Buyers Guides – Piano & Keyboard


Yamaha Reface CS

The Yamaha Reface CS takes inspiration from the legendary CS80 and other CS Control Synthesizers and packs it into a mini – yet still very playable – portable synthesizer. It sounds huge, is great fun and very usable at home, on stage, in the studio, on the bus, in a café, on the beach… With the legendary Yamaha Control Synthesizer series, introduced in 1976, music history was written by artists like Vangelis, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson. In keeping with tradition, the reface CS unites simple handling and creative sounds... Read More


Midi Controller vs Keyboard

When it comes to choosing a midi controller or a keyboard, there are many things to consider, you probably have numerous questions regarding the pros & cons, what they can do, the price, quality and so on. So let’s cover exactly that! A midi controller is just a keyboard that transmits and receives midi information, there are no sounds built into a controller, therefore, you will need an external source for sounds – if you connect to a computer to edit you will then be able to use software to... Read More


Roland LX-17 Digital Piano ft. Ed Sheeran

Roland has built up a reputation for creating the ultimate piano experience, the LX-17 is the most exciting one yet. This digital piano has been designed to play and sounds as close to an acoustic piano as possible, fitted with their latest sound engine as well as a key sensing system that ensures that the keyboard and sounds work in harmony, producing a far richer, more detailed piano sound. The LX-17 has eight speakers throughout that work together to recreate a deep, acoustic piano sound. Not only does the LX-17... Read More


The Yamaha Clavinova Series

When it comes to shopping for a digital piano it can be overwhelming when filtering down your choices as there are so many great options available. However, a range that has always produced high-quality digital pianos is the Yamaha Clavinova series. This is due to the sound and feel of the pianos which makes them one of the most popular brands on the market. The amazing versatility and state-of-the-art functionality of the Clavinova ensure that all of your musical needs are not only met, but exceeded. The new CLP 600... Read More


The Yamaha CSP

For over 30 years, the Yamaha CSP has become the world’s best selling digital piano. The CSP is the very first digital piano that can be completely controlled via a smart device, allowing you to have a fast and easy to control instrument. The CSP is a piano that anybody can start playing, whether you are a professional or a beginner you can play any piece that you wish to. Featuring state-of-the-art technology enabling you to fulfil your dreams of performing. With the CSP, using the Smart Pianist app allows... Read More


Yamaha Disklavier Enspire

The Disklavier is where artistry, craftsmanship and technology combine introducing the modern day piano. Yamaha has been providing beautiful pianos for many years, so it comes as no surprise that the Disklavier is a real show-stopper. When art is combined with modern technology – the results are expected to be amazing. Below we will talk through the great things that represent the Yamaha Disklavier. With the Disklavier, whether you are playing in the moment or you are listening to a pre-recorded piece, you will feel how powerful the piano is,... Read More


Benefits of Yamaha Acoustic Pianos

An acoustic piano provides the pianist with a full, amazing sensation that is almost impossible to replicate. With an acoustic piano, the sounds are produced from hammers striking the strings which then resonates and amplifies the sound. There are two types of acoustic pianos, the grand piano and the upright piano – the differences between the two are: Grand Piano – The most obvious one is the size, the longer body takes up more space, the strings are extended horizontally and after playing the keys, gravity resets the keys to... Read More


KORG Keyboards – The Good Stuff

Korg keyboards have completely redefined the world of interactive keyboard instruments, with their cutting edge technology and ease of use they provide an inspirational playing experience. There are so many KORG keyboards and synthesizers on the market and they are all known for providing great sound quality. Korg Krome 88 Keyboard Workstation The Korg Krome 88 is an 88 key workstation that features full-length, unlooped samples of every key for a spectacular piano sound. The Krome keyboard has sound quality and features that you would normally only find in premium-priced... Read More


Roland Digital Pianos – What Is So Good About Them?

Roland digital pianos are always at the top of the list, there is a reason for this too – they are a very well known, trustworthy and proven brand. Choosing your first digital piano – whether this may be for you or somebody else means that you will be taking in a lot of information. So, what is so good about a Roland digital piano? Well, first things first, a digital piano is designed to accurately simulate an acoustic piano, they, however, have high-level digital technology whereas the acoustic has... Read More

Entry Level Keyboards 02/01/2018

The Best Entry Level Keyboards

When you are shopping for a keyboard whether this is for you, your child, a friend or a family member, it can become quite daunting as there are so many options on the market to choose from, with so many different features. There is a huge range of similar looking, similar price level keyboards out there, so which ones come under the umbrella of the best entry level keyboards? Casio CTK-1500 Portable Keyboard This beginners keyboard offers easy to use controls and a range of different features which make it... Read More