Roland's GO:KEYS and GO:PIANO keyboards are designed for those who can't play a note

Both models can help you to make music

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We're sure there are plenty of people out there who've made it their new year's resolution to learn to play an instrument, so now is probably a good time for Roland to be launching its beginner-friendly G0-61K GO:KEYS and GO-61P GO:PIANO keyboards.

Both instruments can be powered with batteries and have built-in speakers, and are designed for those who are taking their first steps into the world of keyboard playing. In fact, the GO:KEYS can be used by pretty much anyone, as a single key press can generate a musical pattern using the instrument of your choice (more than 500 come included). Sounds and genres can be selected from the touch panel, and there's an XY pad for hands-on tweaking.

The GO:PIANO is more suitable for those who want to learn the piano specifically, and comes with piano, organ, string and other sounds. Again, there's a touch panel, and various practice features are also onboard.

Of course, both keyboards can also be played in standard fashion and used as controllers. There's audio/MIDI Bluetooth compatibility, meaning that you can wirelessly stream music through the built-in speakers and play along to it.

You can find out more about the GO:KEYS ($299) and GO:PIANO ($329) on the Roland website. Expect to see them in stores soon.

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