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Buyers Guides

18/12/2015
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Last Minute Present Buying: Instore & Online

Last Day For All Online Orders Delivered By Christmas Day Last Day For Online Gift Vouchers Emailed By Christmas Day Last Day For Instore Purchase By Christmas Day That’s right, if you order before 4pm on Wednesday 23rd December you should receive your order the next day! Just enough time to wrap it up for your friend or loved one! Any orders made online after this time will only be delivered from Tuesday 29th December. Please see below table for additional dates. Order Date Order Time Delivery Date Thursday 24th... Read More

26/11/2015
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Introducing Rimmers Music’s Acclaimed Music Schools

We Can Teach You How To Play! That is the shorthand and to the point summary of our music schools at Rimmers Music. Available at all our branches throughout the North-West, our 8 music schools offer effective lessons on the following instruments: guitar, piano, keyboard, drums, flute (Bolton and Southport only), clarinet (Leyland, Southport & Wigan only), violin (Bolton and Wigan only) and saxophone. (Southport only). We also offer voice-coaching lessons throughout all 8 of our North-west branches. We welcome players of all abilities and are happy to teach all... Read More

04/11/2015
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Roland Boutique Series

Roland Boutique Series The sound of a legend, the size of a book The limited-edition Roland Boutique series of modules faithfully recreates some of Roland’s most legendary synths. With highly-authentic sound reproduction, they’re also highly portable, with a built-in speaker and battery operation for making music whenever – and wherever – you want. JP-08, the sound and control of a Jupiter-8. The Jupiter-8 is perhaps the most beloved of Roland’s synthesizers. Introduced in 1981, the 8-voice, analog powerhouse was a revelation to use, with an abundance of controls on the... Read More

17/09/2015
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Three HUGE advantages of picking up an instrument later in life

We’ve all heard the half-truths and pseudoscience about the almost otherworldly ability of youngsters to pick up new skills and absorb information. Whether it’s learning a new language or mastering a musical instrument, those who begin earlier, we’re assured, will have the uncanny capacity to achieve fluency and competency in no time at all. On the other side of the coin, legions of adults are constantly discouraged from trying to develop their own selves after being warned they’re at a huge disadvantage compared to their sprightly counterparts. Here at RimmersMusic,... Read More

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Yamaha Silent Pianos at Rimmers Music

We now offer customers the opportunity to purchase the whole of Yamaha’s Silent Piano range from our website, which can be seen here! Silent Pianos are essentially a hybrid between Acoustic & Digital pianos which take the rich and expansive sound of a real acoustic piano, and the added benefit of digital functionality. Players can plug in the exclusive Yamaha headphones which come with each piano into the SK2 or SH system attached to the piano and play into the night without the disturbing their neighbours! Customers can choose between... Read More

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The Key Difference Between Pianos & Keyboards

Hello Everyone, I have made this video to help explain to you the difference between an acoustic piano, digital piano and a keyboard. I have written a brief explanation below. People often ask me questions like “what’s the difference between a piano and a keyboard?” or “what keyboard would you recommend?” I have made a video to show the differences and I will explain it here to help you decide what instrument would be best for you. An acoustic or “real” piano basically has strings inside that are stopped from... Read More

07/11/2014
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Join Yamaha’s Silent Revolution!

Join us and Yamaha’s leading international product specialist, Bert Smorenburg for an entertaining and informative show!       Discover how new Yamaha music technology combines with the traditional acoustic piano to aid teaching, creativity and recording. Admission is free but places are limited so contact us today to book your place Thursday 13th November from 6.30pm 6.30pm – Doors open 7.00pm – Show starts 8.15pm – Try the pianos for yourself and talk to the experts. Rimmers Music Savoy House West Derby Road Liverpool L6 1AE Tel: 0151 263... Read More

Buyers Guide to Pianos

Digital Vs Acoustic Pianos If you are looking to buy a piano you might need some help making your decision.  But there are a few questions you may like to consider before making your choice.  One is whether you want to buy an acoustic piano or a digital piano. So what is the difference between the two?­ Digital pianos are electronic instruments that duplicate piano sounds. Unlike acoustic pianos, they have no hammers, no strings and no soundboard to produce the sound you hear. Instead, they have electronic sound chips... Read More

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Keyboard or Piano?

So…you want a keyboard, do you? The first thing you need to decide is why you need a keyboard. If you are a pianist looking for something to practice on then your best bet is a digital piano. If you’re looking for an all-round instrument to compose on and perform live then you need a workstation keyboard. We’ll concentrate first on digital pianos.Digital Pianos Firstly, you need to consider the sound it makes. If you’re using it for a replacement piano, it should sound like a piano! The notes should... Read More

Your Guide To Buying The Right Drum Kit For You!

Thinking of buying a drum kit?  You may have­ several questions; What are all the different drums that make a complete set? How do I know if I have the right drums? What’s an acoustic drum kit? What’s a digital drum kit?  After reading this we hope you will have a clearer idea of the difference between the two and have a better idea of which will suit your needs… There are a few considerations to make before choosing your drum kit.  If you’re not going to be able to... Read More