Andrew Colyer performing with “3.2 featuring Robert Berry” at ProgStock 2019

The view from the “Keyboard Cockpit” at the 2017 Cruise to the Edge Pre-Party in Tampa

Andrew Colyer’s live keyboard rig with Circuline, 2016-2018

Andrew Colyer's keyboard/vocal rig with the Prog Rock Orchestra - for the YES Cruise to the Edge and the Moody Blues Cruise

Andrew Colyer’s keyboard/vocal rig with the Prog Rock Orchestra – for the YES Cruise to the Edge and the Moody Blues Cruise

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with Roland Musical Instruments:

Andrew Colyer performing on the Roland AX-Edge with “3.2 featuring Robert Berry” at ProgStock 2019

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with Korg Musical Instruments:

Andrew Colyer performing on the Korg Kronos and Arturia Keylab88 with Cell15 at the 15th International Rites of Spring Festival

Andrew Colyer and Natalie Brown (Circuline) with legendary synthesizer Jack Hotop at the KORG booth at NAMM 2020.

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  Arturia

Andrew Colyer performing on the Korg Kronos and Arturia KeyLab88 with “3.2 featuring Robert Berry” at the International ProgStock Festival

Andrew Colyer with International Relations partner Sean Weitzmann at the NAMM 2020 Arturia booth.

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  Aston Microphones

Andrew Colyer with Natalie Brown (Circuline) and Aston Microphones International Artist Liaison Henry Campbell, at NAMM 2020.

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  IK Multimedia

Andrew Colyer with Alek Darson (Circuline), Matt Dorsey (Circuline, Sound of Contact, IK Multimedia), and Tom Brislin (YES, Kansas) at the IK Multimedia NAMM 2019 booth.

Having fun at the IK Multimedia Booth at NAMM 2018 with Matt Dorsey (Circuline, Sound of Contact, IK Multimedia), Jason Rubenstein, Alek Darson (Circuline, Jordan Rudess), and Thomas Palmieri (ProgStock)

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  Radial Engineering

Andrew Colyer has been using Radial Engineering gear on tour and in the studio since 2013.

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  Other World Computing (OWC) [Macsales.com]

Andrew Colyer exclusively uses OWC solid state hard drives – they are the fastest and most reliable! Their external drive bays and Thunderbolt hubs are also fantastic!

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  McDSP

Andrew Colyer with McDSP founder Colin McDowell and Robert Berry at the 2019 NAMM booth – acting silly!

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  PlugIn Guru

Andrew Colyer with PlugIn Guru founder John “Skippy” Lehmkuhl at the 2020 NAMM show.

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  RealGuitar

Andrew Colyer with RealGuitar founder Jeff “Keytar Jeff” Abbott at the 2020 NAMM show.

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with:  SynthMaster (KV331 Audio)

Andrew Colyer and Alek Darson (Circuline) with KV331 Audio / SynthMaster Product Manager Gerçek Dorman at the 2020 NAMM booth.

Andrew Colyer is a ROLI Artist:

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with Yamaha Musical Instruments:

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with Muse Research – Receptor 2+ Pro Max

On the road with The Tubes – backup on keys/vocals

A few years ago, when I got my first Receptor….

Andrew Colyer is a sponsored artist with Kryptonite Cases:



Andrew Colyer has been a Cakewalk user since 1999:

Andrew Colyer at the 2020 NAMM Cakewalk booth.

Andrew Colyer at the 2014 NAMM Cakewalk Booth.

Andrew Colyer at the 2014 NAMM Cakewalk Booth.


Circa 2006…my shameless Cakewalk endorsement….



Here’s the short list of some of Andrew’s stuff:

Hardware and Instruments

Airturn – BT200S-2 controller bluetooth foot controller with 2 switches
Airturn – Manos Universal iPad Mount
Airturn – Quad BT106 transmitter with 4-pedals & pedalboard
Alesis – A6 Andromeda
Alesis – Microverb III
Alesis – Midiverb III
Alesis – QS7.1
Arturia – KeyLab 61
Arturia – KeyLab 88
Atlas Stands (microphone stands)
Audix – DP-series drum microphones
Auralex – Acoustic Foam Sound Treatment
Avalon – VT-737sp Class A Mono Tube Channel Strip Instrument Preamplifier, Opto-compressor, and Sweep Equalizer
Behringer – X Air XR18 Tablet-controlled Digital Mixer
Blue Microphones – enCORE 100 Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone (four)
Casio – Rapman with Voice Effector
Dell – Inspiron 1300 (Laptop)
Dell – Inspiron E1705 (Laptop)
Dell – Computer Monitors (two)
Echo – Gina 24/96 Breakout Box and Sound Card
Ensoniq – SQ1 Plus (Peter Morrison Band)
Ensoniq – SQ1 Plus (Ed Fitzgerald)
Event – 20/20 Biamplified System Monitors (two)
Focusrite – Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic Mic Preamp
Furman – AR-1215 AC Line Voltage Regulator Power Conditioner
Furman – M-8Dx Power Conditioner (three)
Furman – SS-6B 6-outlet Pro Surge Suppressor Strip (six)
Gator cases
Gibraltar – custom stand for ROLI Seaboard
HP – Pavilion g7-1070us Notebook PC
JVC – TD-W307 Stereo Double Cassette Deck
JVC – XL-V141 Compact Disc Player
Kawai – K4r
Kawai – MAV-8 MIDI Patchbay
Keith McMillan – SoftStep 2
Korg – Kronos X (61-key)
Korg – microKorg XL+
Korg – Triton Pro (76-key)
Korg – Triton Pro (88-key)
Kurzweil – PC1se
Line 6 – Relay G10S Digital Wireless Guitar System
M-Audio – Delta 66 24/96 Breakout Box and Sound Card
Mackie – CR1604-VLZ 16-Channel Mic/Line Mixer
Mackie – powered P.A. speakers (three)
Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) – 828 mk3 Firewire Audio Interface
Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) – Micro Express
Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) – Micro Lite
Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) – MIDI Express XT
Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) – MTPAV Midi timepiece
Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) – UltraLite Mk 4
Middle Atlantic Products – SRK Rack
Moog – MF Delay pedal
Moog – Mother 32
Moog – Taurus 3 Bass Pedals
Moog – Werkstaat
Muse Research – Receptor 2+ Pro Max
Neutrik – NYS-SPP-L Balanced Patchbay
Novation X-Station 25
Olds Trumpet
On-Stage Stands (keyboards, microphones, stools, benches)
Peavey – PBH Dynamic Cardioid Microphone (four)
Pedaltrain pedalboards
Pioneer SE-30 headphones
Presonus – Central Station Studio Control Center
Presonus – Digimax Mic Preamp
Quik Lok – Mic Stand
Quik Lok – Piano Bench (two)
Radial – BT-Pro V2
Radial – Pro D2 (three)
Radial – Key Largo
Radial – KL-8
Rode – NT-1 Condenser Microphone (two)
Roland – AX-Edge
Roland – D-50
Roland – D-550
Roland – DR-20 Hyper Cardioid Dynamic Microphone
Roland – GI-20 GK-MIDI Interface
Roland – JX-1
Roland – KC-550 Keyboard Amp
Roland – KD-7 bass drum MIDI trigger
Roland – Octapad
Roland – PD-6 MIDI drum trigger pad
Roland – PG-1000 Linear Synthesizer Programmer
Roland – RD-300s
Roland – Sound Canvas
Roland (Edirol) – UM-880 MIDI Patchbay
Roland – VS-880 EX
Roli – Seaboard 49
Samson – SP01 USB Condenser Microphone
Sennheiser – EW IEM G4 Wireless In-Ear Monitoring System (4)
Sennheiser – HD 280 Pro Headphones
Sennheiser – Series 100 Evolution Wireless G2 headset microphone
SKB cases
Sony – Flat Screen Monitor
Sony – MDR-7506 Closed-back Professional Headphones
Standtastic 103 KSB 60-inch triple-tier keyboard stand (2)
Standtastic 122 KSB 45-inch double-tier keyboard stand
Steinway Vertegrande, “Sarah”
Stewart Audio ADB-4 four channel active direct box
Studiologic SL-990 Controllers (2)
Sweetwater Creation Station
Tascam US-122 USB Audio/MIDI Interface
Westone In-Ear Monitors
Yamaha – AN1x
Yamaha – EMX640 Powered Mixer
Yamaha – ES115 speakers (2)
Yamaha – MS20S Powered Speaker Monitors
Yamaha – MX61 keyboard
Zoom – H1 Handy Recorder
Zoom – H4 Handy Recorder

African Djembe
Hawaiian Djembe
Latin Percussion Afuche/Cabasa
Latin Percussion Pro Maracas
Yamaha Drum Kit
20″ Native American handmade Elk drum
Native American handmade shakers (2 different sets)
other assorted percussion instruments and doo-dads

Software, Soft Synths, and Virtual Instruments:

8DIO – three libraries
99 Sounds – seven libraries
Ableton – Live 9 Intro, Live 10 Intro
Alien Connections – Revalver SE (software Guitar amp modeling)
AM Music Technology – ARP Pro Soloist VST
Apple – Mainstage v 3.0 with all Expanded Content
Applied Acoustic Systems – AAS Player
Arturia – V Collection 3, 4, 5, and 6 (see below)
Arturia – V Collection 6.0
–Analog Lab 3 & Analog Laboratory
–ARP 2600 V3
–B-3 V
–Buchla Easel V
–Clavinet V
–CS-80 V3
–DX7 V
–Farfisa V
–Jupiter-8 V3
–Matrix-12 V2
–Mini V3
–Modular V3
–Oberheim SEM V
–Piano V2
–Prophet V3
–Prophet VS
–Solina V2
–Spark Vintage
–Stage-73 V
–Synclavier V
–Vox Continental V2
–Wurlitzer V2
Auddict – Hexeract
Audiofier – Riffendium Series Bundle (complete)
Audio Imperia – three libraries
Audio Nerdz – Delay Lama
Big Fish Audio – Cinematic Sample Pack (drums and guitars)
Big Fish Audio – First Call Horns
Big Tick Audio – Cheeze Machine
Big Tick Audio – Ticky Clav
Boom Library – three sample packs
Cakewalk – Dimension Pro
Cakewalk – Kinetic
Cakewalk – Project 5, Version 2
Cakewalk – Pyro Audio Creator
Cakewalk – Sonar Platinum
Cakewalk – Sonar X3 Producer Edition
Cakewalk – Session Drummer 3
Cakewalk – TTS-1
Cakewalk – Z3ta+
Camel Audio – Alchemy
Cinesamples – four libraries
Cyclone DXi (loop sampler/editor)
Digital Sound Factory – too many to list
DreamStation DXi 2
DS864 (software sampler)
EastWest – Steven Wilson’s Ghostwriter
EastWest/Quantum Leap Colossus
EastWest/Quantum Leap Goliath
EastWest/Quantum Leap RA
EastWest/Quantum Leap StormDrum 1 and 3
EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Choirs (Platinum and Expansion)
EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra – Brass
EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra – Percussion
EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra – Strings
EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra – Woodwinds
EastWest/Quantum Leap Voices of Passion
EastWest/Zero-G Intakt Demo
EastWest/Zero-G Kompakt Demo
Elogoxa – JG-3
Embertone – Joshua Bell Violin Essential
Epic Sound Effects – five sample packs
eSoundz/Sonic Reality – Cinema Sessions (5 libraries)
eSoundz/Sonic Reality – Infinite Workstation Gold (17 libraries)
eSoundz/Sonic Reality – OmniSoundz II
eSoundz/Sonic Reality – Orchestral Ensembles
eSoundz/Sonic Reality – SampleTank Expansion libraries
eSoundz/Sonic Reality – SampleTron Expansion libraries
eSoundz/Sonic Reality – Serafine FX Tron
eSoundz/Sonic Reality – Stylus RMX Complete 20+ Libraries
Evenant Cinematic Composing – two sample packs
EVM Synths – SS-01 Micro Synth
FL Studio Music – Cinematic Sample Pack
GForce – impOSCar
GForce – Minimonsta:Melohman
GForce – M-Tron Pro
GForce – Oddity
GForce – Virtual String Machine
Ghost Hack – four sample packs and loops
Glitchmachines – fourteen sample packs
Green Oak – Crystal
Groove Monkey – four MIDI drum loop libraries
GSI – MrTramp2
GTG Synths/Mik of Denmark – 11-Pak Complete Collection
Heavyocity – Damage
Heavyocity – Evolve / Evolve Mutations / Evolve Mutations 2
Heavyocity – Gravity
Heavyocity – Natural Forces
Heavyocity – Scoring Guitars 2
Heavyocity – Vocalise
Hidden Path Audio – Barrage
Hidden Path Audio – Transform
IK Multimedia – Expansion Tank Special Edition
IK Multimedia – Miroslav Philharmonik
IK Multimedia – SampleMoog
IK Multimedia – SampleTank 2XL
IK Multimedia – SampleTron
IK Multimedia – Sonik Synth 2
IK Multimedia – Syntronik
Impact Soundworks – Acoustic Revolutions 3
Impact Soundworks – Cinematic Synthetic Drums
Impact Soundworks – Orchestral Bundle (5 libraries – Bravura Scoring Brass: Chords & FX; Furia Staccato Strings; Rhapsody: Orchestral Colors; Rhapsody: Orchestral Percussion; Vocalisa: Slavic Women’s Choir)
Impact Soundworks – Meditation
Impact Soundworks – Shreddage 3 – Jupiter
Impact Soundworks – Shreddage 3 – Stratus (free version)
Impact Soundworks – Sound Design Treasure Bundle (5 libraries – Curio: Cinematic Toy Piano; Resonance: Emotional Mallets; Shou Drum; Sonic Forest; Sonic Ocean)
Impact Soundworks – The Stroh Violin
Impact Soundworks – Super Audio Boy – Retro Handheld Samples
iZotope – Nectar Elements Vocal Processing
Korg – Legacy Digital Collection – M1
Korg – Legacy Digital Collection – MDE-X
Korg – Legacy Digital Collection – Wavestation
KV331 Audio – Synthmaster 2.9
KV331 Audio – Synthmaster Free
KV331 Audio – Synthmaster One
Lexicon – Pantheon Reverb
LinPlug – Albino 3
LinPlug – Free Alpha
Loop Loft – Stylus RMX Odd Meter Grooves, Volumes 1 and 2
Loopmasters – over 27 libraries and sample packs
Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) – Ethno Instrument
MDA – DX10
Modern Producers – Billboard Domination Bundle (samples, loops, and MIDI sequences)
Native Instruments – Komplete 8 (27 products, 11,000 sounds)
Native Instruments – Komplete 9
Native Instruments – Komplete 10 Ultimate
Native Instruments – Komplete 11 Ultimate
Native Instruments – Komplete 12 Ultimate Collector’s Edition
Npulse (software analog drum synth)
Orchestral Tools – Junkie XL Brass
Orchestral Tools – Metropolis Ark 1
Orchestral Tools – Metropolis Ark 2
Orchestral Tools – Metropolis Ark 3
Orchestral Tools – Metropolis Ark 4
Orchestral Tools – Time MACRO
PlugInGuru – five libraries
Project SAM – Symphobia 4: Pandora Full Version
P-SEQ (“piano roll” pattern sequencer)
Psychic Modulation – Pandemonium
Psyn II
reFX – Claw
reFX – Vanguard
Rast Sound – World’s Originals Collection (11 libraries)
Red Room Audio – Palette – Symphonic Sketchpad
Rgc: audio – Pentagon I (analog polyphonic soft synth)
Rgc: audio – Sfz
Rigid Audio – twelve libraries
Rob Papen – Albino 3
Roland Cloud – Full Professional Subscription – too many instruments to list here
–Aira Series
–Legendary Series
–and Much, Much, More!
Roland – GrooveSynth
Roland – V-Vocal
ROLI – Equator
ROLI – FXpansion – Cypher 2
ROLI – FXpansion – Cypher 2 Expander – Textured Waves
ROLI – FXpansion – Cypher 2 Expander – Vivid Sequences
ROLI – FXpansion – Strobe 2
ROLI – FXpansion – Strobe 2 Expander – All About That Bass
ROLI – FXpansion – Strobe 2 Expander – Cinematic Synthesis
Rumpelrausch Taips – ZR-3
RXP (Rex player)
Sample Logic – AIR Expanded
Sample Logic – ARPology
Sample Logic – Cinematic Guitars – Infinity
Sample Logic – Cinematic Guitars – Motion
Sample Logic – Cinematic Guitars – Organic Atmospheres
Sample Logic – CinemorphX
Sample Logic – Morphestra 2
Sample Logic – The Elements EXP
Sample Logic – Trailer XPressions
SampleRadar – Cinematic Sample Pack
Sample from Mars – entire catalog – fifty-four libraries
Slate Digital – SSD5 Drums (free version)
SonicProjects – OP-X Pro
SoniVox – twenty libraries
Sonixinema – Medicine Man
SonusScore – Action Strikes
SonusScore – Action Strings
SonusScore – Cello – Lyrical Phrases
SonusScore – Emotive Strings
SonusScore – Origins, Vol. 1 (Steel Tongue & Sansula)
SonusScore – Trinity Drums
Sound Cues – Guitarmonics
Sound Ideas – Title FX – Volume 1
Soundiron – Vocal Suite (5 libraries – Mimi Page Light & Shadow, Voice Of Wind: Adey, Requiem Light Symphonic Choir, Voices Of Gaia, and Voices Of Rapture)
Spectral Transformer
Spectrasonics – Atmosphere
Spectrasonics – Keyscape
Spectrasonics – Keyscape – Creative Pack
Spectrasonics – Omnisphere 2.6
–Ascension – Risers and Swells
–Bob Moog Expansion Pack
–Darkness and Light Expansion Pack
–Fire Water – patches for Omnisphere
–Hard Wired – patches for Omnisphere
–Pulsar – patches for Omnisphere
–Revolve – patches for Omnisphere
–Robotica – patches for Omnisphere
–The MINT – patches for Omnisphere 2
Spectrasonics – Stylus RMX
–-BackBeat (S.A.G.E. Expander)
–-Ethno Techno (Groove Control)
–-Liquid Grooves (Groove Control)
–-MetaMorphosis (S.A.G.E. Expander)
–-New Orleans Strut
–-Skippy’s Big Bad Beats (Groove Control)
Spectrasonics – Trilian
Spectrasonics – Trilogy
Steinberg – Cubase Elements 8
Steinberg – Cubase Pro 9.5
Steinberg – Cubase Pro 10
Synchron 32 (analog-style step-sequencer)
Synthogy – Ivory 2 – Grand Pianos
Synthogy – Ivory 2 – Italian Grand Pianos
TruePianos – Amber Lite
u-he – Triple Cheese
Ueberschall – Score FX II
unEarthed Sampling – Cinematic Sampling Bundle (5 libraries)
Universe Sons / Muse Research – MusePlayer
UVI / Ultimate Sound Bank – Falcon
UVI / Ultimate Sound Bank – Plugsound Box (Volumes 1 through 6 – Keyboard Collection, Fretted Instruments, Drums and percussion, Hip Hop Toolkit, Synth Collection, Global Collection)
UVI / Ultimate Sound Bank – Plugsound Pro
UVI / Ultimate Sound Bank – Retro Keyboards
UVI / Ultimate Sound Bank – Retro Organs
UVI / Ultimate Sound Bank – Synths Anthlogy
UVI / Ultimate Sound Bank – X-treme FX
Velocity (software drum sampler)
W.A. Production – Babylon
WAVES – too many to list
–Chris Lord-Alge series
–Eddie Kramer series
–One Knob series
Xoxos – Synger synth
Sony/Sonic Foundry Loops and Samples
Marc Anderson’s Dragon Dance
Vince Andrews Solos & Sections
Leo Cavallo: Songwriter’s Acoustic Guitar Companion, Expanded Edition (24-bit Premium Collection)
Cinematix (Volume 1)
Cinematix (Volume 2)
Discrete Drums: Volume I
Euro Techno: Ground Loops
Bradley Fish: Unstrung
Jade Hill: Rock/Pop Guitars
James Johnson: Slow Silhouette; Extended Sound Elements for Film
Ambient Grooves: Bill Laswell’s Sample Material
Ma Ja Le: Chromosphere
On The Jazz Tip
George Pendergast Essential Percussion
Psychedelic Guitar
Rapoon: Textures & Soundscapes
Robert Rich’s Liquid Planet
Sonic Foundry Loop Sampler
Sounds of Asia: Opium
Joe Vitale: Latin Percussion
Voices of Native America
World Pop

Other Loops and Samples
Cakewalk Loops:
–PowerFX: In Your Face FX
–ProSamples: EastWest, Zero-G, Best Service
–Smart Loops: Rockit Fuel
–X-Mix: Studio Loops 1; X-Treme Dance & Hip Hop
–X-Mix: Studio Loops 2; Techno and Progressive House
Creative Essentials, Volume 27: Voices of Africa
Discrete Drums: Earthbeat (8 disc set)
Esoundz/Sonic Reality/Studio Profiles: Bill Bruford
K7 Sounds: Hard Ambience
K7 Sounds: Rap Production Arsenal
Keyfax/Twiddly Bits: Bill Bruford
M-Audio ProSessions, Volume 17: AdrenaLinn Guitars
Metal: Michiel Post
Modern Producers: Billboard Domination Bundle
Native Instruments Kontakt 2 Sample Library
Nemesys Soundware2 Demo CD
Power FX: 2rAw 001; The Funk Master
Power FX: 2rAw 007; New World Order, Journey #1
Power FX: Downtown Orchestra
Power FX: Love and Pop String Things
Q Up Arts: Voices of Native America, Volume 2
Q Up Arts: Voices of the Aztecs
Smart Loops: Percussion Kit
Smart Loops: Pro Drum Works, Volume One
Spectrasonics: Symphony of Voices
Spectrasonics: Vocal Planet
Superphat Analog Synths
Vienna Symphonic Library Glass & Stones
Vienna Symphonic Library Sample Disc
VSampler Soundbanks (2 discs)
Zero-G: World Pack