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WATCH / YAMAHA CP40 STAGE PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - November 24, 2014

The CP40 STAGE features amazingly realistic piano sounds and touch in an incredibly compact package. In this video demo, Yamaha artist Jake Mason takes you through the CP40’s features. Check more great product demonstrations on Yamaha’s Living Music site

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CASIO CELVIANO AP450 DEMO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 28, 2014

Rudi from Better Music in the ACT whips out his magic fingers  to demonstrate the Casio Celviano AP450 Digital Piano. The Celviano line of pianos has been refined for those who demand an authentic grand piano experience. The new AP-450’s traditional design houses new stereo grand piano sounds and redesigned…

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AMAC 2014 – INNOVATIVE MUSIC

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - August 24, 2014

Steve, Leigh and Ehsan at Innovative music were busy over the AMAC weekend displaying some state of the art gear from brands such as Kurzweil, Carl Martin, Kemper, Novation and BITWIG to name a few. Impressive was the Carl Martin custom amp, hand wired in Spain and built specifically to…

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AMAC 2014 – THE YAMAHA MUSIC STAND

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Amplifiers, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic), Percussion    //    Post Date - August 17, 2014

Australian Musician continues to give you a blow by blow account of gear exhibited at AMAC this year. This time we take a more detailed look at the Yamaha exhibit. Yamaha Music revived their 2013 spot at the back of the AMAC hall, displaying a wide range of gear. The…

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AMAC 2014 – CASIO rocks stand with Soda

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - August 15, 2014

The guys from Casio Sound Technology grabbed some prime real estate at AMAC setting up right next to the entrance door. On show was their awesome range of XW synths, CTK entry level models, the impressive PX5S stage piano and the very cool XW-J1 all-in-one VJ/DJ controller for iOS devices…

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ROLAND / BOSS AT AMAC 2014

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic), Pedals    //    Post Date - August 14, 2014

At AMAC 2014, Roland had much to display and be excited about. First up, Braegen Russell walked Australian Musician through the range of new Boss Waza Craft pedals, which were released at Summer NAMM and shipping to Australia in October. Three models were on view, the Boss BD-2W Blues Driver,…

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ROLAND AIRA UPDATES

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - July 31, 2014

Roland’s much trumpeted AIRA line of products appeared earlier this year. With roots in the very origins of electronic music, AIRA products are designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s electronic musicians. In the studio or on the stage, AIRA brings genre-defining sounds and modern performance features to a…

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WATCH/KURZWEIL MGP-200 DIGITAL GRAND

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - July 13, 2014

The Kurzweil MPG200 combines an elegant compact grand piano design with a high-gloss ebony finish that will add a touch of sophistication to any decor. Outstanding craftsmanship, high grade materials and technological innovations impart a level of quality to the MPG200 that is clearly seen and heard. It possesses a…

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WATCH/STEVE WEINGART TALK ABOUT THE PRIVIA PX-5S

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - July 9, 2014

LA based keyboard player Steve Weingart has recorded and performed internationally with an array of well known musical artists from Robben Ford and Frank Gambale to John Patitucci and Chaka Khan. He has also been a regular band member, both in the studio and on stage with Steve Lukather and…

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KAWAI MP11 – THE PIANIST’S STAGE PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - July 2, 2014

Kawai’s MP11 digital piano provides some of the most authentic and realistic sound piano sounds you could hope to achieve, and so with the most articulate control. The Kawai MP11 offers a variety of beautiful concert, jazz, and pop grand pianos, and a full-bodied traditional upright – appropriately voiced and…

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