Posts with tag midi

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Here's How To Make MIDI Orchestras Sound More Believable

If you have ever wondered how to make your orchestral MIDI parts sound more believable, how to work faster and get better results, you'll want to watch these two short videos.

Review: pATCHES Strum, Free Max for Live Device

Strum is a Free Max Device that allows for guitar-inspired rakes across a series of MIDI notes! Dan Hilse, better known as pATCHES, is back with a very unique and free Max for Live MIDI effect indeed.

Review: Altura Theremin MIDI Controller

If you're looking for a new way to play your hardware and software MIDI instruments, this intriguing Theremin-style device looks good. Hollin Jones checks out the Altura from Zeppelin Design Labs.

Make Techno In Minutes With Korg Gadget

Korg Gadget takes a unique approach to instruments, beats and loops. Here, Hollin Jones shows you how to get up and running quickly and be making tracks in no time.

Orchestration: Hard Vs Soft Quantization

When preparing a score for transfer between applications, knowing the best form of quantization to use can be crucial. This video explains why.

Review: LESound Groove Extractor

A third party audio-to-MIDI extractor tool can be just the ticket for getting more control over your tracks. So how would LESounds' Groove Extractor measure up?

Orchestrating Strings: Libraries And Programming Techniques Explained

Your approach to programming virtual strings depends on whether they will eventually be played by real instruments. This short video has some pro library selection advice.

Review: ROLI Lightpad Block M

ROLI's ecosystem keeps growing with an upgraded Lightpad Block - the M. Hollin Jones found out what sets it apart from its predecessor, and from pretty much every other MIDI controller...

Understanding DAW Control With Komplete Kontrol 2

Running Komplete Kontrol in standalone and plugin modes involves different approaches and outcomes. Here's when to use each one, and how they can help you.

MIDI Velocity: What It Is & How It Works

Velocity is a core part of how MIDI operates and gives you control over the feel and volume of notes. Joe Albano shows you exactly how it works in 2 minutes.

Here's How To Chain Patterns with Polyend’s Seq MIDI Step Sequencer

Watch Polyend demonstrate how to chain patterns using their newest hardware MIDI step sequencer - Seq - in this free recorded MasterClass.

Review: Arturia Keylab Essential

Arturia's latest USB MIDI controllers have plenty of hands-on controls, come bundled with Analog Lab and integrate with the company's synths. Hollin Jones got to work with Keylab Essential.

Core Reason Skills : Pitch Edit, MIDI Processing & EDM Production

You can always benefit from refreshing your core DAW skills and these three short videos will help you with some of Reason's fundamental tools and workflows.

How To Make Synth Pop - Unique Live Performance Workshop Video With Stereospread

Check out this FREE recorded MasterClass for a unique workshop on how to combine production and live performance techniques using a range of devices and tools from Korg, Novation, Ableton and more.

How To Quickly Create Chords In FREE HALion Sonic SE Sampler Instrument

HALion Sonic SE comes with Cubase but it's also available free for other DAWs. Matt Hepworth shows you how to quickly assign single notes to play complex chords in this short video.