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Working with Kelis, preparing for Jools Holland and Glastonbury

Last year, Kelis’s triumphant Food Tour ate the planet. Roland caught up with the Musical Director of her band – Jay Wilcox – who explained how he put together the band and worked through the diverse range of musical material that Kelis has produced. He also looks forward to appearances with Kelis on the Jools Holland […]

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Boss unveil their smallest loop pedal: the RC-1

Looping is a phenomena! Within education, we have noticed a huge increase in sales of loop stations such as the RC-300 and RC-505. Although these are powerful instruments, they are at a specific price point. So, it was really exciting to see that Boss have released the RC-1 – a pedal with 12 minutes of […]

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Birthday Cake
We are 10 later this year!

A very happy new year to all our readers, colleagues and customers! We hope that you have enjoyed a fantastic Christmas and a peaceful New Year. During 2015 we will celebrate our tenth birthday! Over the last ten years we have undertaken a huge range of educational and technological consultancy work with some brilliant partners. […]

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Review: PreSonus HD7 Monitoring Headphones

We gave Paul Dormer from the Quiet Place a pair of HD7 monitoring headphones. This is his independent review … Recently the good guys at Ucan Play got in touch and I was delighted to be offered the opportunity to sample some PreSonus kit as a guest reviewer. In three instalments I’m going to take a […]

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Welcome to Boss Tone Central: Introducing the world’s loudest library!

What is BOSS Tone Central? BOSS Tone Central is a website that works like a library service, offering free downloadable content for BOSS products. If you’ve got a decent computer and compatible BOSS gear, you’re ready to browse and download countless free sound patches that could take your songs and shows in bold new directions. What sort […]

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A detailed look at Roland’s HS-5: An alternative to the JamHub

When you play in a band, practice really does make perfect: the only way to get tight and develop new songs and ideas is by playing together regularly as a group. Unfortunately, rehearsals can be a little hard to bring together sometimes; you need to set up a sound system and all your other gear […]

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