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Extinct Instruments: 5 musical instruments that time forgot

Posted on: 08 October 2019

Musical instruments have been around for at least 37,000 years, take a look at 5 musical instruments that time forgot.

Find out more about extinct musical instruments


Gigging do's and don'ts

Posted on: 20 September 2019

Performing is a huge part of being a musician, and at times it can be very nerve-wracking. We’ve put together some performance do's and don’ts to help you deal with stage fright. 

Read our advice on gigging do's and don'ts


Keeping your instrument safe in the car

Posted on: 10 September 2019

Digital theft techniques are on the rise. Don’t panic! We’ve done some research and pulled together the key updates you should be aware of.

Read our advice on keeping your instrument safe in the car


National Concert Band Festival Partnership

Posted on: 02 September 2019

We are excited to announce our new partnership with NCBF.


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Interview with Charlotte Bott, BSO Resound Linnstrument Player

Posted on: 13 August 2019

The Linnstrument, an electronic instrument that Charlotte Bott believes has the power to open up a whole new musical genre.

Read Charlotte Bott's interview


Songs from the Terraces

Posted on: 31 July 2019

With the football season closing in, we take a look at some of the history around football chants and songs.

Songs from the Terraces


Superscores - Our Top 7 Superhero Movie Scores

Posted on: 17 July 2019

We've had one of the biggest Comic Book Movie's of all time already this year. With the latest Spider-Man movie on its way, we take a look at our favourite scores from Superhero movies.

Our Top 7 Superhero Movie Scores


Redefining music retail: inside PMT's new store

Posted on: 26 June 2019

We took a trip to PMT's new Birmingham store following their recent move. Find out how they're redefining the world of music retail and taking on internet giants, read more here. 

Read more about redefining music retail: Inside PMT's new store


Mental Health Top Tips for Musicians

Posted on: 04 June 2019

Musicians' mental health is a priority. Here are our top 5 tips to look after your mental health. 

Read our 5 top tips for musicians' mental health