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Sweetwater Resources

Sweetwater MIDI Interface Buying Guide
How to Choose a MIDI Interface
When MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) was developed over 30 years ago, it resulted in a flood of music technology. Software DAWs have long replaced the hardware sequencers of the twentieth century, bringing an ever-increasing demand for effective ways to get MIDI in and out of computers. 

This MIDI Interface Buying Guide will help you understand and choose a MIDI interface.
Sweetwater MIDI Controller Buying Guide

How to Choose a Keyboard Controller

MIDI keyboard controllers have become an important part of the music-making process for contemporary musicians and producers due to the increasing use of virtual instruments onstage and in the studio. 

The Sweetwater MIDI Controllers Buying Guide includes tips to help you choose the right controller for your needs. 

Sweetwater Music Instrument Frequency Cheatsheet

 Knowing the ranges that instruments and voices occupy in the frequency spectrum is essential for any mixing engineer. Sweetwater has put together a Music Instrument Frequency Cheatsheet, listing common sources and their "magic frequencies" — boost/cut points that will produce pleasing results. Just remember to trust your own ears!

You can download the PDF of this chart by clicking here and then print it out.

Check out the Glossary Archives - inSync | Sweetwater.com page at Sweetwater — the world's leading music technology and instrument retailer!

Since its launch in 1997, Sweetwater's Word for the Day feature has presented nearly 4,900 music and audio technology terms. Our definitions can help you cut through industry jargon, so you can understand what's going on. 


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