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Access Some Areas - What Brexit Currently Holds For Touring Musicians

What's in store for touring musicians post-Brexit? What else will be impacted by restricted freedom of movement? The outlook isn't good.

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A Beginner’s Guide - How To Approach Grassroots Venues To Book Your First Show

Chris caught up with local venue managers to share what music promoters look for when being approached by new acts.

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Communication, Community and Celebration – Combatting mental health issues within the music industry

What to look out for and how to ensure that the people you love don't suffer in silence.

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CD or not CD? That is the question.

Where did it all fall apart? In defence of the beleaguered compact disc

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We Are Expanding - Join the Family

We're on the hunt for candidates to fill a creative role in account management - is that you?

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Making a Difference - Preserving The Creative Heart of Cornwall's Forgotten Corner

Maker Heights provides affordable art studios and music spaces for the benefit of the community

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For The Record - The Do's and Don'ts of Releasing Your First Album

So you've recorded your debut album? Nice work! What's next? Well, all of this basically...

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Closing Time - How Can We Save Our Music Venues?

Grassroots venues are disappearing fast. For the music industry to survive, the show must go on...

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The Stylus Council - The Changing Face of Record Store Day

DMS music writer Darren Johns delves into how Record Store Day has evolved since it began 10 years ago.

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Festival Fever - Still Looking To Perform at Music Festivals in 2018?

It's not too late! Top tips for bands applying for those last few 2018 festival slots...

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The Progression of The Music Industry Starts at Home

We caught up with the ISM to talk about the decline of our music scene and how to fix it

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'Time for T' Winners of £2000 DMS x Awesome Merch Competition Prize

Brighton folk quintet bag 250 colour records and £1000 of Awesome merch in recent competition

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Representing DMS at FastForward International Music Conference

We sent Sam and Tom across to the FastForward flagship music conference in Amsterdam

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DMS & Awesome Merch Offer Up £2000+ Album Launch Package Prize

In a Band? Dream of Starting A Label? You Could Win 250 Colour Records In Custom Sleeves and £1000 of Awesome Merchandise...

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DMS Sponsored 'Indie-Con 2018' is a Roaring Success

DMS Continue to Support Association of Independent Music at Their Annual Conference

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Legislation to Protect Future of Music Venues Brought to Parliament

Today Could Mark a Significant Turning Point in The Future Of The British Music Industry

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DMS Announced as Title Sponsor For AIM's Indie-Con 2018

DMS Link Up With AIM Once Again To Support Our Vibrant Independent Music Sector

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Back in Time - A Brief History of the Vinyl Record

We all love them now, but where did the vinyl record originate?

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Southwest Composer Joins Alter Bridge at Royal Albert Hall

Simon Dobson Conducted The Accompanying Parallax Orchestra

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Dave Cornthwaite Completes 14th 1000+ Mile Expedition

The Pedal Powered Adventurer Cycled The Length or Norway, By Boat

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Renowned Frontman To Reopen Local Pub as Music Venue

Mike Mathieson of Mad Dog McRea Has Always Supported Emerging Talent

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DMS at The Great Escape Festival 2017

DMS & AIM To Host The Great Escape Festival Opening Drinks Reception

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Picking Up The Pace With Dino Zamparelli

DMS Team Up With Southwest Racing Driver To Battle For The Porsche Carrera Cup

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DMS in Zimbabwe with the Makakoba Project

DMS Collaborate With Major Artists On An African Sustainable Education Mission

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1600 Miles And Counting

Positivity & Exploration - Dave Cornthwaite vs The Mississippi River

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Dave Cornthwaites' Expedition1000

From Designer to Adventurer - Why We Love Dave Cornthwaites' Style

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DMS & Pete Goss say PACK IT IN!

DMS Join Forces With Legendary Southwest Sailor Pete Goss MBE

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2007 Archipelago Raid

DMS Sponsor Two British Teams in the 2007 Archipelago Raid

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Introducing Conrad Humphreys

DMS Partner With International Yachtsman Conrad Humphreys

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Blue Climate And Oceans Project
Conrad Humphreys

Conrad Humphreys Launches the ‘Blue Climate And Oceans Project'

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DMS Pledge New Computer Suite for African School

From campaigning to reduce the amount of plastic packaging used by the music industry, to supporting a local Plymouth charity that transforms the lives of vulnerable or disadvantaged youths through music and music therapy, DMS have a rich history of supporting worthy causes relating to the music industry.

The latest such project partners us with a boarding school on the outskirts of the Ugandan capital, Kampala. The school have being doing incredible work since 1968, providing physically disabled children with access to a meaningful education and a route into employment. The school has an enrolment of 100 pupils with physical disabilities between the ages of 6 and 18, including those with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal bifida and polio.

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After being introduced to the headmistress through an African client, we actioned a five year financial support plan, and rolled out our system-wide IT upgrade a few years ahead of schedule in order to also donate over thirty professionally refurbished computer systems to the school. These ship out in a couple weeks and will form the basis of their first ever IT suite, providing the students with the opportunity to pick up valuable computer skills that will help them to financially sustain themselves in later life.

If you would like to know more about this project or would like to consider donating equipment, services or money to the cause, please get in touch.

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