21 Mar · Not only can cheap clones of big brand equipment sound nasty, they may be outright dangerous. A recent raid in China shows that there are still people making money with knock-off gear.
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13 Mar · This week's Thomann Synth Reactor #TSR19 event brings together 25 of the synth world's best known YouTubers for a week of modular madness and Eurorack excesses. Find out more here!
31 Jan · With a retro Café Racer bikes styling, the Yamaha Revstar series launched back in 2015. Now we have five new Revstar models being launched this year including Bigsby trem and P90 options.
24 Jan · It's fun, it's fruity, it'll make teenagers dance innocently at parties, it's the Yamaha Sonogenic SHS-500 keytar Bluetooth MIDI controller and all-around party machine.
16 Jan · Yamaha might have pulled off a cool looking stage piano with the vintage style interface of the CP73 and CP88.
10 Sep 2018 · Yamaha replace the ageing MOXF with the new MODX with a shed load of more space, a tonne of new waveforms, operator FM-X and a USB audio interface. All run via a touch-screen and Super Knob.
16 Jul 2018 · When your vocalist is too drunk, late or too self-important to show up, try loading Vocaloid 5 and have a refreshingly hassle-free vocal session in multiple styles, voices and in your own words.
27 May 2018 · The UK offices of five major MI brands have been raided over alleged price-fixing! The probe is centred on Fender, Roland, Casio, Korg and Yamaha, according to reports.
11 May 2018 · The news today is that Ampeg has been purchased by Yamaha. Another great instrument brand is rescued by the Far East musical instrument giant, could this be the way forward for other struggling guitar ...
15 Feb 2018 · Yamaha has a pair of new compact mixers on the line, the Yamaha MG10XUF and MG12XUK. They are based on the third-generation XU models of the company's MG-series, but offer different controllers.
23 Jan 2018 · Arturia releases EuroBrute, Roland puts ACB in a multi-functional Eurorack module, Yamaha re-releases the CS-80 and Moog converts everything to Eurorack. Here are my NAMM 2018 predictions and a mixer I want.
02 Oct 2017 · Be a musical magician at any party with this ultimate automatic music making machine from Yamaha. Genos will inspire and intensify your musical creation and performance.
13 Sep 2017 · Yamaha has a go at being mysterious with a handful of tease videos about a forthcoming Digital Workstation called Genos. Is it more of the same or is Yamaha about to break out of its box?
17 Jul 2017 · What happens when you sandwich tone woods, put a 45º angle where the strings pass through the body and add a six bolt neck joint? Yamaha reckons it makes one cool bass design.
22 Jun 2017 · The remarkably named SessionCake is a little personal battery powered amp for guitar, synths or microphone that can be chained together for a jam-tastic time. Perfect for jamming, band practice and synth meets.
20 Apr 2017 · Yamaha are showing a Reface CS being played and manipulated by a robot interface designed by Anno Labs. Is the Reface Robot science fiction or an exciting new direction?