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Last week, Wersi Direct LTDs server and email administration, Strato, was taken down. This has been something entirely out of Wersi Direct LTDs control. We have taken this time to work on some updates to our site, so that visitors can get the best information in easiest and quickest way. The email service to all Wersi Direct members is now fully operational again, with the website going back online in a few days
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Played by Wayne McConnell from Marsupilam, the AT-350C Atelier Combo Organ was used on the "Spirit of 71" Stage last Friday evening. The band are old hands at the venue having first played there in 1971. More information can be found on them at their website
Afterwards, keyboard player Wayne McConnell was interviewed on BBC2 and said "This really is an amazing machine, it authentically recreates the sound and feel of the original B3 and many other popular Organs. Not only that, it looks... Read more.
Rod Pooley from Korg UK has just released a new USB Stick containing a new songbook of 50 popular songs.
Each song uses a different style from the new Korg Pa3X. All of the songs in the new songbook have had all of their single touch settings re programmed giving you 200 new professional settings.
Also included on the USB stick Rod has performed 10 tracks which will play using the Song Play section of the keyboard.
The Rod Pooley Pop 50 USB stick is £29.95 including postage and packing. Order yours today by sending a cheque or postal order payable to Rod Pooley to 48 Wenthill Gardens, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22 0QP.
The Kronos is Korg's flagship workstation, and represents a massive step forward in keyboard based sound production technology.
The amount of hype around this keyboard in the professional m... Read more.
This just in from Roland UK...
"Hector Olivera, the world’s number one organist, will be in the UK for one night only and we’d love to give to you the opportunity to experience his incredible show. Hector is an internationally acclaimed organ player with an unbelievable gift. He was discovered as a child prodigy in Buenos Aires at the age of six and is now the most sought-after concert organist in the world.
Inspired by the recent use of ‘Crown Imperial’ during the Royal Wedding precession, Hector will perform his very own arrangement at the event, ... Read more.
It has to be said, Lady Gaga isn't a name you usually associate with the organ, however imagine our supprise when early on in her recent live performance at BBC Radio One's 'Big Weekend' festival the pop sensation plays a brief solo on a Roland Atelier AT900C organ!
The classical interlude comes near the end of 'Born This Way' and can be seen on the BBC website, six minutes in.
Also, while you're watc... Read more.