Yamaha CP-70 Grand Piano in LEGO

The Yamaha CP70, as well as its bigger sister the CP80, was a ground breaking instrument. Inside it had the mechanics of a real piano, except that to make it all fit, the strings were a lot shorter than they would be on a real baby grand. The shorter strings gave the Yamaha CP-70 a very characteristic sound. Notable users Tony Banks Tony Banks (Genesis) replaced the RMI 368x Electra Piano in 1978 with the Yamaha CP-70 electric grand piano.…

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LEGO Ideas Grand Piano (21323) Official Announcement

This will consist of 3,662 individual elements along with Powered Up functions, making this the largest LEGO Ideas set ever released. The Piano will measure 22.5 cm tall (when closed), 30.5 cm wide and sport a depth of 35.5 cm. The LEGO Ideas Grand Piano utilises the LEGO Powered Up app to ‘play’ the piano and produce the corresponding musical notes. The app will be available to the public on launch day.   The model will feature 25 playable keys,…

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Awesome Lego Keyboard Synthesizers

Here we have created some classic and iconic keyboards and synthesizers. The Minimoog The Minimoog is an analog synthesizer first manufactured by Moog Music between 1970 and 1981. Kraftwerk started an electronic music revolution with their fourth album Autobahn using the Minimoog. The bassline on Michael Jackson’s world-beating ‘Thriller’ was made from two modified Minimoogs playing in unison. Keith Emerson played one on Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s acclaimed Tarkus. Rick Wakeman of Yes also has a few! Yamaha DX7 Synthesizer…

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Genesis 1980 Duke Stage Recreated in Lego

For many the Duke tour is one of the best tours from a performance and a set list perspective.   The Tour set list was mainly comprised of: Deep in the Motherlode Dancing With The Moonlit Knight (intro)/Carpet Crawlers Squonk, One for the Vine, Behind the Lines/Duchess/Guide Vocal, Turn it On Again, Duke’s Travels/Duke’s End, Say It’s Alright Joe, Ripples, The Lady Lies, Misunderstanding, In The Cage/Slippermen/Afterglow, Follow You Follow Me, Dance On A Volcano/Los Endos, I Know What I…

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