Donner DEP-20 Review: The Best Affordable Piano?

In this review we’re going to take a good look at one of the newest digital pianos out there, by a brand most of you will never have heard of – the Donner DEP-20. This is a piano that sells exceptionally well on Amazon, and competes in terms of features with well established offerings from … Read more

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

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

Yamaha P45 (P71) Review: The Best Beginner Piano?

In this review we are going to take an in-depth review into the Yamaha P45. The Yamaha P45 is an entry level, portable instrument released by Yamaha in 2015. It replaces the P35 in Yamaha’s “P” lineup. Yamaha makes lots of pianos in the “P” series, including the mid-range P125 which we’ve reviewed before, and the … 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

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

The 4 Best Digital Pianos for Composing

As far as composing goes nowadays, nobody is sitting at their piano with a pencil and some sheets of staff paper. Gone are the days of writing piano sonatas by candlelight; everybody now has either a laptop with Sibelius on it or an iPad for their composing software. But what about the piano you use? … Read more

Which digital piano has the best sound?

Many people buy digital pianos for the many benefits they provide over acoustic pianos. They save space, they’re lighter, they’re cheaper and they don’t require tuning every few months. However, when you buy a digital piano, it’s necessary to make compromises. You have to settle for the fact that the action is probably not going … Read more

Casio PX160 Review: Surprisingly Good

In this article, we’re going to have a look at the Casio PX160. This is a beginner/intermediate level digital piano priced at the lower end of the market. However, there are some features that really set it apart from even some of the higher-end instruments.This model replaces the PX150 model in Casio’s Privia lineup. Casio … Read more

Yamaha P125 Review: Should you buy one?

This article is a review of the Yamaha P125 Digital Piano. This is a keyboard aimed at intermediate players.  The Yamaha P125 is designed to meet the needs of those who need to take their piano with them regularly. As a result, it’s great for teachers who might need to travel to students’ homes, and for … Read more

The 5 Best Digital Pianos for Beginners

When it comes to purchasing a digital piano or keyboard, there are literally hundreds of options on the market. It’s very easy for a pianist to become overwhelmed with the options available. There are just so many choices for all price ranges and all abilities. You could just as easily drop $100 on a cheap … Read more

The Best Piano Keyboard for Beginners

Learning the piano is something lots of people express an interest in. If one sticks at it, and learns how to do it properly, it can bring a lifetime of achievement and musical joy. However, quite often, this isn’t the case, and many new learners get frustrated and de-motivated to the point where they quit … Read more

The 5 Best Headphones for a Digital Piano

Digital pianos are great. They offer you a substantial musical experience that rivals some acoustic pianos, without the volume, the bulk or the significant maintenance cost that comes with an acoustic piano. However, a digital piano, in my opinion, is nothing without a quality pair of headphones. Sure, you can use the headphones that came … Read more

The Complete Flowkey Review for 2021

Nowadays, there are a multitude of “learn piano online” apps or programmes, designed to show you how to learn the piano without a teacher.These tools each have their merits and disadvantages. Some tools are better than others for certain things.One of the newest of these tools is called Flowkey. It’s an app that you download … Read more

Should you buy a digital piano with light up keys?

For those learning to play the piano, the challenge of learning to read music plus learning how to play the instrument can be a real turn off. Indeed, as a piano teacher of many years, I’ve noticed this in many students – they begin very excited at the prospect of learning their favourite songs, but … Read more

The Best 76 Key Weighted Digital Piano 2021

There are lots of different varieties of piano out there; digital pianos, acoustic pianos, keyboards. They all differ in many ways, one of which is the amount of keys they have. Generally, acoustic pianos have a full 88 key keyboard. However, there are a smaller subset of digital pianos that are excellent for teaching, learning … Read more