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Google Magenta-Making Music with MIDI and Machine Learning

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In January 2018, we covered Intel's Keynote pre-show which prominently featured Artificial Intelligence and MIDI.   But one of the leaders in the AI and Machine Learning field is Google.  Their Magenta project has been doing a lot of research and experimentation in using machine learning for both art and music. The gre...
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Top Ten MIDI Products of Winter NAMM 2018

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Best New MIDI Products of Winter NAMM 2018   The Washington Post coverage of NAMM was all about MIDI controllers (you can skip the ad after 15 seconds) Here is The MIDI Association's list of must-see MIDI products at Winter NAMM 2018. MINDMusic Labs Elk-THE MUSIC OPERATING SYSTEM and Sensus, the world first real smartguitar. Boo...
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Native Instruments Maschine as a MIDI Controller

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NI Maschine-Production and Performance System ​ Native Instruments' Maschine MK3 is a comkplet music production system that includes  a built-in 24-bit/96kHz audio interface, high-resolution full-color displays, large pads, touch-sensitive knobs, and more. It comes with over 8GB of sample content, along with the full Komple...
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Want to be a better drummer? There's a Yamaha DTX app for that!

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Yamaha has a number of mobile apps for their DTX  electronic drums to make drumming more fun while helping you to get better!  The DTXM12 Touch app not only lets you edit the pads with a touchscreen interface but also adds new features that expand its functionality in live performance situations. When the DTX...
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Use MIDI to Control Your Vocal Pitch, Harmonies and More!

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Though Roland co-invented the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) well over three decades ago, it's still an integral part of new products and is as useful to musicians as ever. A prime example is the tiny but mighty Roland VT-4 Voice Transformer, a portable effects box for the instrument inside us all—the human voice. Today's musical style...
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