Friday, August 20, 2010

Yamaha CP50

Yamaha CP50 88 Key STAGE PIANO Black

Yamaha CP50 88 Key STAGE PIANO Black

Yamaha's CP50 electronic piano takes the core sounds and technology of the CP1, while it's flexibility and portability make it perfect for the working pro on the go. The CP50 adds a wide range of sounds to the CP1. Clavs, organs, strings and more make the Yamaha CP50 perfect for church, school, and live situations where everything needs to be performed on one keyboard. The Yamaha stage piano features not only Virtual Circuit Modeling effects, but also many effects taken from Yamaha's Motif XS line of Synthesizers. The CP50 piano has a graded hammer action and a lightweight, portable keyboard design.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Musician's Friend Stupid Deal of the Day

Digidesign Velvet Virtual Electric Piano ¹

Digidesign Velvet Virtual Electric Piano ¹


Was: $249.00

The definitive sounds of vintage electric piano in one powerful instrument.

The world-class Digidesign Velvet virtual electric piano provides you with highly realistic emulations of 4 of the most legendary electric pianos: The Fender Rhodes Suitcase, MK I and MK II Stage Pianos, and the Wurlitzer A200. Using dynamic modeling—a revolutionary proprietary combination of both sampling and modeling techniques—Digidesign Velvet emulates these original electric pianos, both in sound quality and playing feel.

Velvet software also includes built-in preamp, EQ and multi-effects sections, making it perfect for reproducing or customizing any kind of electric keyboard piano sounds—from classic to contemporary. Digidesign Velvet is available in Real Time Audio Suite (RTAS) plug-in format for Pro Tools and Pro Tools M-Powered 7 and higher.

Digidesign Velvet Virtual Electric Piano Features:

* Realistic emulations of four legendary electric pianos: Fender Rhodes Suitcase, MK I and MK II Stage Pianos, and Wurlitzer A200Z
* Unique dynamic modeling technology that combines both sampling and modeling for the ultimate electric piano experience
* Easily adjust the overall timbre, dynamic response, and velocity curve to personalize to your taste and touch
* Powerful preamp section and multi-effects to create your own custom sounds
* Over 100 presets to start playing instantly
* Highly optimized Real Time Audio Suite (RTAS) instrument designed for Pro Tools HD 7, Pro Tools LE 7, and Pro Tools M-Powered 7 software
* Groundbreaking proprietary engine allows for unprecedented dynamic resolution and response
* Emulation of many electric piano traits, including signature sounds when keys are hit forcefully
* Detailed control over the electric piano sound, including the unique ability to add the sound of the keyboard mechanics to the output signal
* Flexible, dedicated tremolo and auto-pan effects modeled after those on the vintage electric pianos
* Built-in professional multi-effects processing engine, featuring a wide range of distortion, wah/filter, modulation, amplifier, and delay effects—including an emulation of the classic Echoplex delay
* MIDI Learn functionality allows for easily mapping plug-in parameters to MIDI instruments and controllers
* Familiar, easy-to-use graphic user interface reminiscent of the classic electric pianos

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Yamaha DGX-230MS Portable Keyboard with Adapter & Stand

Yamaha DGX-230MS Portable Keyboard with Adapter & Stand ¹

Yamaha DGX-230MS Portable Keyboard with Adapter & Stand ¹


Was: $399.99

MSRP: $569.95 Savings: $269.96(47%)

Includes free gift(s)!

1 - Gear One G40DX Headphones - $49.99 MSRP!

Affordable and portable grand piano sound and touch with free stand and AC adapter.

The Yamaha DGX-230 Portable Keyboard carries on Yamaha's Portable Grand legacy with its expanded features, upgraded action, and easy-to-move form. You get 76 piano-style keys with Graded Soft Touch action, a wide selection of Yamaha voices to play, and a 6-track song recorder. The Yamaha keyboard's dedicated portable grand button lets you instantly jump back to the grand piano voice during play. Add additional songs and play along using the Yamaha DGX-230 portable grand piano's built-in USB/MIDI port. Comes with AC adapter and a stand.

Yamaha DGX-230MS Portable Keyboard with Adapter & Stand Features:

* 76-keys with Touch Response and Graded Soft Touch action
* Large backlit LCD
* Yamaha Education Suite with Waiting, Your Tempo, Minus One, and Chord Dictionary features
* 30 preset songs + 5 user songs + 70 on CD-ROM, Performance Assistant Technology ON/OFF, Chord, Chord/Free
* USB MIDI computer connectivity allows you to add additional songs and play along
* 6-track song recorder
* AC adapter
* Stand