fbpx

Article Categories

If you are new to MIDI or want to go over some basics, this is the best place to start.  

Here is where you'll find guides to understanding what MIDI is, what it's not and general information everyone who uses MIDI should know.

There are Categories for MIDI 1.0, MIDI 2.0 and MIDI History. 

Subcategories from this category:

MIDI 1.0, MIDI 2.0, MIDI History, Byte Sized Tips and Tricks

MMA @ The 2013 NAMM Show

MMA @ The 2013 NAMM Show
MIDI Creators and Innovators Panel Featuring: Dave Smith, George Duke, Tom Oberheim, Alan Parsons, Jordan Rudess, Craig Anderton. For 30 years, MIDI has been at the forefront of music technology even as musical trends change. Watch a star-studded panel of MIDI instrument designers and musicians talk about the past, present, and future of MIDI with ...
Continue reading
  3586 Hits
3586 Hits

May 03-How to Limit MIDI Velocity

MAY-Is-MIDI-Month.003
Audio compression can give more consistent levels, but it doesn't give a more consistent touch; that has to happen at the source, when the instrument plays. Some recording software programs have either MIDI FX or editing commands to compress data by raising low-level notes and/or or reducing high-level notes. But if your program doesn't have veloci...
Continue reading
  3501 Hits
3501 Hits

The MMA adopts 8 new MIDI 2.0 specifications

PP1128899
The MIDI Manufacturers Association adopted 5 core MIDI 2.0 specifications on February 20, 2020.  MIDI 2.0 Specification Overview This document defines the specific collection of MMA/AMEI specifications that collectively comprise the core MIDI 2.0 Specification and introduces the fundamental concepts of MIDI 2.0. The document also defines minim...
Continue reading
  3267 Hits
Tags:
3267 Hits

For Guitarists: What is MIDI and How Can I Use It? | Seymour Duncan

guitar-rig-2-300x219
What is MIDI and How Can I Use It? | Seymour Duncan https://www.seymourduncan.com/blog/the-tone-garage/what-is-midi-and-how-can-i-use-it
  3124 Hits
3124 Hits

May 09-Get Imaginative with the Mod Wheel

MAY-Is-MIDI-Month-2.020
Despite rumors to the contrary, Congress did not pass a law saying that mod wheels could be used only to add vibrato. Granted, the periodic vibrato a mod wheel adds is something only a synth can do, but try adding vibrato with the pitch wheel instead—it will sound more human, and more like the vibrato guitarists use. Now that you've freed up your m...
Continue reading
  3088 Hits
3088 Hits