We make Live, Push and Link — unique software and hardware for music creation and performance. With these products, our community of users creates amazing things. Ableton was founded in 1999 and released the first version of Live in 2001. Our products are used by a community of dedicated musicians, sound designers, and artists from across the ...
We have actively participated in creating the MIDI 2.0 specifications in the MIDI Manufacturers Association for many years. This year, some specifications will be finalized, and the Bome products will learn new MIDI 2.0 features along that path. The main focus will be on bridging MIDI 1.0 gear with the MIDI 2.0 world: proxying and translation....
LIVE PERFORMING IS NOW MORE FUN AND EASY CROSS PLATFORM LIVE PERFORMANCE APPLICATION Wondering how to connect and control your hardware and software instruments in one place? Want to remotely control your Yamaha synthesizers and quickly recall presets on stage? How about attaching a lead sheet or music score with your own notes to a set of sounds? ...
If you have Cubase/Nuendo, take advantage of the special 50% off promotion that Steinberg is running until June 30 on VST Connect Pro.  If you are a musician who works with producers who use Cubase/Nuendo, you can download VST Connect Performer for free and do studio sessions from the comfort of your home.  Music with no bo...
Safe Spacer™ is a new, lightweight wearable device that helps workers and visitors maintain safe social distancing, enabling MI and other industries to safely re-open and operate with peace of mind. Using Ultra-wideband technology, Safe Spacer runs wirelessly on a rechargeable battery and precisely senses when other devices come within 2m/6ft, aler...
Once upon a time, school students had to know how to play an instrument to make music or know enough theory to compose a song. We all gathered in the music room or auditorium of our brick-and mortar high schools to learn music and perform it. The music education world has seen many changes since then; and recently all education has been drastically...
Way back in 1996 — around the time electricity was discovered and cell phones were the size of your average 4-slot toaster — two Italian engineers got together to solve a problem in a recording studio. Could you get the sound of classic analog gear from a computer? One of them said (in Italian, of course) "Could we emulate electronic circuits using...
Since 1979, we've helped music makers all across the world build their dreams. We are a team of gear heads who are committed to doing the right thing for our customers.We are musicians, engineers, producers, Julliard grads, Grammy winners, mothers, fathers, sons and daughters. We are diverse in our backgrounds and beliefs, but we're all bound by th...
Moog Music is the leading producer of analog synthesizers in the world. The employee-owned company and its customers carry on the legacy of its founder, electronic musical instrument pioneer, Dr. Bob Moog. All of Moog's instruments are hand built in its factory on the edge of downtown Asheville, NC Moog Subsequent 25 Subsequent 25 Subsequent 25 is ...
Melodics is modern learning for modern instruments Melodics is modern learning for modern instruments, supporting MIDI Keyboards, Pad Controllers, and electronic drum kits. It's structured learning for solid progress. Melodics takes the "but where do I start?" out of learning music. Start with a genre you love, or a technique you want to ...
What Is Interactive Audio   Game Music is incredibly unique because unlike almost every other form of music which is based on a linear temporal framework (a song starts and plays uninterrupted from begin to end), game music is inherently interactive because it depends on the user's game play to decide what music plays at what ti...
The Bob Moog Foundation and the MIDI Association The Bob Moog Foundation and the MIDI Association have had a close working relationship for many years.  When we talked to Michelle Moog-Koussa, she graciously agreed to provide some materials on synthesizers for the May Is MIDI Month 2020 promotion.   The ...
A YouTube Channel for information specifically related to MIDI! Come and join two Australians, Ranz and Andrew, discuss all things MIDI. We welcome you to join the chat, ask question and discuss: MIDI news, especially around MIDI 2.0New MIDI productsDIY projects around the webInterviews with MIDI specialists and community m...
Roland (LVCC Central Hall, Exhibit #10719), one of the co-founders of the original MIDI specification, introduces the A-88MKII, a powerful new 88-note MIDI keyboard controller for studio and stage. The latest in a long line of professional MIDI controllers from Roland, the A-88MKII is supremely playable, with modern creative tools for today's music...
In the summer of 2018, the MIDI Manufacturers Association invited me to join a group of developers that would be tasked with creating prototype implementations of the protocol that is now being adopted as MIDI 2.0.  Most of the other developers taking part in this effort were from companies that make existing MIDI hardware or software, and set...
Calendar of MIDI Events at NAMM 2020 Thursday January 16  ​Who: MMA and CMIA Members plus invited guests  What: Meeting with the Chinese Musical Instrument Association (CMIA) to discuss promotion of MIDI at Music China 2020 When: Thursday, January 16 • 9 AM- 10 AM Where: Contact the MMA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  ...
With over 70 member companies and the imminent release of MIDI 2.0, the MMA's importance continues to increase   Los Angeles, CA—December 2019…With the impending adoption of MIDI 2.0, the MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) Board of Directors is expanding the scope of the organization to accommodate future growth. Tom White, who guided t...
​MIDI is at the center of the NAMM Synth Showcase For 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 ...
Introducing WIDI MasterCME has been the wireless MIDI expert since 2005. Our WIDI (Wireless MIDI) technology already serves thousands of professional musicians worldwide. After CME launched the Xkey Air (2015) and the WIDI BUD (2016) there has been ongoing conversations about advanced MIDI connectivity over Bluetooth. Following that ...
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 th...
The KMI K-Board Pro 4   The KMI K-Board Pro 4 started off as Kickstarter campaign in 2016 and quickly got to its funding goal of $50.000. What sets the Pro 4 apart from other controllers is KMI's patented Smart Sensor Fabric technology which is a unique and proprietary conductive material that changes resistance as it ...
As kids, we grew up knowing that our father had done something remarkable, but it was rarely talked about in the house. Dad didn't talk about work much… at home he just wanted to be Dad. So, it was through thousands of testimonials that were sent to my family during his illness and passing that I came to learn for the first time, at 37 years old, t...
​ Aaron Andrew Hunt from H-Pi Instruments  in Germany), Tim Alex Jacobs (mitxela · UK)  and Jordan Dimitrov Petkov (Largonet Ltd., MIDI Boutique · Bulgaria have teamed up to create the world's smallest polyphonic MIDI instrument.  It's really incredibly powerful.  FEATURES​  TuningUnlimited pitch Ge...
Skwitch: It's an iPhone accessory David Skulina from Edinburgh, United Kingdom founded Skoogmusic  and in 2015 ran a successful funding campaign on Indiegogo and released it's first original tactile music interface, Skoog. Skwitch is Skoogmusic's newest offering and it is has a unique approach. It clips on yo...