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OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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Carillon Has Style!Carillon Has Style!

Sunday 22nd June

Continuing on from their recent keyboard style releases the Carillon Studios team have a brand new style for the Beatles song "The long and winding road".

This release brings the current collection to nine styles that include, Crazy, Dancing in the moonlight, For all we know, Hotel California, If, In the mood, Take it to the limit and YMCA. With songs such as Laughter in the rain and It never rains in Southern California the collection will continue to grow over the next months.

If yo... Read more.

Yamaha to Release New Expansion SoftwareYamaha to Release New Expansion Software

Thursday 5th June

In a recent press release, Yamaha explain how a piece of software called Yamaha Expansion Manager (YEM) was created to further enhance the hugely popular Tyros5 keyboard.

Further to it's initial release, they have several updates planned for the near future. They say that, despite being delayed a couple of months, the new software will bring many features requested by customers and third party software creators alike. 

Details of the future realse can be found here.

New Style Software From CarillonNew Style Software From Carillon Studios

Tuesday 3rd June

Carillon Studios have just added "Single Styles" to their new website. In addition to their usual range of style disk collections for Yamaha, Roland, Ketron, Korg, Hammond, Solton & Technics brands, you can now buy one off single styles for Yamaha, Roland & Ketron instruments.

The range starts with Crazy, Dancing in the moonlight, For all we know, If, Take it to the limit, YMCA and "In the mood" will be added this coming Saturday with a further style will be added e... Read more.

Trocadero Wurlitzer Trust May NewsletterTrocadero Wurlitzer Trust May Newsletter

Sunday 1st June

Just added to our OrganFax articles page. With the solo organ 'winding' having started, this months edition of the newsletter tells the continuing story of this fabulous instrument. See the latest pictures of the work being done.

Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article on OrganFax.

3rd Party Software For Korg3rd Party Software For Korg

Saturday 31st May

Korg owners will be interested in 3rd party software that is available for the PA range of keyboards. The following four websites give some of the resources avaiable that can aid in their music making.

Korg Pa Manager (for Windows). A must have tool that provides an all-in-one application for all KORG PA Users:

Songbook+ (for iPad) SongBook+ allows you... Read more.

New Tactile Monitoring SystemNew Tactile Monitoring System

Thursday 22nd May

For the first time ever Keyboardist players can get an on-stage sound experience that they never thought was possible with the aid of the Porter & Davies (P&D) bone conduction tactile monitoring system. If you are using in-ears, which will give you a detailed sound but no physical sound experience, or just on-stage monitors, the P&D BC2 or BC Gigster systems will enable players to hear and feel themselves and their fellow musicians like they’ve never done before.

The highly portable P&D silent monitoring systems use bone conduction to deliver accurate, intense ... Read more.

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