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VICTORIA THEODORE YAMAHA REFACE DEMO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - August 29, 2015

For keyboardists, music creators and sound designers, Yamaha’s reface Mobile Mini Keyboards are reimagined interfaces of classic Yamaha keyboards. Intuitively control big sound in a small size with four unique synths based on legendary Yamaha keyboards. Find inspiration any place, any time with built-in speakers and battery power. Social sound…

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WATCH: New Privia Range of Digital Pianos from Casio

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - August 27, 2015

Casio has released a wonderful new range of digital pianos this year. Check out this overview of the new range of Casio Privia Digital Pianos. More info at www.soundtechnology.com.au

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YAMAHA PSR-S670 DIGITAL KEYBOARD

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - June 14, 2015

With its stunning design featuring new voices and styles, plus DJ functions, the PSR-S670 is a superior performance keyboard presented by Yamaha Music. The Yamaha PSR-S670 features: – 416 Voices (including MegaVoices), 34 Drum/SFX kits and 480 XG Voices – Authentic sampled sounds including superb acoustic and electric pianos, and electronic…

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Eugene “Man-Man” Roberts (John Legend) Gear Tour

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - June 11, 2015

Take a behind the scenes look at Eugene “Man-Man” Roberts set-up (John Legend) and why he uses Roland gear. Filmed at SIR Hollywood 2015.

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: KAWAI CA67 AND CA97 DIGITAL PIANOS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - May 31, 2015

The Kawai Concert Artist (CA) series is transforming all notions of how good digital pianos can be. From the latest in sound technology and action design, to its innovative Soundboard Speaker System, the CA series captures the essence of playing a fine concert grand piano. Adopting key new features from…

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PETER KEYS (LYNYRD SKYNYRD): Hammond Sound of Soul Concert Series NAMM 2015

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - May 12, 2015

PETER KEYS (LYNYRD SKYNYRD): Hammond Sound of Soul Concert Series NAMM 2015 Lynyrd Skynyrd, Snoop Dog keyboardist Peter Keys performed at NAMM earlier this year for Hammond organs. Hammond has just uploaded this great video of Peter’s Hammond Sound of Soul NAMM gig. Peter uses Hammond Sk2, B-3, and XK…

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Yamaha Arius YDP-S52 Digital Piano

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - May 11, 2015

Yamaha Music Europe presented the new Arius YDP-S52 Digital Piano at Musikmesse, Frankfurt last month. Check out this demo of the instrument, which features modern design and advanced piano functionality, combined in a simple piano with an elegant playing feel that is the perfect complement to any room. Find out…

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: ROLAND JD-XA CROSSOVER SYNTH

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - May 3, 2015

Turning heads at Musikmesse this year was the Roland JD-XA, a unique cross-over (digital/analogue) synth and the bigger brother to Roland’s previously released JD-Xi. It’s also our product of the week. The JD-XA brings together analog warmth and digital versatility in one super-creative, no- compromise instrument.  The analog filter in…

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WATCH / CASIO PX-5S WEBINAR

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - April 29, 2015

A couple of weeks ago Casio posted this recording of an informative webcast on their PX-5S digital synth. Casio’s General Manager of Marketing, Mike Martin answered users questions live during a Ustream event. This video covers assigning controllers, programming the arpeggiator, phrase recording as well as some tone editing. For…

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A GALAXY OF NEW ROLAND GEAR FROM FRANKFURT!

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - April 16, 2015

Roland wasted no time in releasing a bunch of new products at this year’s MusikMesse in Frankfurt, Germany. Here’s a brief run down of the main releases this week. Roland JD-XA Analog/Digital Crossover Synthesiser AT NAMM in January, Roland revealed their new JD-XI synth. Now at Frankfurt, they have launched…

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