Category Archives: Piano and Keyboard

Yamaha Announce Two New Additions To The YC Series

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Following the success and critical acclaim of the YC61 as well as numerous inquiries from musicians around the world, Yamaha expands the YC range by two new models: YC88 and YC73. The YC88 features an 88-key Natural Wood Graded Hammer action keyboard for a grand piano … Continue reading Yamaha Announce Two New Additions To The YC Series

8 apps for online piano lessons that will help you master the piano

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Music is one of those things that catches our attention when we’re children and never really lets go. Music helps us define the critical moments in our lives, connects us to emotions and memories, and often forms the foundation of who we are as people. Many people … Continue reading 8 apps for online piano lessons that will help you master the piano

Arturia x Noise Engineering release MicroFreak Firmware 3

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Arturia has unleashed MicroFreak V3 firmware update, a collaboration with Noise Engineering. MicroFreak’s mad talents continue to evolve with every free update. Introducing MicroFreak Firmware V3, designed in collaboration with Noise Engineering to push MicroFreak’s sound further into the experimental digital realm. 3 razor-sharp new oscillator … Continue reading Arturia x Noise Engineering release MicroFreak Firmware 3

IK Multimedia announces UNO Synth Pro and UNO Synth Pro Desktop

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News IK Multimedia has announced the release of the UNO Synth Pro and UNO Synth Pro Desktop. Developed in collaboration with Italian boutique synth-maker Soundmachines, both these new analog synthesizers take the groundbreaking UNO Synth monophonic synth and expand it in nearly every section: more oscillators, more filters, … Continue reading IK Multimedia announces UNO Synth Pro and UNO Synth Pro Desktop

Polyend Pushes Tracker Standalone Workstation Further

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Following its introduction to widespread critical acclaim as an aptly-named music world first, innovative and unique musical instruments creator Polyend is proud to push the Tracker standalone workstation further forward with a welcomed functionality-boosting firmware update taking it up to v1.3.0 — also adding the timely … Continue reading Polyend Pushes Tracker Standalone Workstation Further

Jamie Cullum Delivers Festive Cheer With Yamaha S6 Grand Piano

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Singer Songwriter Jamie Callum has delivered festive cheer to Frith Manor Primary School after being announced the competition winners of this unique Yamaha S6 Grand Piano. The S6 from Yamaha was Jamie’s personal piano, which he has used in the studio, on tour and at the … Continue reading Jamie Cullum Delivers Festive Cheer With Yamaha S6 Grand Piano

Five of the most common piano mistakes beginners make

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Learning to play the piano offers you wonderful opportunities for personal expression and enjoyment. Balancing this with familiarity of the most common mistakes on piano empowers you to speed up your progress! 1. Placing note accuracy above all else It is not only about playing the right … Continue reading Five of the most common piano mistakes beginners make

Free Syntronik Memory-V for IK Newsletter Subscribers

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News IK Multimedia are giving all of their new and existing newsletter subscribers the Memory V instrument from Syntronik completely free until December 30, 2020. Syntronik Memory V is their take on the classic 18-oscillator monster analog polysynth Memorymoog. Manufactured from 1981 to 1985, it’s often described as … Continue reading Free Syntronik Memory-V for IK Newsletter Subscribers