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.
ROLI's Lightpad Block is fully customisable, and you don't need to be a coding expert to do it. Liam Lacey shows you how to hack this powerful hardware.
Performing lots of small, tedious tasks in Cubase is a thing of the past once you discover the Project Logical Editor and its ability to batch process all kinds of actions.
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.
If you've been relying on the built-in MIDI mapping engine to map controls on your MIDI hardware to parameter in Ableton Live, there's another way that can be even easier and more flexible, Remotify.
If you have the Roland Boutique JU-06 synthesizer then you can get a standalone and VST MIDI editor and remote control for less than 6 Euros! Watch the video below to see this in action.
MIDI. There's a lot of musicians and producers who don't know how to use this protocol to improve their musical performances and add more expression to their instruments. Let's take a closer look.
If you have an Xbox 360 (wired or wireless) controllers and enjoy making music then you’re about to be very happy indeed. Here’s how to turn it into a MIDI controller for software or MIDI hardware.
Imagine using an Ableton Push to control your Eleketronc Analog Rytm, or Analog Four... or even the ELektron Octatrack? Stop imagining, this Max/MSP patch allows you to do just that, and now!
Modstep is an incredibly fully-featured MIDI sequencer for iPad that comes with a synthesizer and drum sampler too. There are multiple ways to connect it to your setup and version 1.1 gives even more.
feelyoursound.com has released version 2.0.0 of XotoPad. XotoPad turns any Windows multi-touch device into a full-featured MIDI controller with chords, scales, faders, and more.
If you've ever felt shy about opening up Logic Pro's Event List, it's time to take some courage. In fact, it's not a scary place and can be incredibly useful as Jay Asher explains here.
If you're better at humming a melody than playing it on a keyboard or programming it into your DAW, then this innovative audio to MIDI tool, imitone, might transform your compositions.
The Access Virus can be found in pro studio worldwide. A truly versatile tool, it never stands still long. Ruari Galbraith puts its latest OS 5 beta to the test in this in-depth review.
Once you've recorded MIDI notes into Logic Pro there's a host of ways to alter the performance. Darren Burgos examines how to make use of the Region parameters area. + download Logic Project.