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ROLAND ANNOUNCES JX-08 and JD-08 SOUND MODULES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - November 9, 2021

Roland announces the JX-08 and JD-08 Sound Modules, the latest additions to the award-winning Roland Boutique lineup of compact electronic instruments. The JX-08 offers a scaled-down recreation of the JX-8P, one of the last analog synthesizers produced by Roland in the 1980s and a highly sought-after piece for vintage synth…

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KURZWEIL LAUNCHES K2700 WORKSTATION DURING SUMMER NAMM

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - July 23, 2021

During Summer NAMM 2021  Kurzweil  lifted the lid on the K2700, the brand’s latest keyboard workstation, powered by an updated version of its VAST (Variable-Architecture Synthesis Technology) synthesis engine. From 1991 to 2021. It has been a long storied journey for the K2 series. Kurzweil Music Systems is proud to…

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FREE GRAPHICAL EDITOR & LIBRARIAN SOFTWARE WITH ROLAND JUPITER-X EDITOR

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - May 26, 2021

The JUPITER-X Editor from Roland is available now for free for macOS and Windows. The JUPITER-X and JUPITER-Xm are among the deepest, biggest-sounding, and most complex synthesizers Roland has ever made. Developed for sonic explorers who love to craft sounds down to the finest details, the JUPITER-X Editor provides a user-friendly graphical interface that makes…

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YAMAHA ANNOUNCES YC73 and YC88 STAGE KEYBOARDS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 25, 2021

Yamaha showcased the YC73 and YC88 Stage Keyboards during NAMM’s virtual Believe in Music week last week. The YC73 and YC88 combine great-feeling new keyboard actions with the soulful sounds, drawbar control, and gig-ready ease of use of the YC61 (introduced in January 2020). The YC73 features 73 weighted, balanced keys and is ideal for keyboardists…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCE FP-X PORTABLE KEYBOARD SERIES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 21, 2021

Portable pianos for every musical journey Matching on-the-move designs with supreme playability and heavyweight features, the FP-X series represents a fresh generation of portable pianos from Roland. Discover four models for every budget, from the entry-level FP-10 and its overachieving feature set to the flagship FP-90X with best-in-class PureAcoustic Piano…

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CLASSIC KEYS – Keyboard sounds that launched rock music

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 6, 2021

Classic Keys Keyboard sounds that launched rock music By Alan S. Lenhoff and David E. Robertson A book as beautifully presented, meticulously researched and lovingly written as Classic Keys, can only come about due to an inordinate amount of passion for the subject by its creators. In the words of…

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MOOG MUSIC ANNOUNCES NEW GRANDMOTHER & MATRIARCH DARK SERIES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 25, 2020

Moog Music’s new Dark Series design for their popular Matriarch and Grandmother analog synthesizers pays tribute to the timeless aesthetic of legacy Moog modular systems. The instruments are now shipping worldwide. Plus, Moog debuts the first protective cases custom made for Matriarch and Grandmother. Today, Moog Music announced a new…

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UDO AUDIO PRESENTS SUPER 6 SYNTH. INNOVATIVE MUSIC AUSTRALIA TO DISTRIBUTE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 9, 2020

Innovative Music Australia is excited to announce that they are now the Australian distributor of the exciting new synthesizer brand UDO Audio in conjunction with their new release, the Super 6 synthesizer! The Super 6 is a 12-voice polyphonic analog-hybrid synthesizer that in short, sounds amazing! Available in both grey…

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COVID-19 AND PIANO CARE    

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - March 17, 2020

In these unprecedented times, we turn to the experts to give us guidance on all kinds of matters. There are many things we wouldn’t even think about if they weren’t pointed out by people who know best. The following important piano care article from the Piano Technicians Guild in America…

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NEXT GEN CELVIANO GRAND HYBRID GP-510 & GP-310 FROM CASIO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - March 5, 2020

One of the hallmarks of CELVIANO Grand Hybrid Pianos is the feeling of owning three of the world’s most legendary grand pianos, dubbed Berlin, Hamburg, and Vienna. The new GP-510 and GP-310 models enhance the sound of these sought-after instruments with longer, more natural decay, ensuring each sustained note tells…

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