On May 26, we held the very first  MIDI Live! chat with a panel of MPE specialists. We recorded the session and it is presented here as a podcast. Listeners were not only able to send in questions via text but were able to actually join the discussion and interact directly with the panelists. Roger Linn demoed his Linnstrum...
Here are three new videos about how to use MIDI in Cubase 10  20% Off Online Video CoursesThis month get 20% off any TMA curriculum. Choose a monthly or an annual subscription and save even more! Supercharge your music production skills today. Massive Online Courseware Library : MIDI Association : NonLinear Educating Nonlinear Educating is an ...
#DigMyRig Photos Gear ListMy rig is focused on Modularity. In addition to the Eurorack Modular synthesizers, I employ a modular MIDI setup which consists of two Alyseum AL-88C MIDI>Ethernet interfaces. These MIDI Interfaces connect to a high-speed switch which is part of my larger home network. This means that any computer on my network can acce...
TouchKeys is a new musical instrument transforming the piano-style keyboard into an expressive multi-touch control surface.  The TouchKeys are touch sensors that can be added to the surface of any keyboard, measuring the location of the fingers while retaining the familiar keyboard action.  TouchKeys lets you add vibrato, pitch bends, tim...
Dave Battino wrote an article which was a  roundup of ultra-compact keyboard and pad MIDI controllers in the December 2013 issue of keyboard.  He shared the video he created to show these itty bitty MIDI devices. 
PiSoundPisound is an ultra-low latency high-quality sound card and MIDI interface specially designed for Raspberry Pi pocket computers. It is equipped with 192kHz 24-bit Stereo Input and Output driven by the legendary Burr-Brown chips, DIN-5 MIDI Input and Output ports, user-customizable button and bundled software tools. Using Pisound you can...
 Art+Logic Announces Launch of New Software Incubator Lab. Software innovation company will design and develop a working prototype of selected music technology or pro-audio app. Pasadena, CA: January 24, 2018, Art+Logic, a premier software innovation firm in the United States, announces the launch of a new software incubator called Art+Logic L...
The Sonogenic is not just a MIDI controller, it has built-in sounds, speakers and USB Audio/MIDI connectivity ​The SHS-500 has everything you need to start playing right away all built-in to the compact "keytar" form factor.  The Sonogenic has both Audio (stereo 44.1kHz) and MIDI USB capabilities and lots of connectivity The SHS...
I created the Plastic Pitch Plus (PPP) to experiment with microtonality.  My primary design goal was to create a physical interface that gives immediate and independent control of pitches in a scale.  One way of doing microtonality involves generating lists of frequencies or ratios. In contrast, I wanted something that would naturally eng...
#DigMyRig Photo Gear ListHi, Like most of us, my setup is always evolving, but this is its current state. I work mostly OOTB (Out of the Box), but once I've got something going I'll record into the computer for rearrangement and editing (esp. for length!). I have two main MIDI work stations, with a BeatStep Pro and a Squark Pyramid as the respectiv...
The Jamstik 7 is a guitar, lessons, and MIDI controller all-in-one Zivix, the makers of the Jamstik smart guitars, is now shipping the Jamstik 7, a portable MIDI guitar bundled with interactive software for budding guitarists and music makers.At an MSRP of $249.99, the newest 7-fret Jamstik boasts brand new patented technology, including Zivix...
Yamaha has a number of mobile apps for their DTX  electronic drums to make drumming more fun while helping you to get better!  The DTXM12 Touch app not only lets you edit the pads with a touchscreen interface but also adds new features that expand its functionality in live performance situations. When the DTX...
Though Roland co-invented the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) well over three decades ago, it's still an integral part of new products and is as useful to musicians as ever. A prime example is the tiny but mighty Roland VT-4 Voice Transformer, a portable effects box for the instrument inside us all—the human voice.Today's musical styles...
#DigMyRig Photo Gear List​ ** Computers & Recording ** Mac Pro 2014 6-core w/64Gb RAM, 1Tb Flash[Main DAW] iMac 27" 3.4Ghz quad-core i7 w/32Mb RAM [Office Mac] Philips 40" 4k Display x2 32" LED TV 2 x 3Tb Drives in thunderbolt chasis RAID 0 Focal cms65 Monitors KRK Rokit 8 Monitors w/sub Ap...
#DigMyRig Photo Gear List​ Dave Smith P6 and Pro2, Elektron Rytm and Analog 4, Kurzweil PC3x, Maschine, Push, Logic, Live...The MIDI Association Artist Interview​•Tell us about yourself briefly.My name is Hugo and I run Goldbaby, a studio in Auckland, New Zealand that focuses mainly on sound design. I sell my sample packs from my website: www....
"Manipulate the state of your mind" using Light Scape sequences. Enjoy the psychedelic color experience that the eLSD is inducing. It gently pulses light and color in front of your eyes, influencing your brain waves and the state of your mind. Create your own Light Scape sequences (The eLSD is a USB-MIDI device). We have seen lots of MIDI devi...
#DigMyRig Photo Gear ListMoonwerk Labs Space Station was created 5 years ago by two aspiring musicians with a passion for Electronic music. We implement the use of MIDI with the help of MOTU's MIDI Express 8x8 units. Dane Blaesing (the other 1/2 of moonwerk) is the mastermind behind the visual design of the studio, using LEDs to showcase EVERYTHING...
​This custom-built instrument is called Curve, and is named after the shape and contour of the interface itself. I wanted to create something that had a myriad of different sensors and ways of controlling different musical parameters, while also maintaining the functionality and traditional idioms of other controllers, interfaces, and instruments t...
Main FeaturesVST 32/64BIT & STANDALONE WINDOWS ONLY CONTROLLER  Officially supports Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 and Aimpad controllersStandalone and VSTi in 32 and 64 bitsRun it Standalone or in your DAW or choice.Control any MIDI-capable Hardware or SoftwareControl your favourite hardware and software, simply and easily! Control Music softwar...
​August 2015 -- This contest is a joint partnership between CMIA, MMA, Google, and AMEI, to sponsor the promotion of web based music and audio application development and innovations, by leveraging the latest development in web audio APIs and web MIDI APIs, to develop new products and services, and creating more business opportunities for the music...
Here is a summary of news we sent out via our social media channels in June 2016. midi (@midiassociation) | Twitter The latest Tweets from midi (@midiassociation). The MIDI Association’s mission is to nurture an inclusive global community of people who create music and art with MIDI.  https://twitter.com/midiassociation https://t.co/QIcQ2...
Air DJ displays new MIDI Controller at SXSWThere were some interesting new MIDI products introduced at SXSW.  One of them was the wireless BTLE MIDI controller for DMET Product Corporation. It can control sound, DJ Video software, and lights. Of course, it is all done by mapping MIDI signals and in some cases translating them to...
​Established in 2009, ROLI is creating the future of musical instruments. From next-generation keyboards like the Seaboard to the modular music-making devices of BLOCKS, ROLI instruments are deeply expressive and intuitive to play. They are so versatile that they can sound like anything and be played anywhere. Technologically advanced tou...
NI has released their smallest, most portable controller ever!  Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol M32 Features: ​ Micro-size keyboard controller with 32 keys for all your virtual instruments and effectsAffordable entry point into the NI worldSynth-action, custom NI micro-keybedInformative OLED display for at-a-glance navigation8 touch-s...