Keytar: Back from the 80’s

March 27, 2008 — 13 Comments

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Everywhere I look the keytar is popping up in bands. This crazy 1980’s instrument has been revived. I hope nothing else from the 80’s comes back like leg warmers. YUCK! Anyway I love the keytar and love seeing it in todays music. Bands like Family Force 5, Worth Dying For (my new favorite band), DCB*, and Mute Math are showcasing this thing. Boy I wish I had one.

Anybody else? like it? Want one?

Joel Klampert

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13 responses to Keytar: Back from the 80’s

  1. If you’re nice, I’ll show you a pic of me with mine…

  2. and don’t forget the crowdster

  3. Definitely don’t forget Crowder!!

  4. Dude I had one and I am kicking myself for getting rid of it. I played it for about half our set when I was in a band in high school.

    It rocked!

    Of course back then, I played it cause Petra used one 🙂

  5. Maybe my son Garrett would take more interest in his piano practice if I got him one …

  6. I believe it takes a certain amount of integrity to rock the keytar – not just anyone can do it.

    Joel, I think you could pull it off.

    btw – worth dying for = great stuff.

  7. Our keyboard player, Rod, has one that he uses every few weeks. He even bought a wireless pak for it.

    It’s kind of funny to watch him. He’s so used to standing in one place that he tends to roam the entire stage!

  8. Christy Johnson March 28, 2008 at 4:18 PM

    Hey this is Worth Dying For – Thanks for representing the keytar! We are also bringing back the 80’s sunglasses!

  9. Yeah, let’s have a YouTube video of you with a keytar…

  10. A fan of keytars eh? Check this CRAZY SHIT out:

  11. i really want to know where to get one….

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  2. i want a keytar « B A M B O O S O N G - July 20, 2008

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