OUR OTHER WEBSITES

 

The Black Diamond Accordions Facebook Page  - join the BDA online community.

 

Black Diamond Accordions on Twitter 

 

Black Diamond Accordions on Instagram 

 

The Black Diamond Accordions Blog - keeping you up to date with BDA news and events. 

 

The Fisitalia UK Facebook Page - for news about our new dealership with Fisitalia of Castelfidardo.

 

FISITALIA ACCORDIONS OF CASTELFIDARDO

 

 

 

ACCORDION AND MELODEON RESOURCES

 

UK Accordions - absolutely everything you need to know about the world of accordions in the UK - news, reviews, events, links and masses more.

 

Accordion Videos and Links - fantastic collection of accordion-related videos, photos and other links.

 

Melodeon.net - forum for everything melodeon-related (and plenty of accordion discussion too).

 

The Accordionists forum - discussion board for all things accordion

 

Box & Fiddle  - Website of the Scots National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs.

 

Accordion Cafe - everything you need to know about the gypsy, jazz, tango and Balkan accordion genres - and more . . .

 

Martyn White - melodeon tuning and repairs, Chelmsford, Essex.

 

Les Titford's Squeezebox Videos - Video tutorials and demonstrations by an experienced music teacher and recent convert to the joy of bellows.

 

The Contemporary Accordion Museum - an exciting new venture, scheduled to open in 2015.

 

GENERAL MUSIC RESOURCES

 

The Session - find a traditional music session anywhere in the world; search for tunes, gigs and events.

 

The Mudcat Cafe  - just about everything you need to know, ask about, find or discuss in the world of folk music - a brilliant resource, hoorah for Max Spiegel!

 

Bright Young Folk  - "Keeping a beady eye on the bright young folk music scene of the British Isles". 

 

UK Folk Music  - a great new website full of information and resources.

 

Irish Music Forever - information and discussion about Irish music, songs and performers - from the earliest traditional folk tunes right up to the modern day.

 

Folk Orbit  - the website that lets you know where Acoustic Live Root Music and Dance can be found near you in England, Scotland and Wales.

 

TradConnect - excellent new website/forum/resource connecting traditional Irish musicians across the world.

 

Black Diamond Folk Club - our namesake folk club in Birmingham - absolutely no relation - but we've met some of the lovely people from the BDFC and we're hoping to visit the club someday soon!

 

 

OTHER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

 

Weston Whistles  - hand-crafted instruments in aluminium, copper and wood, by our friend Simon Styles.

 

Small Strings  - Beautiful traditional and contemporary stringed instruments hand made in Duns, in the beautiful Scottish Borders, by Mark Mawby.