Game description

The perfect portable keyboard for retro lovers. Rhythms from the 80s, here we go!  

An electronic keyboard for retro lovers!

Turn your Nintendo DSi system into a full electronic keyboard with a carefully chosen selection of sounds and rhythms from the mythic computers and consoles of the 80s. Perfect for retro-lovers! If you are already an expert or if you are taking your first steps, Retro Keyboard will help you capture your inspiration wherever you are.

Music On: retro keyboard, a full electronic keyboard in your nintendo dsi

7.5 / 10  - IGN

“These Music On apps aren't for non-musicians, as those without established skills with instruments would only be able to poke and prod around at the touch screen. If you do have the skill, though, and any appreciation for the growing popularity of the chiptune scene -- drop two bucks here. The small investment could lead to your next big hit.” 

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Publisher: Abylight Studios

Developer: Abylight​​​​

Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points

Release date: 12/07/2010

Available in: English, Spanish, French



Publisher: Abylight Studios

Developer: Abylight

Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points

Release date: 25/06/2010

Available in: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian


  • Interface inspired by the 80s
  • Selection of keyboard, console and computer sounds from the 80s
  • Rhythms inspired by the first generation videogames

And also featuring

  • ​​​​Automatic accompaniment function with chord recognition
  • Up to 8 user definable chords
  • 5 different styles, each one with 4 variations
  • Independent drum, bass and chorus parts
  • 6 octave keyboard (2 visible)
  • Pitch bend function
  • 16 instruments
  • Integrated sequencer
  • Metronome
  • Recording and replay option
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