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    MIDI News, Resources and Press

    Want to learn how to connect, control and create with MIDI?
    Find out more about the past, present and future of MIDI?
    It's all covered here, so dig in and enjoy!

    

If you are new to MIDI or want to go over some basics, this is the best place to start.  

Here is where you'll find guides to understanding what MIDI is, what it's not and general information everyone who uses MIDI should know. 

The MIDI Association at CES 2016

​We were really surprised to see so much MIDI activity at the Intel booth at CES 2016. There were two presenters on their main demo stage that have direct connections to The MIDI Association. DJ RaviDrums was there showing off the combination of a DJ MIDI controller and electronic drums with sophisticated video processingRavi is always at the ...
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The MIDI Association at Winter NAMM 2016

We had a great NAMM show  in 2016.  The MMA booth was really busy with constant demos by Quicco, Bome and Kagura from Shikumi Designs.All of the Tec Track panels we hosted were well attended.  The  Executive Roundtable: Keyboards and Virtual Instruments — with Craig Anderton, Jordan Rudes,Mike Marti...
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The History Of MIDI

We put together a series of articles about the history of electronic music and MIDI. Here are links to the series.
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MIDI Tutorials

​Here is a collection of tutorials on MIDI which is a great place to get started with the site. We've got lots of tutorials about MIDI.  Here's a list of links. 
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​Tutorial: Benefits of MIDI

 Unlike MP3 files and CDs, MIDI files contain individual instructions for playing each individual note of each individual instrument. So with MIDI it is actually possible to change just one note in a song, or to re-orchestrate an entire song with entirely different instruments. And since each instrument in a MIDI performance is separate from t...
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