This section has longer articles on various aspects of the piano and synth, including playing technique, improvisation, composition, theory, practice, and preparing for performances.

A key component of modern electronic music is MIDI. Get our occasional newsletter... The Musical Instrument Digital Interface protocol was introduced in 1983, as a collaborative effort between major electronic instrument manufacturers including Korg, Roland and Yamaha. MIDI allows compatible devices – usually keyboards, synthesisers, drum machines, sound modules, and […]

What is MIDI?