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The primary purpose of the SBX-1 is to serve as a mediator between today’s array of sync standards, but Roland ...

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Virtual instrument and effects plug-in developer Rob Papen Soundware is proud to announce availability of RAW — an easy-to-use, all-new ...

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Whether Mac Rebennack (a.k.a. Dr. John) is playing his trademark New Orleans-style piano, Hammond organ, quirky keyboard parts, or guitar, he always plays groovy lines dripping with funk and soul. This month we’ll examine his signature sound celebrated on the album Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch, which salutes pioneering jazz musician Louis Armstrong and includes guests such as Bonnie Raitt, Nicholas Payton, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Here are some exercises to get you playing like the Night Tripper.

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12/19/2014 2:40:00 PM

When melody, harmony and rhythm interact in a meaningful way, it is powerful and magical. It can ignite emotion and provoke thought. When li...

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10/28/2014 1:41:00 PM

The first few milliseconds of a sound define a lot of its character. Here are some tips for adding cool attack transients to your sound.

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6/16/2014 8:57:00 AM

The Key Buy is Keyboard magazine's award for outstanding musical instruments and music technology products. In this blog entry are the most ...

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