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  • Hammond Chord Concoctions
    Posted by Brian Charette on at

    MANY OF MY PAST ARTICLES ABOUT PLAYING HAMMOND ORGAN HAVE FOCUSED ON IDEAS FOR SOLOING. This month, let’s look at ways to voice chords. Building chord voicings on the organ is often much different than on piano. First of all, the left hand usually plays bass on the organ, so the chord voicing is ... […]

  • TALENT SCOUT - Rachel Eckroth
    Posted by Jon Regen on at

    From ripping organ solos with jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, to holding court behind a stack of synths with pop songstress KT Tunstall, keyboardist, singer and songwriter Rachel Eckroth knows what it takes to succeed in the ever-changing music business.  NAME: Rachel Eckroth HOMETOWN: Phoenix, AZ ... […]

  • SONiVOX Launches Solina Redux
    Posted by Keyboard Magazine on at

    SONiVOX and Plugivery today proudly announce the launch of Solina Redux, a highly-expressive Arp Solina string ensemble emulation. SONiVOX Solina Redux will be available from reputable pro audio resellers and music stores around the world at the introductory retail price of $129.99 USD (from May ... […]

  • The Rhodes Less Traveled
    Posted by Scott Healy on at

    The Rhodes is an instrument with a practically unparalleled dynamic range, versatility, richness and playability. Just about anything that sounds good on a piano sounds good on a Rhodes as well. But unless you’ve known one intimately by toughing it out, carting it to gigs and getting to know it ... […]

  • THURSDAY TRACK PICK - Connor Leimer's "Brooklyn"
    Posted by Jon Regen on at

    We're picking "Brooklyn," the new single by singer/songwriter Connor Leimer as our THURSDAY TRACK PICK this week. Produced by frequent Keyboard contributor Matt Rollings (Lyle Lovett, Alison Krauss), it's a song that has stayed in constant rotation since we first heard it. "The song is about a ... […]

  • Thomas Dolby Announces Summer Tour
    Posted by Keyboard Magazine on at

    Thomas Dolby — musician, video director, author, and now a university professor — is set for a short U.S. tour in July and August 2018 with a show titled An Evening of Music and Storytelling With Thomas Dolby. The tour coincides with the July release of his 2-CD greatest hits collection ... […]

  • Moog Debuts Grandmother Analog Synth
    Posted by Keyboard Magazine on at

    At Moogfest 2018, Moog Music announced the Grandmother, a semi-modular analog synthesizer with a built-in arpeggiator, sequencer and spring reverb tank. Grandmother’s circuits, spring reverb, and spirit are inspired by the classic Moog Modular Synthesizers, making this ... […]

  • TALENT SCOUT - Sven Martin
    Posted by Jon Regen on at

    Keyboardist and producer Sven Martin has worked with everyone from Liz Phair to the Russian pop duo t.A.T.u. These days he's touring with Jonathan Davis of Korn in support of his solo album Black Labyrinth. NAME: Sven Martin HOMETOWN: Wülfrath near Düsseldorf, Germany. I now live in Los ... […]

  • Jeff Lorber on Building A Track
    Posted by Jeff Lorber on at

    [This month, we asked 2018 Grammy Award winning jazz composer/keyboardist Jeff Lorber to give us some insights into his writing process. As you'll read, Lorber takes a hybrid approach that gives him the flexibility to try new things, yet remember the different stages of the work. —Ed.] Getting Set ... […]

  • IsoAcoustics New ISO Series Line of Acoustic Isolation Stands for Pro Audio Speakers and Subwoofers Now Available Worldwide
    Posted by MSMediaPR on at

    Markham, Ontario (May 23, 2018) —IsoAcoustics is pleased to announce that their latest line of acoustic isolation stands, the ISO Series, designed for professional audio speakers and subwoofers, is now available worldwide. The new models, which include the ISO-130, ISO-155, ISO-200 and the ... […]