This section focuses on the hardware and software of various piano and synth manufacturers, including Yamaha, Casio, Korg, Roland, Steinway and Baldwin.

Baldwin Piano has unveiled its range of twenty new designs in its “Exotic Collection” of acoustic pianos. All are hand-built, limited edition instruments featuring wild designs and customized paints. Get our occasional newsletter... Each piano boasts its own dramatic, exotic, fun or elegant custom paint job that exquisitely showcases the […]

Baldwin introduce “Exotic Collection” of Custom House acoustic pianos

Yamaha has introduced two new models in its CLP-200 range of Clavinova digital pianos. Get our occasional newsletter... Clavinova CLP-265GP The CLP-265GP (click image for large view) offers a luxurious polished ebony mini-grand case cabinet, along with a range of the key CLP-200 Series technologies, including a Graded Hammer 3 […]

Yamaha intros Clavinova CLP-265GP and CLP-295GP

Yamaha has unveiled its NP-30 Portable Digital Grand Piano, featuring 76 Graded Soft Touch piano-style keys and AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) stereo-sampled piano voices, weighing just 12 pounds, and able to operate on six AA batteries or a power adaptor. Get our occasional newsletter... With an emphasis on portability, the […]

Yamaha intros NP-30 portable digital grand piano

Yamaha’s new MODUS H01 digital grand piano continues the line of compact, stylish digital grand pianos. As with their CLP-F01, Yamaha’s designers have addressed the needs of luxury homeowners who need to use space efficiently whilst accenting their rooms with stylish furniture. Get our occasional newsletter... “Though we are catering […]

Yamaha intros MODUS H01 stylish, compact digital piano

Yamaha has introduced its CVP300 Series of Clavinovas, which includes the CVP301, CVP303, CVP305, CVP307, CVP309, and CVP309GP models. Get our occasional newsletter... They all come with Internet Direct Connection, song and lyric displays, floppy disc drive, and Smart-Media slots, as well as the USA Edition upgrade. Assuming the user […]

Yamaha Clavinova CVP300 Series include direct Internet connection for web ...

Akai has unveiled the MPK49, a semi-weighted, touch and aftertouch sensitive 49-note keyboard complete with 12 MPC-style drum pads. Get our occasional newsletter... 48 drum pads are available via 4 banks, and there’s MPC Note Repeat function and Swing parameters, plus an arpeggiator. It delivers 72 assignable controls, including an […]

Akai MPK49 USB/MIDI semi-weighted controller keyboard

Get our occasional newsletter... Overview The Yamaha P140 is a stylish, contemporary digital piano available in black or silver with wood finish top panels and subtle orange LED displays. This 88-note keyboard features Yamaha’s Graded Hammer Effect keyboard for a very realistic emulation of an acoustic piano’s feel. It comes […]

Spotlight: Yamaha P140 / P140S

Yamaha has added to its Clavinova range of world-class digital pianos with the CLP-F01 “Slimline” Clavinova digital piano. Get our occasional newsletter... These Clavinovas come with a choice of four designer back plate colours – Polished Orange, Polished Ebony, Polished Blue and Polished Red – that stands against the wall […]

Yamaha CLP-F01 Slimline Clavinova released

Yamaha has unveiled their latest digital grand piano in a new contemporary design. Get our occasional newsletter... The Nocturne Grand N100 in attractive black finish has speakers tucked conveniently into the rear cabinet and pedal frame, a slim look top-to-bottom, and a tasteful soft-glow blue-lit control surface. “This strikingly visual […]

Yamaha Nocturne Grand N100 digital piano released

Get our occasional newsletter... For the tiny-fingered, space-challenged mono-synth lover, the vintage Yamaha CS-01 might need to be in your collection. SynthMuseum says It was obviously marketed to the young, first synth buyer, market. However, dispite it’s mini-sized keys, it has been since adopted by many professionals for it’s simple […]

Vintage: Yamaha CS-01 – “The Mini Mono”

So which of these are you most familiar with? Get our occasional newsletter... Yamaha CE-20 or Yamaha DX7 Yep, thought so. Not a huge commercial success, the CE-20 came before the legendary DX-7: Introduced in 1982 Price: US$1395 Synthesis: FM (Frequency Modulation) Voices: 20 (Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet […]

Vintage: Yamaha CE-20 – “the one before the DX7”

Get our occasional newsletter... Korg has introduced three new concert series digital pianos to its range. Features include: Korg’s proprietary “Piano eXperience” technology that delivers richly expressive piano sounds. High quality PCM multi dynamic level samples including string resonance and damper noise samples. Up to 62 note polyphony. Real Weighted […]

Korg Concert Series Digital Pianos C-320, C-520 and C-720