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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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KAWAI MP7 ALL-IN-ONE STAGE PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - July 1, 2014

Kawai’s MP7 stage piano offers a variety of beautiful concert, jazz, and pop grand piano sounds – appropriately voiced and mic’d for a broad range of musical styles. Not only can you enjoy playing the MP7’s original sounds, you may also delve into the powerful Virtual Technician to adjust the…

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WATCH/PRIVIA PX-5S

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - June 11, 2014

The  Privia PX-5S redefines the stage piano category with unprecedented sound quality and performance features in a lightweight design that is supremely portable. Featuring tone editing, insert effects, MIDI controller capabilities, an 88 Key, Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II Keyboard and weighing only 24 lbs., the Privia PX-5S is ready…

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ROLAND’S FA-06 WORKSTATION

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - May 1, 2014

Product: Roland FA-06 Workstation Reviewer: Christopher Steller Info: www.rolandcorp.com.au/‎ Never having been a huge fan of workstations, I have always considered them to be overly complex and filled with features that I will probably never use, so whenever I work with one on a programming or teaching job, I try…

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WATCH/KAWAI MP7 Stage Piano DEMO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Presentation of the new KAWAI MP7 stage piano. www.kawai.net.au/‎

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WATCH/CASIO XW-P1 Performance Synth

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - March 29, 2014

Casio’s XW-P1 Performance Synth features a powerful monophonic lead synth, Hex layer, Drawbar organ, all your gig-ready tones plus hands on real-time control, giving you everything you need to enter the professional synth world. Featuring 61 note, Solo synth, Hex layer, Drawbar organ and PCM sound engines, this is an…

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