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The latest MIDI news and product releases plus archives of  The MIDI Association's monthly newsletter- The MIDI Message.

The Healing Power of Music Webinar -MIMM 2021 Week 1

Saturday May 8, 2021, May Is MIDI Month 2021 Webinar The Healing Power of Music The webinar kicked off with Michael Boddicker who has played synthesizer, vocoder, accordion and keyboards on albums by many notables such as Quincy Jones, Randy Newman, The Manhattan Transfer and The Bee Gees and worked on many soundtracks including...
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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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MIDI Association Member Muse Group Acquires Audacity

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Within days of announcing their new group brand name, Muse Group (a music company focused on open source software) acquired Audacity.  Audacity will add to Muse Group's other brands that are all base open source standards.  Martin Keary who previously worked at MIDI Association member Microsoft talks about joining Audacity....
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Mixing with Virtual Instruments: The Basics

DAW software, like Ableton Live, Logic, Pro Tools, Studio One, etc. isn't just about audio. Virtual instruments that are driven by MIDI data produce sounds in real time, in sync with the rest of your tracks. It's as if you had a keyboard player in your studio who played along with your tracks, and could play the same part, over and over again, with...
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An introduction to Music Therapy by Dr. Deforia Lane

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If you don't know anything about  music therapy, this 18 minute Tedx Talk Youtube video is a great way to understand how music and medicine work together to heal.  Music therapist, Dr. Deforia Lane takes you inside University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center to experience first hand the response of patients to music therapy:...
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