May 31

Native Instruments Maschine Custom Kits New Price

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There was a nice surprise in my e-mail today as Native Instruments have decided to reduce their custom kits to change the colour of your Native Instruments Maschine using their anodized aluminum, faceplates and matching knobs.

These are very nice but the price was too high for most folk. The price today has come down from $79 to $29 or 69 Euros to 29 Euros – lets hope they stay at these prices.

The Colours of the Machine Faceplates are Solid Gold, Dragon Red, Pink Champagne, Steel Blue and Smoked Graphite. I like the Solid Gold and Dragon Red – how about you?

May 30



I find it facinating to watch what Roland and Yamaha are releasing currently, or rather what they are not. For me Yamaha have stopped producing any digital product that I find I can really get excited about and with Roland, whilst some of their new products have some good ideas, some of them fall short of expectations.

The RD-64 Digital Piano in my opinion is one such product. On the face of it, the idea of a portable lightweight piano with a good weighted action with more than 61 notes sounds very appealing at a price of just under £700.00.

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