Category Archives: Piano and Keyboard

Modal Electronics Announces Volume 2 of Their ARGON Factory Library Alongside Firmware v2.4

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Modal Electronics, a leading global synthesiser manufacturer, has just announced Volume 2 for the critically acclaimed Argon Series synthesisers’ factory library as part of a new v2.4 firmware update. Fuelled by a unique wavetable architecture for a rich, dynamic and unique sound, Modal Electronics’ ARGON series … Continue reading Modal Electronics Announces Volume 2 of Their ARGON Factory Library Alongside Firmware v2.4

Sequential Adds Patch Morphing to Pro 3 Multi-filter Mono Synth

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Sequential have announced a major enhancement to their acclaimed Pro 3 multi-filter mono synth — patch morphing. Users can now morph between two different sounds using one of the synthesizer’s many real-time controllers such as its mod wheel, touch slider, or key pressure. This provides many … Continue reading Sequential Adds Patch Morphing to Pro 3 Multi-filter Mono Synth

Sequential Delivers 32 New Wavetables and 128 New Sounds for Pro 3 Synth

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Sequential have released a major enhancement to their acclaimed Pro 3 multi-filter mono synth — a full set of 32 new wavetables that significantly expand its sound palette. As a hybrid instrument, the Pro 3 features two VCOs plus a third, digital wavetable oscillator. The new … Continue reading Sequential Delivers 32 New Wavetables and 128 New Sounds for Pro 3 Synth

IK Multimedia Releases Electromagnetik Piano Collection

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News IK Multimedia has released Electromagnetik, which brings together four new SampleTank sound libraries, each focusing on a very specific and rare electric piano. Though available separately, together these instruments offer significant savings and will provide the composer and musician with an inspiring collection of distinctive keyboard sounds … Continue reading IK Multimedia Releases Electromagnetik Piano Collection

Auditory vs visual learning: music requires both!

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Most people will identify as an auditory or visual learner. Occasionally, an individual is well balanced in both fields, but most people can relate to either learning primarily with their eyes or with their ears. This is a fascinating world to extend to and explore with learning … Continue reading Auditory vs visual learning: music requires both!

How to gauge your piano skill level

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Learning to identify your individual piano skill level can be a difficult task. There are many organizations providing classification, method books and manuals that are progressively graded, and of course, peers in the musical world that are more or less advanced than your piano playing level. If … Continue reading How to gauge your piano skill level