The Electric Piano – Keyboard Instruments

On an electric piano, the pressure applied to keys on a piano-style musical keyboard produces sound. The idea of an electric piano was first introduced by Ne-Bechstein in 1929. Further development happened in 1937 when Story & Clark and RCA collaborated in the...

The Piano – Keyboard Instruments

A variety of keyboard instruments existed before the piano. For instance, the hammered dulcimer was the first widely used stringed musical instrument. It holds the credit of being a forerunner of the later piano. It has appeared in the Middle East, Southwest Asia,...

The Orphica – Keyboard Instruments

The orphica is a portable forte-piano instrument originally built in the 18th century. One could consider it a crossbreed between piano and guitar since it can be held on a shoulder strap. This instrument boasts the title as the forerunner of the modern keytar. Carl...
Pianos in House Music

Pianos in House Music

You don’t need to know the history of the piano to understand its importance in modern-day production. Whether we’re talking about pop production or electronic music, producers are constantly finding creative ways to mix and arrange pianos in their tracks. Why? As an...
Make Your Piano Stand Out in the Mix

Make Your Piano Stand Out in the Mix

The piano sound can be difficult to blend in the mix due to its complex tone dynamics, especially if it’s not properly recorded. Therefore, in the next tutorial, we will show you a different approach that can help you make your piano stand out in the mix.  ...