Nord adopts new binaural recording technique for latest grand piano sample

Posted on Fri 03 February 2017 in entries • Tagged with nord, piano, royal grand

Nord Royal Grand 3D

It may seem a little daft at first but then there is a moment of “that’s brilliant!”...Nord uses a mannequin dummy with two ear-shaped microphones to record the new Royal Grand 3D sample.

Nord has recently added to its, already impressive, library of piano sounds available to download …

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Posted on Tue 19 January 2016 in entries • Tagged with FP-30 DIGITAL PIANO, piano, roland


High-End Roland Piano Performance in a Compact, Go-Everywhere Design

The NAMM Show, Anaheim, CA, January 19, 2016 — Roland (Booth 300A, Level 3).  Roland is proud to announce the FP-30 Digital Piano, a compact and affordable instrument that brings the company’s renowned piano performance within reach of everyone. Combining premium …

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Posted on Thu 03 December 2015 in entries • Tagged with december offers, drums, guitars, keyboards, offers, piano, xmas 2015


Whether you're after a few affordable stocking fillers for the musos in your life, or if you want to add your dream guitar/drumkit/synth/DJ kit to your Christmas list, read on for some festive and musical inspiration!


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NAMM 2015: Nord Electro 5 series keyboards

Posted on Tue 20 January 2015 in entries • Tagged with electro 5, keyboards, namm 2015, nord, piano

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The Nord Electro 5. With greatly expanded memory, the added ability to split and layer and a live focused program section, the new Nord Electro 5 is a highly refined, focused yet flexible stage keyboard.
Three models will be available. The Electro 5D 61 and Electro 5D 73 feature semi-weighted …

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Casio FREE online Music Lessons

Posted on Wed 01 October 2014 in entries • Tagged with casio, casio keyboard, keyboard, piano


All Casio Keyboards and Pianos come with 10 Free on-line lessons. When purchasing your brand new Casio keyboard, to help you get started, Casio have created a course of online keyboard lessons and TV Shows with their partners from Gigajam.
You can study these lessons online, anytime, anywhere, and they …

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Free soundbank for Nord Lead A1 and A1R synth from Richard Barbieri

Posted on Sun 21 September 2014 in entries • Tagged with a1, a1r, keyboards, lead, nord, Nord a1, nord a1r, nord lead a1, piano, synths

An amazing free sound bank for the new Nord Lead A1 and A1r analogue modelling synthesisers from a true synth programming legend, Richard Barbieri. Demonstrating the creative and sonic capabilities of the A1’s new analogue modelling engine and its unique user-interface, the sound bank covers a wide range from …

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Posted on Thu 03 April 2014 in entries • Tagged with choosing a piano, digital piano, keyboard, piano


Digital pianos have come a tremendously long way in the last 25 years. Whereas a piano student of the 1990s would be hard pressed to find an affordable digital instrument bearing much resemblance to a real instrument, they are now very much a viable, and affordable alternative. With the obvious …

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Posted on Wed 26 October 2011 in Keyboards & Synths • Tagged with digital, piano, roland

Roland RP-301The Roland RP-301 is a perfect entry-level piano for students and hobbyists. It features realistic sound and touch and a small footprint. The RP-301 comes packed with practice-friendly features and has been designed with skill-building in mind. Its on-board metronome, recorder and Twin Piano feature make learning efficient and fun …

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Posted on Wed 27 July 2011 in entries • Tagged with electric, Korg, piano, stage, sv-1

You can read more reviews like this, along with Tony's productions at his personal site -> Tony Long Music.


Here is an instrument that I have been longing to get my hands on - The Korg SV-1 Piano. The SV stands for 'Stage Vintage' and that it exactly what …

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Posted on Wed 20 April 2011 in entries • Tagged with Korg, piano, stage, sv-1, synth

Last month, one of our customers, Tim Hender, submitted a fairly in-depth review of the Korg SV-1 88... in fact it seemed so in-depth that we decided it was worthy of a blog post of it's own, so with his permission, here it is!

KORG SV-1 88 - HOW DID I …

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