Buying Guides

Roland’s 10 year digital piano warranty

Effective December 1st 2014 Roland’s HP and LX range of digital pianos will be covered by a ten year warranty, protecting against failure from faulty workmanship. Product warranties aren’t the most exciting part of buying new and shiny gear. But they could be the most important – especially if your…

Digital pianos FAQ

This digital pianos FAQ is based on questions that we get from customers, which will hopefully help you in deciding and understanding more about digital pianos and which one would be right for you – even if that’s an acoustic one! (Which Roland don’t actually sell) Buying a digital piano,…

How to choose between digital and acoustic when buying a piano

The acoustic piano has changed very little from the instrument of Cristofori’s day – bar some tinkering with key length, hammer felt and aesthetic changes to cabinet making. Digital pianos, however, have undergone a huge transformation thanks to weighted keys, improved timbres and inbuilt technologies to help keep playing interesting,…

Six Benefits of Learning on a Digital Piano

The piano has the ability to excite, move and inspire; whether you’re playing Chopin’s Scherzos or the intro to Clocks by Coldplay. The only obstacles are learning how to play in the first place, and then practising enough to play well. Enlisting a qualified piano teacher gives you the best…

What is gigging insurance?

Do you worry about your instruments when you play a gig? Insurance is the best way to make sure your gear is safe while you’re out and about. For all musicians, getting out and gigging is a key part of the experience. Whether you play for pay or just for…