Yamaha MOTIF ES7 Review

Yamaha Motif ES7 Review

In my last review I talked about the Yamaha Motif ES6 keyboard. Well if you read that review you should know how I feel about the Motif ES. Actually, the ES 7 is basically the same keyboard but with more keys.

While the Motif ES6 has 61 keys, and the Motif ES8 has 88, this one has a total of 76. So if 61 keys are not enough, but you don't need as many as 88, the MOTIF ES7 may be just what you need. 

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The Yamaha MOTIF ES 7 costs as much as 2400 bucks, pretty high compared to the ES6 which costs 1700 bucks. But frankly, I don't think the price would deter me at all.

Let's talk about the features of this Yamaha synthesizer for a while. They include 61 keys, 175MB wave ROM, 1,859 waveforms, 1,024 voices, 65 drum kits, 8 types of mastering effects, 20 reverb types, 49 chorus/delay types, 128 note polyphony, a 5-band master equalizer, newly developed synth engine, an Advanced Phrase Factory arpeggiator, and a Mega Voice system for samples. Pretty impressive! I could go on and on talking about this top of the line instrument but I'll leave that to the Yamaha Corporation.

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Yamaha MOTIF ES7

Like the Motif ES6, I love the Yamaha MOTIF ES 7 music production synthesizer. If you're looking for a powerhouse in the studio as well as live performance, this is it. The sounds and features will really blow your mind. I really like the piano sounds in particular. The rhodes and leads are great as well. I compared the MOTIF to the Triton Extreme 88 and the Fantom and no matter what anyone says, I think the MOTIF ES beats them any day. With so many great sounds, I can't imagine being bored ever.

No matter what type of music you play, this keyboard will not disappoint. I like the fact that it has so many contemporary sounds. It is able to handle today's music, particularly Hip Hop.

If you're looking for a great music production synthesizer and you've got the money, don't hesitate. Buy the Yamaha MOTIF ES7. Sure you would like to compare it to other keyboards in its class, but I don't think you can go wrong with this keyboard. An incredible investment! 

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