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Review: FL Studio 20 For Mac & PC
Image Line has jumped from version 12 to 20 with its latest release of FL Studio. They haven't suddenly got bad at maths - this year is the DAW's 20th birthday. And there's some big news.
Jun. 19, 2018
MIDI Channel Voice Messages: What They Are & Why You Should Care
MIDI is a key part of most music systems, but how much do you know about its finer points? Joe Albano explains Channel Voice Messages in this short video.
Jun. 15, 2018
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Editing MIDI
MIDI is extremely flexible, but using it to its fullest potential means being aware of some of the less obvious pitfalls you can encounter when editing. Joe Albano shares his expert tips.
Apr. 5, 2018
Top MIDI Editing Features in Logic Pro X's Piano Roll Editor
Logic's Piano Roll Editor has hidden depths, and some new features that arrived with the 10.4 update. Joe Albano shares his MIDI editing secrets with you...
Feb. 15, 2018
Review: Mixed In Key Captain Chords
Need help making chords or getting compositional ideas? Sara Simms checks out Mixed In Key's Captain Chords plugin, which aims to let you do just that.
Feb. 6, 2018
MIDI Velocity: What It Is & How It Works
Velocity is a core part of how MIDI operates and gives you control over the feel and volume of notes. Joe Albano shows you exactly how it works in 2 minutes.
Dec. 5, 2017
Here's How To Chain Patterns with Polyend's Seq MIDI Step Sequencer
Watch Polyend demonstrate how to chain patterns using their newest hardware MIDI step sequencer - Seq - in this free recorded MasterClass.
Nov. 25, 2017
Creative Cubase MIDI Programming Tips
Cubase is one of the most powerful MIDI environments around yet is still approachable enough for even less experienced users to get to grips with . Here are some top MIDI programming tips.
Aug. 31, 2017
Best Practices For Sharing MIDI Files Between DAWs
If you're working between multiple DAWs it's fairly easy to transfer audio. But what about MIDI files? Joe Albano explains the how and why when sharing MIDI.
Sep. 26, 2016
Squarp Pyramid, 64-Track Sequencer Back In Stock & New Firmware
We were super excited about the Squarp Pyramid hardware sequencer (with real-time MIDI effects) when we first discovered it. Good new is that pre-orders are done, and it's now in stock for the summer!
Jul. 3, 2016
5 FL Studio MIDI Processing Tips
FL Studio's MIDI tools can help you process and subtly or drastically process your MIDI patterns. Gary Hiebner shares five tips to help you get the most of of MIDI in Image Line's DAW.
Jan. 7, 2015
How to Make MIDI Orchestras Sound More Realistic
We've all used samples. And when it comes to using a sample-based MIDI orchestra, there's a number of techniques and tricks we can use to make them sound more realistic. Peter Schwartz to the rescue.
Dec. 21, 2014
5 Essential Logic Pro X Piano Roll Tips
You can do so much more with Logic X's Piano Roll than just drawing in MIDI note events. Darren Burgos shares five of his favorite Piano Roll/MIDI editing tricks here.
Nov. 5, 2014
How to Convert Audio to MIDI in FL Studio
While editing audio is much more flexible than ever before, converting audio into MIDI can add another level to our ability to change a recording. Gary Hiebner shows how to do this in FL Studio.
Nov. 3, 2014
Making Instruments More Expressive in BitWig Studio
In one of the more recent updates to Bitwig Studio you'll find note expression features. Gary Hiebner shows how this can give your synth sounds more detail than you might have imagined possible.
Oct. 7, 2014
Kenton Cultivates More MIDI Connections with GPI-Compatible Converter
All the serious MIDI buffs, geeks and hackers out there take note! Kenton's new bi-directional GPMX-16 MIDI to GPI and GPI to MIDI converter is here.
Jun. 15, 2014
7 MIDI Editing Tips for Reason 7 Users
Want to discover tips that'll help you get editing MIDI faster and more efficiently in Propellerhead Reason? G. W. Childs, Reason guru, shares 7 workflow enhancing MIDI editing tips for Reason 7.
G.W. Childs IV
Apr. 11, 2014
Beginners Guide: What ARE Audio and MIDI Anyway?
New to the world of music production? Need a reminder of some of the foundations? This is a greta place to start! Jay Asher breaks down the concepts into easy to understand, bit-sized chunks.
Mar. 22, 2013
Logic Pro: Get Creative with Region Parameters
Once you've recorded MIDI notes into Logic Pro there's a host of ways to alter the performance. Darren Burgos examines how to make use of the Region parameters area. + download Logic Project.
May. 2, 2012
MIDI Quantization: The Best MIDI Editing Feature of them All
Whether you are a new or accomplished musician, learning how to work with MIDI is essential. GW Childs explains the basics of MIDI Quantisation and how to tighten by the timing on your recordings.
G.W. Childs IV
Jul. 21, 2011
Working With Multi-Timbral Soft Synths in Logic Pro
Rather than run multiple instances of a virtual instrument to access multiple sounds learn how to use them in multi-timbral mode. Toby Pitman unravels the mystery behind how to set these up in Logic.
May. 21, 2011
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