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The Story of SMOMID

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Nick Demopoulos started out as a jazz musician and played with legends like Chico Hamilton.  But then he began exploring the possibilities of using MIDI and that led him to a new path as a DIY maker and creator of some fascinating and unique MIDI devices.  HIs website ( Smomid.com )  is named after the first instrument he ever built....
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May 22-Parameter Control with Footpedals

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Some virtual instrument and effects parameters just cry out for footpedal control—too bad you don't have a pedal that outputs MIDI data…or do you? If you have a keyboard synthesizer or controller, it will probably have an expression pedal jack. The standard MIDI controller for expression is controller #11, and unless your keyboard or controller is ...
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My Body is MIDI Controller by Daði Freyr

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When we saw this YouTube video of  Daði Freyr using the Genki wave MIDI controller,  we knew we had to post it right away.  The Wave MIDI controller from Genki has been .... well making waves.   " Wave adds a new dimension to musical creativity... It's a cool tool for all creatives and I can definitely recommend adding...
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Bome Software-May is MIDI Month Gold Sponsor

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Bome Software creates software and hardware for music production on stage and studio. Our main focus is on MIDI control catering to customers like musicians, performers, lighting engineers, electronic DJ's and many more. Each of our products is designed to be as powerful as it is intuitive. With applications including MIDI Translator, Mouse Keyboar...
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Cabot- MIDI Cahon

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At SXSW, we got a chance to check out the Cabor MIDI cahon.  Cabot is a project of UTSUWA, Inc., a Kyoto, Japan based tech start-up.  The Cabot percussion robot was conceived by Hideaki Iio, Director of the Cabot development team and guitar player/singer. "I wanted to create a product that would rev up my solo performance." &nbs...
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