Friday, 26 June 2015

Casio XW-G1 vs Casio CTK-7000

My first thought is "should I even be comparing the two instruments as they are so different?" but it's something that I'll enjoy doing on paper. I may do a full rant on this one day as I really feel that casio have shown that they have the technology to make an amazing workstation.

In short - the fact that you can create a 16 Bar loop on the CTK-7000 is amazing but you are limited to two drum tracks and the quantize is either straight 16s or triplets (16T). With the XW-G1 you can have more drum tracks and apply the % of groove that you prefer. The problem lies in that you have to focus on one bar at a time and have to then chain the bars togther to create a longer groove.

At the moment I prefer the XW-G1 over the CTK-7000 due to the fact I am obsessed with being able to record different sounds without stopping (it's a shame that all the sounds are merged into one signal and not separate tracks).
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The last comment would have to be the synthesis feautures of the G1. The fact that you ca program, save and sample an 808 Boom on such a cheap keyboard is great to me.

Thanks to https://www.youtube.com/user/MioMillioni for the question.

Peace!


Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Snarky Puppy!

These guys are on a different level https://www.youtube.com/user/SnarkyPuppyVEVO So good it kind of hurts!

Saturday, 20 June 2015

2-5-1 Jazz Lick Training - Rising Triads

This visaul software is called "Classroom Maestro" and can be got from here.


Friday, 19 June 2015

Tchaikovsky Vocal Warm Up Request

This video shows the warm up in C minor.

Loopy HD Smooth Chords Request

This visaul software is called "Classroom Maestro" and can be got from here.

Monday, 18 May 2015