THE MIDI ASSOCIATION (TMA)
The community of people who work, play and create with MIDI The MIDI Association’s mission is to nurture an inclusive global community of people who create music and art with MIDI. The www.MIDI.org website is the central repository of information about anything related to MIDI technology, from classic legacy gear to...

THE MIDI ASSOCIATION (TMA)
The community of people who work, play and create with MIDI The MIDI Association’s mission is to nurture an inclusive global community of people who create music and art with MIDI. The www.MIDI.org website is the central repository of information about anything related to MIDI technology, from classic legacy gear to next- gen protocols on the horizon.

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How to make a MIDI compatible Stylophone

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The Original Dubreq StylophoneThe Dubreq Stylophone was invented in 1968 by Brian Jarvis.  It was originally designed as a toy, but the fact that it was portable and easy to play and it's distinctive synth sound soon made it popular with some of the most iconic musicians of the late 60's. David Bowie used it on the track 'Space Oddity' an...
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Complimentary Summer NAMM registration for TMA members!

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​Complimentary Summer NAMM registration for TMA members!Thanks to NAMM (the National Association of Music Merchants), we have complimentary registration through June 13 for MIDI Association members to the Summer NAMM show which happens this year in Nashville from June 28-30. Summer NAMM is open to all NAMM members as well as professionals and ...
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MIDI Association Partners at Super Booth 2018

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Super Booth has been growing rapidly over the past few years, but this year there will be a record 227 companies exhibiting at the synth extravaganza held at the Fez in Berlin. May is MIDI Month Platinum sponsors Ableton, IK Multimedia, Moog, Roli and Yamaha will all be there. Here are their booth locations in the FezA...
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Google Magenta-Making Music with MIDI and Machine Learning

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In January 2018, we covered Intel's Keynote pre-show which prominently featured Artificial Intelligence and MIDI.  But one of the leaders in the AI and Machine Learning field is Google.  Their Magenta project has been doing a lot of research and experimentation in using machine learning for both art and music. The grea...
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Historical Early MIDI Documents Uncovered

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MIDI 1.0 Specification From August, 1983 Uncovered at Yamaha US offices in April, 2018.  In November of 2018 we uncovered some unique historical MIDI documents.  These were discovered in a file cabinet at Yamaha Corporation of America's headquarters in Buena Park, California.  These documents pre-date th...
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