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Royal Irish Academy of Music awarded €9m redevelopment grant | MUSIC:ED

Last updated: 11/15/2018

The Irish government has pledged €9m to the 170-year-old Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) to transform its Dublin campus. The redevelopment of the RIAM’s Westland Row bui

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Sound Connections has a new Chair!

Last updated: 11/15/2018

Sound Connections is delighted to announce that Chris Brannick has been appointed as the new Chair of the charity. Chris takes over from Katrina Duncan who served as Chair for the

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Spotify Launches Publishing Analytics Platform

Last updated: 11/15/2018

As part of Spotify’s outreach efforts to the songwriting community, the company on Thursday announced a beta rollout of Publishing Analytics, “the first music streaming analyti

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School children from Canvey Island celebrate and experience Yiddish Song in our ‘Canvey Zingt’ project

Last updated: 11/15/2018

This project is called Canvey Zingt and celebrates Yiddish language, history and culture through song (‘zingt’ meaning ‘sing’). It gives school children the chance to exper

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Struck By Lightning! Bill Ivey Finds Meaning and Purpose in Homegrown Culture

Last updated: 11/15/2018

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Recorded live from 2018 Summer NAMM, episode 57 includes an interview with American folklore

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Amazon Drops Out of Google Shopping Ads - Search Engine Journal

Last updated: 11/15/2018

It has been reported that Amazon has stopped bidding on Google’s Product Listing Auctions as of April 28th. Google’s Product Listing Ads are ads with product images that appear

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This Stylophone business card is the best music nerd handout ever - CDM Create Digital Music

Last updated: 11/15/2018

Short of handing out a self-built Eurorack system with your phone number scrawled in metallic ink on the back, it’s tough to beat this all-in-one working Stylophone as a calling

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Everything you need to know about new 'It' handbag brand, Wandler

Last updated: 11/15/2018

Each week, we will be looking into a new, exciting and innovative label that is taking the fashion world by storm in our regular feature #TheBrand. For our first instalment, we're

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How brands can keep their identity while using Alexa's voice

Last updated: 11/15/2018

The barriers to creating a unique brand voice - one that can encompass all syllables - are so daunting that the prudent option is to just work with Alexa's default voice. Neverthe

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Shopify E-Commerce Platform Has A New Idea; It's Opening A Store

Last updated: 11/15/2018

Shopify, the cloud-based platform that gives retailers a way for its customers to use ecommerce technology and stay out of shopping centers, seems to taking a page from Apple store

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