Monthly Archives: January 2022


Philip Glass’s baby grand piano sampled by Spitfire Audio Spitfire Audio’s latest LABS free software instrument captures celebrated composer Philip Glass’s beloved baby grand piano as aptly titled Glass Piano. It puts the sound of an instrument which was used in all his compositions for the past 30 years into […]

Daily Roundup 31 Jan 2022: Philip Glass piano sample, CHORDS ...


1010Music nanobox | lemondrop and nanobox | fireball coming in February 1010Music has announced the imminent arrival of two new modules/mini synths, the nanobox | fireball and the nanobox | lemondrop. nanobox | lemondrop Polyphonic granular mini synth Explore a freshly squeezed approach to granular synthesis with nanobox | lemondrop, a tabletop […]

Daily Roundup 29 Jan 2022: nanobox|lemondrop & nanobox|fireball, building keyboard ...




Our PSR-S/PSR-SX Series Comparison article has proved extremely popular, so with the evolution and advance of Yamaha’s PSR-E and PSR-EW series keyboards, with two new upgraded models launching in Spring 2022, we have done the same with Yamaha’s current eleven models of this series. Models released prior to the PSR-E263 […]

Yamaha PSR-E/PSR-EW Series Comparison: All eleven models compared



Infinite Space Piano plugin Zak Sound has released its free Infinite Space Piano plugin for any VST3/AU-compatible DAW. “Infinite Space Piano is a piano combined with inspirational textures and environments designed to fill the space.It is based on an essential acoustic piano mixed with three different textures to achieve a […]

Daily Roundup 26 Jan 2022: Infinite Space Piano, Bobbe Adair, ...



Yamaha PSR-EW425 / PSR-E473 models launched Yamaha has upgraded its PSR-E/EW line of keyboards with the introduction of the PSR-EW425 (76 key) and PSR-E473 (61 key) models, adding to the series and eventually superseding the PSR-EW410 and PSR-E463 respectively. Launching in the Spring, they are still part of the more […]

Daily Roundup 25 Jan 2022: Yamaha PSR-EW425/E-473, JostyKit MU610, AsteroidBlock.io, ...





Casio CT-S1000V with vocal synthesis Casio has introduced its new Casiotone CT-S1000V, claiming to be the first vocal synthesizer than can turn any text into a musical phrase and then ‘sing’ it using full harmony based on notes played on the keyboard. On board Casio has loaded in 100 Lyric […]

Daily Roundup 21 Jan 2022: Casio CT-S1000V, PRIVIA PX-S3100, Appassionata ...


Casio intros two new “beginner” pianos Casio adds to its line of what it calls “beginner” pianos with the CDP-S360 and CDP-S110, with upgraded features on the current S range. The CDP-S360 has doubled polyphony from 64 to 128 notes while the CDP-S110 has improved piano tone decay rendering. CDP-S360 […]

Daily Roundup 20 Jan 2022: New Casio CDP-S pianos, Alesis ...




Zen Q Synergy Core compact audio interface launched Professional studio audio performance for the home market in the Zen Q Synergy Core audio interface, featuring AD/DA, discrete ultra-linear mic preamps, 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking system, 37 analog-modelled effects, 14×10 I/O channels, low latency USB-C interface. Class-leading — MONITOR and LINE OUT — AD/DA conversion […]

Daily Roundup 19 Jan 2022: Zen Q, Kontakt robo-sampling, AtomoSynth ...



G-Sonique Releases DARKPSY FX466 VST / AU Plug-in instrument DarkPsy FX466 is VST / AU plug-in designed for Darkpsy / Forest / Psycore music production and can be used in various genres of psytrance from fullon to dark prog, as well as in completely different genres such as: film music, video-game music, dark […]

Daily Roundup 17 Jan 2022: G-Sonique DARKSPY, Sequential OB-6 demo, ...



Rhodes Mk8 unveiled Harold Rhodes’ legendary electro-mechanical tine piano returns. Precision built in the UK with the finest hand-selected materials. Optimising the iconic sound of the Rhodes piano, the MK8 offers considerable improvements in tone, touch, intonation and dynamics. All critical components – including tines, pickups, dampers and pedal mechanism – […]

Daily Roundup 16 Jan 2022: Rhodes Mk8, Fred van Hoof, ...


Piano with Steinway Hall of Fame Teacher Dr. Jason Kwak An interesting little video from Dr Jason Kwak, newly inducted into the Steinway Teacher Hall of Fame and teaching at Texas State University. Members of the Piano Department are specialists in many areas, including classical performance, jazz performance, collaborative performance, […]

Daily Roundup 15 Jan 2022: Dr Jason Kwak, Behringer BRAINS, ...