Taxi Violence Update!

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Click the link to watch video footage of Taxi Violence at Up the Creek PLUS Collaboration with Zakes Bantwini.
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AIRA – Miami Music Week

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The Roland crew hit Miami Music Week with the AIRA gear and we thought we’d show you some of what happened.
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Zildjian Artist Francois Comtois of Young the Giant talks about Zildjian Kerope Cymbals

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Joe Robinson Demos Gretsch G5620T-CB Center-Block

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Robinson’s dazzling tone and technique showcases the guitar’s special design, which features an interior solid spruce center block that runs the length of the thinline-style body and contributes to a lively “high gain-friendly” tone and greater feedback control.
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Lightning Prevails – New Album by Arno Carstens – Available Now

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Arno is promoting the release of the album with the Arno Carstens Big Band Summer Sessions Tour which runs nationwide from mid January to the 30th March 2014…
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Zildjian Artists Feature at Brit Awards 2014

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Artists such as Tom Odell, Lorde, and Arctic Monkeys, with Zildjian endorser drummers, have won at the Brit Awards. Click here for more.
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Paul Bothner Music at COPA Industry Day

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With a Cash Voucher prize and Spot Prizes up for grabs, the COPA Industry Day proved to be a lot more exciting than some might have imagined.
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Alesis and David Kinkade – One of the Fastest Drummers in the World

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His extreme double bass speeds and technique earned him the title of world’s fastest feet. David’s technique is not limited to metal. He’s experienced in jazz, fusion, prog., swing, rock and many other versions of music.
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It’s Official! Roland AIRA has been Released!

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Roland defined our past with their MASSIVE electronic sounds, from BIG hip hop, rock, prog jazz and funk drum machine sounds, to shaping the sound of guitars, synths, and more. AIRA, the new cutting edge in design and musicality brings modern performance features and state-of-the-art to you.
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Trinity College Rock and Pop School Resources

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Wide range of support resources for both teachers and candidates. New Percussion syllabus available via Paul Bothner Music. Full suite of new Drum Kit books available now! Trinity’s resources include demo videos with professional musicians, alternative songs for the exams, a blog by their Rock & Pop Czar and an online learning platform for teachers. There are plenty of resources to help you along your Rock & Pop journey.
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50 Years Ago: The Beatles—and Gretsch—on The Ed Sullivan Show

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Two days before that first Ed Sullivan Show appearance, 3000 screaming teenagers, who were supposed to be at school, mobbed Kennedy International Airport in New York. Beatlemania!!!
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Gretsch Guitars talks to Jeff Bridges

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Jeff Bridges, who won an Oscar for playing down-and-out musician Bad Blake in the movie talks about his use of Gretsch guitars.
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Zildjian NAMM Show 2014 New Gear – NEW Kerope and GEN16 Cymbals

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Don’t miss the new Kerope cymbals and GEN16 acoustic electric cymbal features and the NAMM 2014 video.
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Lira’s Bassist Endorses Cort Bass Guitars

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Earl Baartman currently plays full time, touring with Lira, South Africa’s biggest female recording artist. Besides playing at Barack Obama’s inauguration, he’s working with a multi-platinum selling, multi-award winning musician, motivational speaker, actress and entrepreneur.
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The Strat Turns 60!!

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Six decades after its introduction, the Stratocaster lives on stronger than ever. After 60 incredibly colourful years, it’s still the future. It’s still the world’s greatest electric guitar.
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