Check out this full walkthrough of the Yamaha CS-80

    Dave Spiers and CS-80 tech Kent Sprong take a deep dive on the legendary synthesiser

    Demo: Yamaha marks a first with the YC61 drawbar keyboard

    The keyboard has been designed with organ players in mind.
    Novation Launchpad Pro Mk3

    NAMM 2020: The best gear of Day One

    From a legendary semi-modular synth to near-zero latency recording systems, here are the five best offerings from day 1 of NAMM 2020.

    Yamaha uploads footage of AI piano system performing live

    The artificial intelligence is programmed to play compositions in the style of Glenn Gould.
    Yamaha SY22

    Remembering the Yamaha SY22, a forgotten digital synth

    In our final Rewind celebrating 45 years of Yamaha synths, we look at a digital synth that featured one very analogue control…
    Yamaha VL1

    A look back at the Yamaha VL1, a groundbreaking modelling synth

    Yamaha is celebrating 45 years of great synths. One of the more innovative stars of that history is the VL1 – it was a groundbreaking synth, but was it just ‘wrong place, wrong time’?
    Yamaha Montage White 1400x1050

    Yamaha celebrates 45 years of synthesisers, updating Montage with a new white finish

    Montage and MODX’s OS also sees an upgrade, with pattern sequencers and new effects
    Vintage Rewind: Yamaha CS1x

    Yamaha CS1x: The digital synth with an analogue style

    It’s the early 90s and everyone is making dance music except you! What do you do? Get some cool Roland analogue gear, or a cheap blue Yamaha with a digital heart? You go blue!
    Yamaha QY700

    Rediscovering the QY700, Yamaha’s large, mains-powered beast

    Today’s hardware sequencers are about performance and interactivity, but Yamaha’s 1996 QY700 was composition focused, with a sedate workflow. We dig out the floppy disks.
    Yamaha MODX 6 - Featured Image

    Yamaha MODX 6 Review – An Exceptional Piece of Hardware

    Yamaha’s new MODX synth has the bulk of the features from the Mothership MONTAGE, but is almost £1,000 cheaper! Andy Jones joins the MOD...