Booths Music Launches Interactive Website

One of Bolton’s oldest establishments, and indeed one of (if not the) oldest family music retailers in the world has undertaken its latest update. Booths Music, providers of music retail for over 180 years and more recently music lessons, repairs and sound recording, has launched its brand new website and today, we’re happy to spread … Continue reading

180 Years On: Booth’s Music Continues to Evolve

Celebrating a staggering 180 years of service on the streets of Bolton, local music business Booth’s Music is not only expanding its music school, but is also incorporating in-house recording facilities with its recent venture Talent Pool Studios.  Music School With around 30 friendly and qualified tutors occupying the 12 teaching studios, Booth’s are always … Continue reading

Talent Pool Song Writing Competition: 4 Days to Go!

Voting is soon drawing to a close for the five Talent Pool song writing competition finalists. The artist that receives the most online votes before the closing date of Saturday 16th June 2012 will receive a custom promotion package, single release and £200.00 worth of musical supplies from Booth’s Music store of Churchgate, Bolton. You … Continue reading

Drummers Wanted! Top Sticksmen Back World Record Attempt

In 2009 Stick it to MS raised £66,315 for The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society with almost 600 drummers all coming together in Birmingham and playing the same drumbeat for five minutes – breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest full drum kit ensemble in the process. This year it’s happening again, but this time 800 drummers are … Continue reading

Life as a Composer and Sound Engineer by Sarah Lockett!

I’m a sound engineer/composer based in Manchester and am currently a student at Salford University. I’ll be graduating this July (2012) with a BA(Hons) in Popular Music and Recording. My introduction to music pretty much came from my family, as my dad would sit and play imaginary drums, at the age of four, and also … Continue reading

Photography by Priti Shikotra!

Our next feature showcases the work of a young, enthusiastic photographer. Having recently set up her business, Priti Shikotra specialises in live music photography while at the same time focussing on portraits, weddings and general lifestyle shoots. Here you can view some of Priti’s work as well as discover more about the person behind the … Continue reading