This section of resources covers stories about MIDI people and the stories behind MIDI products.  
Here you'll find  stories about MIDI history all the way from 850 AD to the present, interviews with MIDI artists and the people behind the MID products you use, the inside scoop on what the future holds for MIDI and much mo...re.  More

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MIDI Artists, MIDI History

Frank Zappa and the Synclavier.

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​In 1986 Frank Zappa  released his final studio album  in his lifetime; for the remaining seven years of his life, he would only release live concert albums. Jazz from Hell is an instrumental album whose selections were all composed and recorded by Frank Zappa . It was released in 1986 by Barking Pumpkin Records on vinyl and by Rykod...
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MIDI Tool Integrates Real and Virtual Synths

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The Live Performance Challenge ​ The challenge for me as a performing musician has always been not being able to readily access desired sounds and sound layers during a live performance in an effective way. The tools given to us on modern stage keyboards are difficult to manage on the live stage, and even if you take the time and make the effort to...
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Heavy Metal MIDI by Author and Punisher

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Tristan Shone A.K.A. Author and Punisher is a musician and mechanical engineer who makes heavy metal MIDI controllers, really heavy metal ! He has created a range of unique MIDI controllers he calls " dub machines" using his electronic and mechanical engineering expertise.  Tristan studied for a Master of Fine&nbs...
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MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) Adopts MIDI Capability Inquiry (MIDI-CI) Specification.

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MIDI-CI specification available for download The MIDI-CI specification is now available for download by MIDI Association members. It is on the MIDI 1.0 specification page at the bottom of the list of MIDI 1.0 Specification Addenda after 1996.  MIDI-CI press release ​ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) Adopts MIDI Capabi...
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Herrmutt Lobby

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​We got several entrees for suggested content from the December 2017 MIDI Association newsletter.  One was for an article on  CTRLCap from  Edwin  Joassart. We did a little more research and decided to do an article not just on CNTRLCap, but on the developers behind it -Herrmutt Lobby.  Herrmutt Lobby has created not j...
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