In early April, Roland began offering the full unlocked version of Zenbeats for iOS and Android for free for the time being through the #rolandathome initiative. The giveaway garnered attention from Yahoo Finance, Discchord, KEXP, Trend Hunter, CDBaby Podcast, The Verge, and other outlets.Whether making a first beat or tracking a full song, Zenbeat...
 The best new way to learn piano. Learning with flowkey is easy and fun. Practice notes and chords interactively and receive instant feedback The idea behind flowkey is simple: "learn piano with songs you love." And the flowkey app makes it easy to learn your favorite songs, whether your level is that of a Beginner, Intermediate, Adv...
Earlier this month, Roland unveiled the biggest enhancements yet to the Roland Cloud platform. These include the introduction of the ZENOLOGY software synthesizer, new membership options, and the ability to buy Lifetime Keys to individual instruments.Since its inception, Roland Cloud has grown into a collection of more than 50 instruments—including...
On its mission of creating the right MIDI device for those who feel more comfortable with 6 strings than with 25 keys, Jammy Instruments is launching a compact stringed MIDI controller Jammy EVO that allows playing any instrument like playing guitar.The Kickstarter campaign is already live on the link. Jammy EVO raised the goal of $50,000 in just o...
New presets from Jordan Rudess and more for Mac/PC and iOS.  Jordan Rudess recently took the stage with Deep Purple for a festival performance in Mexico City using Hammond B-3X as their sole organ instrument. With great success, the Hammond B-3X fit seamlessly into the performance, nailing every organ sound the band has built their sound upon....
Audio Modeling has been coming out with more and more physical modeled instruments that add incredible realism and expressiveness. Recently they released the Solo Brass Bundle. You can buy either individual instruments or save money by buying the entire bundle.  SWAM Solo Brass Bundle | Audio Modeling Enter some description here... h...
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 EASYCROSS PLATFORM LIVE PERFORMANCE APPLICATIONWondering 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?Cam...
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 bou...
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...
The Bob Moog Foundation and the MIDI AssociationThe 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 se...
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, NCMoog Subsequent 25 Subsequent 25Subsequent 25 is a ...
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 tim...
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 mem...
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 2020When: Thursday, January 16 • 9 AM- 10 AMWhere: Contact the MMA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  ​Wh...
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 th...
​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...