Archive | December, 2012

Top 10 Musical gifts to give a loved one.

With Christmas coming … SOON! The musician in your life will be wanting something nice for Christmas, so instead of giving him or her a crappy music book token here are a few ideas to make Xmas a musical one ! – SOCKS are NOT a musical gift. 1. iPad musical apps. Give your loved […]

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Yamaha S950 Audio demonstration

Yamaha have posted a great demonstration of the S950. In this demo you get to hear the new Audio Styles that yamaha have been working on, and what a fantastic sound it is.

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Lowery Organ Weekend 2013

A wonderful weekend of music making and fun awaits you at Home Organ Holiday 2013. This time it is a very special event – Allens Music’s 10th Lowery Weekend anniversary! They hope you can join them for what promises to be a memorable weekend. In addition to this they have a new venue, the beautiful […]

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P35 – Yamaha’s cheapest piano

Yamaha have launched their P35 – their cheapest graded piano action digital piano. Bringing affordable 88-key action to the masses, the Yamaha P35 is an easy to use stage piano with focus on great sound and functionality. It features Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) keys, variable touch sensitivity and excellent AWM stereo sampling. Ideal for a […]

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Here is a demonstration of just some of the voices from the Wersi Verona.

Wersi Organs Review.

Wersi organs are renowned for the big Euro organ sound, thanks to the drawbars created by this popular organ manufacturer. The drawbar sound was made famous by organists such as Klaus Wunderlich, Franz Lambert, Curt Prina and Mark Whale. The spectra was one of the most popular instruments ever created by Wersi and the company […]

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Yamaha NP31 review

The Yamaha NP31 is a budget priced portable piano and priced at just £239 is a pretty impressive instrument for any pianist. With 76 notes, this incredibly lightweight keyboard features 10 sounds ranging from Vibraphone, strings, Electric piano etc.. The strings are reasonably good quality as are the other voices for such a well priced […]

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Yamaha HS80 Powered Speakers Review

Although Yamaha’s ubiquitous NS10 monitor attained almost ‘industry-standard’ status, they were never particularly accurate, especially at the bass end. Yamaha’s new HS80M active model, however, has been designed with the intention of offering a flat and true reference with a realistic degree of bass extension. The cosmetic styling clearly owes something to the NS10, specifically […]

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Roland R26 Digital Recorder Review

I finally decided to buy the R26 for the XLR’s (with P48) and the 4-channel possibilities with a 1/8″ plug in stereo mic, and the apparent ease to change levels for both pairs of mics on the fly. I won’t use (or very much doubt I will use) the internals, so I’m never going to […]

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Pete Shaw Joins Korg UK

Pete Shaw, organist and entertainer has joined the team at Korg. He will be helping Korg to promote the PA3x Pro and the new PA600. Korg manufacture a superb range of synths and DJ kit. I am sure Pete will help korg to steer their arranger instruments in the right direction, and wish Pete well […]

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