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Interview with Drummer Dave Weckl – Sweetwater Minute Vol. 217

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv55egxplp8 Check out Yamaha drums at Sweetwater here: https://www.sweetwater.com/c639--Yamaha--Drums_and_Percussion Mitch interviews world-famous drummer Dave Weckl, who has played... Read more »

Dave Weckl At Sweetwater

Two drum kits, a great drummer, a packed house...it all adds up to one incredible evening! That's just what happened recently at Sweetwater, when drum virtuoso Dave Weckl put on a workshop to celebrate his 30th year... Read more »

Yamaha Announces TRBX Basses

Yamaha has announced the new TRBX series basses, which update classic models with new EQ systems — and the new instruments are already in stock at Sweetwater! There are four models in the new family: the... Read more »

Yamaha CP4 Stage 88-note Wooden Key Stage Piano Demo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKbnO-ycVbY Get the Yamaha CP4 Stage at Sweetwater here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/CP4/ Phil Clendeninn from Yamaha presents the CP4 Stage 88-key stage piano with wooden... Read more »

Yamaha’s Best Stage Piano Yet!

With 45 grand piano sounds from Yamaha's Premium Collection (including their flagship CFX concert grand), plus 47 vintage electric pianos, the Yamaha CP4 stage piano is a truly exceptional piano. In addition, the... Read more »

MOXF: The Next Generation

Yamaha's new MOXF workstations deliver more great sounds, more effects, and Flash ROM expansion capability. With a massive arsenal of MOTIF XF-quality voices that includes pianos, EPs, strings, winds, orchestral... Read more »

Yamaha Free Keyboard Apps Demo – Sweetwater’s iOS Update Vol. 58

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6vZDH7ikiU Check out these and other music-related apps at Sweetwater here: https://www.sweetwater.com/shop/ios/apps.php Mitch Gallagher sits down with Craig Knudsen from Yamaha... Read more »

$20,000 Sweepstakes!

Sweetwater has joined forces with CD Baby and Disc Makers to bring you an amazing gear giveaway! The prize list includes a full CD production package from Disc Makers (including 1,000 discs, plus 300 posters, 1,000... Read more »

Yamaha Announces MOXF6 and MOXF8

Yamaha's MOX family of synth workstations offer incredible power at equally incredible prices. And now, the MOX is better than ever, with Yamaha's announcement of the new MOXF6 (61 key) and MOXF8 (88 key)! Based on... Read more »

Yamaha Announces CP4 Digital Piano

Brand new from Yamaha is the CP4 digital piano — acclaimed by the company as the best stage piano they have ever made. Designed from the ground up for ease of use, portability, realistic playing feel, and of... Read more »

Yamaha CGX102 Acoustic-electric Guitar Overview – Sweetwater at Summer NAMM 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8potxSPno08 Learn more about the Yamaha CGX102 right here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/CGX102/ Armando Vega from Yamaha presents the CGX102 acoustic-electric guitar at... Read more »

Summer NAMM Day 2!

The Summer NAMM show, taking place in Nashville's brand-new Music City Center, is in full swing! Summer NAMM is always a great show for new gear introductions, and this year is no different. There are new products... Read more »

Summer NAMM 2013: Yamaha APXT2

Yamaha's APXT2 acoustic-electric guitar is a 3/4-size version of their extremely popular APX500II model. Made for smaller hands or tighter situations, the APXT2 is both an excellent beginner's instrument and a great... Read more »

Summer NAMM 2013: Yamaha CGX102

The CGX102 nylon string acoustic-electric guitar expands Yamaha's CG classical guitar series. By offering both playability and an advanced amplification system, the CGX102 is a great instrument for live performance... Read more »

M.I.P.A. Winners Announced

Each year, at the Musikmesse trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, the world's journalists get together and present awards to the best products in a wide range of categories — the Musikmesse International Press... Read more »

Musikmesse 13: Yamaha MGP Mixers

Yamaha expanded their MGP line of live mixers with the MGP24 and MGP32. These consoles sport all the features of their predecessors, including great-sounding preamps, EQs, and effects, and add new goodies such as... Read more »

Musikmesse 13: Yamaha HS Monitors

The second generation of Yamaha's HS studio monitors are designed to deliver the most precise and honest sound possible. No hyped signals, just true reproduction of your sound. Newly developed transducers sport... Read more »

Load Up your Motif XF — Free!

Only at Sweetwater! Buy a Yamaha Motif XF workstation — including the MOTIF XF6, MOTIF XF7, and MOTIF XF8 — and get Sweetwater's exclusive software/hardware upgrade (worth over $1,000) for free! We've... Read more »

MIPA 2012

At a ceremony held on March 22, the 13th annual MIPAs (Musikmesse International Press Award) were presented to the industry. For the MIPAs, journalists from more than 100 magazines vote for the best music and pro... Read more »

Get Killer Tone Anywhere

With Yamaha's new THR guitar amplifiers, you have no excuse for not getting great tone, no matter where you are! The THR-5 (10 watts) and THR-10 (20 watts) are super-compact, portable combo amps that are perfect for... Read more »

Cool Tool: Cloud Audio Recorder

We haven't tried this one yet, but the concept looks super cool! Yamaha has released a new iOS app, Cloud Audio Recorder, for the MOTIF XF. The new app allows your MOTIF to stream audio into your iOS device via... Read more »

Motif to the Max!

A message from Sweetwater's Director of Product Optimization, Daniel Fisher, about an awesome reason to purchase a Yamaha Motif before March 15, 2012: All of us at Sweetwater are willing to go that extra mile to... Read more »

Yamaha DXR Series

The new DXR series powered PA speakers from Yamaha feature built-in Class D power amps in lightweight, compact, durable ABS enclosures. The line includes four 2-ways: DXR8, DXR10, DXR12, and DXR15, as well as the... Read more »

24-day Giveaway!

You could win big — and you have 24 chances to do it! That's right, it's 24-day Holiday Giveaway time here at Sweetwater. Each and every day, from December 1 to December 24, we're giving away an awesome prize... Read more »