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

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TR-8 as master clock for eurorack system

I am trying to clock my eurorack with my TR-8. I have a 2-hp MIDI to CV/gate, which I feed with the MIDI out of my TR-8 (using a MIDI-to-USB cable as the 2-hp takes USB mini as input). I tried ...
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Amplitube 4 not receiving MIDI signals

I'm trying to use my MIDI controller to operate the looper in the Amplitube 4 standalone app (on Windows 10 Pro). My controller is a Behringer FCB1010, connected to a Behringer UMC404HD. I have the ...
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Restoring Settings on Akai MPK225 from a MIDI SysEx dump

The Akai MPK225 MIDI master keyboard has a feature that lets me send a current preset configuration as MIDI system exclusive data (GLOBAL > Sysex). Using Bome Send SX, I've successfully received a ...
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How to quickly change instruments in LMMS using LX61+ onboard keys/present

I want to quickly switch instruments on LMMS using only onboard keys (Instr/Preset/MIDI channels/messages) on my LX61+. The keyboard manual describes presets very briefly, not describing such an ...
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How do I use the Hammond B3X Ipad app from my Yamaha CP73 stage piano in live performance?

I want to use the https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/hammondb3xipad/ Hammond B3X app for playing keyboards live. My keyboard is a Yamaha CP73 Stage piano. It comes with some MIDI and USB outputs, ...
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Waldorf Blofeld Firmware Recovery on a bricked unit

I recently tried updating my Waldorf Blofeld desktop synth to the latest firmware and it bricked. I performed a rescue on the unit and then loaded the firmware again, but now there is no sound. After ...
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Is it possible to use an xbox controller for pitch bend/modulation?

My friend just showed me his Akai Pro MPK Mini and I really like the pitch bend/mod joystick and I was wondering if it was possible to achieve a similar effect using the joystick on a game controller ...
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Cubase LE - why don't VST instruments "stick" when recording?

When inserting VST instruments (Halion, MT Power Drums, etc), I can hear them just fine in my monitors and all looks well. But when I record they leave only empty waveforms, and when I stop recording, ...
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How do I record/playback vinyl audio in a daw?

My vinyl player has a midi port that allows you to record the vinyl using software like Audacity. I was wandering if it was possible to have these audio signals sent directly to my DAW (Bitwig) ...
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connecting Allen and Heath SQ7 to Pro Tools

I have an Allen and Heath SQ7 sound board and I wanted to connect it to Pro Tools through USB. I have successfully connected it and I am able to see the MIDI outputs of the SQ7 faders and can control ...
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Mysterious old MIDI piano won't talk to GarageBand

I have an ancient slightly mysterious full size keyboard that I bought from eBay a while ago. I want to use it as a controller for my M1 MacBook Pro running MacOS 12.6 and GarageBand. The keyboard ...
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VSTi MIDI effect

I know it's possible to write a VSTi that's an audio effect. But, I was wondering, is it possible to make one that's a MIDI effect? E.g. a VST that catches MIDI notes before they go to the instrument ...
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Pro Tools MIDI editor: sustain release

Using Pro Tools' MIDI editor, I'm arranging a strings instrument track. I'm making use of the "sustain" automation lane, in order to add a sustain effect. What is the best way to implement ...
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Need help with separating piano track by note/frequency

Preface First off, I am an absolute beginner when it comes to audio software and processing in general, so apologies in advance for any misused or incorrect terminology. Intro I would like to take a ...
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Velocity randomizer - Any free MIDI editor with this feature?

I am wondering if there is any free software that allows you to randomize the velocity in a MIDI file by x amount of %? I don't want to spend a fortune on FL Studio as the velocity randomizer is ...
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Add pedal to each measure of piano midi

I have downloaded various piano midi files from the internet, but when I tried to play them in e.g. Garage Band, it sounds worse than ones I've created that have sustain pedal applied for each measure....
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How do I make a MIDI file to reset the Reverb and Chorus on my Roland synthesizer?

When playing different MIDI files on my Roland SC-55 I found that not all of them explicitly set their own Reverb and Chorus. This results in the playback of subsequent files having otherwise random ...
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The output from my synthesizer is only 32 kHz. Is there any reason to record at a higher fidelity?

I'm doing some recordings off of a vintage Roland SC-55 MIDI synthesizer which is capable of 16-bit @ 32 kHz. Is there any reason to record the audio at 44.1 or 48 kHz in my recording software or to ...
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What is the name of this device?

I would like to purchase a similar device, but I do not understand how it is called correctly. I suspect this is some kind of MIDI controller, but what exactly is it called? If you know, would be ...
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Ticking sounds in my screen recordings

I have some issues with my home audio setup. I use a Mac Book Pro and when it comes to gear I use Shure SM7B, DBX 286S, Scarlett 2i2, Screenflow to record screen, and Audio hijack to capture audio. ...
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Automating MIDI to Audio rendering

I have MIDI files that I need to convert to audio files. I typically do this by creating a track in my DAW, assigning to the track a sampler with the sound I need, dropping the MIDI track in there, ...
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How can I use kick drum pedals to trigger Midi?

I have some double bass drum pedals. I want to trigger midi notes with them. I bought a "Yamaha KP65 Electronic Drum Kick Tower" assuming it would have midi out if it was going to call ...
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Change in tempo between start and end of a single note - midi

I have a midi file, which is converted to .csv file using midicsv.exe utility taken from here: http://www.fourmilab.ch/webtools/midicsv/ Part of csv file: 1, 278400, Tempo, 400454 1,278400,Note_on_c,0,...
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Logic Pro X - software instrument notes out of time during playback

Best way to explain what I'm seeing/hearing is with a video: I have a simple drum part sequenced in Logic Pro X (10.5.1). When I play the song starting from before the ...
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No sound from MIDI file in Ardour on DrumGizmo track

I am a newbie to Ardour and DrumGizmo. Please be patient. I followed a tutorial on setting up DrumGizmo. The tutorial shows how to send channels each to a separate bus. I get sound as expected, and ...
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How to record left and right hand as separate tracks in Cakewalk?

I have some midi files that when played in Cakewalk, I can see that the left and right hands are separate tracks. I have seen in programs like PlayPerfect and MIDIculous, the software attempts to ...
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Can I use a Linux PC as a MIDI router?

Using an Arturia Minilab (USB out only), I can control a Korg Volca (MIDI in only) using a Tie Studio 1|1 MIDI-USB adapter via LMMS (by setting up any instrument in LMMS and routing MIDI-in & MIDI-...
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How to use midi output from PA system amplifier for web conferencing

I'm a novice looking for help. I want to use midi output from a PA system amplifier as audio input to PC for use in Webex video conferencing. I bought a usb midi interface (Roland UM-ONE) but can't ...
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How to bind midi input to a track in Logic Pro

I connected my Yamaha e-piano to my Mac and can jam to any software instrument in Logic Pro. The piano always sends MIDI input to the currently selected track, which is convenient somehow. But as soon ...
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Converting Notes to CC Values in Digital Performer

I am fairly new to Digital Performer and have been given a midi stream and an Audio Unit (AU) instrument. Unfortunately, the midi stream was made when the instrument used notes as control codes to ...
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Sampling a Midi file with a sound file?

I have looked everywhere on the internet and could not find anything similar to what I am trying to do. I need to change the instrument of a midi file into custom .wav or .mp3 sound files, so the ...
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Studiologic Fatar SL 760 2 midi out

I have a Studiologic fatar SL 760 with 2 midi out ports not the usual 1 in, 1 out midi ports. I have tried the usual 1 in, 1 out to usb cable without success. Can you suggest how I can get the 2 out ...
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How can I convert MIDI files to WAV using the Windows sound font?

I am interested in converting some old MIDI files to WAV using the default Windows MIDI soundfont (for nostalgic reasons), located at C:\windows\system32\drivers\gm.dls. I am aware I can simply play ...
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How To Automatically Set ALL Note Velocity for MIDI Files in FL Studio?

i am new in sound design and home audio production, right now i am playing with FL Studio. I know i can change note velocity for imported Midi files in FL Studio, one note by one note. But, how i can ...
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I Copied MID files from Yamaha Keyboard, but Playback is Different

I am a newbie in sound design and digital musical instrument stuff. Recently, me and my friend recorded an instrument using some Yamaha Keyboard. When we play that recording on a Yamaha Keyboard, ...
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Changing tempo of a MIDI file

My goal currently is to change the tempo(speed) of the song that I parse in as a MIDI file. Lets say I need to speed up the song by a factor of 2. This implies that the song now takes half the time ...
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MIDI USB adapter to work with Linux?

My son has a keyboard, a Casio LK-110 that was a secondhand gift, which he's learning to play music on. He's interested in recording musical tracks onto the computer. The family laptop (the one he ...
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No VST rendering on Tracktion T7 Waveform 11 free

I'm using LABS VST instrument plugin on a MIDI track in Tracktion T7 Waveform 11 free. I'm working on Windows 10, on a ACER Aspire V Nitro Black Edition Laptop, native soundcard. I can hear the VST ...
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External Synths over USB on MacOS: Notes not playing & hanging notes

For some months I've had problems with USB MIDI with the Babyface Pro and two of my DSI/Sequential synths: OB-6 Module and Prophet-6 Module. I primarily use MacOS with Ableton Live, but I experience ...
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How to connect Elektron Analog Four's DIN-SYNC output to an 1/8" TRRS jack

I use an Elektron Analog Four synthesizer (A4) to sequence a Eurorack modular synthesizer. The A4 has four assignable CV/Gate outputs, as well as two MIDI outputs. One of the MIDI outputs can be ...
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Computer does not register MIDI signal C4 and D4, all the other keys are working fine, could the problem be the cable or the keyboard

Today for the first time I tried to connect my keyboard (Hohner PSK50) to the computer. I made the connection by using this cable. (A simple MIDI to USB). Drivers were recognized and when I tried to ...
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SFZ+MIDI to audio via command line

I am an algorithmic composer with a library of over one hundred .SFZ files. I have been generating a bunch of single-track MIDI files using midiutil in python, and then manually opening up Sforzando ...
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Using a midi drum kit to trigger .wav sounds

I've got a midi drum kit (Alesis Nitro), and the sounds on it are less than satisfactory. So I've looked into using something like EZ Drummer, or Superior drummer, but since I'm pretty new to all this,...
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Midfile between Logic Pro X and OnSong

I am exporting a midi file from Logic Pro X. In Logic it is 3.48 minutes long at 117bpm When I import it into OnSong it is interpreted as 7:12 minutes long if I take the same midi file and add it to ...
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VST Plugin That Maps Piano Roll To Scale

I am new to EDM, so forgive my ignorance. I'm currently using Tracktion 7 DAW. When inside the piano roll, I would like it if the notes could be mapped to a particular scale. Is there a VST that ...
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What program should I use to export a MIDI/SF2 to a WAV?

I'm trying to convert some music from a GBA ROM to WAV so I can use them. I've used this tool to rip the music. It's left me with some MIDI files and an SF2 file for the instruments. I'd like to ...
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How to sync a midi to audio

There have been numerous solutions posted on the internet for this issue, however many of these answers appears to be for older software, with possibly outdated methods. I was wandering what the best ...
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Make Ardour plugin send / receive Sysex

I am using the plugin Dexed with Ardour. The virtual MIDI in and outputs of the plugin are connected to a hardware MIDI interface for this channel. Using a MIDI keyboard, I can play the plugin, and ...
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Sending midi from AKAI -> Android -> Wifi -> PC/MAC DAW

all! I would like to connect AKAI to Android, then play on AKAI, so midi signal would go via WiFi to PC/MAC DAW (like Ableton or FL Studio,...) Other words: AKAI --usb--> ANDROID --wifi--> PC/MAC ...
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Should each drum component be created separately when coming from a midi source, then mixed?

So like render the snare to audio, render the kick, etc. and then mix them all. Would that then reduce CPU usage?
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