Emiko: From Classical Piano to Keyboard Rock
Mar 28 2014 1:38PM
A natural performer and classically trained pianist since early childhood, New York-based Emiko is someone we expect to hear a lot more from in the coming months. She jokingly recalls her original “elevator pitch” as “Billy
Café Tacvba
Dec 12 2013 9:23PM
Meme Del Rial Díaz on the Tech Behind the Latin Rock Phenomenon  Since their debut in the early ‘90s, Mexico’s Café Tacvba has transformed what might be oversimplified as “Latin music” into something more weird and wonderful
Tegan and Sara Go All In for Synths
Jun 13 2013 6:00PM
The Quin sisters have gone from underground buzz to mainstream success over the last decade. After their breakthrough album So Jealous (2004), their evolution is most evident in the arc of The Con (2007), Sainthood (2009), and
Mick Rossi on Sonic Adventures with Paul Simon
Jun 7 2013 1:00PM
It was a crystalline evening at the Greek Theater in the Berkeley hills overlooking San Francisco Bay. Just moments before headliner Paul Simon walked onstage, a small earthquake shook the 100-year-old outdoor amphitheater.
Inside George Duke's Studio
May 24 2013 9:00AM
Fusion and funk keyboard legend George Duke has a new album coming out called Dreamweaver (in case you're wondering, no, it has nothing to do with the synth soft rock classic by Gary Wright), and we're going to bring you an
Zac Brown Band - Two Keyboardists Are Better than One
Apr 5 2013 1:00PM
As an overnight success ten years in the making, the Zac Brown Band have continued their upward trajectory since winning the Grammy for Best New Artist in 2010. They’ve been touring steadily to support their third and
Erik Norlander: Keeper of the Prog Flame
Mar 21 2013 6:00PM
If anyone says that prog is passé, don’t believe it. New players have emerged from every decade since the heyday of Yes, ELP, King Crimson, and early Genesis. One of the most prolific is Erik Norlander. Beginning in 1999
Marian Petrescu - Extended Interview
Oct 20 2011 12:00AM
by Robbie Gennet   In the first of a series of extended interviews with today's brightest keyboard stars, we sat down at the piano for a talk with Romanian jazz piano phenomenon Marian Petrescu. Though his style has been
Weekend Warrior Alex Chigos of Sound Chaser
Jul 1 2010 1:00AM
DAY GIG I’m a software developer. Computers and synthesizers have much in common, and I enjoy them both. HOW I GOT STARTED I started playing the piano at age three. I began playing in bands in public when I was 11. By the time
Weekend Warrior Roger Lloyd
Nov 1 2009 2:45AM
Webpage: Day job: I’ve been in sales. Most recently I was selling high-end manufactured homes. Band: Based out of Eugene, Oregon, Code Red was formed by guitarist Cory Smith and me, because we
Bruce Hornsby Video Interview
Sep 13 2009 5:54PM
Bruce Hornsby's new record Levitate is an electic treasure trove of rockin' tunes, backed as always by the great American piano troubadour's considerable virtuosity. Executive editor Stephen Fortner was lucky enough to see
Michael Jackson Keyboard Sounds of His Signature Songs Then and Now
Sep 1 2009 5:17PM
Part 1On June 25, 2009, the world lost one of the most prodigious musical talents and greatest entertainers who ever lived. Keyboard had been in close touch with our friends working on the new This Is It concerts planned for

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