Keyboards

Korg All-In-One Pa4X Professional Arranger

MMR •
  • Keyboards
• October 2, 2015

The Pa4X relies on KORG’s advanced EDS-X (Enhanced Definition Synthesis-eXpanded) sound engine, drawing on a massive PCM resource over 10 times larger than those found in previous models, and comes complete with over 1,500 ready-to-play highly detailed sounds.

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Yamaha S Series Arranger Workstation Keyboards

MMR •
  • Keyboards
• July 3, 2015

All three new Arranger Workstation keyboards feature two assignable control knobs that offer unprecedented control over a number of voice and style characteristics, innovative DJ Styles that put the focus on real-time style and voice manipulation, a large onboard Flash ROM that affords use of Yamaha’s ever-growing library of voice and style expansions, and a number of advanced connectivity options that provide performance and recording possibilities previously only found on the Yamaha TYROS5.

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Casio Privia PX-160

MMR •
  • Keyboards
• July 3, 2015

As the successor to the popular Privia PX-150, this 88-key digital piano has an elegant style and includes a redesigned dual 8W speaker system.

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Hohner Airboard Rasta

Paige Tutt •
  • Keyboards
• January 19, 2015
The new AirBoard Rasta was designed for players of Roots and Dub Reggae styles. With Hohner’s signature sound, a new tri-color look, a padded travel bag, and Blowflow mouthpiece, the AirBoard Rasta is designed for a new generation of players. Launching along with the AirBoard Rasta are Hohner’s free, newly redesigned in-store wall and floor […] Read More...

Korg Kronos and Kronos X

Paige Tutt •
  • Keyboards
• January 19, 2015
In conjunction with the release of the new Kronos, Korg will release KRONOS System Version 3.0, available for all existing and future KRONOS and KRONOS X owners. The system as included in the new Kronos can be downloaded free of charge and allows nearly all the functionality of the new KRONOS, including the ability to […] Read More...

Lowrey Inspire

Paige Tutt •
  • Keyboards
• January 19, 2015
The EY400 ‘Inspire’ is Lowrey’s newest offering. A global collection of presets, numbering in the thousands, gives the Inspire the Lowrey ‘touch and play’ ease of operation. At the same time, the Inspire offers a collection of fully customizable styles, sounds, and effects for a seemingly endless variety. lowrey.com Read More...

Korg LP-380 Digital 73 Key Model

Paige Tutt •
  • Keyboards
• December 10, 2014
The LP-380 is now joined by a 73 key model occupying 22 cm less horizontally than the 88 key model, and it has the same 73 key range as classic electric pianos. Available in traditional black, or two-tone leatherette covering available in: orange, silver, or cream. korg.com Read More...

Yamaha GC1TA TransAcoustic Grand Piano

Paige Tutt •
  • Keyboards
• December 10, 2014
Yamaha’s GC1TA is equipped with Yamaha's “TransAcoustic” technology capable of creating the sound of a 9-foot concert grand piano, in a compact instrument the size of a 5-foot, 3-inch baby grand. The GC1TA represents a new breed of “hybrid” instrument which incorporates specially designed, electro-acoustic transducers—a device that converts digital sound data into sound energy—that […] Read More...

Legato Digital Piano

Paige Tutt •
  • Keyboards
• December 10, 2014
Williams Legato features 88 semi-weighted keys and five sounds: piano, electric piano, organ, synth, and bass. Designed for beginning to intermediate keyboardists, the Legato combines professional features with simple, convenient operation and full portability. A fully adjustable metronome and integrated music stand are also included. The split/layer function supports the use of two sounds, either […] Read More...

Roland Unveils SH-2 PLUG-OUT Software Synthesizer

Mike Lawson •
  • Keyboards
• November 6, 2014
The SH-2 uses Analog Circuit Behavior technology to faithfully authentically recreate the sound of the original. Building on the legacy model, the new SH-2 now offers a VCO range that is expandable to 64’, two envelopes, reverb, delay and crusher effects, Autobend with support for reverse actions, and a tempo-syncable arpeggiator. While multiple instances of […] Read More...

Roland Releases First Complete Reproduction of Iconic SH-101 Synthesizer

hoff •
  • Keyboards
• August 4, 2014

Roland has announced the worldwide release of the SH-101 PLUG-OUT Software Synthesizer for the SYSTEM-1. The new software synthesizer is a complete reproduction of the iconic SH-101, right down to the fine details and odd quirks that make it one of the most popular classic synthesizers of all time. Based on Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology, it not only reproduces the SH-101’s legendary sounds, but it faithfully recreates the very behavior of its analog circuitry.

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Moog Theremini

hoff •
  • Keyboards
• July 15, 2014

The Theremini combines a sound engine derived from Moog's Animoog synthesizer with the traditional no-touch playing of a Theremin. The front panel features a multi function LCD screen, which displays a chromatic tuner. The Theremini also features a portable design with tabletop feet, bottom nesting pitch antenna, and a built-in speaker.

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