Extra: The Keyboard Community – Keyboard Players in Cover Bands

As you probably know, there’s no shortage of great online resources. So we thought we’d take the time to chat to people who are behind some of the forums and groups we hang out at. First cab off the rank: Ken and Walter from the Keyboard Players in Cover Bands Facebook Group. We talk on a range of topics, including Walter and Ken’s own music backgrounds and the joys of moderating a Facebook group!  To watch:

Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):

Ken and Walter’s musical history

Mutual love for Nick Rhodes  

Rig rundowns

Best and worst gigs (including a great story involving iconic rock band Survivor)

Being a moderator and avoiding the ‘shark infested cesspool’ and fun conversations about Roland KC amps

Why / how keyboard players may be different to other members in a band

Exploding Korg Triton

Coca-cola and a DX-5 doesn’t mix

Walter and Ken do the ‘Quick Fire 10’: Stereo or Mono, Sitting or Standing, Keytars: sexy or an abomination, Transpose button or adjust on the fly?, X-stand or anything else, Last gig you attended as an audience member, Best thing about live gigs, Worst thing about live gigs, Name one thing you’d like to see invented that’d make your life as a keyboard player easier, Red keyboards, yes or no?

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