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ISLA Instruments make seriously good electronic musical instruments

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ISLA Instruments recently joined the MIDI Association as voting corporate member ISLA Instruments was founded by Brad Holland, a professional musician and studio technician in 2015.  He realized his love of music, technology and electronics were perfect for a new type of MIDI controller.   ISLA's first produc...
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Steinway's newest high resolution player piano is focused on the future

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Steinway & Sons has a long history of technology innovation  Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg built his first grand piano in Germany in 1836.  He moved to New York, changed his last name to Steinway and established Steinway & Sons in 1853.  The company has always been focused on new technology and in its first 40 years in bus...
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The Korg SQ64 Polyphonic Sequencer- Step up your Connectivity and Control

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Just like MIDI itself, the Korg SQ64 hardware sequencer focuses on connectivity and control  The SQ-64 is unique in its ability to drive MIDI and modular synths letting you create music with all your synth gear without the need for a computer, tablet or cellphone. It features four hardware based sequencer tra...
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Audio Modeling Pushes the Future of Digital Music Making with Physical Modeling

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Why Physical Modeling Instruments are so expressive  With computers becoming more powerful everyday, digital musicians want more expressiveness, more realism, more flexibility in their virtual instruments. In fact, increased expressiveness and realism is a big part of what MIDI 2.0 is all about. MIDI Association member Audio Modeling...
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Sound Iron-Deep Sampled Libraries With A Twist

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Who are Sound Iron? Soundiron is a recent addition to the growing list of MIDI Association companies.  They joined after attending a webinar with developers that was focused on the Orchestral Articulation Profile which will use the new Attribute Types and Attribute Data of MIDI 2.0 to embed sample articulations right i...
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