Rimmers Music Blog


How Long Should I Practice For?

Asking how long you should practice learning how to play your instrument is like asking how long a piece of string is – there is no solid answer to that question! It varies for everyone, whether you are a beginner, aspiring musician or a professional! How long and often you practice your instrument depends on your goals. If you are a beginner, you are more than likely going to practice less than a professional. So, as there is no solid answer to how long you should practice – there are... Read More


What Is The Difference? CLP635 vs CLP645?

You are probably wondering what could possibly set these two pianos apart, they both come from the CP600 series right? Well, you have come to the right place as we are going to talk through the differences between the CLP635 and CLP645. There are a number of features that really set them apart, let’s take a look at them both below. CLP635 CLP645 Keyboard GH3X Action Natural Wood X Keyboard Voices & Rhythms 36 Voices 20 Rhythms 36 Voices 20 Rhythms Sound Enhancement Features Stereophonic Optimiser Binaural SamplingVirtual Resonance Modelling... Read More


The New Korg D1

The Korg D1 is a new digital piano that delivers something for everyone, it provides portability for live performances, fantastic sounds for the studio and a sleek looking piano that fits perfectly into your home. The Korg D1 has it all! A slim stage piano that has the feel of a grand, without the bulk weight – it just has the authentic touch! Here is what Korg have to say about the new digital piano: The playing feel of a grand piano, on stage or in your room. A speaker-less... Read More


Rotosound Free Strings and Set Up…AGAIN

After a great success and fantastic response from our first Rotosound re-string day, we are hosting another for you all. On the 11th August 2018 across all of our North West stores, we are hosting a Rotosound string day where our customers can receive a FREE set of Rotosound strings for their guitar, but not only that – we are also offering a FREE guitar set up and or a restring too! However, you must get here quick as our first 10 customers will receive the FREE strings and FREE set up, and the customers after this will receive the FREE set up and a saving of 25%... Read More


5 Reasons To Learn How To Play Guitar

If you have always wanted to learn how to play the guitar, now is the time to start! Learning an instrument is a lifelong journey that leaves you with the sense of achievement, it can be a challenge but that is always outweighed by the cons! Let’s take a look at the Top 5 Reasons To Learn How To Play The Guitar! Playing a Musical Instrument Relieves Stress Life can be stressful, regardless of your age or current life situation – we all need something that takes away that stress... Read More


Yamaha P515 Personal Digital Piano

Yamaha P515 Personal Digital Piano With P-515, you can enjoy the exquisite beauty and sought-after tone of both the Yamaha CFX and Bösendorfer Imperial concert grand pianos. With over 500 Voices, P-515 gives you a wide selection of sounds to choose from, making it the perfect tool to create and perform in any musical genre. P-515 has a Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboard – created using the unrivalled expertise Yamaha has acquired through more than a century of crafting some of the world’s finest acoustic pianos. This, combined with cutting-edge... Read More


The NEW Yamaha DTX402 Drums

BE A DRUMMER The moment you play the DTX is the moment you become a drummer. Let it be your inspiration and give instant expression to your impulses and creativity. DTX402 is the culmination of the commitment Yamaha makes as a drum manufacturer with excellent design and sound quality. EMPOWER YOURSELF Act on your motivation and unleash your boundless talent! The training function together with the dedicated free app makes practising more enjoyable and provides musical training, allowing you to immerse yourself in the limitless excitement of drumming. It comes as... Read More


Takamine Guitars

Takamine guitars started from small humble beginnings and are now a household name for acoustic guitars that are affordable and high quality, they have been on the market for around 56 years now. The aim of Takamine guitars is to combine modern technology with craftsmanship techniques to ensure that the finest details are incorporated. Takamine have various guitar bodies, each definied by the construction materials and specification which result in particular tonal qualities. Classical Body – Takamine Classical guitars are a tradition, the fan bracing and body shape deliver a clear tone and... Read More


Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit

Alesis has revolutionized the music industry time and time again with their ground-breaking studio recording, electronic percussion, keyboard and live sound gear. Their passion for innovation is unmatched, and they’re dedicated to creating gear that empowers musicians, producers and engineers at all skill levels to unleash their full creative potential at home, on-stage and in the studio. With Alesis’ history of releasing unmatched electronic drum kits, it comes as no surprise that the new Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit is one you do not want to miss out on. “At Alesis... Read More


Taylor Find Your Fit Day – Images

We recently held a Taylor Find Your Fit Day over in our Bolton store on the 23rd June, and what a fantastic day we had! Throughout the duration of the day we had  Taylor Expert Paul Chalder working with customers to ensure they found the perfect new guitar for them. Paul ran through what type of player customers were, which body shapes are comfortable and suit their tone and which tonewoods offer the right tonal properties for each individual. Combine all of these together and you can discover which Taylor acoustic guitar is... Read More