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Best Side Tables For Piano Players

While owning a side table isn’t an absolute necessity for most piano players, they sure can come in a lot of handy. Not only do they provide a space for you to store your music, they also give you a place to set additional equipment as well. This can include anything from headphones, to your laptop when using your piano’s MIDI function. While you may not realize it now, having a side table for your piano will make playing a lot more comfortable and convenient.

Here are the best side tables for piano players.  [Read more…]

Korg SP170s 88-Key Digital Piano Review

Korg SP170s Digital Piano

When people look for a good digital piano, they typically look at a few things. First of all, they want to make sure it’s designed well – some value the appearance of the piano just as much as its sound! However, more importantly, most people look for a digital piano that has a good piano sound, and feels similar to an acoustic piano.

Let’s see how the Korg SP170s compares to other digital pianos in its price range. Here is our review on the Korg SP170s 88-Key Digital Piano. [Read more…]

8 Benefits Of Learning The Piano

Learning any musical instrument has a multitude of benefits. However, learning the piano has even more benefits than a lot of instruments, simply because it uses more parts of the body and is a bit harder to play and master. Here are some benefits of learning the piano, one of the world’s finest instruments.  [Read more…]

Yamaha YPG-235 Digital Keyboard Review

Yamaha YPG-235

Depending on what you’re looking for, sometimes the cheapest digital pianos can be the best suited for you. While certainly not the best digital keyboard available, the Yamaha YPG-235 is a solid choice for children or hobbyists looking to experience the joy of making music. Here is our review on the Yamaha YPG-235 Digital Keyboard. [Read more…]

Best Digital Pianos Under $1000

One of the great things about digital pianos is that they vary in price so greatly. For families with lower budgets, there are great digital pianos even as low as $500. For those with more money, certain digital pianos can fetch thousands of dollars and come packed with thousands of features. In this article, we are going to cover the price bracket of under $1000, as this is the standard budget most people aim for when choosing a solid digital piano. Here are the five best digital pianos for under $1000.  [Read more…]

How To Care For Your Digital Piano

Digital pianos are expensive. For that reason, they’re certainly something you would want to last for as long as possible. After all, why spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars if you’ll just have to do it again in a few years? Fortunately, there are several things you can do that will ensure your digital piano lasts as long as possible. Here are five tips on caring for your digital piano.  [Read more…]

Yamaha ARIUS YDP-V240 Digital Piano Review

Yamaha Arius YDP-V240
It’s rare that a digital piano comes out that not only sounds better than a lot of acoustic pianos, along with surpassing the unique features of a lot of standard keyboards. It’s rare that a digital piano can act as a complete tool for any type of musician. It’s rare we see something as great as the Yamaha ARIUS YDP-V240 for such a cheap price.

The fact of the matter is, this is almost as good as it gets. Here is our review for the Yamaha ARIUS YDP-V240. [Read more…]

Williams Allegro 88-Key Digital Piano Review

Williams Allegro 88-Key Digital Piano
One of the great things about digital pianos is they come in all different types, all of which are made for completely different people. There are digital pianos made specifically for performers. There are digital pianos made for professional music producers. There are also digital pianos made for people on a tight budget, one of which being the Williams Allegro.

If you’re looking to get a cheap digital piano, or are looking for a solid first digital piano for a new player, the Williams Allegro may be what you need. Here is our review on the Williams Allegro 88-Key Digital Piano. [Read more…]

Yamaha P35 88-Key Digital Piano Review

Yamaha P35 88-Key Digital Piano
Let’s stop for a moment and think about what makes a great digital piano great. Is it the sound quality? The features that separate it from other digital pianos in its price range? The feel or design of the piano?

While all of these are great to have individually, a piano can only be considered top-class when it has all of these things in one. The Yamaha P35 does exactly that, combining many great aspects into an amazing digital piano (for its price). Here is our review on the Yamaha P35 88-Key digital piano.  [Read more…]

Casio PX850 Privia 88-Key Digital Piano Review

Casio PX850 Privia Digital Piano (Black)
The Casio PX850 Privia instantly became a top seller among digital pianos, and for good reason as well. The PX850 is one of Casio’s newer and most popular models, improving upon its hugely popular predecessor, the PX-150, in almost every way imaginable. For this reason, the Casio PX850 Privia  is now well known as one of the best digital pianos on the market for under $1,100.

Here is our review for the Casio PX850 Privia 88-Key digital piano.  [Read more…]