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Playing the keyboard is a geat way to break into music. If you're looking for a new keyboard or just want to know more about what's available on the market, keep reading for details on different keyboard models.
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Roland Lucina Shoulder Synthesizer Stillwater OK

With a stylish body and 37 keys, the Lucina AX-09 is compact, lightweight, and loaded with 150 high-quality sounds that cover a wide stylistic range, from synth leads to solo violin.

Editing Ambiences on the Mac Stillwater OK

Killer synth riffs and slammin' drums are key components of dance tracks, but if you want fans to wonder, 'How was that sound created?' you can get a lot of mileage from adding ambiences. Not as in “Brian Eno” washy drones, but Foley-type ambiences like in professional sound effects libraries. By taking natural sounds like forests and jungles, or industrial sounds like construction sites, you can add a layer of organic content that will give your tracks a truly unique sound.

Roland VR-700 Keyboard Stillwater OK

What gigging keyboardist doesn’t want it all? The B-3 and Leslie, the Rhodes, Wurly, and Clav, the rich grand piano — such is the stuff of rigrelated dreams. If such a pile of heavy, expensive goodness isn’t in the cards, check out one of the latest archetypes of today’s keyboards: the allin- one stage piano-slash-clonewheel organ. Roland’s V-Combo VR-700 is a light and powerful 76-key instrument that combines physical organ drawbars with the company’s tonewheel modeling technology, and throws in strong piano, EP, synth, and other non-organ sounds to boot.

Mixcraft 5 Sound Editor Stillwater OK

Mixcraft is not a toy, it’s a no-excuses tool for accomplishing real work, from audio recording, to MIDI with virtual (or hardware) instruments, to creating a video to get your band up on the web. Of course, there are limitations compared to the “big guys,” but these seem to be based around the question “So, does the end user really, really need this?” Wrap this all in a straightforward interface, and you have a program that offers outstanding value.

Ivory 2 Stillwater OK

Powered by a new custom engine, the entire line of Ivory virtual pianos will feature groundbreaking new technology, a new graphic interface, and further expanded piano sample sets to provide performers and producers with more expressive detail than ever.

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Casio Privia PX-320 Stillwater OK

Casio has introduced a line of portable, weighted-action keyboards that set a new standard for affordable digital pianos. These are real musical instruments, they have built-in speakers so you could enjoy them anywhere, and they cost quite a bit less than you thought possible.

Dave Smith Instruments Prophet ’08 Stillwater OK

When it comes to keyboards, the phrase “best of both worlds” is tossed around haphazardly. In the case of the Prophet ’08, it’s dead-on. Here’s why:

Steinberg CC121 Stillwater OK

A single-fader motorized control surface for Cubase.The CC121 is tailored specifically to work with Cubase 4.5 or 5, it doesn’t control send levels, for example,but it speeds up the process of crafting a multitrack audio mix.

Access Music Announces Virus TI2 Series Stillwater OK

Virus Control has received a completely redesigned user-interface thanks to various improvement requests over the last years.The Virus TI2 series, which comes in the following flavours will also be available shortly after NAMM.Get the details.

AvantGrand All-Star Roundtable Stillwater OK

Yamaha's new AvantGrand digital piano is causing quite a stir. The company calls it a "hybrid" piano, and that's not just marketing hype. The hybrid approach was taken seriously by Yamaha even at the conceptualization and design stages of the Avant Grand, as it's the first Yamaha digital project on which the acoustic piano division of the company had equal input.

Doepfer Dark Energy Stillwater OK

Soft synths with great modulation options often get compared to modular analog gear: “It’s got tons of LFOs! More envelopes than you can shake a stick at!” But have you ever actually played a real modular synth? Have you experienced true voltage control with patch cables and no digital parameter encoding? Once you have, you get spoiled.

Doepfer Dark Energy: Mainstream Modular Synthesis Has Arrived Stillwater OK

Every component,from audio signal path to modulation,is completely analog, giving the DarkEnergy a monster sound that virtualsynths still can't equal.

Editing Ambiences on the Mac Stillwater OK

Killer synth riffs and slammin' drums are key components of dance tracks, but if you want fans to wonder, 'How was that sound created?' you can get a lot of mileage from adding ambiences. Not as in “Brian Eno” washy drones, but Foley-type ambiences like in professional sound effects libraries. By taking natural sounds like forests and jungles, or industrial sounds like construction sites, you can add a layer of organic content that will give your tracks a truly unique sound.

E-MU LONGboard 61 and SHORTboard 49 Performance Keyboards Stillwater OK

The LONGboard and SHORTboard are based on the new E-MU 8030platform, which performs super high-quality pitch interpolation for 128voices, as well as generating 256 envelope generators, 128 LFOs, 128low-pass filters (12dB/octave with resonance), 128 DCAs and 32-biteffects processing.

Ivory 2 Stillwater OK

Powered by a new custom engine, the entire line of Ivory virtual pianos will feature groundbreaking new technology, a new graphic interface, and further expanded piano sample sets to provide performers and producers with more expressive detail than ever.

Korg Kaossilator Pro Joins the Kaoss Family Stillwater OK

A touchpad-based synthesizer, the KAOSSILATOR PRO offers built-in sounds suitable for an expansive range of musical genres including techno, house, hip hop, R&B, reggae and electro. Additional sounds simulate acoustic instruments such as piano, trumpet and guitar. High-quality PCM samples have been added to the DSP engine to provide realistic drum sounds, yielding twenty individual drum hits and twenty-five preset drum patterns.

Korg SP-170 Digital Piano Stillwater OK

The SP-170 features a duo of concert grand piano sounds, each recorded with meticulous care. Numerous velocity layers are used to capture nuances of playing dynamics, allowing the instrument to respond expressively to every touch.

Mixcraft 5 Sound Editor Stillwater OK

Mixcraft is not a toy, it’s a no-excuses tool for accomplishing real work, from audio recording, to MIDI with virtual (or hardware) instruments, to creating a video to get your band up on the web. Of course, there are limitations compared to the “big guys,” but these seem to be based around the question “So, does the end user really, really need this?” Wrap this all in a straightforward interface, and you have a program that offers outstanding value.

Pianoteq Clavinet Add-On Stillwater OK

The Clavinet add-on is modelled after the well-known [Hohner] D6 electric clavichord. Thanks to the powerful technology provided by physical modelling, it offers in contrast to the original instrument a sustain pedal, an extended range from C0 to C6 (original range F0 to E5 ), a variable mute bar, continuous pick-up mixing, and of course the well-known Pianoteq’s possibilities to adjust the timbre such as hammer hardness, overtones and resonator.

Roland Announces Juno-Di Mobile Synthesizer Stillwater OK

Roland Corporation U.S. announces the new JUNO®-Di Mobile Synthesizer. This latest addition to the JUNO Series, this user-friendly design of the JUNO-Di will deliver hassle-free live keyboard performances for both the seasoned musician and entry level user.

Roland Lucina Shoulder Synthesizer Stillwater OK

With a stylish body and 37 keys, the Lucina AX-09 is compact, lightweight, and loaded with 150 high-quality sounds that cover a wide stylistic range, from synth leads to solo violin.

Roland VR-700 Keyboard Stillwater OK

What gigging keyboardist doesn’t want it all? The B-3 and Leslie, the Rhodes, Wurly, and Clav, the rich grand piano — such is the stuff of rigrelated dreams. If such a pile of heavy, expensive goodness isn’t in the cards, check out one of the latest archetypes of today’s keyboards: the allin- one stage piano-slash-clonewheel organ. Roland’s V-Combo VR-700 is a light and powerful 76-key instrument that combines physical organ drawbars with the company’s tonewheel modeling technology, and throws in strong piano, EP, synth, and other non-organ sounds to boot.

Strum GS-1 Stillwater OK

Applied Acoustics Systems has updated Strum Acoustic GS-1 v1.0.1 for Mac OS X and Windows. This is a maintenance update and the changes made are addressed in the following article.
 
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