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Australian Pink Floyd Show

The Australian Pink Floyd Show, TAPFS, the biggest and most spectacular Pink Floyd Show on the planet!

A & R Marketing handled PR for the bands UK and European 2011 tour's including local press, music websites and magazines, setting up competitions and generating significant PR coverage.

Drum Channel

On-line drumming website who provide hundreds of hours of original video content working with the Best Drummers in the World. A & R Marketing handle worldwide PR for Drum Channel


The MIA is the UK Trade Association of the musical instrument industry. A & R Marketing have been working with the MIA on selected press campaigns and have secured press coverage in both specialist and mainstream media.

Porter & Davies

Inventors of the famous 'Bum Chum' silent bass drum monitoring system and now re-launched at the BC2 and BC Gigster monitors used by some of the best drummers in the business. A & R Marketing has helped the company launch all it's products and handles worldwide PR.


Rockschool is Europe's No. 1 rock music exam board providing Graded Music Exams, Diplomas and Vocational Qualifications. A & R Marketing have been handling UK and International PR.


M-Audio is part of Avid who create the technology that people use to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world. A & R Marketing have been briefed to place their Pro Tools Essentials products into consumer media and have already secured competitions on Planet Rock Radio, NME and


Drum Workshop / PDP

World class drum manufacturers based in California….The Drummers Choice A & R Marketing have worked with DW since 2006. David Phillips is the European Artist Relations representative for DW, liasing with artists regarding the servicing of their equipment and providing tour support. We also handle European PR which includes liaison with magazines and organising product reviews.



A & R Marketing has been appointed to handle worldwide PR for the top British String manufacturer Rotosound. Known for their innovation in the string market, Rotosound continue to launch ground breaking new products, and with David Phillip’s expertise, the company wants to ensure customers around the world have the opportunity to find out about Rotosounds exciting new product launches, promotions and artist news.

Lick Library

A & R Marketing Limited handle PR for one of world leading suppliers of guitar tuition DVD’s and on-line streaming guitar lessons. See

Orange Amps

A & R marketing handle worldwide PR for Orange Amps, working with a wide range of international media. We have set up interviews on behalf of Orange for guitarists including Andrew Stockdale ( Wolfmother ), Whitey ( Kaiser Chiefs ), Monte Pittman ( Madonna ) and Jesse Hughes ( Eagles of Death Metal ) as well as organising product reviews, competitions and handling consumer and trade PR.

Ampeg / Crate / Alvarez ( Loud Technologies )

LOUD Technologies Inc. is one of the world’s largest dedicated pro audio and music products companies. A & R Marketing handle UK PR for three of Loud Technology brands:

Ampeg ; Recognised as the world leader in bass amplification, Ampeg continue to offer the ultimate, top-performance gear to the world’s most demanding bassists.

Mackie ; Is known worldwide as a leading developer and marketer of high-quality, affordable professional audio systems.

Loud Technologies Inc

International Guitar Foundation & Festivals ( IGF)

The IGF is a non-profit making music education charity which runs more and bigger guitar-based festivals and events than any other European organisation. This includes their famous summer school in Bath and the International Guitar festival, South Bank London. A & R Marketing have been contracted to develop advertising within the festival programmes and provide consultancy on business development.

International Guitar Festival

The Institute

A & R Marketing handle PR for The Institute which is widely recognized as Europe's finest school of modern music. (formerly The Guitar Institute, Basstech and Drum Institute).


Protection Racket

With a string of awards and a cases used by some of the world’s most high profile drummers, Protection Racket, who manufacture top class cases, have now appointed A & R Marketing to handle European press relations. This includes organising product reviews plus writing and sending out press releases on new artist signings, product launches etc.

A & R Marketing worked with the UK’s leading drummers website for over three years handling all advertising sales enquires for the website up to 2008.

Drum Central

Scottish Drum Day

A & R Marketing help organise Scotland’s biggest drum festival “ The Scottish Drum Day “ in conjunction with Drum Central. As well as providing marketing consultancy ( creating the event logo, advertisement and poster ) A & R Marketing help with logistics and provide stage management on the day. The show is held at the prestigious Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

Scottish Drum Day

London International Music Show

A & R Marketing handled marketing and PR for the 2009 London International Music Show, the UK’s biggest music exhibition. We generated over 600 press cuttings with substantial coverage achieved in regional newspapers, London Press ( Evening Standard, London Lite, London Paper etc ), music media, radio ( BBC, XFM ) widespread on-line awareness and successful social networking activity. The campaign run over six months and included a number of national and third party promotions.


London International Music Show 2009

Quick Stick – Stick Holder ;
The answer to dropped sticks.

The Quick Stick makes fast stick retrieval easy and it can be placed just about anywhere on your kit so that wherever you are, and whatever the situation, a replacement stick is in easy reach. Manufactured by Silclear limited, A & R Marketing have been appointed as marketing and artist relations consultants to help with the launch and promotion of the Quick Stick and related products.

This has included ;
- Helping redesign the logo
- Creating new packaging
- Organising new photography
- Recommending the advertising strategy
- Producing new advertising and product leaflets
- Writing press releases and circulating to the press
- Organising competitions
- Signing profile endorsee’s including Ian Paice and Ian Matthews
- Advising on new distribution across Europe

Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez

Horacio "EI Negro" Hernandez today quite rightly ranks with the most innovative, versatile and masterful drummers on the international music scene, and his debut album "ITALUBA" confirms this with every bar. A & R Marketing helped gain substantial press coverage during the European leg of the Italuba tour, with interviews and features published in Spain, France and Holland.


Horacio-Hernandez (Santana, Italuba,
Jack Bruce)

Adrian Erlandsson

One of the UK’s top metal drummers, currently playing for Cradle of Filth.

A & R Marketing have been acting as booking agents, finding a string of clinics across the UK for Adrian to demonstrate is amazing drumming techniques. We have just booked a 6 date UK clinic tour for September 2006 and organised sponsorship of the tour with Drummer Magazine ( Please click to see tour advert )
Tour Advert

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