#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...
​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...
​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...
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...
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...
ADC- the largest audio developers conference in the world  The Audio Developer Conference (ADC) started 5 years ago and has quickly become the leading conference for audio and MIDI programming professionals to gather and discover the latest trends ​in music production software development. This year...
MMA Member Blokas releases a USB to MIDI router with built-in MIDI processing Midihub has 4 MIDI DIN inputs, 4 MIDI DIN output ports and a USB port for power supply and/or communicating with the PC and its software. Using the dedicated Midihub Editor lets you customize Midihub's processing as well as set...
 Game design is an incredibly exciting creative industry that ties together many different disciplines, including graphical design, audio engineering and coding. Audio specialists in particular have one of the more lucrative positions in the industry, with sound designers earning $51k on average for using systems like MIDI to create epic sound...
LET'S is a team of Seattle multi media artists (Andy Arkley, Courtney Barnebey and Peter Lynch) who create interactive sculptures that combine art and sound using MIDI. In their latest installation , We, now on at MadArt gallery in Seattle, the LET's team uses DIY controllers and an in-depth knowledge of MIDI to allow ...
 You may not know it, but a lot of the software you use may be made by the same system, JUCE.  JUCE is used for the development of desktop and mobile applications. The aim of JUCE is to allow software to be written such that the same code will can run identically on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux platforms. It suppor...
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NKS is an integration technology developed by Native Instruments NKS brings all your software instruments, effects, loops and samples, into one intuitive workflow – creating seamless integration between NI and other leading developers. It gives you streamlined browsing, consistent tagging, instant sound previews, pre-mapped parameters, Smart Play f...
​MIDI is at the center of the NAMM Synth ShowcaseFor the past few years, the MIDI Manufacturers Association's booth has been located right by the main entrance to Hall A in the Anaheim Convention center in an area called the Synth Showcase. We actually host two booths.  Booth 9700 is the MIDI Manufacturers Booth where MMA board members ar...
Computers and music, MIDI machines and interfaces, and music composition software.This 30 minute TV show from 1986 describes what was possible with MIDI back then. It's a window into the state of the art in music technology thirty years ago. Guests: Chris French, Music Software; Bob Moore, Hybrid Arts; David Schwartz, Compusonics; Chris P...
Planned Major Update to MIDI Technology Attracts New Members to the MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA)Los Angeles, CA, November 6, 2018 – The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) announced that Ableton, Aodyo, Audio Modeling, Art+Logic, Jammy Guitar, Melodics, MIND Music Labs, Native Instruments, OnSong, and TouchKeys have joined the MMA to colla...
We hope you enjoyed these daily tips during MIDI Month—but that's not the end of it, because there will be plenty more tips to come when you join the The MIDI Association. TMA is an all-volunteer organization that believes in TMA's mission: to nurture an inclusive global community of people who create music and art with MIDI. Our strength is our co...
Yamaha has been intimately involved with the development of MIDI since the very beginning. We pioneered groundbreaking technology by making the first all digital FM synthesizer, the epoch making DX7. Yamaha synths like the Motif and the Montage have been the standard for touring and studio professionals for the past 2 decades.  ...
After many years, Moog releases a polyphonic analog synth The Moog One is a programmable, tri-timbral analog synth featuring an intuitive tactile interface that allows you to explore a vast sonic universe of classic Moog analog circuits that have been know for many years for their unrivaled punch and rich harmonics,  An advanced...
With the release of version 3.6.11, Steinberg's Virtual Studio Technology plug-in format will natively support the integration of MIND Music Lab's ELK operating system, allowing VST-based plug-ins to run seamlessly in ELK-powered musical instruments and audio processors (source).ELK, an Operating System designed specifically for use in em...
Melodics™ is a desktop app that teaches you to play MIDI keyboards, pad controllers, and drums.Melodics works with any MIDI capable keyboard, pad controller, or drum kit. It has plug & play support for the most popular devices on the planet and custom remapping for everything else. It's free to download, and comes with 60 free lessons...
MIDI Innovations Exhibit Hall E #1086Exhibitors were:Sensorpoint: "Jambe" iOS Percussion InstrumentBome: MIDI/USB/Ethernet/WiFi Translator BoxUbisoft: "Rocksmith" guitar training & game softwareQuicco: Wireless (BLE) MIDI Adapter "MI.1"Psicraft: Synth Editing Software and Juno-106 MIDI Kit There was also a MIDI JAM Area where attendees could pl...
Elk releases open source version of award winning Audio Operating System and Development Kit for Raspberry Pi.  We've covered ELK innovations on the site before. Check out these articles on Steinberg and the  Elk Powered Retrologue desktop synth and the collaboration between Fishman, Arturia and MIND Music Labs and the...
Tech company OWOW just launched a new wireless motion controlled instrument for singers. Named the Wiggle Kit, it consists of a mobile App and a small white remote controller which turns gestures into vocal effects. By twisting and moving the Wiggle in different directions, singers can add digital effect...
When it comes to mixing, a lot of engineers will tell you there's nothing quite like a good piece of hardware with real faders. Some synthesizers nclude faders for real-time control over the sound you're playing, however you may be able to program these to control the faders in a recording program's mixer. Several keyboards, such as Nektar's Panora...