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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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NAMM 2016: CASIO MZ-X500 & MZ-X300 ARRANGER KEYBOARDS

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

Casio America, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of two new flagship models in its lineup of professional digital keyboards – the MZ-X300 and MZ-X500. Perfect for the home, studio and live performances, these arranger workstation keyboards offer new sounds, innovative effects and new rhythm content created by developers…

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NAMM 2016: ROLAND FP-30 DIGITAL PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 21, 2016

If you’ve dreamed of having a piano in your home but don’t have the space or budget for a full-sized instrument, your wait is over. The affordable FP-30 offers Roland’s acclaimed sound, feel, and modern features in a top-quality 88-note instrument that fits any space with ease. Light and portable,…

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KAWAI KDP90 & KCP90 DIGITAL PIANOS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - December 6, 2015

Kawai KDP90 and KCP90 Until now, entry level digital pianos have fallen into one of two categories: realistic or fun. Instruments that boast an acoustic piano feel and rich, resonant sound often lack additional entertainment features such as accompaniment styles, while those that do, tend to compromise on piano realism…

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KAWAI ES8 DIGITAL PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - December 2, 2015

Regardless of whether you’re playing on stage, practicing for a recital, accompanying the church choir or studying in the classroom, the new Kawai ES8 is portable piano perfection. Versatile and powerful, the ES8 is a compact, elegant and highly portable digital piano, one for truly every musical occasion… anytime, anywhere….

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WATCH: CASIO PRIVIA PX-560 DEMO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - November 30, 2015

Rudi from Better Music, ACT sits down with the new Casio PX-560 digital piano. This new Privia piano has some incredible sounds, and is definitely worth checking out with its beautiful colour touch screen! Check out this Better Music link for more info.

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