Questions tagged [midi]

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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Ways to save midi-cc-mapping in FL Studio?

First of all, i've already found a way to do it by myself: open some VST/VSTi, select parameter u need - move it & connect it via Multilink - Last tweaked control (or do the same via Midi Learn, ...
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Ableton Live: APC40 toggle Midi map states?

There are a lot of mappings I want to use, but I don't want to override the default APC40 setup. I'm curious how you can manage different Midi maps using Ableton Live or external software. Thanks
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Rotary speaker effect for SF2 Organ

I am trying to find software and detailed instructions for creating a rotary speaker effect for any instruments in an SF2 file. In other words I need to understand how to EDIT AND SAVE an SF2 file ...
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Why am I limited to only one MIDI CC parameter at a buffer size of 128 samples?

My set up is RME HDSP 9652 MIDI out to MIDI Solutions powered splitter, which feeds a synths MIDI on channel 1. Now I've noticed that when I set my DAW's buffer size to 128 samples, I can only control ...
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How to capture a midi performance and apply a vst plugin to it?

I am looking for the most inexpensive way to accomplish the following tasks: 1) Record a midi performance including pitch bends into a sequencer program (pc or mac) that provides a click, has the ...
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having to reselect the channel everytime I make a change in certain plugins in FL Studio

I have a problem with FL Studio as whenever I open a VST plugin (both 32 and 64bit) I have to re select it's channel within the step sequencer every time I make a change within the plugin before I am ...
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Need software-based, resonant filter for 90's ROMpler

Any suggestions on how to add a resonant filter to a keyboard that does not have one? I have a Alesis Quadrasynth (QS4) and want to do midi-triggered filter sweeps in real-time. Thank you! Dan
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How can I fix/reset my MIDI setup?

I had an Axiom-49 MIDI controller plugged into my Mac with a MIDI to USB cable, and everything was working great. I was trying to add a Roland digital drum kit into the setup and plugged its MIDI out ...
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KTDrumTrigger with 64-bit Cubase 5.5.3

I google'd around to find a way to replace a poor sounding snare track with samples, and fell upon KTDrumTrigger VST plugin. The behavior of this plugin is exactly what I am looking for: turn audio "...
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Ableton Live 8 MIDI tracks recorded without a tempo reference. Need export to Sibelius notation software

Having successfully extracted a midi performance from a pc circa 1986, into Ableton Live8, I now have copied each track into its own MIDI file and imported these files into the notation software I'm ...
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Audio effect: loop on a keyboard key

Using Mac/Linux/Windows SOFTWARE with an attached MIDI keyboard: What's the simplest way to, on-demand in live performance, capture a 1-second recording from a microphone and then play it on a loop ...
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How do I interface with midi files in Darkwave?

I've had oodles of fun with Darkwave so far, mostly by writing simple midi on a per-instrument basis, but I do not see how to save that midi and apply it to, say, other instruments. How can I save ...
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What equipment do I need to change a stage piano to play B3 organ?

I have a 200 korg stage piano and would like to add the B3 organ and other piano sound to my keyboard. Can anyone tell me how that can be done? What equipment do I need to do this and can it be done ...
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Software playing real sounds not midi when writing scores

Is there any software able to synthesize music based on real sounds, not midi when writing scores? I mean something really offering all known instrument sounds and sound dynamics, no matter what it ...
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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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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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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 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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Routing raw MIDI to software synth

I use a program that generates raw MIDI events interpreted and played by an external hardware synth connected via USB cable. This works great, but sometimes I wish to use the same program with a ...
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Audio manipulation - How to

I've always wanted to learn on how to manipulate voice/audio. For example here we have a video that basically the meows of the cats were changed into the notes of a song, to understand this you ...
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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 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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Reasamplomatic5000 Change Pitch Without Changing Tempo

I want to assign a voice sample to Reasamplomatic5000 and play it with a MIDI keyboard. However, the higher the pitch, the faster the sample is played, and the lower the pitch the slower the sample ...
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Cubase: How to import multiple tempo tracks or midi files in one project?

When you import a MIDI file into a Cubase project, you're asked to either create a new project to import into, or import into the currently active project. You cannot select multiple files in the ...
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Where is the default Windows 8 MIDI soundfont located?

I am trying to find the default soundfont that Windows 8 uses to play MIDI files so that I can have another program play them back and sound the same as Windows Media Player.
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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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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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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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USB DAW Fader controller

Has anyone had experience with the Presonus Faderport or Frontier Design AlphaTrack?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Upgrading existing audio hardware

I have an existing home setup and I'm beginning to reach the limit of my hardware. I have a powerful Windows 10 laptop (i7 processor) which I use to run my DAW. I use Sonar X2 from Cakewalk. I have a ...
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How many MIDI in/out daisy-chaining I can use?

Currently I have the MIDI sport 2x2 (2 MIDI in, 2 MIDI out) device, but I want to replace it with a Audio/MIDI interface with only 1 MIDI in and out connector. However, I have 4 keyboards (one sound-...
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Why is cubase not displaying audio?

I'm new to Cubase and have just got a new MIDI keyboard. I installed the driver for the keyboard and recorded. I can see that the track has been recorded and can hear myself playing whilst recording, ...
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How do I arrange my piano roll to view two regions at once on Logic 9?

I would like to know how to arrange my piano roll to view two regions at once on Apple - Logic Pro 9? It would be extremely useful for lining up my notes properly between two or more regions.
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Is it okay to re-voice and use another persons MIDI file?

If I download a MIDI file and change the instrumental voicing via Synthesia to use it in my game - Is that considered a copyright infringement?
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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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Does a Yamaha FC3 or Roland DP-10 pedal work in a Yamaha P200 foot controller plug?

I have a Yamaha P200 keyboard and I wanted to start using it as a midi controller. I've learned that the sustain input and pedal (FC4) currently only acts as a switch. I would like to use software ...
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Traktor s2 controller and Kaoss Pad integration

Anyone know if its possible to hook up a Kaoss pad to a traktor s2 midi controller?