Buyers Guides – Piano & Keyboard

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The Korg Pa5X is the new flagship in the KORG Professional Arranger lineup, redefining an arranger keyboard. Completely redesigned with a state-of-the-art sound engine and a streamlined color-driven user interface, Pa5X produces a stunningly rich and unique sonic experience that inspires you to create and perform! Available with 61, 76 & fully weighted 88 note key versions, the PA5X has a great key feel and appeals to home players and professional performers. The Korg Pa5X comes packed with thousands of amazing sounds and hundreds of superb rhythms & accompaniments. There... Read More

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Yamaha YDP-145 Review

The Yamaha YDP-145 is an entry level home digital piano created by Yamaha. ‘YDP’ stands for ‘Yamaha Digital Piano’, and the YDP-145 gives you a fully weighted 88 note keyboard (with a great response), 2 x 8 Watt Speakers, 3 x Pedals, 10 sounds, beautiful cabinet design and more! As the replacement model for the hugely popular Yamaha YDP-144 the Yamaha Ydp-145 has a lot to live up to, and it achieves this easily! This piano plays well, looks nice and has a good enough key action for any beginner... Read More

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Yamaha Xperts Online 6th March 5pm

An Exclusive Invitation Yamaha Xperts Online: Sunday 6th March – 5pm Discover why now is the time to upgrade to the Yamaha PSR SX range with our exclusive online event Ever wondered what upgrading to a Yamaha PSR SX workstation would do for your music? Brought to you by Rimmers Music and presented by ‘Yamaha experts Paul Thirkettle and Richard Bower’, Yamaha developer and member of our Edinburgh team. This 1 hour seminar will be presented on ‘Sunday 6th March 5pm’ to a small and select group of participants and... Read More

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What Do The Pedals Do On A Piano? Find Out In This Blog!

Almost all digital, grand or upright pianos will usually have either 2 or 3 pedals. These pedals may differ slightly depending on the brand and models for specific functionality, but most follow this rule. Most ‘Grand Pianos’ (and digital pianos) use the following pedals from left to right… Una Corda Pedal | Sostenuto Pedal | Sustain Pedal ‘Upright Pianos’ differ slightly, by having from left to right… Soft Pedal | Practice Pedal |Sustain Pedal What does each pedal do? Sustain Pedal (RHS) Let’s start with the pedal that most players... Read More

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New Korg Nautilus |Reasons To Buy One | Rimmers Music

KORG’s UK synth evangelists Luke and Andy dive a little deeper into the new KORG NAUTILUS workstation. As you will see here this is a streamlined version of KORG’s flagship industry-leading KRONOS, with new sounds to explore, from essential to experimental and cutting edge. The front panel is re-imagined with the live player in mind and all their favourite functions are still there, from Set List to Smooth Sound Transitions and 16-part COMBIs incorporating the unique nine dedicated sound engines. The true power of a workstation is still there with... Read More


Roland FP-X Piano Series: Everything you need to know before you buy

Blending simple designs with cutting-edge technology, Roland pianos have long been favourites in homes around the world. Now with the launch of the new FP-X series, it’s a move that represents a fresh generation of music lovers. Experience four new models that are suitable for every budget, from the entry-level FP-10 to the flagship FP-90X which makes use of Roland’s acclaimed piano technology.  Since its founding in 1972, Roland’s pursuit of the ultimate electronic piano has paid dividends. Back then, the technology didn’t exist so they had to build it... Read More

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Yamaha Xperts Online: Saturday 13th March – 7pm

An Exclusive Invitation Yamaha Xperts Online: Saturday 13th March – 7pm Discover why now is the time to upgrade to Genos with our exclusive online event Ever wondered what upgrading to a Yamaha Genos workstation would do for your music? Brought to you by Rimmers Music and presented by ‘Yamaha experts Paul Thirkettle and Daniel Watt’, this 1 hour seminar will be livestreamed on ‘Saturday 13th March 7pm’ to a small and select group of participants and will not be available to view after the event is finished. This ‘free... Read More

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Yamaha CVP800 Series Experience

EXPERIENCE THE AMAZING YAMAHA CVP800 SERIES IN-STOREWe’re pleased to invite you to our Leyland store on Thursday 15th October to get up close and personal with the all-new Yamaha CVP-809GP, CVP-809 and CVP-805. These are the most incredible Clavinova models yet. You’ll experience some amazing new sounds, styles, features and so much more when you join our ‘Yamaha Clavinova Expert’ in-store for this very special session. Don’t miss this unique opportunity! Book your ‘FREE’ 1 hour product demonstration from a Yamaha specialist Rimmers Music20 Chapel BrowLeylandPR25 3NETel: 01772 433281Email: Read More


What’s the difference…. a Piano, Keyboard, Synthesizer or an Organ?

Every so often a customer will come into the store keen to purchase and learn any of the above instruments. However, there can sometimes be confusion as to what the correct instrument is that they have in mind. A customer wanting to learn to play a keyboard, in fact, think that it’s an organ (possibly due to references from grandparents etc about learning to play the organ). So what is the difference, and does it really matter what instrument you purchase? Let’s find out! What is the difference between a... Read More

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New Yamaha CVP800 Series

Rimmers Music are a proud agent for the ‘New Yamaha Clavinova 800 Series‘ The Models are the Yamaha CVP-805, CVP 809 & CVP-809GP. Click here to view the full range. With the introduction of the new Yamaha Clavinova CVP-805, CVP-809 and CVP-809GP, Yamaha has successfully taken its highly popular Clavinova CVP series to new technical and musical heights. The Clavinova CVP-800 series represents the perfect synergy of classic and meticulous piano craftsmanship, cutting-edge technology and exquisite sound. All three models boast a stunning design with attention to the smallest details:... Read More