Keyboards & Modules


Roland has brought out a white version of its E-09 interactive arranger keyboard, unsurprisingly titled the E-09W. The E-09 features 61 velocity sensitive keys, 64 notes of polyphony, 32MB of wave memory comprised of 870 tones and 70 drum sets, 47 different effects, 130 styles, 100 user programs, sixteen track […]

Roland announces E-09W interactive arranger keyboard


Yamaha has introduced its MM6 Music Synthesizer, a younger cousin of the MOTIF series of instruments. It features high quality sounds, real-time control of sound, dynamic music creation tools including Authentic Pattern and Arpeggiator generators, performance memory, and versatile song recording.It’s a 61-note (5 octave), 32 note polyphony synth featuring […]

Yamaha introduces MM6 Music Synthesizer




From the same line of arranger workstations as the acclaimed Tyros2 comes three more keyboards from Yamaha. The PSR-S900 offers a range of features, including some previously only available on the Tyros2, including modelled organ voices, Super Articulation for sonically realistic instrument sounds, USB audio recorder, video out, USB storage, […]

Yamaha intros new arranger workstations: PSR-S700, PSR-S900, PSR-OR700


Akai has unveiled the MPK49, a semi-weighted, touch and aftertouch sensitive 49-note keyboard complete with 12 MPC-style drum pads. 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 expression pedal, footswitch, pitch […]

Akai MPK49 USB/MIDI semi-weighted controller keyboard