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Pianos and keyboards

All the piano and keyboard articles, guides, and tutorials at Higher Hz.

The 5 best digital pianos and keyboards under $1000 in 2024

As you venture closer to the $1000 mark, it’s increasingly important to get the most out of your money; it’s a serious investment. There are plenty of worthy choices in this price range to suit advanced beginners, intermediate players, and even some pro players.

To ensure you make the right investment, I’ve tested an extensive selection of suitable instruments to bring you my picks for the best digital pianos and stage pianos under $1000.

Roland RP30 review: A new standard for Roland’s RP series?

Roland’s RP series digital pianos are very popular among students and teachers and have been for some time. We can attribute much of that popularity to the consistent performance of these pianos; you know what to expect from an RP digital piano, and it’s generally good value for money.

Roland FP-E50 review: Stage piano and arranger rolled into one

Roland’s FP series has long been a go-to choice for students and performers of all levels. The FP keyboards are popular because they provide no less than a solid sound, solid feel, and a no-fuss interface, even at the entry-level.

The FP-E50 is slightly different because it’s an arranger keyboard with abundant sounds and features.

The 3 best piano benches in 2024 for home and stage

Choosing a piano bench isn’t the most exciting decision a pianist has to make, but it’s an important one. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, at home or on the stage, a comfortable bench is a must. To make your choice a little less tedious, I’ve picked out what I think are the best piano benches in 2024.

Montage M8x review: Most anticipated Yamaha synth in years

The Montage M8x is the latest addition to the Montage lineup and Yamaha’s new flagship keyboard. The Montage M8x promises to be much more than a synth; it appears to be the ultimate workstation keyboard for performers.

In this review, we’ll find out if one of the most anticipated releases in some time lives up to the hype.