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CASIO’S MINI DIGITAL KEYBOARDS

Posted in Christmas Ideas, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - November 28, 2017

SA76 The SA76 is a great fun way for your children to get involved in music for the first time. With mini keys for small hands and lots of fun sounds and rhythms to play with, your children will love the SA76! TOP FEATURES • 44 mini keys • 8…

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NAMM 2017: ROLAND RD-2000 LAUNCH W/MYRON MCKINLEY

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 19, 2017

Roland/Boss launched some wonderful new products at their NAMM 2017 press conference on Wednesday 18th January, including a new flagship digital piano, the RD-2000. Earth Wind and Fire musical director Myron McKinley was on hand to demonstrate the keyboard and Australian Musician was there to capture the action. Equipped with…

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WATCH: JON REGAN ON CASIO CELVIANO GRAND HYBRID

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - October 13, 2016

Singer, songwriter, pianist and Keyboard Magazine’s Editor at Large Jon Regen stopped by to test-out the Casio Grand Hybrid digital piano with his song “Walk on Water” from his latest album STOP TIME. http://www.soundtechnology.com.au/

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KAWAI MP SERIES AUDIO PLAYBACK DEMO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - October 5, 2016

The Kawai MP series of digital keyboards are so versatile. In this video, Sean O’Shea shows us how to play back audio files on Kawai’s MP series stage pianos.

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CASIO MZ-X500 MUSIC ARRANGER- Get to Know the Pads

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - June 27, 2016

The MZ-X Series is the evolutionary successor to Casio’s powerful MZ-2000 Series instruments. It will jump-start your creativity with its authentic sound, intuitive Color Touch Interface, and extensive control. In this demo, learn what the pads on Casio’s MZ-X500 Music Arranger can do. For more information, please visit http://www.soundtechnology.com.au/

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CASIO CELVIANO GRAND HYBRID GP-500 DIGITAL PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - May 24, 2016

Rudi from Better Music ACT and Damon from Casio go in-depth into the creation of the incredible grand piano action used in the Grand Hybrid GP-500 digital piano. Better Music ACT website Casio Sound Technology website 

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ROLAND’S 808 DAY!

Posted in DJ/dance, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - March 27, 2016

Late last year, the global music community came together to honour the iconic Roland TR-808 drum machine, an instrument that’s inspired countless artists and changed the face of contemporary music. Here are some influential musicians reminiscing about the 808

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WATCH: CASIO CDP230 DIGITAL PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - March 27, 2016

Check out Paul’s demo of the CDP-230 compact digital piano, a great choice for those who want it all. From the 88-note fully weighted hammer action keys, through to the 700 built-in tones, 48-note polyphony, full force speakers and recording options, this all rounder is sure to please. And for…

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NAMM 2016: NEW YAMAHA DIGITAL PIANOS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 25, 2016

Yamaha Music Australia’s Nathan Biggin shows us the new range of Yamaha digital keyboards including the Montage (replacing the Motif), MP12 and MP32, and the DGX-660 Portable Grand. All available in Australia soon. For a complete rundown of Yamaha Music NAMM 2016 releases, click here: http://www.yamahabackstage.com.au/namm2016/

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NAMM 2016: YAMAHA MONTAGE

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 22, 2016

At NAMM this year Yamaha has revealed it’s new flagship synthesiser, the Montage. It utilises Yamaha’s AWM2 waveform-based subtractive synthesis engine (as used in the Motif) but with with a new kind of synthesis called  FM-X, offering 8 operators, 32 algorithms and 7 Spectral Forms. The Montage features an incredible…

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