Review | Music Technology, Feb 1993
The piano has been plinking
Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1989
Rhodes MK80 Piano
The Rhodes electric piano features on countless classic tracks, and is one of the most imitated keyboard sounds of all time. Now Rhodes are back, with a new keyboard that updates a classic sound with all the benefits of contemporary MIDI technology. Tony Hastings checks it out.
Review | Sound On Sound, Sep 1986
Mark Jenkins investigates the very latest attempt at replacing the Steinway Grand to come from the company that has made sampling its forte!
Review | International Musician & Recording World, Feb 1985
The Fender Rhodes is re-born. Jim Betteridge gets down to some serious Jazz Funking
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1987
Thought you'd seen the last of the electronic piano? Simon Trask rolls up his sleeves and finds out there's life in the old dog yet.
Review | Music Technology, Feb 1987
While other manufacturers dabble in new resynthesis technology, Korg stick with multi-sampling for their new digital piano. Simon Trask puts fingers to ivories to find out if their approach works.
Review | Music Technology, Jun 1993
Just how close can technology come to matching a real concert pianoforte? Only one man can address this question: the maestro himself, Simon Trask
Review | Music Technology, May 1990
Responding to the demand for accessible synthesisers, Roland's Rhodes division has come up with the first of a series of "playable" instruments. Simon Trask checks their performance.
Review | One Two Testing, Nov 1982
Twin channel three voice electronic piano with six band graphic
Review | In Tune, Apr 1986
Review | Music Technology, Jan 1987
SAS Electronic Piano
Structured Adaptive Synthesis (SAS to you) comes to a piano that costs less than £2000. Simon Trask combs the area for compromises.
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1989
MK 80 Electronic Piano
In its day the Fender Rhodes changed the course of musical progress; now Roland have resurrected and improved Harold Rhodes' classic electric piano. Simon Trask plays on...
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986
Roland RD1000 Piano
How does Roland's new SAS resynthesis system go about imitating a grand piano? Dan Goldstein digs deep inside the RD1000 and its modular counterpart, the MKS20, and submits a glowing report.
Review | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Aug 1985
Roland EP-50 electronic piano
Roland's new electronic piano; a surrogate mother
Review | Making Music, Apr 1986
Sampled Grand Piano
Review | Sound On Sound, Apr 1986
Could hi-fi giants Technics have set a new standard with the digital sounds of their PX1 MIDI Piano? Consultant keyboard player extraordinaire, Rick Wakeman, checks out its performance.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1986
The Q-chip that was the heart of the Mirage and ESQ1 keyboards proves itself to be yet more versatile in the latest in electronic pianos. David Ellis dons concert pianist's tails and tinkles the ivories.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1981
Review | Music Technology, Jun 1988
For everyone who's ever wished they could play their favourite synthesiser patch from a grand piano, Yamaha have the answer. Simon Trask discovers that old and new technology can co-exist in harmony.
Review | In Tune, May 1986
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1986
The PF10 and 15 proved how well FM voicing is suited to the electronic piano. Now those instruments have been updated, and Simon Trask has been listening to the results.
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Feature | Music Technology, Jan 1987
When one of the world's most famous grand-piano manufacturers starts getting involved with digital sequence recording, the world had better take notice. Simon Croft reports.