Compiano: Piano & Computer Hybrid

This is not a piano actually. It is a computer with 6.8 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM and a 500 GB hard drive, a state-of-the-art 26-inch wide-screen Philips LCD HDTV/computer monitor with stereo speakers, all packed inside a beautiful 1904 Chickering Upright Grand Piano, refinished to its original splendor. Currently listed at eBay with starting…

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Top Piano Maker Bösendorfer Sold

Bösendorfer is one of the top notch piano maker in all time. But years of financial loss forced it to be sold. The fabled Austrian piano manufacturer Bösendorfer has been sold for just under €11 million, according to the Austrian national broadcaster ORF and Deutsche Presse-Agentur. The purchaser, Brodmann Pianos of Vienna, beat out rival…

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Use Multitrack Spectrum Analyzer to Mix Accurately

Music is all about hearing. But sometimes, it is just too difficult to hear that specific frequency that is lacking or boosting too much in your final mix. Here is where a visual application of spectrum analyzer comes into great assistance. It lets you “see” the music.

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Free Chord/Lyrics Display Software: Digital Fake Book

Instead of reading full scores, I depend on chord and lyric sheets very much during performance. If you are playing the piano and singing at the same time, I think you will prefer to look at the lyrics with chords above it. Mike Warren wrote a piece of simple but very useful software called Digital…

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Can I Write Songs If I can’t Sing?

At first, the music is created in your mind. When you sing it out, it is already the second time of its creation. If you can’t sing, learn other musical instruments that can represent your music. A flute, a violin, a guitar or a saxophone can be played melodically that it sounds like singing as long as you can master the instrument.

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Music News You shouldn’t miss 14-Oct-2007

Many artist dumping their music label, including Madonna, Radiohead, NIN, Jamiroquai & Oasis.

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555 Fantastic Piano Festival – Largest Piano Concert

Five hundred fifty five pianos (555) were played simultaneously in Incheon, the most ever played at one time and place anywhere in the world. The concert was sponsored by Young Chang and Kurzweil, the nation’s largest piano manufacturer. The event as organized to congratulate the bidding team on winning 2014 Asian Games. One concert grand…

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Walden Woods Arts Case Piano sold $510k by Don Henley

Don Henley raised $510k for charity via special piano auction

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Radiohead, Herbie Hancock & Steve Vai | Smart, Get Interviewed & Fooled

[MUSICIAN] Radiohead’s In Rainbows: A Look at Anti-Marketing in the Music Industry @ Dosh Dosh Radiohead is going to prove that musicians don’t need big record label to do a successful marketing. Their new album is selling for whatever you feel comfortable paying. You can pay nothing for the download. [MUSICIAN] Herbie Hancock On Apple,…

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