Competitions at Gear4music

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Current Competitions

WIN a Freshman RENOC Electro acoustic, worth 1,740!

We're giving you the chance to win a Fresham RENOC electro acoustic guitar in our latest competition.

The Freshman RENOC guitar is specifically designed to help compliment both strumming and picking styles, making it a versatile and multifaceted instrument ideal for intermediate and beginners.

With a Spruce Laminate top wood and Mahogany back/sides the guitar possesses a well rounded tone that is able to project and cut through a mix. Revered for its playability and practicality the guitar makes even the most difficult chord voicings feel effortless. The guitar is equipped with a Fishman pre-amp system that enables you discretley alter the volume and mixing parameters to your individual preference.

Just let us know whether you would like a natural, sunburst, blue or purple guitar.

You can enter this competition by visiting our respective Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages and following the entry requirements, as stated on each social network. You can also email competition@gear4music.com with 'Freshman RENOC Competition Entry' as the email subject.

The competition closes on the 2.9.16 at 12pm noon (BST time) good luck!

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Previous Competitions

WIN a Primavera Loreato violin outfit, worth 2,064.00!

We're giving you the chance to win a Primavera Loreato Violin Outfit 4/4 in our latest competition.

Perfect for both beginners and advanced students alike, the Primavera Loreato combines high quality composition with a beautiful aesthetic and durable body. With a carefully selected, hand carved spruce and Maple body, the violin projects a full bodied and resonant tone. Featuring ebony fittings and an ebony fingerboard alongside a lightweight carbon tailpiece , the violin is exceptionally hardwearing.

Multi-filament steel strings are used in order to the give the strings a feel that is similar to natural gut strings whilst maintaining a more modern practicality. With a traditional design the violin is as visually pleasing as it is to the ear, proving as a great addition to any violinist's collection.

This competition is now CLOSED The winner will be contacted shortly

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WIN a pair of Leeds Festival 2016 tickets for Saturday 27th August!

We're giving you the chance to attend the Saturday of this year's Leeds Festival.

Leeds Festival is one of the most exciting and highly sought after dates for a vast array of bands and fans alike in the UK and beyond.

The Saturday line up sees a number of world-class artists gracing Bramham Park from Foals, CHVRCHES, SJC artists Twenty One Pilots, Asking Alexandria, Disclosure, Lower Than Atlantis and more.

This competition has now CLOSED The winner is Harry Pryke who has been contacted. Congratulations!

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Previous Competitions

WIN a Natal Arcadia Shell Pack, worth 3,401!

We're giving you the chance to win a Natal Arcadia 4 piece jazz shell pack in our latest competition.

The new Natal Arcadia 4 piece jazz drum shell pack fuses all the necessities for drummers to perfect their skills, along with some premium features from kits higher up the range.

The shells are made from Birch, which helps to produce a deep resonant tone whilst simultaneously offering plenty of attack and clarity. Such sonic qualities also means that the kit can be effectively used for more than just jazz.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Sam Lloyd who has been contacted. Thanks to everyone who entered.

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WIN a Marshall DSL40C vintage combo amplifier, worth 5,238!

We're giving you the chance to win a Marshall valve combo amplifier in our latest competition.

Marshall is one of the iconic names when it comes to guitar amplifiers and this limited edition DSL40C amplifier combines vintage aesthetics with classic British guitar tones.

This EL34-driven valve amp is ideal for the stage or at home. It packs a punch with 40 watts of power via a single 12" Celestion Seventy 80 speaker. The pentode / triode switch also allows you to drop the volume to 20 watts to keep the noise down during home use.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Richard Lees, who has been contacted. Congratulations!

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WIN 1 of 3 Sennheiser Wireless Systems

We're giving you the chance to win 1 of 3 Sennheiser wireless systems in our latest competition.

Sennheiser provide some of the finest wireless equipment available, which boasts both high-tech features and rock-solid reliability - Guaranteed to improve the performance of any live musician.

In this competition we are giving away an EWS 300 professional in-ear monitoring system with an enhanced audio frequency range and a receiver with an integrated 5 band EQ; an EW D1-835S handheld microphone system with an audio resolution of 24 bit / 48 Hz; as well as an EW D1-C|1 wireles instrument system - ideal for guitarists wanting to retain high quality sound without the ties of using a cable.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winners are Ciaran Nevin, Liam Spencer and Andy Perrin, who have been contacted!

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WIN an Epiphone SG G-400 signed by The Stereophonics!

We're giving you the chance to win an Epiphone SG G-400 signed by The Stereophonics.

The Stereophonics are one of the finest rock bands to come out of Wales and have plenty of hit songs, including: 'Mr. Writer', 'The Bartender and The Thief', 'I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio', 'Just Looking' and more.

The Epiphone G-400 is one of the most original designs in rock and give the sound and look of a vintage SG at a more affordable price.

The SG is the guitar has been a mainstay guitar for frontman Kelly Jones, and now you have the opportunity to win a signed version of this instrument.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Aaron Upton who has been contacted!

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WIN a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Studio (2nd generation), worth 1,653.99

We're giving you the chance to win a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Studio (2nd generation), in our latest competition.

The Scarlett 2i2 Studio (2nd gen) is a brand new home recording package available from Focusrite. It comprises of the freshly released Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 interface, microphone, headphones and XLR cable.

The new interface boasts a raft of improvements from its much-loved predecessor. The new 2i2 can record in 24 bit 192 kHz, low latency (just 2.74ms!), analogue protection circuitry to prevent power surges and a sleeker chassis and metal gain controls for a more robust feel.

The preamps have also been re-designed with hotter pickups in mind. Furthermore, the microphone and headphones have been redesigned to offer even more detail when recording or monitoring your sonic creations.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Richard Fidel Keel, who has been contacted!

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WIN an Emerson Custom EM-Drive overdrive pedal, worth 1,215

We're giving you the chance to win an Emerson Custom EM-Drive overdrive pedal, in our latest competition.

The Emerson Custom EM-Drive is a low gain, transparent overdrive pedal for your electric guitar. The EM-Drive can provide anything from a clean boost, through to a subtle blues drive, or really push your amplifier's limits.

This pedal is also hand-built in the USA and works well with other drive pedals. Even though there are just two dials, the tonal diversity and dynamic range is suitable for a plethora of genres from Americana through to classic rock.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Matt Gatt, who has been contacted!

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WIN a Korg Volca FM synth, worth 1,347

We're giving you the chance to win a Korg Volca FM synth, in our latest competition.

The Volca FM was one of the hottest products to be launched at NAMM 2016 and becomes the latest addition to the ever-popular Volca range.

The Volca FM has a three voice digital DM synth that reproduces a classic FM sound engine - a sound and style that was prevalent in making tv and film theme tunes such as Knight Rider and Top Gun.

You can also create powerful rhythm patterns with functions such as WARP ACTIVE STEP and PATTERN CHAIN in the Volca's 18 step sequencer. The Volca FM is fully compatible with DX7 sounds, meaning you have thousands of sonic possibilities available to download to the 32 programme slots.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner will be announced shortly.

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WIN tickets to see Heaton and Abbott live in concert, worth 700!

We're giving you the chance to win a a pair of tickets to see Heaton and Abbott (members of Beautiful South) at their Forestry Live Thetford Forest concert in our latest competition.

Renowned for hit classics, such as; 'Rotterdam', 'Don't Marry Her', and 'Perfect 10' - Heaton and Abbott have certainly written themselves into UK music folklore'.

And with a six piece band behind them, they will perform a plethora of hits and new favourites boasting wit, strong social conscience and harmonies aplenty'.

The Thetford Forest show is one of four Forestry live concerts that Heaton and Abbott will be performing at, this summer (2016). Their Delamere Forest and Cannock Chase shows have already sold out.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner will be announced shortly.

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WIN tickets to see Guy Garvey live in concert, worth 700!

We're giving you the chance to win a a pair of tickets for Guy Garvey's live concert at Dalby Forest on the 24th June 2016 in our latest competition.

Guy is not only the front man of alternate rock outfit Elbow, but he is also respected as one of Britain's best vocalists and songwriters. In Dalby Forest he will be joined by an eclectic mix of musicians including I Am Kloot guitarist, Pete Jobson, Nathan Sudders of the Whip along with Elbow's brass section to provide sonically rich tones and sounds that encapsulate the sonic qualities of Guy's latest album 'Courting The Squall'.

The Dalby Forest show is one of two Forestry live concerts by Guy Garvey this summer (2016). The second performance is set to take place on the 25th June 2016 at Sherwood Pines.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Sarah Lou Major, who has been contacted!

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WIN 1/3 Sennheiser HD25 headphones

We're giving you the chance to win 1 of 3 pairs of Sennheiser HD25 headphones - the HD25 Plus, HD25 and HD25 Light, in our latest competition.

These classic headphones from Sennheiser and considered to be the "industry standard" for DJ headphones due to their lightweight and comfortable nature.The HD25 range has also been redesigned to deliver a slick design and improved sound to deliver impressive audio quality right to your ears.

There are three different models in the Sennheiser HD25 range, including the HD25 Plus, HD25, and HD25 Light. Each set is capable of handling very high sound pressure levels and have a touch, detachable, single-sided cable.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winners are Tim Spinks, Leona Fisher and Claire Bear who have been contacted! Thanks to all who entered.

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WIN tickets to see Jake Bugg live in concert, worth 700!

We're giving you the chance to win a a pair of tickets for Jake Bugg's special hometown show at Sherwood Pines Forest on the 23rd June 2016 in our latest competition.

Jake rose to prominence at an early age and subsequently played the world renowned Glastonbury festival aged 17-years-old. He has since gone on to sell more than 1 million records and tour the world.

Jake, who is set to release his forthcoming album 'On My One', is just one of a number of artists who will grace a variety of woodland stages as part of Forestry Lives outdoor concerts for 2016.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Becky Lily, who has been contacted!

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WIN a Freshman RENOC acoustic-guitar, worth 1,740

We're giving you the chance to win a Freshman RENOC electro-acoustic guitar in a colour of your choice. Choose from purple, blue, sunburst or natural in our latest competition.

The Freshman RENOCBL is an affordable electro acoustic folk guitar with a solid build designed to withstand years of gigging and life on the road. The Renegade guitars are designed to accommodate a smaller budget without sacrificing any of the quality that Freshman is renowned for.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Sam Dockery, who has been contacted!

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WIN a Kawai KDP90 digital piano, worth 6,986!

We're giving you the chance to win a Kawai KDP90 digital piano in Rosewood in our latest competition.

The Kawai KDP90 Digital Piano is a reliable and versatile instrument, perfect for beginners and experienced players alike. With its innovative Advanced Hammer Action, along with the sound profile of Kawai's much-loved EX concert grand, this stunning instrument provides the experience of playing a true acoustic piano.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Perrette Ourisson, who has been contacted.

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WIN an Orange Amplifiers Micro Dark Head & Cabinet Bundle worth 1,618

We're giving you the chance to win an Orange Amplifiers Micro Dark Amp bundle in our latest competition.

Following on from the popular Micro Terror amplifier, Orange Amps had numerous requests from the guitar-world to add a high-gain sibling to the Micro range - and they did just that!

Introducing the Orange Micro Dark, a miniature amp with heaps of gain on tap, a cab sim out so that you can connect this straight to a PA system, and a dedicated FX loop.

The amp has been well-received since its inception and the unique shape function helps dial in a variety of sounds from crystal clear cleans to blues, heavy rock and metal tones.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Bradley Garbett, who has been contacted! Congratulations, Bradley!

For full terms and conditions, click here .

WIN a Shure KSM8 Dualdyne Mic, worth 3,314!

We're giving you the chance to win a Shure KSM8 Dualdyne dual diaphragm dynamic microphone in our latest competition.

The KSM8 is the first dual diaphragm dynamic microphone in the world, providing revolutionary vocal reproduction and accurate sound-reinforcement and control.

This microphone, which is available in black or nickel, has incredible build quality and reliability, it also has the versatility to adapt to changing environments without impacting performance. The KSM8 will revolutionize dynamic microphones in the live sound industry by providing sound engineers with a dynamic microphone that has virtually no proximity effect, a mastery of off-axis rejection and an output accuracy that requires none of the presence peaks or roll-offs that are typical of other dynamic microphones.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Ben Peppiatt, who has been contacted!

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WIN a Samson Go Mic Connect, Portable Stereo USB Microphone, worth 630

We're giving you the chance to win 1 of 5 Samson Go Mic Connect, Portable Stereo USB Microphones, in our latest competition.

The Samson Go Mic Connect is a portable stereo USB microphone, one of the most advanced studio solutions for computer recording and VoIP communication. Using patented Sound Focus Array combined with patented Noise Cancellation technology, the Go Mic creates a unique pickup pattern that focuses the microphones sensitivity towards the desired sound source.

The microphone also comes with Samson Sound Deck software. This is both Windows and iOS compatible. Sound Deck allows the focus array to be positioned and toggled on or off. Once the array is set, all sound that originates outside of the focus area is significantly reduced, ensuring only clean and high-integrity audio is captured. Ideal for mobile recording, conferences or business communications.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winners will be contacted shortly!

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WIN an Aerodrums Air Drumming Percussion Instrument with USB Camera, worth £ 1,172.99

We're giving away an Aerodrums Air Drumming Percussion Instrument with USB Camera, in our latest competition.

Aerodrums is an air-drumming instrument that runs on your computer and uses a Playstation Eye camera to understand what you're playing.

Highly compact and portable, virtually silent, affordable and expressive this is the perfect gateway into drumming for beginners or a creative and fun tool for experienced drummers looking to experiment with DAWs and samples.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Natalie Beard, who has been contacted!

For full terms and conditions, click here .

WIN a set of Flare Audio In-Ear Monitors, worth 1,530

We're giving away a set of Flare Audio R2A Aluminium In-Ear Monitor Earphones in black, in our latest competition.

The Flare Audio R2's are reference quality earphones designed for both professional monitoring and hi-fidelity personal listening applications.

Featuring a uniquely tuned enclosure machined from a solid bar of aerospace grade aluminium, the precision design and construction results in a sleek and refined look combined with hard wearing durability.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Chris Hopkinson, who has been contacted!

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Christmas Giveaway - WIN a Pearl Snare Drum, worth 4,591!

Following Chrismas we are giving you the chance to win a Pearl Masters Premium Snare Drum, worth 4,591!

Pearl's Masters Premium Series snare drums feature revolutionary swivel lugs that assure perfect tension rod to lug alignment for optimal head seating and precision tuning for the best snare sound possible. MasterCast die-cast hoops, stainless steel tension rods, innovative 'Golden Ratio' air vent for increased attack, and 'vertical pull' SR-017 strainer all come as standard on these spectacular snare drums.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner will is Thomas Wightman, who has been contacted. Congratulations!

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Christmas Giveaway - WIN an Aston Microphones Origin Condenser Microphone and Rycote shock mount, worth 2,781!

In the run up to Christmas we are giving you the chance to win an Aston Microphones Origin Condenser Microphone and a Rycote shock mount, worth 2,781!

The Aston Origin, made in Britain, is a high-performing cardioid condenser microphone versatile enough to use with most instruments although it excels on acoustic guitar and vocals. It delivers direct, smooth and intimate sound for a natural, authentic recording.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is James Michael Clarke, who has been contacted.

For full terms and conditions, click here .

Christmas Giveaway - WIN a production bundle, worth 5,474.66!

In the run up to Christmas we are giving you the chance to win a Metric Halo production bundle, which features seven premium plug-ins: Halo Verb, Multiband Dynamics, Precision DeEsser, Transient Control, Channel Strip 3, Character and Multiband Expander, worth 5,474.66.

The Metric Halo production bundle for AAX / Audio Units is designed to take the most integral parts of music production such as reverb, de esser, tube-like warm sounds and more to take your recordings to the next level.

The Metric Halo production bundle works with most digital audio workstations (DAWs).

System requirements:

Mac OS X 10.6.8 or newer. Intel Processor. AU, VST, or AAX (Pro Tools 10, 11 & 12 DSP* & Native) host. 32 & 64 bit.

Windows 7 or newer. Intel Processor. VST or AAX (Pro Tools 10, 11 & 12 DSP* & Native) host. 32 & 64 bit.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Gary Sharman, who has been contacted.

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Christmas Giveaway - WIN a home recording setup, worth 4,372.00!

In the run up to Christmas we are giving you the chance to win a home recording setup, including; a Rode NT1-A vocal recording pack, a PreSonus iTwo Audio Interface and a pair of and a PreSonus Eris E4.5 active studio monitors, worth 4,372.00.

The home recording setup is the ideal way to record your musical ideas directly onto your Mac, PC, Laptop or iPad and achieve professional results.

The Rode NT1-A features everything you need to start recording in your home studio. This fantastic value package features the Rode NT1-A cardioid condenser microphone, SM6 shock mount, pop shield, high quality XLR cable, microphone dust cover and an instructional DVD. Furthemore, upon registration this mic comes with a 10 year warranty.

The PreSonus iTwo interface delivers fantastic quality audio recordings from class A microphone preamps and with its ability to connect to an iPad, you can use this interface in conjunction with other relevant products to record on the fly or even at a rehearsal space to put your ideas and recordings down.

The compact yet sonically excellent Eris E4.5 studio monitors will also help to play back the audio you have recorded with a flat response to ensure that you can mix your recordings with confidence to deliver excellent results from your recordings.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Sam Vacant, who has been contacted.

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Christmas Giveaway - WIN a Scooby-Doo Ukulele and accessories, worth 420.97!

In the run up to Christmas we are giving you the chance to win a Scooby-Doo Ukulele, tambourine and a guitar plectrum set, worth 420.97.

It is ideal for any Scooby doo fan aged 4-years-old and upwards. The Scooby and Shaggy ukulele is fun and easy to play, even for beginners. Strum for fun or develop your skills further, either way ukuleles always sound musical. It has soft strings and a thinner neck to make it easier to play. And along with a tambourine and plectrums you will be making music in no time.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Aimee Bradley, who has been contacted. Congratulations!

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Christmas Giveaway - WIN a Peppa Pig Ukulele and accessories, worth 420.97!

In the run up to Christmas we are giving you the chance to win a Peppa Pig Ukulele, shakers and a Peppa Pig tambourine, worth 420.97.

This official Peppa Pig product is designed for younger players just getting started with the Ukulele. It has soft strings and a thinner neck to make it easier to play. And along with the shaky eggs and the tambourine there is plenty of musical instruments to be creative with.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Alice Corfield, who has been contacted. Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition!

For full terms and conditions, click here .

Christmas Giveaway - WIN a Adventure Time Oookulele and accessories, worth 516.97!

In the run up to Christmas we are giving you the chance to win a Adventure Time Oookulele, strap and guitar plectrum set, worth 516.97.

This official Adventure Time Oookulele, with Finn and friends on the design, is for younger players just getting started with the Ukulele. It has soft strings and a thinner neck to make it easier to play. And along with a strap and plectrums so that you'll be making righteous music in no time.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Samuel JT Conway, who has been contacted.

For full terms and conditions, click here .

Black Friday Guitar Giveaway – WIN a Blackstar amplifier, Silvertone guitar and accessories, worth 4,153!

We are giving away a great prize every day from now until and including Black Friday (27.11.15).

On the final day of our Black Friday promotion, we’re giving you the chance to win a Blackstar ID:Core Beam amplifier and a Silvertone 1303/U2 guitar, with accessories as an awesome guitar package.

The Blackstar ID:Core Beam is the latest amplifier in the hotly popular ID:Core series but with a few more added features. The Beam allows you to stream music directly from your smart phone or tablet, and has tones suitable for electric, acoustic and bass guitar. The separate bass ports for each speaker ensure that the sound will translate well to its chosen guitar application.

Paired with the Blackstar amplifier is a Silvertone 1303/U2 guitar, which is a throwback to the 50s in its design and style and maintains the same features and specifications found on the originals, which helped put their name on the guitar world map. Blackstar ID:Core Beam

Furthermore, Silvertone guitars, which are now being exclusively distributed in the UK by Gear4music.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Andrew Kelly, who has been contacted. Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition!

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Black Friday Drum Giveaway – WIN a selection of top-branded drum accessories, worth 4,372!

We are giving away a great prize every day from now until and including Black Friday (27.11.15).

On the fourth day, we’re giving you the chance to win 500 GBP’s worth of drum accessories. Comprising of Pearl Cymbals, Remo Silent stroke heads, a Natal Adante Cajon, Mapex snare, a brick of Promark drumsticks and much, much more.

Such accessories will be a superb accompaniment to the setups of budding and experienced drummers alike.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Craig Edwards who has been contacted. Thank you to everyone who entered.

For full terms and conditions, click here .

Black Friday Songwriter Giveaway – WIN a Shure Mic & Interface and an Acoustic Guitar pack, worth 3,296!

We are giving away a great prize every day from now until and including Black Friday (27.11.15).

On the third day, we’re giving you the chance to win a Shure MV51 MOTIV microphone, MVi MOTIV audio interface and a Single Cutaway Electro Acoustic Guitar, by Gear4music in Sunburst with accessories.

Accessories include a black guitar strap and 3m jack cable to help complete this prize.

The portable MOTIV range is Shure’s answer to recording great sounding audio on the go with intuitive controls, smart technology and retro design to help achieve quality results. And combined with the versatile single-cutaway electro-acoustic guitar you have a fantastic singer-songwriter package to record your music.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Dan Davies, who has been contacted. Thank you to everyone who entered.

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Black Friday Software Giveaway – WIN Toontrack Superior Drum Software & expansion packs, worth 2,772!

We are giving away a great prize every day from now until and including Black Friday (27.11.15).

On the second day, we’re giving you the chance to win an Toontrack Superior Drummer and the SDX Progressive Foundry and EZX Progressive expansion packs.

Described by Rhythm magazine as ‘a highly impressive package and possible the best in its class’, Superior Drummer allows users to programme drums and percussive elements from 20GB of samples used by professional sound engineers and artists alike.

The progressive foundry and progressive expansions, recorded by Australian engineer/producer Forrester Savell add even more prog rock and metal sounds to your sonic arsenal to ensure you have the best drum sounds available to you.

Please check requirements for compatibility.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Will Pitchfork, who has been contacted. Thank you to everyone who entered.

For full terms and conditions, click here .

Black Friday Synthesizer Giveaway – WIN an Akai Timbre Wolf Synthesizer, worth 2,579!

In the run up to Black Friday we are giving away a great prize every day from now until and including Black Friday (27.11.15).

On the first day, we’re giving you the chance to win an Akai Timbre Wolf Analog 4-Voice Polyphonic Synthesizer!

The Akai Timbre Wolf Analog Synthesizer is a 4 voice polyphonic compact synthesizer that incorporates 25 high quality custom Akia pro keys and the ability to be used as 4 mono synths, a 4-voice unison or a 4-voice polysynth. Also featuring customizable voices, 32 step sequencer for each voice, LED display and octave controls.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Charlie Beresford who has been contacted.

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WIN an electro-acoustic Takamine GD71CE-BSB guitar, worth 3,489!

We’re giving away an electro-acoustic Takamine GD71CE-BSB guitar in our latest competition.

Furthermore, 10 runners up will each receive a Korg Rimpitch tuner.

The Takamine GD71CE-BSB is a beautifully crafted electro-acoustic guitar has a premium sound with a compact body making it easier for smaller players or those on the go. The built-in preamp ensures you can plug this straight into a PA system and retain that great Takamine sound. There is also an inbuilt tuner on the guitar.

The Korg Rimpitch is a tuner that fits directly into most acoustic guitar soundholes allowing for easy tuning at a convenient viewing angle.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Holly Pasha, who has been contacted.

The runners up are: Peter Kerry, Graeme Mitchell, Gareth Stacey, Brooke Few, Thomas Emery, Jack Ross, Noah Snyder, David McGregor,

Ellie Phoenix and Susanne C. Schola. Each runner up has also been contacted by their method of competition entry.

Thank you to everyone who has entered!

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WIN a Yamaha LJ6ARE Acoustic Guitar, worth 4,145!

We're giving away a Yamaha LJ6ARE acoustic guitar in our latest competition.

The Yamaha LJ6ARE-SB is a newly re-designed Electro Acoustic Guitar to celebrate their 40th anniversary, Featuring a Solid Engelmann Spruce Top, Acoustic Resonant Enhancement Treatment and passive under saddle piezo Pick-up.

Yamaha's L-Series Acoustic Guitars have been around for 40 years, a revered line of handcrafted acoustic guitars known for their tonal quality, fine tone woods and impeccable workmanship.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Victoria Brewster, who has been contacted. Thank you to everyone who entered!

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WIN a pair of Focal Alpha 65 studio monitors, worth 3,760!

We’re giving away a pair of Focal Alpha 65 studio monitors in our latest competition.

The Alpha 65 performs just as well with instrumental music as with electronic music, and is characterised by its great versatility.

The Focal Alpha 65 is an active studio monitor featuring an 6.5" bass driver and a 1" aluminium inverted dome tweeter. Ideal for electronic music producers, DJs and home recording studios, the Alpha series from Focal has two different inputs for connecting two sources, XLR and RCA, which are always active.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Bron Bury, who has been contacted. Thank you to everyone who has entered!

For full terms and conditions, click here.

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WIN a Yamaha HW680W Drum Hardware Set, worth 2,238!

We’re giving away a Yamaha HW680W Drum Hardware Set in our latest competition.

This drum hardware set by Yamaha boasts double-braced construction for extra stability and is also lightweight and robust for drumming of all genres, even heavy rock music!

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Neil Gee, who has been contacted. Thank you to everyone who entered!

For full Terms and Conditions, click here.

WIN a Cutting Edge QSC Powered PA System, worth 17,700!

We’re giving away a QSC TouchMix 16 digital Mixer and a pair of QSC K12 PA speakers in our latest competition.

To enter the competition just show us a photograph of your current musical set up from a Hi-Fi to a guitar stack - Make sure that it is creative and make us smile! The winner will be the best photo as decided by QSC and Gear4music.

The QSC TouchMix 16 Control, a digital mixer that can recall and save mixes, has a wireless control app (for both iOS and Android devices), built-in effects and multitrack recording – catering for both live and studio applications.

To perfectly complement the TouchMix, we are also giving away a pair of lightweight K12 PA speakers boasting 2,000 watts of continuous power – making this professional setup the ideal live rig for everything from acoustic duos, loud rock bands, DJs and more.

This competition has now CLOSED. The winner is Chris Dodd, who has been contacted. Congratulations, Chris!

For full Terms and Conditions, click here.

WIN a Vox AC15C1 Valve Amplifier, worth 4,188.00

We're giving away a Vox AC15C1 Custom Guitar Amp in our latest competition.

The Vox AC15C1 Valve Amplifier offers maximum tonal dexterity and has been the amp choice for countless guitar players throughout the world. Since the first introduction in 1958, Vox have drawn on more than 50 years of amp-building expertise to create the AC15C1 Valve Amplifier.

Palma Violets on the VOX AC15C1: “2 x ac15c1. There is no acceptable alternative. It may be tricky to get them but rest assured you will have a much better show if you do!”

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to Bradley James Taylor!

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WIN a pair of Samson Resolv SE6 active studio monitors, worth 2,448.00

We're giving away a pair of Samson Resolv SE6 active studio monitors in our latest competition.

The Samson Resolv SE6 is a re-design of the original A-Series studio reference monitor, with a more accurate sound reproduction and a stylish new look. These active studio monitors are ideal for post-production, home recording or the project studio.

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to Graham McLow!

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WIN a pair of Samson Resolv RXA5 active studio monitors, worth 2,431.00

We're giving away a pair of Samson Resolv RXA5 active studio monitors in our latest competition.

The Samson Resolv RXA5 unites the latest advances in speaker technology and active electronics to create a true reference, professional studio monitor with a flat frequency response.

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to Alan Gray!

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WIN a pair of Samson MediaOne 4a bluetooth monitors, worth 1,041.99

We're giving away a pair of Samson MediaOne 4a bluetooth monitors in our latest competition.

The Samson MediaOne 4A Active Studio Monitors are designed for all your multimedia needs. Whether you're into music, videos or gaming these 40 watt monitors will produce the high quality sound needed to complete the experience.

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to Benjamin-Jack Charles!

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WIN a Full Band Rehearsal Setup!

We have floated on the London Stock Exchange! To celebrate this huge achievement we’ve decided to hold our biggest competition ever – we’re giving away a full band rehearsal setup!

Prize includes a PA system, electronic drum kit, digital piano, guitars, amps, headphones and much more.

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to Jack Tavener!.

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WIN 1 of 10 Pedaltrain prizes when you purchase any MXR Pedal

We are giving away 10 Pedaltrain pedal boards and gig bags in our latest competition.


Prizes include:

This competition has now CLOSED. MXR pedals purchased after 20th February 2015 will not be eligible. Winners will be contacted shortly.

For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

WIN 1 of 3 Samson USB Microphones, Worth up to 1,215.99

We're giving away a Samson USB mic to three winners in our latest competition.

Choose between the chance to win a Samson Go Mic Direct, Meteorite or C01U Pro condenser mic. All are ideal for YouTubers, podcasting, video chat and FaceTime.

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winners, Linda Christie Gardiner (CO1U Pro), Robin Couwenberg (Go Mic Direct) and Iain Moore (Meteorite)!


For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

WIN a Novation Audiohub 2x4 Audio Interface, Worth 1,390.99

We're giving you the chance to win a Novation Audiohub 2x4 Audio Interface and USB hub!

The Novation Audiohub is a USB audio interface with Focusrite sound inside. Made for high-quality electronic music production, the Audiohub 2x4 features two ultra-low latency inputs and four super-loud outputs, as well as powering up to three other USB devices with its built-in USB 2.0 hub.

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner, Sean Fair McCole.

For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

Christmas Countdown - WIN a Music Man Sterling Bass signed by Dougie from McBusted, Worth 14,288

We're giving you the chance to win a great prize every week from now up until the big day with our Christmas Countdown competition!

With just one week to go, you could win an Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling bass guitar, signed by Dougie from McBusted.

The Music Man Sterling Bass has a bright and natural tone, with a 2-band active preamp to give you control over volume, bass and treble for maximum flexibility whilst finding your sound. A slim satin neck is non-glossy, letting you play with speed. This bass has been signed by Dougie Poynter, bassist in pop supergroup McBusted.


This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner, Kayleigh (@neonjaureguii)!

For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

Christmas Countdown - WIN 1 of 2 ESP LTD H-208 8-String Guitars, Worth 3,130

We're giving you the chance to win a great prize every week from now up until the big day with our Christmas Countdown competition!

With two weeks to go, you could win 1 of 2 ESP LTD H-208 8-string guitars, simply tell us whether you'd like the right-handed or left-handed model.

The ESP LTD H-208 8-String has a resonant basswood body, combined with ESP's LH-308 pickups, offering a deep and rich tone that will blow everything else away. Expect bass-like sounds from this 8-string, an awesome addition to any heavy metal player's lineup. Choose between the right handed or left handed ESP LTD H-208!


This competition has now CLOSED The winners are: Zach Glasby (Right Handed) and Richard Somner (Left Handed). Congratulations!

For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

Christmas Countdown - WIN an Akai Rhythm Wolf, Worth 1,303!

We're giving you the chance to win a great prize every week from now up until the big day with our Christmas Countdown competition!

With three weeks to go, you could win an Akai Rhythm Wolf Analog Synth and Drum Machine.

The Akai Rhythm Wolf is an analog synth and drum machine which combines a five-voice drum machine and a single oscillator bass synth, with an 100% analog signal path.


This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner, Mike King!

For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

Christmas Countdown - WIN a Pedaltrain Volto Rechargeable Pedal Power Supply, Worth 691!

We're giving you the chance to win a great prize every week from now up until the big day with our Christmas Countdown competition!

With four weeks to go, you could win a Pedaltrain Volto rechargeable 9V pedal power supply.

The Pedaltrain Volto is a super-thin power supply with two outputs, ideal for on-the-go pedal users with smaller setups. It's also quieter than most traditional AC power supplies. With two power outputs and the option to daisy-chain multiple power cables, you can power several pedals at once!


This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner, Jody Bray.

For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

WIN a Yamaha Front Surround Soundbar System, Worth 3,489!

We are giving away a Yamaha YAS-203 Front Surround Soundbar System in our latest competition.


The Yamaha YAS-203 Front Surround Soundbar System houses a digital amp with a powerful, clear sound, perfect for immersing yourself in all of this winter's film and television. You can also stream music through the YAS-203 Soundbar, ideal for the party season!

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner, Joanna Malin-Burke!

Good luck!

For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

WIN a Stereo Pair of Sennheiser MK4 Microphones, Plus Accessories, Worth 6,287

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner, Andie Brown!

We're giving away a Sennheiser MK4 Microphone Pair and Accessories in our latest competition.


Ideal for professional studio use, project studios and home recording, the Sennheiser MK4 large diaphragm condenser mic has a natural and warm sound reproduction and high sensitivity. The bundle includes two MK4 Microphones, clamps, shockmounts and pouches, plus we'll throw in two boom stands and two 6m XLR cables.


For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

WIN a Pair of Wharfedale Titan 12D Active Speakers

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner, Natalie Baugh.


The Titan D speakers feature Class D amplifier technology, making them more efficient and powerful, yet lighter than the previous Titan generations. Advanced, multi-band Qubit dynamic processing allows your system to be fine-tuned for a natural and more open sound.

For full details please read the following Terms and Conditions.

WIN a Zoom H5 Portable Recorder, worth 2,002

This competition has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner, Christopher McNally!

We're giving away a Zoom H5 Portable Recorder with interchangeable capsules in our latest competition.

The Zoom H5 has everything you need to create multitrack recordings, audio for video, podcasting or broadcasting. You can use the Zoom H5 to quickly record any ideas you have on-the-go, in high quality.

WIN One of Five Freshman Guitars!

We're giving away a Freshman Guitar to 5 lucky winners in our latest competition.


This competition has now CLOSED Thank you for entering. The winners are:

  • Paul Moffatt (via Facebook): Freshman FA1AN Maple Ridge Folk Cutaway Electro Acoustic Guitar, Natural
  • Jo Lockie (via Email): Freshman FA1DNS Maple Ridge Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar, Natural
  • David Morrall (via Email): Freshman FA1AM Maple Ridge Folk Cutaway Electro Acoustic Guitar
  • Stuart Payne (via Facebook): Freshman REND12 Renegade Dreadnought 12 String Acoustic Guitar
  • @littleliamsdad (via Twitter): Freshman RENOCNAT Renegade Folk Cutaway Electro Acoustic Guitar


  • Maple Ridge guitars are perfect for guitarists on a smaller budget, without compromising on quality. They're the perfect introduction to the Freshman guitar sound, with a solid A grade sitka spruce top. Ensuring a comfortable action and a high standard of finish, you'll want to play your Renegade Series Freshman Guitar again and again, which is great news if you're a developing or beginner guitarist. Freshman Guitars are designed and built in the UK.

    WIN a Native Instruments Maschine MK2 in Limited Edition Gold, worth 4,276

    This competition has now closed. Congratulations to Jamin Nimjah, from Edinburgh. There are only 100 Limited Edition Gold Maschine MK2 controllers in the UK, and we're giving you the chance to win one!

    The Limited Edition Gold Maschine MK2 is ideal for use on stage or in the studio, with sensitive colour-coded pads that let you 'see' you sounds. Maschine MK2 was voted Best Live Performance Tool at the MIPA Awards 2013.

    Win a Korg MS-20 mini Monophonic Analog Synthesizer!

    This competition is now closed. We gave away a Korg MS-20 mini, a smaller but no less iconic version of Korg’s MS-20 synthesizer, used by the likes of Daft Punk and Portishead. The MS-20 mini has been shrunk to 86% of the original size, yet still contains an iconic analog filter and versatile patching options for an authentic analog sound.


    Congratulations to the winner, Peter Rand from Bromborough.

    Win 1 of 3 pairs of Sennheiser Headphones

    We gave away 3 pairs of the latest Sennheiser HD Headphones.

    Prize 1: Sennheiser HD8 DJ Professional Headphones. Delivering the truest possible sound and true impact of the music you're producing, Sennheiser's new HD8 headphones are made for DJs. They have superior comfort, swivel ears and come with a hard case to keep them protected when you're on the move.
    Prize 2: Sennheiser HD7 DJ Professional Headphones. The HD7s have been developed with some of the World's top DJs, and are inspired by the signature sound of the HD25s, tuned specifically for DJs who need to focus on beat matching and rhythm.
    Prize 3: Sennheiser HD6 Mix Professional Producer Studio Headphones. Ideal for the studio , the HD6 Mix headphones are comfortable with an accurate and well-balanced sound needed for mixing and monitoring.

    The competition has now closed. Congratulations to winners Graham Lee from Middlesex, Lisa Owen from Surrey and David Corns from Liverpool.

    Win a Marshall Fridge

    The competition has now closed. We counted 51 beers. Congratulations to Karen Elise Hansen, from Logstor, Denmark, who was picked at random from all those who correctly answered the question "How many beers can we fit in the fridge?" with '51'.

    The Marshall Fridge is made from authentic Marshall Amps parts including black fret cloth and classic white piping as well as the iconic Marshall logo. It's a great addition to any practice room or man cave!


    Win a Complete PreSonus Recording Kit

    This competition has now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Sally Pitt-Hartley from West Sussex!

    The PreSonus AudioBox Studio Complete Recording Kit included a USB interface and USB cable, Studio One Artist recording and production software, HD7 Studio monitoring headphones, and an M7 studio condenser microphone with cable.

    We'll also threw in a pair of Eris E5 Active Studio Monitors and speaker cables!

    Win a Bose Soundlink II Bluetooth Mobile Speaker

    We gave away a Bose SoundLink II Bluetooth Mobile Speaker in our first photo competition, where you had to show us where you enjoy music, tagging your photos with #mygear4music.


    The competition has now closed. The winner is Jo Grindley, whose photo made us laugh. Find and follow us on Instagram to see the winning entry.

    Win A Gibson Les Paul Studio Guitar!

    To celebrate our new showroom opening we gave away a Gibson Les Paul Studio.The Les Paul Studio features Gibson Modern Classics humbucking pickups, Min-ETune automated tuners, a solid carved Maple top on a Mahogany body and a fast 60s style Mahogany neck with Granadillo fingerboard.


    This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winner Fred Heeks from Lancashire!



    5 Chances To Win an Avid Audio Interface!

    This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winners! Monday: David Heath-Whyte, correct answer: 'a. Pro Tools Express'. Tuesday: Bob Almond, correct answer: c. 28. Wednesday: Simon Romer, correct answer: d. all of the above. Thursday: Robbie Cole, correct answer: c. both. Friday: C. Hughes, correct answer: Yes, the Express Crossgrade Activation Card.

    Win a Yamaha MOXF6 Synthesizer Keyboard and Case

    This competition is now closed.The winner is Matt Harris, from Leeds. When we told Matt he'd won, he said, "I was completely shocked to find that I had actually won! I never enter competitions, so it was an awesome surprise. I can't wait to play and experiment with it!"

    Win a Fret King Super-Matic Electric Guitar!

    This competition is now closed.The winner is Gwynn Parry, from Wrexham. Gwynn was "totally astounded" to hear he had won, saying, "The last time I won anything was about 25 years ago at a holiday camp (157 at bingo!). Thank you to both Gear4music and Fret-King, I am absolutely delighted!"

    Win a Gibson SG Signed by the Stereophonics

    This competition is now closed. Congratulations to Nick Hiles, winner of our Stereophonics competition! Here he is with his Gibson SG, signed by the band and he'll be seeing them live in Leeds.