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Ableton Live External MIDI Sync and Audio Samples

I've created a MIDI channel to use the external instrument plugin, which triggers a synth plugged into the same hardware mixer as Live (ie., audio from the synth does NOT route back into LIVE). I ...
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None of my recent synths (2000 onwards) have MIDI Thru. Why?

My older synths (JX-8P, Juno 106, and DX7) all had MIDI in, out, and thru. But my Nord stage and Little Phatty only have In and Out. Was this an intentional design change in the industry? Did ...
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24 bit vs 16 bit for midi samples

I haven't been able to find much of a satisfactory answer anywhere regarding the great debate between 24 bit and 16 bit sound recordings. It seems to be that most people say recording in 24 bits is ...
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midi problems audio/midi interface

I just purchased the Presonis 22vsl audio/midi interface, with studio one artist. I have a KORG MS 2000 , and a Roland MC-505 Groovebox. I tried several midi configs. Trying to play the Ms2000 as ...
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Good value sound card for low MIDI latency? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a sound card to give me unnoticeable latency while using a MIDI device. I tried asio4all but after an hour of headache, I got nowhere. This will be for keyboard MIDI input, mostly ...
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How to export MIDI with foot controller in Acid Pro 7

I have a e-durm track recorded in MIDI in Acid Pro 7. I want that track in another project. I tried File->Export Midi but it is missing the "foot controller (hi hat)" envelope. How do I include that ...
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Convert sfz to sf2 via command line

Is there a command line tool to convert sfz soundfonts to sf2 soundfonts? I know there is the polyphone app, but it doesn't seem to have a cli interface.
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MIDI bytes and their MSB

I wonder why Status byte must start with 1, and the other data bytes must start with 0. I mean, I read that this is the way the reciever recognize each byte. However, that doesn't make sense to me. ...
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How to use signal from one midi track to transpose another midi track in Reaper?

I want to create 2 midi tracks: First track plays some simple pattern and loops it. In a second track I want to specify a note, which should indicate how to transpose first midi track (basically a ...
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Can I use the sync voltage, OR the audio output from a Korg Volca to control a Moog Little Phatty CV input?

I'm not looking for necessarily clean results, as this is simply experimentation. But I also don't want to fry the CV in on my Moog.
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Do M-Audio MIDI controllers (Axiom, Oxygen, etc.) work with OS X Yosemite?

If so, which ones, and with which software? Drivers for Yosemite have so far not been released by M-Audio, but I assume some controllers will work in any case. (I am considering buying the Axiom 61.) ...
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Roland Ax-Synth Keytar: Assigning Pitch Bend to Modulation Bar + Custom Pitch Change of Touch Ribbon in Logic Pro

I'm not fluent in English but I do my best to explain my question as clear as I can I have an AX Synth Keytar by Roland, as all of you definitely know it has 2 controller for pitch bend and ...
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Synthesizing distorted guitar from MIDI

So I've been experimenting with generating music by computer program, and got a thing working with Python and fluidsynth, with a nice-sounding piano soundfont. I want to switch to distorted electric ...
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Help with connecting my gear

I put together a diagram to see how close I am to getting my gear connected. I would like to know if what I have done so far is correct. I also need help with the midi wiring. I get confused with the ...
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MIDI vs USB keyboard controllers

I have always used MIDI-based controllers (Roland A-37) and synthesizers (Korg Triton Rack, etc.). I am thinking about adding a new controller, but I'm not sure if I should pursue or avoid a USB-only ...
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Latency in plugin while recording MIDI [closed]

I use Cubase 5, add MIDI track and on this track applied a plugin. I record MIDI from my electronic drums. When the track is recorder and I play it, it is played back OK with no latency at all. But ...
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Recording MIDI from electronic drums

I am trying to record a MIDI track using my electronic drums D-Tronic Q2 Plus. The only output the drum model has is USB output. So I tried to connect my drums with my PC via USB-USB cable. I also ...
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What degree should I go for?

I'm a college student at my local community college where I am currently enrolled as a music major. I just finished my first semester and I am still trying to figure out what degree I want or exactly ...
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Cc / envelope sustain pedal data gone after exporting audio Ableton live 9

I use a Roland digital piano for midi notes and sustain pedal in Ableton, this all works fine. After recording the piano piece and playing it back in Live it sounds perfect. Then when I export the ...
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What are some techniques to make MIDI string instruments sound more realistic?

I've been working on a MIDI piece, and I've been using the Violin instrument. It seems to me that string instruments seem to lack variation or expression. What are some techniques to make them sound ...
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Decent Free Windows DAW / VST for use with Korg PadKontol?

I'm just getting started with windows. I have been using my Korg PadKontrol with garageband on a Mac, but I can't seem to even get it working with windows. I've tried both FL Studio and Ohm, but I'm ...
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In what scenarios would you use OSC over MIDI?

I use the TouchOSC Bridge app on my Macbook to convert OSC signals (sent from a Nexus 7 running TouchOSC for Android) to MIDI so that I can send note on messages and CC values to software ...
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Keyboard only routes to selected track in Logic

I have two instrument tracks, both assigned to MIDI 1. However, I have a Key limit on one from D-2 to F4 and on the other from F4 to G8. I then have two separate instruments assigned to each track. If ...
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Combining music prod, dialog editing, sfx and foley: what's everyone doing?

Dave here, logic 9 and ten on intel mac. My headache is,15 min+ session with various in-tempo music elements that need to lie on bar/beat grid, and interstitial dialog which needs tweaking, ...
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MIDI input 3 second delay lag

I luckily found the answer to this problem, so I'm going to self-answer this. Problem: MIDI input lags by 3 - 5 seconds (not a buffer size issue). Setup: For me: Yamaha YDP-S30 digital piano ...
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Assessing the reliability of using a laptop in a stage environment

I have been experimenting with a Dell D-510 laptop computer for stage use. In my equipment arsenal, I also have: A Casio PX-5S keyboard A Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 USB Audio/MIDI Interface An M-Audio ...
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MIDI files handling [closed]

I recorded a song on my Korg Krome, using the seq mode. I saved this song on a SD memory card as MIDI file. Now I would like to open this file and work on it from my computer, without connecting my ...
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Daisy Chaining Midi: Kaoss Pad 3, Roland RD-300, and Mainstage 3

I am trying to daisy chain my Kaoss Pad 3 to my Roland RD-300sx keyboard to my Macbook Pro (13" mid-2012) in order to use with Mainstage 3 and am having problems. I have a normal midi cable going from ...
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How can I map midi controller faders to midi CC values through software in Cubase?

It seems like a simple question, but I'm at a loss. I have a simple MIDI keyboard with some knobs and faders, and I'd like to use one of the faders to control CC11. I cannot figure out how to do this, ...
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How to merge MIDI tracks

I'm currently (well was) recording in a studio and we use MIDI for certain instrumentation. When I received the midi track from the producer he had managed to separate every MIDI track into single ...
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Android as MIDI sequencer with digital piano

Is it possible to use an Android tablet as a MIDI sequencer with a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-170 digital piano? My Yamaha piano has a USB port.
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Combine MIDI files

I'm working on a project where we have a large number of MIDI files and want to combine them into new files with more notes. We want to combine them both in parallel, so that two combined files play ...
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How to send arbitrary MIDI messages to MIDI track using computer keyboard in Ableton Live?

Is it possible, for example, when the 'H' key on computer keyboard is pressed to send "Hold Pedal ON" MIDI message to MIDI track? And when 'H' key is pressed again to send "Hold Pedal OFF" MIDI ...
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Loading Harmor (and other synths) into Cubase 5

I Recently got a copy of Image-Line's Harmor (as well as a bunch of other synths made by the same company), and was hoping to load them into my copy of Cubase 5. I Do know this is possible as I have ...
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Logic Pro - How to delete an empty MIDI section?

Say I have a 16 bar MIDI region full of MIDI events. Now I delete the last eight bars of events -- and am left with a long section of silence which I'd like to get rid of. After deleting this ...
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How to instal addictive key with cubase 5

A recently got a version of cubase and addictive key from a sound engineer of my company. So I installed cubase OK When i instal addictive key it ask me for "stand alone" "32bit" "64bit" ? So i ...
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How to remove a MIDI reset?

I have this problem: http://homerecording.com/bbs/user-forums-brand/cubase-user-forum/unwanted-program-change-cubase-sx-317802/ When cubase starts the track, the patch is reset. There is nothing in ...
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How do you change the default Windows midi with something better?

I want to find a good midi library so that I can replace the default Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth. MuseScore is the main program I'm using which relies on midi at the moment. I'm open to the ...
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Monitoring MIDI Input from external Roland A-500PRO Controller

I'm trying to make a Roland A-500PRO USB MIDI Controller work with Steinberg's Cubase LE AI Elements 6 for Windows. By default, except the 49 keyboard keys, none of the other sliders, knobs or ...
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parsing MIDI file with unknown bytes

I have a midi file which was generated using MuseScore. It plays well in Windows Media Player, but causes my midi reading program to crash. 4d 54 68 64 = MThd 00 00 00 06 = Header length of 6 00 01 ...
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Utilities to output better sounds via MIDI for live performance

Background: I have a pretty standard (and cheap) Yamaha YPG 235 digital piano. I really have never bothered to get a new machine because I keep my piano plugged into Garageband via MIDI with the ...
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Control Synths with Voice

I have a bunch of synths from Native Instruments, including Massive and Absynth. I currently control them using a midi keyboard and a midi controller, but I'd prefer to control them using my voice. ...
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difference between channel and track in midi files

I'm creating a program to read/write MIDI files, but I've run into a problem that confuses me. There are 2 bytes dedicated to the number of tracks, which means that there could potentially be 65536 ...
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FL Studio: How can I change the instruments of an imported MIDI file?

I have imported a MIDI file into Fruity Loops. It sounds fine so far, but now I want to change the instruments before I export it to ogg. But whenever I change an instrument, FL is changing it ...
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Why do sounds reset in cubase after loop returns?

I've got a Nord Modular and a Roland Juno 106 and a TR909 wired with Cubase that sound good until the loop returns, then the Nord Modular and the Juno switch sounds to the default sounds. Why is this ...
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What settings could cause latency in recording but not in monitoring in cubase?

I have alesis dm5 plugged into cubase via midi triggering sounds from DFH superior. I have the buffer size in cubase set so that I have a fairly low latency ( about 6ms ) which I find fine to play ...
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What synthesizer should I get if I like vintage sound e.g. Roland Juno 60?

I like a warm, dry sound like Roland Juno 60 but the vintage Juno are not multitimbral. Is there a modern synthesizer, perhaps digital but preferably analogue, that has the warm sound of Roland Juno ...
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How to move all notes in the Cubase MIDI editor one octave up?

I have a rather long bass track that I want to play one octave up. I want every note to change to one octave up. For smaller chunk of notes I can select many and just drag them but it's not working in ...
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Converting vst track to midi?

What I usually do when I do this is that I just copy paste from the vst track to the midi track which works in cubase, but is there a way to convert a vst track to a midi track?
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Can I convert Cakewalk .wrk files to MIDI?

I have a bunch of .wrk files from when I owned a couple of Cakewalk programs. I don't have any of my Cakewalk software anymore, though. Is there any way I can open the files up or convert them to MIDI ...