland Finance Scheme May 24,2011

Would you like to take up the V-Drums or upgrade to a more powerful synthesizer?  We’re making it easy for musicians to get their hands on the equipment they need with our Take it Today . . .
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Digital Piano Buying Advice May 18,2011

Cubase 5.5 – More Features, More Enhancements, More Cubase 5

Cubase 5.5 and Cubase Studio 5.5 are t. . .
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Korg has announced the microSTATION, described as a Micro Synthesizer with Sequencer. April 12,2010

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Korg Announce New Monotron Analogue Synth! March 25,2010

First Analogue Synth in over 25 years!

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Musikmesse 2010 - Digitech Launch JamMan Delay Looper March 25,2010

With more than 20 years' experience in audio looping innovation, DigiTech, a Harman international company (NYSE-HAR), and a leading manufacturer of guitar, bass and vocal processors, announc. . .
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Musikmesse - Roland Release the GAIA -SH-01 Synth March 25,2010

With its massive sound, hands on ease-of-play, and affordable price, Roland's GAIA SH-01 is high-performance value with old-school charm. Borrowing the name from the goddess of earth in Gree. . .
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Musikmesse - Line 6 Press Release March 25,2010

Line 6, Inc. the industry leader in modelling technology for music-creation products, today released POD Farm™ 2 and POD Farm™ 2 Platinum software plug-ins. The pair of AU/RTAS®/VST. . .
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Musikmesse - Soundpost Launch New Imporved Primavera Range March 24,2010

After plenty of consultation with their suplliers and more importantly listening to feedabck from the people that are playing their violins Soundpost have made significant improvements to their . . .
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Yamaha NPV60 Piaggero and Yamaha NPV80 Piaggero digital piano news April 16,2010

 Yamaha Have announced the fantastic Yamaha NPV60 and Yamaha NPV80 to the NP range. These new products will be put in a range called Piaggero and are expected to ship to Umbrella in June. As a. . .
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Yamaha YDPV240 Arius Digital Piano March 22,2010

The Yamaha YDP V240 Arius digital piano was announced at NAMM2010.

 

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Yamaha Arius YDP181 March 22,2010

 The Yamaha YDP181 Arius Digital Piano was released at NAMM2010

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Yamaha YDP161 Arius Digital Piano April 12,2010

 The Yamaha YDP161 Arius Digital Piano was announced at NAMM2010

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Yamaha CP1 Wins Digital Stage Piano 'Grammy' Award April 13,2010

The Yamaha CP1 Digital Stage Piano has won the equivalent of a Grammy award for stage piano of the year at Musikmesse. And we see no reason to argue with them. More Info

New Yamaha Arius Digital Pianos Announced March 18,2010

 Yamaha have recently released the all-new Arius range of digital pianos.  Building on the success of the YDP140 and YDP160, Yamaha have decided to extend the Arius . . .
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Musikmesse - Fender Announce American Deluxe Range March 24,2010

Fender Guitars has announced a new American Deluxe range, which includes alder and ash Fender Telecasters, Fender V-neck and Fender HSS Stratocasters More Info

MusikMesse - Korg Annouce the Monotron March 24,2010

 For musicians on the move or for novices to synthesizers the Korg Monotron is perfect. - maybe they should have called it the Minitron (it is tiny and could almost fit into your back p. . .
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Yamaha YCL250 Clarinet Promotion April 12,2010

The Yamaha YCL250 Bb Clarinet is probably the most popular student clarinet in the UK and recommended by teachers worldwide. Umbrella Music are offering, while stocks last some excellent accessorie. . .
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Yamaha CP1 Digital Stage Piano Demo Video March 15,2010

 Enjoy this demonstration on the Yamaha CP1 digital piano

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Digidesign MBox 2 Mini Audio Interface March 10,2010

Digidesign MBox 2 Mini Soundcard

The MBox 2 Mini is one of the most popula. . .
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Roland F110 Digital Piano at Umbrella Music March 10,2010

Roland F110 Digital Piano

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Roland RG1 Digital Piano Review April 01,2010

Most people seem to know Roland for the amazing synthesizers and gizmos that make outrageous claims, and actually deliver on those claims and then some more.. . .
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Roland F110 digital piano review March 01,2010

 The Roland F110 Digital Piano is the entry level Roland Home piano, proving popular amongst beginner players and pro's alike. Making it's debut at Musikmesse in 2009 it has become one of Rola. . .
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Clavinova blow out sale! March 10,2010

 Here at Umbrella Music we are Yamaha Clavinova specialists and proud to be.

We have some truly excellent prices on all Yamaha Clavinova's until stocks last. 

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Free set up on all Roland digital pianos within 30 miles of Umbrella HQ! March 04,2010

 Umbrella Music are very proud to announce that we are now official Roland dealers and over the next couple of months will be working hard in the store to build up a fantastic selection of Rol. . .
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Electronic Drum Kit vs Acoustic Drum Kit March 03,2010

 Electronic Drum Kits vs Acoustic Drum Kit

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Yamaha Clavinova Super Articulation Voices February 22,2010

 Plenty of people are asking about Super Articulation Voices. What are they? Super Articulation Voices is a technology borrowed from the Yamaha Tyros 3 for the Clavinova CVP 500 series. The te. . .
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The Strokes are back in the studio ahead of their summer return to the UK February 10,2010

The Strokes are back in the studio ahead of their summer return to the UK, Fabrizio Moretti, the man behind the drum kit in the band, has confirmed.

Speaking to the BBC, Moretti said the ba. . .
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Clavinova Information Centre February 09,2010

 If you are struggling on which Yamaha Clavinova to choose, this blog will helpful for you. 

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Umbrella Music Yamaha Clavinova sale! February 05,2010

Umbrella Music are Yamaha Clavinova specialists and one of Yamaha's biggest southern dealers in the UK.

When you buy a Clavinova from Umbrella you know you are getting not only a great pric. . .
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Elbow use the Korg SV-1 February 04,2010

Latest stage piano scoops Craig Potter as top artists show growing interest in instrument

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New Yamaha CP Range of Stage Pianos January 28,2010

 Yamaha has recently announced three new CP series digi. . .
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Yamaha P85 deliveries February 17,2010

 Dear customers, 

As some of you may be aware, Yamaha have recently centralized their distribution channel. As a result of the change they are experiencing a delay on some items b. . .
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Franz Ferdinand Writing Fourth Album February 15,2010

 Frontman for Franz Ferdinand has been busy writing material for their next album with Nick McCarthy. 

They're being quite protective on details of what they are writing, other th. . .
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Vintage Electric Guitars Review January 27,2010

 Vintage electric guitars have been building up quite a reputation in their space, namely in the metal and hard rock space. You might be stuck between a rock and hard place when you compare it. . .
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LAG Electric Guitar Price Crashing January 27,2010

 LAG Electric Guitars are hand made by Michelle Lag in the South of France.  The Arkane A200 model is made for metal. Versatile enough for other styles as well, but primed for metal. . . .
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CLEARANCE DEALS ON LINE 6 AMPS December 31,2009

January is Umbrella Music mega sale month, and we have amazing deals on all remaining Line 6 amps.

Line 6 recently launch their Spider IV range, Replacing their extremely popular Spider 111. . .
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A piece of Hofner History December 31,2009

Umbrella Music have 2 of the 4 Hofner Vintage 58 bass guitars in the UK.

This is your chance to own a piece of Rock and Roll History hand built in Germany.

ONLY 58 OF THESE LIMITED . . .
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Choosing a Drum Kit under £300 December 22,2009

 

Choosing a Drum Kit for under 300
 
If you have just started playing drums, or searching for a good quali. . .
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Yamaha PSRS900 available at Umbrella Music! November 30,2009

The Yamaha PSRS900 has been discontinued and replaced by the Yamaha PSRS910, however Umbrella Music has the . . .
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Yamaha PSRS900 available at Umbrella Music! November 30,2009

The Yamaha PSRS900 has been discontinued and replaced by the Yamaha PSRS910, however Umbrella Music has the . . .
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