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Buyers Guide to Pianos

Digital Vs Acoustic Pianos If you are looking to buy a piano you might need some help making your decision.  But there are a few questions you may like to consider before making your choice.  One is whether you want to buy an acoustic piano or a digital piano. So what is the difference between the two?­ Digital pianos are electronic instruments that duplicate piano sounds. Unlike acoustic pianos, they have no hammers, no strings and no soundboard to produce the sound you hear. Instead, they have electronic sound chips... Read More

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Keyboard or Piano?

So…you want a keyboard, do you? The first thing you need to decide is why you need a keyboard. If you are a pianist looking for something to practice on then your best bet is a digital piano. If you’re looking for an all-round instrument to compose on and perform live then you need a workstation keyboard. We’ll concentrate first on digital pianos.Digital Pianos Firstly, you need to consider the sound it makes. If you’re using it for a replacement piano, it should sound like a piano! The notes should... Read More

Your Guide To Buying The Right Drum Kit For You!

Thinking of buying a drum kit?  You may have­ several questions; What are all the different drums that make a complete set? How do I know if I have the right drums? What’s an acoustic drum kit? What’s a digital drum kit?  After reading this we hope you will have a clearer idea of the difference between the two and have a better idea of which will suit your needs… There are a few considerations to make before choosing your drum kit.  If you’re not going to be able to... Read More

Which keyboard to Buy?

Which Keyboard to Buy? As with all instruments there are several things to consider before buying a keyboard.  They can vary considerably in price but the keyboard has many advantages for beginners over the larger instruments, such as a digital or acoustic piano: Lightweight and easy to carry around Cheaper than a digital or acoustic piano  Easier to pick up with help from functions such as ‘light-up keys’ ­ Can learn chords and play along with background music The most popular electronic keyboards have 61 touch sensitive keys and a host... Read More

Welcome to our new site

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers. Our new site has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient checkout process. We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site – we will be constantly adding new products... Read More