Watch this Kazakh pop video for the maximum weirdness of Casio’s singing robot keyboard

Look, I don’t want to say that Casio missed a marketing opportunity here and buried the lede on their awesomely bizarre singing robot keyboard. I’m just saying watch this video and you tell me. It comes from Kazakhstan’s star Imanbek, and getting them one of these keyboards represents in my mind one of the greatest […]

Type in lyrics, and this keyboard sings them, as Casio returns to its Casiotone roots

It’s like the love-child of those fun 80s portable keyboards and Vocaloid. New Casiotone keyboards will sing lyrics for you.

Peter Kirn - January 21, 2022

What’s new on Roland SP-404MKII sampler, spec for spec; 404 timeline and hands-on roundup

The buzz online makes it clear – plenty of people still want the immediacy of the Roland SP-404 sampler. An MKII has been long anticipated – not to mention leaked – so let’s get directly into what’s new, and find out what else you want to know.

Peter Kirn - October 13, 2021

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