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Questions tagged [midi]

MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a technical standard designed to allow electronic musical instruments communicate (transfer Performance & Settings data) with computers and each other.

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Does recent Roland arrangers sound better in GS mode than the 18-year old SC8850/SC8820 sound canavas?

Historical background Because General MIDI, a norm developped in the 1980s, is lacking a lot of instruments and drums, as well as some effects, Roland developed in the 1990s their own Roland GS ...
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What are the bytes following a midi note on or note off?

I am currently working on producing an AI that will learn from music in midi files and then produce its own music. In order to do this I need to convert a few hundred, perhaps a few thousand in the ...
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Sending MIDI from Ableton to a rack mount delay through a sound module

Okay, I have a Scarlett 18i8 connected to my MacBook. I also have a piano connected via USB to the MacBook. One of the musicians has a 19" rack mount delay unit with MIDI in/out, traditional 5-pin. ...
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Safe to record a synth with a 1/4" cable instead of MIDI?

I have a synth that has MIDI and 1/4" output jacks. Which should I use for recording? I believe MIDI is the standard, but would there be a noticeable lack of quality if I used a 1/4" Y-cable instead? ...
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Is it possible to write a program that emulates MIDI hardware controller for FL Studio?

FL Studio allows you to link external hardware controllers to parameters of synths and effects. Even ones which aren't open to generic MIDI being sent by another plugin. But I want to write a program ...
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Is it possible to write custom Ableton midi effects?

I have been toying with the idea of creating custom midi effects (eg. arpegiators etc) for Ableton but I can't seem to find any info on how or whether it's even possible. All information about writing ...
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How do i take the arpeggiated midi and get the notes/rhythms being played in logic pro?

I arpeggiated a bass line in logic using the smart tools. I want it to show me the score for what's being played but it only shows me the chords at the moment.
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Make a midi theme sound like “8-bit” / chiptune

I'm working on a videogame soundtrack for mobile devices (smartphones and such) where size matters, so I'm using midi format for the music. For style reasons, I'd like the midi files to sound 8-bit/...
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How to midi map device pads to drum rack pads across multiple drum racks in ableton

Seems like this should be really simple, but when I am midi mapping controls, I cant figure out how to map a device pad to a chosen drum sample. I want to play samples from 2 different drum rack by ...
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Map Alesis VI49 to Pro Tools

I've got a midi-keyboard Alesis VI49. Is it possible to map all the knobs and keys to the pro tools? I was able to properly map the transport window to the keyboard's action keys (like rec, play stop,...
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MIDI, how to implement CC-65, C-5 and CC-84 and example?

The question is almost similar from this link. But the link there is already old, and the answer (to me) don't have enough detail : MIDI CC 5 - Controls portamento rate to slide between 2 notes ...
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Playing Strings smoothly. Electric piano or non/semi weighted keys?

I'm a full-time pianist/violinist and producer. A stage piano or electric piano is based on a real piano where a hammer must be thrown at a string & there is a click to the feel of the key, which ...
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How to synchronize Play (start/stop) between Juno-Gi and Drumbrute?

Is there a way to synchronize Play (start/stop) between Roland Juno-Gi and the Drumbrute? Such that when I hit Play on the DB it triggers Play while in Recorder mode on the Juno? The DB manual ...
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Volume in MIDI track keeps resetting

I imported a MIDI track, rearranged it, changed the volume of VSTi Instrument but that volume keeps changing by itself when it plays a new part (DAW: Cubase). What is going on?
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Open source software/library/tool/patch/… for converting audio to MIDI suggestions?

Having found 2 open source tools that can convert any audio file to midi, I'm still interested if there are others (for comparison). I've tried WaoN and Audio_to_midi_melodia. But not all samples ...
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Connecting keyboard, soundmodule, and a PC

How do I connect a keyboard, sound module, and pc so that a song played on the keyboard can be played back afterward, but the sounds heard both during the recording and the playback is that of the ...
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My keyboard plays all MIDI in on one instrument regardless of channels transmitted. Why?

Usually when I play a multichannel MIDI file from my sequencer to the sound module (for example, Logic Pro), I get multichannel playback. By that I mean, different instruments playing their ...
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Does Nektar Impact LX49+ MIDI keyboard work with LMMS?

I am considering purchasing a Nektar Impact LX49+ MIDI keyboard, but before I do I want to make sure it will work with the Linux DAW called LMMS. Have any of you used this keyboard with lmms? Did you ...
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Why don't we develop more and better midi controllers for non keyboard instruments [closed]

So I was watching videos of EWI players and I was blown away by their superior sound for wind instruments. I keep hearing that VST sucks and that real instruments are way better and other stuff. But ...
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How to apply an Android device as a MIDI controller for LMMS on Ubuntu?

I've just started fiddling around with LMMS on Ubuntu Linux. I don't want to buy hardware yet but would like to play instruments and samples with an external MIDI controller rather than with the Piano ...
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MIDI issues on Solus Linux

I'm using Solus, and my device simply won't recognize my midi device. It's a Williams Allegro 2, and I have the MSI B350M Gaming Pro motherboard with no soundcard. It is connected over USB. I had no ...
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MIDI noise and latency problems

I have just bought a Roland A49 MIDI controller. I'm using Reaper as my DAW. I've installed the drivers, and I know that my controller is talking to my DAW, as I am getting a correct red signal ...
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Midi Sequencer Help

Does anybody know if it is even possible to use my Alesis SR18 to trigger vst's in a DAW via the MIDI out feature? Basically i'm trying to build a set up for live performance whereby once a song is ...
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Opening MIDI in DAW

I sometimes get MIDI files from sites like www.midiworld.com Sometimes the MIDI file has all instruments on a single track. How can I separate such files into separate tracks? (Am using Ableton btw) ...
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Midi to .wav conversion

I'm looking for a program that turns my short MIDI-sequences into .wav files. That in itself isn't the problem, tho. The problem is that most programs append 1 or 2 seconds of silence at the end of ...
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How to simplify a midi file

I need to simplify midi files. By that I mean I need a way to quickly Make the velocity/volume the same. The pitch bending removed Modify the tempo to be the same throughout the track. All the ...
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How to use Korg Monopoly's “Trig In” port to trigger appegiator -

How to use a pre MIDI Korg Monopoly's "Trig In" port to trigger appegiator - in a MIDI studio. I know its an old analogue device but with superb sound generation possibilities. I would like to trigger ...
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Sync Korg SQ-1 with DAW (Logic)

I'm trying to sync my Korg SQ-1 with DAW (Logic Pro X). SQ-1 is connected via USB to computer and Logic recognizes it. I've updated MIDI settings in Logic to make SQ-1 receive MIDI clock and tempo ...
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Play MIDI from DAW with Korg Volca FM

I want to be able to play MIDI notes written in my DAW via my Korg Volca FM. I checked several articles and the general idea consists of these steps: create MIDI track in DAW DAW track sends MIDI ...
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Which DAW can provide editing of multiple MIDI channel tracks open simultaneously?

There is already a very similar question BUT it is not the same as my question, hence the reason for my question: Which DAW can handle simultaneous editing of MIDI channels / instruments per tracks? ...
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Automatically set necessary midi cc values prior play in arrangement in Ableton Live

I have midi clips in arrangement view that contain midi cc automations for external devices. When I start playing from a certain timeline position I want the midi cc value be automatically caluculated ...
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I have 2 keyboards PSR E353 and PSR I455. Can I connect them both in a midi setup?

I have Yamaha Psr E353 and I455. Both have no midi ports in them. But the i455 has a USB port for a thumb drive. I am hoping if in any possible way the both keyboards be linked to form a rack. And so ...
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RTP MIDI between MAC and Windows

I have Logic Pro running on MAC, and I have huge memory on my Windows desktop to run Kontakt as sampler, does RTP MIDI is the best way to connect between them?
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Roland 808 via MIDI trouble with tone playing

I had a project in cubase that I recorded to audio file and everything was working fine a few days ago. Now when I open it again and play it in cubase the kick drum from the Roland 808 doesn't play (...
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Can I split MIDI regions at program change events in Logic Pro X?

First, have a screenshot: The MIDI file I'm working with was generated by a tool which really likes program change events. While this is expected behavior for said tool, it makes the resulting file a ...
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Is MIDI volume scale logarithmic?

Volume (CC#7) and Expression (CC #11) should be implemented as follows: For situations in which only CC# 7 is used (CC#11 is assumed "127"): L(dB) = 40 log (V/127) where V= CC#7 value For ...
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How to copy track in cubase

I recently learned alt-dragging sounds in Cubase 5 which is convenient. Is it possible to copy a track even more directly so that the result is that the length doubles? If I start with 4 bars then a ...
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Midi Controller through Focusrite 6i6

When I connect a midi controller to my Focusrite Scarlet 6i6 I can't use the 6i6 output (monitors headphones) to listen what I am playing. I have to change my preferences and select the built in ...
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Pro tools midi editor is ubusably slow

I've got an HP laptop (Intel Core i5, 16GM RAM, Windows 10) with Pro Tools 12 HD installed on it. Everything seems to be good until it comes to midi editing. Even if I have a few notes in an ...
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Can I safely use Git (Version control) to save and manage Akai MPC pattern and song files? Does anyone have experience with this?

Can I safely use Git (Version control) to save and manage Akai MPC pattern and song files? Does anyone have experience with this? (the sequencer plays many midi modules) This is an example of a 'song'...
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Rearranging MIDI tracks VST development

I'm currently working on a project of a VST which should be able to rearranging several MIDI tracks. Here is a simple scheme of what I'm trying to achieve : As you could notice, this VST is not ...
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Connecting two or more MIDI connections to a single MIDI in/out ports

I have a Yamaha organ with MIDI in/out ports. I have a Yamaha MDR-5 data recorder connected to the organs MIDI. Now, there is the MIDITZER virtual theater pipe organ I have on my computer that I can ...
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Send slider value from python to Ableton Live

I want to send to Ableton Live float number that will set the instrument parameter from code (python). I try to edit midi remove script (no documentation and not worked). I can send note tone and ...
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Is it possible to run Traktor and MIDI keyboard through DAW at once?

I'm not sure this is on-topic here. I'm hoping it somewhat falls under "live production audio." I am running Traktor 2 with an all-in-one controller / mixer. I recently purchased a MIDI keyboard, ...
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nanoKontrol2 mapping with Ableton Live 9 - python, pots, cc… - good tutorial? [closed]

I've been trying for a while to get nanoKontrol2 to map one of its pan pots correctly to one of Ableton's channel pan pots (and eventually map the physical pot to an Autofilter parameter instead). The ...
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How to reproduce these sounds (Rick and Morty, and Castlevania)

I'm absolutely new to this field. I'm building a laser harp, and I'm choosing the sound that the midi output will have. There are two sounds I'd absolutely like to reproduce in a software like FL ...
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Using Yamaha YPT-255 Keyboard for Sounddesign

I recently got a Yahamaha YPT-255 Keyboard. Now I would like to connect it to my PC in order to record sounds/songs, as well as load sounds I created back to the keyboard. I noticed that it does not ...
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Why did Audacity suddenly muffle many of my sounds, and is there a way of restoring previous versions of a project?

I'm a newb (Clearly, I'm still using Audacity). I'm just getting into EDM and music making and the like, and my first project that I've been working on for some months now took a weird turn today. I ...
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Route Audio from Computer to MIDI Piano?

I just got into DAWs and my computer's speakers suck. However, my privia 350m's speakers are much better. I was wondering if it were possible to route all the sound from my computer through a midi USB ...
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Connecting a MIDI keyboard via SP/Dif

I have an external soundcard attached to my PC via USB. I also have a MIDI keyboard which I wish to use to input to the computer. But the soundcard only has SP/Dif in and out. Is what I want to do ...