Bristol's Elevator Sound and Cardiff's Cymru Beats synth outlets to merge

The shops will now be capable of provide extra synths and Eurorack modules.

Bristol’s Elevator Sound and Cardiff’s Cymru Beats – two of the UK’s finest synth and music outlets – are merging.

According to Elevator Sound proprietor Marco Bernardi, the shops are becoming a member of forces with a view to present extra alternative and faster supply instances for his or her clients.

“Cymru have been on the lookout for a brand new premises on the time we had a spare room out there throughout the retailer,” Bernardi tells FACT. “I put the thought to Simon [Jones, Cymru’s owner] concerning the prospects of transferring into the store and becoming a member of forces, we mentioned the choices of how the chance may benefit each companies and gladly all of it got here out optimistic.”

Bernardi tells FACT that the merger may have no impact on Elevator Sound’s bricks and mortar location, which can each proceed to permit clients the chance to check out new synths and Eurorack modules earlier than they purchase.

“Cymru Beats are a web based retailer, the place as we’re a bodily retailer,” Bernardi tells FACT. “Shop clients won’t solely profit from the additional quantity of inventory we’ll now be holding in-store, but in addition now the inventory inside our racks will develop, providing a way more diverse collection of merchandise to attempt earlier than shopping for which is all the time good.”

The shops are two of the UK’s hottest locations for purchasing Eurorack modules. Elevator Sound – which is situated in Bristol’s Stokes Croft space close to to the Idle Hands report retailer – can also be identified for releasing its personal in-house pattern packs.

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