How to Use the Yamaha Motif XF Synth Workstation (5 video series)

Matt Vanacoro, pro keyboard player, programmer and trainer, got hands on with the Yamaha Motif XF synth workstation and created this 5 video-series showing you how to use it for multi purposes.  
Welcome to a new video series we've created in association with Yamaha.

If you're in the market for a new synthesizer workstation, then you've probably been looking at the Motif XF range. And if you have one already, you'll love this video-manual we've created. We've teamed up with Yamaha to create this 5 video series on how to make the most of your Yamaha Motif XF.
The videos are presented by master trainer, keyboard player and musician, Matt Vanacoro. Watch as he takes you through the basic features and over the course of the video series unveils some of the Motif's advanced features for both studio musicians and performers.

Video 1: Yamaha Motif XF - Understanding Voices, Presets, and Banks

In part 1/5 of our Yamaha Motif XF series in association with Yamaha, Matt Vanacoro shows you around the workstation to help you understand voices, presets and banks on this awesome synth.

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Video 2 : Yamaha Motif XF - Performance Mode

Part 2 of this Yamaha Motif video series focuses on "Performance Mode". Performances, put simply, are combinations of presets. Mastering these can help you create more complex sounds.

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Video 3: Yamaha Motif XF - Working With Effects

Learn what the Yamaha Motif XF series of synths is capable of with its quite superb built-in effects. Matt Vanacoro is your guide in the 3rd video in this series made in association with Yamaha.

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Video 4: Yamaha Motif XF - Integrated Sampling

Here's how to create your own sounds or load custom one-shot samples on a Yamaha Motif XF using the integrated sampling mode. Matt Vanacoro show how in part 4 of our AskAudio Motif XF series.

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Video 5: Yamaha Motif XF - Master Mode

Learn how to gain control over all aspects of the Yamaha Motif XF, from controlling other MIDI devices to organizing sounds for live performance using the Master Mode.

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Find out more about the Yamaha Motif XF synth workstations here.

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Great videos Matt! Thanks!!

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