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Erica Synths DIY VCA module launched Erica Synths has announced its latest offering to the synth world, a DIY build dual VCA for eurorack systems. It has DC-coupled inputs so you can use the VCA both for audio and CV signals. Inputs of the second VCA are normalled to the […]

Daily Roundup 9 Feb 2022: Erica Synths DIY VCA, ZeroBox ...


Vidami Blue footswitch enhances DAW use and online video control At first glance, Vidami Blue looks like a natural wireless evolution of the original Vidami, but what’s not readily visible is a host of powerful features that puts the Vidami Blue in a class all its own. When we created […]

Daily Roundup 2 Feb 2022: Vidami Blue, Casio Music Space ...



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 ...





Casio XW-H1 headphones
Complementing the Casio XW-J1 DJ controller, Casio has unveiled its latest tough performance XW-H1 headphones. Designed for the on-the-go professional DJs and music enthusiasts, the headphones are tough, lightweight, and combine high audio fidelity with superb usability. The headphones provide balanced, clear sound and were designed by audiophiles to reproduce […]

Casio XW-H1 headphones





Casio has launched its CTK-6250 workstation keyboard. It’s a similar specification to the CTK-6200 and updates the CTK-6000. It features a piano-style touch response 61-key keyboard (unusual in this keyboard size range), 16-track song sequencer, tone editor, rhythm editor, multiple digital effects, 32-channel mixer, performance registration memory, USB MIDI interface, […]

Casio CTK-6250 launched


Casio has launched the CTK-6200 workstation, an update to its CTK-6000. It features a piano-style touch response 61-key keyboard (unusual in this keyboard size range), 16-track song sequencer, tone editor, rhythm editor, multiple digital effects, 32-channel mixer, performance registration memory, USB MIDI interface, SD card storage, pitch bend wheel, backlit […]

Casio CTK-6200 launched


Casio WK-6600
Casio has launched the WK-6600 workstation, an update to its WK-6500. It features a piano-style touch response 76-key keyboard, 16-track song sequencer, tone editor, rhythm editor, multiple digital effects, 32-channel mixer, performance registration memory, USB MIDI interface, SD card storage, pitch bend wheel, backlit display, music presets and 670 individual […]

Casio WK-6600 launched



Chordana Viewer
Casio has launched Chordana Tap and Chordana Viewer, two new apps designed for all current iOS devices (iPhone, iPod touch and iPad). Chordana is Casio’s own music analysis technology, and the apps harness this by detecting musical chord progressions through analysis of the frequency characteristics and temporal changes of an […]

Casio Chordana Tap and Viewer iOS Apps



Alongside its new range of Celviano digital pianos, Casio has introduced the Privia Pro PX-5S professional stage piano. The Privia Pro is a new category of Casio digital piano, targeted at professional stage pianists. Not only is it a digital piano but it can also serve as an advanced MIDI […]

Casio Privia Pro PX-5S professional stage piano [NAMM13]



Casio has unveiled the latest three models in its Celviano series of digital pianos. With over three times the waveform memory available in previous models, plus Casio’s Acoustic and Intelligent Resonator (AIR), the AP-250, AP-450 and AP-650 digital pianos are worth taking a look at. (Compare all three models) Their […]

Casio Celviano AP-250, AP-450, AP-650 digital pianos [NAMM13]






Step Sequencer
Casio’s musical instrument department enters a new era as it announces the launch of two new professional music synthesisers. First up is the XW-G1 Groove Synthesiser, targeted specifically at DJs and club performers with its interactive step sequencer and sample looper. Key features of the 61-key XW-G1 synth are: 6 […]

Casio XW-G1 groove synthesiser and XW-P1 launched [NAMM12]


Josh Charles, Casio’s Privia spokesperson, has announced his new single “Life Ain’t Fair”, co-written with Milton L. Brown. Written using a Privia PX-3 digital piano Charles says, “‘Life Ain’t Fair’ is a song that speaks for what is happening to the socio-economic state of our country, and yet for as […]

Josh Charles releases “Life Ain’t Fair” using Casio Privia PX-3



Casio has unveiled four new keyboards at this year’s Winter NAMM show. The WK-6500 and CTK-6000 are replacements for the heralded WK-500 and CTK-5000 models. The new additions offer new tones and rhythms, a larger backlit LCD display and a new 17 track sequencer with editing tools for creating new […]

Casio introduces new compact keyboards and workstations [NAMM11]





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Rather quietly, with no obvious press release, Casio last week announced the latest in its line of Privia stage/studio digital pianos. The PX-130 and PX-330 are relatively lightweight, portable block digital pianos featuring realistic grand piano sounds, a range of other voices, expressive touch thanks to the Tri-Sensor 88-note scaled […]

Casio intros two new stage pianos: PX-130 and PX-330



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April 2017: Massive Update in this brand new article: Choosing Your Child’s (First) Keyboard Instrument. Check it out! Updated 10th August 2013 The keyboard buyers’ guide I wrote a couple of years ago stands as a good introduction to buying a keyboard instrument for adults. In this feature I will […]

My First Keyboard: Buying a child’s first electronic keyboard instrument