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Korg Announce Revival Of miniKORG 700

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News The miniKORG 700 was KORG’s first mass-produced monophonic synthesizer released in 1973 at a time when the form of synthesizers as musical instruments had not been fully established. After a lot of experimentation, the miniKORG 700 arrived bringing the world of synthesizers to a wide group … Continue reading Korg Announce Revival Of miniKORG 700

Korg’s Monster Synth Modwave Released

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News In 1985, Korg’s DW-8000 combined digital wavetables with rich analog filters to give users sounds which were impossible to create with analog oscillators. It’s still a cult favourite today. Key Features Powerful and highly evolved wavetable synthesis Features incredibly “deep” wavetable oscillators Over 200 wavetables, each containing … Continue reading Korg’s Monster Synth Modwave Released

UVI Release PX Memories – A New Instrument Based On The Definitive LAMM Analog Synthesizer

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News UVI release PX Memories, a new instrument based on the LAMM, the definitive version of a massive and highly-esteemed six-voice analog synthesizer from 1982, presented in a dual-layer configuration with a generous sound selection and switchable hardware analog unison. PX Memories is available now, with a special … Continue reading UVI Release PX Memories – A New Instrument Based On The Definitive LAMM Analog Synthesizer

ARP 2600M Synthesizer Announced

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News The ARP 2600 is arguably the most iconic and recognizable synthesizer of all time. Having been used in countless records, film scores, TV shows and game soundtracks since its appearance from the 70’s through to today, the ARP 2600’s sound remains an essential part of the … Continue reading ARP 2600M Synthesizer Announced

Yamaha Introduces The New Portable Grand DGX-670

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News As the next generation of portable grand pianos in its class, the Yamaha DGX-670 combines advanced digital piano technology with an extensive range of playing options for solo or multi-instrumental pieces. Created for both greater mobility, flexibility and freedom, the DGX-670 offers players of all levels new … Continue reading Yamaha Introduces The New Portable Grand DGX-670

Yamaha Rounds Off The Clavinova CLP-700 Series With The CLP-725

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News With the introduction of the CLP-725, Yamaha has added a valuable model to the highly successful Clavinova CLP-700 series. As a member of this exceptional family, the CLP-725 comes with such highlight features like CFX and Bösendorfer Imperial piano samples, CFX binaural sampling, GrandTouch-S keyboard and Grand … Continue reading Yamaha Rounds Off The Clavinova CLP-700 Series With The CLP-725

Alesis Refreshes Q Series Midi Keyboard Controllers With Portable Addition & New Features

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Alesis (alesis.com), a leading manufacturer of tools for today’s electronic musician, today announced the release of three new MIDI keyboard controllers – the Qmini, Q49 MKII, and Q88 MKII. The updated Q Series feature responsive, velocity- sensitive keys and essential controls valued by modern composers and … Continue reading Alesis Refreshes Q Series Midi Keyboard Controllers With Portable Addition & New Features

GEWA UP 400 Digital Piano

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Sister site Keys Review gets to grips with this top-spec model from German builders GEWA with the GEWA UP400 digital piano. Stock this product? Why not share this free and impartial review with your customers. Specs Made in Germany Optimised for digital sound generation, piano samples … Continue reading GEWA UP 400 Digital Piano

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

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