Piano and Keyboard: Comparing Differences and Making the Right Choice

man with keyboard controller

Making a decision between a piano and a keyboard can be difficult for musicians. It’s important to carefully consider the unique characteristics of each instrument before deciding. Pianos are known for their classical elegance; the keys create pure sound without any digital interference. However, keyboards come in various designs and features, incorporating digital audio effects …


Best weighted keyboards and pianos in 2023

pianist playing on a weighted piano

When purchasing a piano or keyboard, you might be interested in learning more about weighted keys and why they are so common. Some digital pianos, especially those manufactured by Korg, Roland, and Yamaha, have a keyboard that effectively mimics the sound of an acoustic piano and the ‘weight’ of the keys.  Pianos have hammers and …


4 Best Lighted Keyboard Pianos in 2023

Rainbow piano keys with musical notes on them

If you’re eager for the best lighted keyboard piano, it’s the Yamaha EZ-220. Keep reading for all other options. Lighted keyboards are fantastic for beginners who want to see the notes easier when playing. They’re also great for playing in clubs where you want to put on a visual as well as an audible show. …


The Best Arranger Keyboards For All Budgets in 2023

arranger keyboard

Great arranger keyboards flood the market, but the best of them, overall, has to be the Yamaha PSR-SX900 Arranger Workstation. It’s got an incredible array of instruments, voices and features to utilize. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro on the lookout for a new arranger keyboard, you’ll probably, at some stage, want one …


Korg LP 380 Review

Korg Lp 380

Korg has been producing digital keyboards since 1963, adding synthesizers in the ’70s and expanding to other musical instruments and equipment since then. Although not as well known as top brands like Casio and Yamaha, the company is known for producing high-quality instruments at a lower price point. Their LP 380 digital piano, for example, …


Yamaha DGX 660 Review

Yamaha Dgx 660

The Yamaha DGX-660 blends the natural sound of a piano with the convenience, technology, and style of a keyboard. Its various features make learning and playing an enjoyable experience for any user. A full LCD display makes using the Yamaha DGX 660’s features intuitive, and four levels of touch sensitivity help users adjust to their …


Casio SA-76 Review

Sa 76 Piano

Overview of the Casio SA-76 Casio is one of the best-known names in keyboards, and they’ve been making quality models since 1981. This Casio SA-76 review will take a look at a portable model made with early beginners in mind. This a one of the best keyboard for kids and geared towards getting children interested …


Kawai ES100 Review

Kawai Es100 Digital Piano

A digital piano offers an authentic piano sound in a more portable and affordable package. They’re suitable for players of all skill levels, including beginners. Generally, digital pianos are geared more towards practicing and recording instead of performing live for large audiences. While Yamaha is arguably the most popular digital pianos manufacturer, Kawai is another …


The Best Keyboard Amp in 2023

Sound Combo Amplifiers On Showcase In Music Store

Out of the best keyboard amps, we selected the Peavey KB 3 as the winner. It has both two and three-band EQ and is plenty powerful for performance needs. Most keyboards come with speakers built right in, but what about when it’s time to get in front of an audience? Your keyboard’s speakers can’t fill a …