Yamaha Amps – Which THR Guitar Amp Is For You?

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There’s and impressive range of Yamaha amps available in the form of the THR series, and here’s a mini guide to the range… Yamaha amps became a major talking point when the THR series was launched last year. Billed as ‘your third amp’ upon launch, the range combines several different Yamaha technologies into a retro… Read More

Best Digital Piano For Beginners

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There are many that may claim to be the best piano for beginners, but what makes one instrument better than another? Here, we take a look at some of the best and most affordable digital pianos available. Whilst many would love an acoustic piano in the home, for the beginner, these are often impractical. Aside… Read More

Replace Pots and Pans with a Digital Drum Kit This Christmas

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If someone in your life is hitting the pots and pans in your house like this guy, why not give them a digital drum kit? There are many people who have argued the case for a having a digital drum kit in their life, and many who have demonstrated their ‘natural ability’ by hitting a… Read More

Yamaha’s Latest Piano For Beginners…

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The new Yamaha P-105 may well be the perfect digital piano for beginners… The Yamaha P-105 is a new addition to one of Yamaha’s most popular piano ranges, and it might prove to be the ideal stage piano for beginners. The P-series has provided a wide selection of highly regarded stage pianos for many years,… Read More

The Most Affordable Stage Piano Ever?

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The Yamaha P-35 may well be the most affordable, fully weighted stage piano ever made… The new Yamaha P-35 offers so much in terms of specification that the price is, frankly, shocking (in a very good way). As a new model in Yamaha’s ludicrously popular P-Series, you would already expect it to provide great performance… Read More

Gadget Show ‘s Jason Bradbury Tests DTX400 Kit

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Gadget Show Guru, Jason Bradbury, gets his hands on the Yamaha DTX400 kit, and seems mightily impressed… The Gadget Show ‘s interest in music related technology seems to grow every year. The show has screened Music Technology specials, and showcases a wide variety of gear, from instruments, to DJ gear and recording equipment. This reflects… Read More

Manchester Piano Showroom

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The Dawsons Manchester piano showroom is looking better than ever… The Dawsons Manchester piano department is looking particularly well at the moment. Whilst this part of the shop is always a bit of a treat for those of a keyboard playing inclination, currently it is very well stocked with an array of excellent acoustic pianos…. Read More

Yamaha THR10X, THR10C and THR5A Guitar Amps Unveiled

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The excellent THR range expands, with the Yamaha THR10X, THR10C and THR5A The jaw-droppingly good THR range of guitar amps is set to expand with three new models: the Yamaha THR10X, the Yamaha THR10C and the Yamaha THR5A. The THR’s were one of last year’s big surprises. The fact that this was another great bit… Read More

Yamaha NU1 Review

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A hybrid piano offering real piano feel – We put it through its paces in our Yamaha NU1 review The Yamaha NU1 is the latest instrument in Yamaha ‘s range to be described as a hybrid piano. This takes the idea of combining true acoustic piano feel, with the convenience and practicality of a digital… Read More

Yamaha Tyros 4 10th Anniversary Special Edition Unveiled

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Please note: This model is no longer current. For up to date Tyros information please click here. The Yamaha Tyros 4 10th Anniversary Special Edition is launched, with even more stunning voices The Yamaha Tyros 4 10th Anniversary Special Edition has been revealed, and it offers even more high quality sounds than ever before. Celebrating… Read More