Top 11 Best Tips For EQing Pianos & Keyboards
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Top 11 Best Tips For EQing Pianos & Keyboards

Pianos and keyboards fill lots of different roles in various genres and songs. It is sometimes necessary to utilize EQ when mixing these instruments. When it comes to EQing piano and keyboard instruments, there are no simple step-by-step instructions; every mix is unique. However, there are certain considerations we should take into account when EQing…

Top 9 Best Tips For Compressing Pianos & Keyboards
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Top 9 Best Tips For Compressing Pianos & Keyboards

The versatility of pianos and keyboards spans many genres and songs. Compression is sometimes necessary when mixing these instruments to fit them perfectly in the mix. When it comes to compressing piano and keyboard instruments, there are no simple step-by-step instructions; every mix is unique. However, there are certain considerations we should take into account…

Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Piano
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Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Piano

Online learning resources, be it courses, videos, written content, one-on-one coaching, apps, et cetera, provide fantastic opportunities to learn (and teach) piano and understand music more generally. Though nothing truly beats dedicated in-person piano lessons, there are plenty of excellent alternatives online. Note that by “resources,” I’m not only referring to video tutoring and full-length…

Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Piano
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Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Piano

The piano is one of the most beautiful and beloved musical instruments in the world. In addition to its unmatched musical potential, there are a surprising number of benefits associated with learning how to play piano and practicing/playing regularly. Whether you’re pressing your first keys or performing for sold-out theatres, I hope to inspire you…

Do You Need To Know Piano To Play Synthesizer?
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Do You Need To Know Piano To Play Synthesizer?

Synthesizers are, for many, the ultimate musical instrument. Indeed, they can bend and break all known rules and make sounds that suit the space age and any of your favourite sci-fi movies. Most of them, though, come with a keyboard controller. So, the question arises: do you need to learn piano to play the synthesizer?…

Best Microphones For Miking Upright Piano
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Best Microphones For Miking Upright Piano

The upright piano is a beautiful instrument and its size makes it a much more practical instrument than the larger grand piano. Its wide range and shorter strings provide a full sound and rich timbre that sound slightly sharper than its grand cousin. The vast dynamic range of the upright piano allows for soft passages…

Best Microphones For Miking Grand Piano
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Best Microphones For Miking Grand Piano

The grand piano is one of the most beautiful instruments on the planet. Its wide range and long strings provide a full sound and incredibly rich timbre. The dynamic range of the grand piano allows for the most hushed passages and the most thunderous climaxes. There are few instruments that rival the majesty of the…