Yamaha P515 vs Yamaha P125

Two digital pianos from the same manufacturer – both part of the same product lineup. But is that where the similarities end? Today we’re going to have a look at two of Yamaha’s most popular pianos, and how they stack up against one another – the Yamaha P515 vs Yamaha P125. If you’re in the market … Read more

Yamaha P515 Review: A Pianist’s Dream?

In this review, we are going to take a thorough, in-depth look at the Yamaha P515 Digital Piano. The successor to the hugely popular P255 model, and the flagship of Yamaha’s P-series, this model is marketed to professionals and gig musicians who need a portable piano that doesn’t compromise on features.The P515 includes a huge … Read more

The Pianist’s Guide to Sight Reading

One of the most neglected aspects of learning the piano nowadays is sight reading. One of the most useful, necessary skills when playing a musical instrument is sadly sidelined by most students and teachers because “it’s too hard,” or “it’s too much work to teach it properly.”Unfortunately, this has led to most pianists being unable to sight read properly. This problem is … Read more

How many octaves on a piano?

Over the several hundreds of years the piano has taken to develop, the number of keys has changed dramatically, from as little as 32 keys when the piano was first developed, to up to 96 keys on a modern Bosendorfer Imperial. But why is this important to you when buying a piano today? Is it … Read more

Yamaha P125 vs Yamaha P45

If you’re in the market for an entry level digital piano, you’ve probably come across at least one of these two options. Yamaha is one of the most prolific manufacturers of digital pianos, and their range is so extensive that it’s sometimes difficult to choose between the different pianos they make. Fortunately, sites like mine are … Read more

Korg LP380 Review: A Great Budget Option

In this review, we’re going to take a thorough, in-depth look at the Korg LP380. This piano is an intermediate level slimline digital piano, priced in the middle of the market. However, it’s far from an average piano, and you get a lot for your money. The Korg LP380 is an upgrade from the LP350 and … Read more

What is polyphony on a digital piano?

Many people looking to buy a digital piano don’t really know where to start. There are so many models and variations on the market that it’s hard to know what sets them apart. However, I’m going to try to dispel a couple of these myths and breathe some clarity into what is a very confusing field. One … Read more

Yamaha U1 Review: The Best Upright Piano?

​​​Traditionally, this site has focused on review and informational articles on digital pianos. I’ve written some articles on upright pianos and acoustic pianos, but not much. I’d like to change that, as I believe there’s a significant portion of this blog’s readership that would benefit from review content around upright and acoustic pianos.In this article … Read more