Posts with tag midi-editing

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Ableton Live Advanced MIDI Technique: Manipulating Time & Playback Direction

Here's how to harness the power of the Note section and its tools to quickly and easily create variations on your beats, chords and melodies - with just a few clicks.

MIDI Channel Voice Messages: What They Are & Why You Should Care

MIDI is a key part of most music systems, but how much do you know about its finer points? Joe Albano explains Channel Voice Messages in this short video.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Editing MIDI

MIDI is extremely flexible, but using it to its fullest potential means being aware of some of the less obvious pitfalls you can encounter when editing. Joe Albano shares his expert tips.

Review: Mixed In Key Captain Chords

Need help making chords or getting compositional ideas? Sara Simms checks out Mixed In Key's Captain Chords plugin, which aims to let you do just that.

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?

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.

Creative Cubase MIDI Programming Tips

Cubase is one of the most powerful MIDI environments around yet is still approachable enough for even less experienced users to get to grips with . Here are some top MIDI programming tips.

Why & How To View Multiple Controller Lanes in Logic Pro X

When applying automation or MIDI draw in Logic Pro X you might want to control multiple parameters and therefore see them all simultaneously. Logic X gives you three ways to do this. Here they are.

Joué Is An Expressive, Modular MIDI Controller From The Co-Inventor of The JazzMutant Lemur

The Joué is an expressive, modular MIDI Controller, but probably not in the way you might imagine. Created by the original JazzMutant Lemur co-creator, Joué has unique features that promise so much.

7 Ways to Transform MIDI Drums in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X is well known for being a flexible and powerful MIDI editor. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to use its advanced functions to transform rhythmic MIDI patterns.

Review: Cableguys MidiShaper

G.W. Childs finds out if MIDIShaper really adds versatile and powerful modulation to your tracks like Cableguys promise it does. Spoiler alert: It does.

Best Practices For Sharing MIDI Files Between DAWs

If you're working between multiple DAWs it's fairly easy to transfer audio. But what about MIDI files? Joe Albano explains the how and why when sharing MIDI.

Advanced MIDI Editing Using Cubase’s MIDI Modifiers

Cubase some some very advanced was to manipulate MIDI. One of these lie in their MIDI modifiers. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner takes a closer look at MIDI Modifiers and how to make them work for you.

AutoTonic Combines Real-Time Scale Mapping & Keyswitching for Creative SongWriters & Producers

AutoTonic is an advanced realtime note signal processor / MIDI transposer that goes far beyond similar tools you may have used before. After 4 years of research it's ready to transform your music.

Using Reason 9's Convert Audio To MIDI Feature

One big new feature in Propellerhead Reason 9 is the convert Audio to MIDI feature. In this tutorial, GW Childs demonstrates some interesting ways to make it part of your production workflow.