Posts with tag keyboards

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Studiologic’s Numa Compact 2X Gets Major OS Update, New Grand Piano

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.

7 Quick Tips For Using Keyboards In Guitar-Centric Arrangements

Even if you're not an experienced keyboardist, Joe Albano has some pro tips to help you add keys to your guitar-heavy tracks for a different flavour.

Review: IK Multimedia Hammond B-3X

IK's new Hammond organ software instrument has been developed in consultation with the original Hammond Organ company. Hollin Jones spins up the Leslie...

Review: UVI Key Suite Electric

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.

Arturia Reveals Keylab 88 MkII Premium Controller Keyboard

Get true piano feel, extensive connectivity and a software bundle worth $700 with Arturia's latest update to its top-tier controller keyboard.

Understanding The Leslie Effect

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.

Cubase 10 - Secrets Of The Mouse And Modifier Keys

Understanding how your computer names and treats modifier keys is essential to working quickly and efficiently in Cubase. Matt Hepworth explains how they work.

Review: Korg Grandstage

Korg's Grandstage represents a new approach for the company, focusing on putting everything a live performer needs at their fingertips. Read on to find out what Matt Vanacoro thought of it...

5 Keyboard MIDI Controllers You Need To Know About

MIDI keyboards are a studio staple, but there's so much more out there than boring black boxes. Here are 5 MIDI keyboard controllers with a range of talents. Which one catches your eye?

Review: Yamaha MODX

Yamaha's latest MODX keyboards pack amazing sound into an insanely portable package. Matt Vanacoro's dreams may just have come true.

Review: Radial Key-Largo: A Mixer, USB Audio Interface & Pedal Trigger

A keyboard mixer, USB interface and performance pedal in one single unit, Radial's Key Largo could be the answer to many keyboard players' prayers.

Incredible Piano Covers With Embertone’s Steinway D VSTi

Hear a product specialist from Embertone demonstrate the unique sound and amazing versatility of the Steinway D VSTi in this video - and watch the whole recorded MasterClass for free.

Learn 5 Finger Patterns And Other Pro Keyboard Techniques With Jordan Rudess

Jordan Rudess shares some of his performance and warm-up secrets in this video - it's invaluable advice for keyboard players of all skill levels.

Here's Some Fundamental Keyboard Skills Every Producer Should Know

Understanding the basics of keyboard playing needn't be scary even if you've never had format training. In this quick video, Matt Vanacoro explains how to play major scales.

Music Production Tricks: Making Keyboards & Guitars Sound Glorious In Your Mix

When keyboards and guitars slug it out in a mix, which one will win? As G.W Childs explains, it's not always simple. Here's how to decide when to push one or the other.