Sometimes overlooked in favour of drums, guitars and vocals in the mix, keyboards are actually a vital component of many tracks. Hollin Jones has some pro tips on how to get them right…
Does the new Roland Fantom 8 drop a marker for other keyboard synth workstation makers to measure up to? Matt Vanacoro finds out and discovers there's some futuristic features inside.
With a crowdfunding goal of just $10,000 USD the Thy333 MIDI controller that enables anyone to play music has reached a staggering $939,000 USD with 9 days still to go!
Novation have been working closely with Ableton when designing the four models of the new Launchkey MK3's and feature more expressive pads, keys and deeper integration with Live 10.
With 483 Instruments & Presets and featuring a quad-core Step Animator with XY motion engine, Motion Keys will take keyboards and pianos above and beyond the expected.
The ultra-portable MIDI controller and performance keyboard gets a brand new grand piano instrument as well as a Manager App for easier preset management. Here's what you need to know.
MIDI controller keyboards come in all shapes, sizes and configurations. Joe Albano explains your options, whatever your keyboard needs may be.
IK's new Hammond organ software instrument has been developed in consultation with the original Hammond Organ company. Hollin Jones spins up the Leslie...
IK says its Hammond B-3X is the first real Hammond organ for Mac/PC, complete with Leslie speaker.
Keysuite Electric is made up of 7 categories of instruments: Tines, Reeds, Clavs, Electric Pianos, Analog Keys, Electro Acoustic and Bass. Matt Vanacoro took it for a spin.
Whether you're an experienced keyboard player or just beginning to learn your way around the keys, here are 4 chord techniques that will serve you well when playing and recording.
100 deep sampled presets from 2 classic FM, algorithmic and a modern wavetable synth: Yamaha DX7, TX81z and an Arturia MicroFreak. Meet Vapor Keys.
Get true piano feel, extensive connectivity and a software bundle worth $700 with Arturia's latest update to its top-tier controller keyboard.
Yamaha's new stage piano offers an excellent balance of build, playability and sounds. Matt Vanacoro took it on the road to find out where it really shines.
The Leslie speaker effect can be heard on countless hit records. But how does it work, and why do we like hearing it so much? Joe Albano explains all.