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Strings 101: A Guide to Choosing the Right Strings for You

One of the most important things to a guitarist is, of course, their strings! When it comes to strings, like guitars, they are a very personal thing and many people will stick to the brands they know and love and have most likely used for an eternity! However, you may find it tough to decide

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Back To School Ideas!

So the back to school season is now in full swing and is the perfect time for any young budding musicians to pick up a new instrument they’ve been showing an interest in! We here at Waterloo Music have some great entry instruments into the musical world and plenty of books and information to help

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Keeping On Top Of Your Drum Practice!

We all know practice can be a difficult thing to do, especially if you have a busy lifestyle and struggle to find the time, but it’s the most important thing to do when you’re learning an instrument! Today, we’ll be talking about some tips for keeping on top of your drum practice and make practice

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6 Tips For Choosing Your New Guitar

We here at Waterloo Music really enjoy having guitar players in the shop trying out all the lovely gear we have here, but one thing that we have noticed is that many people are very unsure when choosing their new guitar. Of course, a guitar is a very personal investment and often reflects the player

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World Photo Day – Waterloo Music Photo Competition!

Hello everyone, we hope you are all having a wonderful Summer, (despite the traditional British weather!) and are enjoying whatever musical endeavours you find yourself partaking in. Whether it’s going out to as many gigs as possible to shatter those vocal chords, maybe even gigging with your own band or finally nailing that one song

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The Yeovil Show – 15th & 16th July

The Yeovil show was amazing, seemed bigger and busier than ever, a joy for us to be involved with! As always, we are so grateful to all of the artists who performed, a huge thank you from all of us at Waterloo Music goes out to each of you who performed and congratulations for the

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Maton Guitars have a loyal following!

It’s great to be able to offer customers something a bit different and our range of boutique instrument brands does just that. In our first-floor Acoustic Room at Waterloo Music in Yeovil, you’ll find some lesser known brands of musical instrument, none less than the fantastic guitar collection from Maton. You may not have heard

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WM on tour! Home Farm Fest 2017

What a weekend we had! The WM team was out in force last weekend, running our marquee at Home Farm Festival, a charity music festival held close to Yeovil in Somerset. It’s organised annually to raise funds for School In A Bag, the main initiative of the Piers Simon Appeal. It was a joy to

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CITES Rosewood Regulations

At Waterloo Music, we buy a lot of guitars, in fact, a day rarely goes by without a courier delivery of some sort, big boxes, lots of excitement, many brand new guitars coming through our front door. However, the last few months have been slightly frustrating as “Cites” has been causing problems with us getting

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Make Music Day & Learn to Play Day

Yeovil get ready to celebrate music in June! Two national music events are planned for dates in June and not surprisingly, Yeovil has venues participating in both. Firstly, on Wednesday 21st June it’s national “Make Music Day” and the Performing Arts Library at Yeovil Library is hosting the event where performers can join in and

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