MIDI is like air, it's all around you, most of the time you can take it for granted, but if you are a digital musician you probably couldn't live with out it. MIDI is inside musical instruments, computers, tablets, smartphones, stage lighting,
Unlike audio formats like MP3 files and CDs, MIDI files contain individual instructions for playing each individual note of each individual instrument. So with MIDI it is actually possible to change just one note in a song, or to re-orchestrate an entire song wit
MIDI (pronounced mid-e) is a technology that makes creating, playing, or just learning about music easier and more rewarding. Playing a musical instrument can provide a lifetime of enjoyment and friendship. Whether your goal is to play in a band, o
Standard MIDI Files ("SMF" or *.mid files) are a popular source of music on the web, and for musicians performing in clubs who need a little extra accompaniment. The files contain all the MIDI instructions for notes, volumes, sounds, and even effects
USB MIDI 2.0 ADOPTED MIDI 2.0 Progress Continues with Updated USB Specification - As computers have become central components in many MIDI systems, USB has become the most widely used protocol for transporting MIDI data.
DAW software, like Ableton Live, Logic, Pro Tools, Studio One, etc. isn't just about audio. Virtual instruments that are driven by MIDI data produce sounds in real time, in sync with the rest of your tracks.
Paul White, editor of Sound on Sound wrote a series of articles in 1995 for newcomers to MIDI. You might imagine that most SOS readers already have a pretty firm grasp of MIDI, but new readers are joining us every month
Paul White's beginners' guide to MIDI continues. This month, he explains the concept of MIDI sequencing.To anyone used to playing and recording using traditional methods and skills, the MIDI sequencer is sometimes viewed as little short of cheat
THE MIDI ASSOCIATION (TMA) The community of people who work, play and create with MIDI
The MIDI Association’s mission is to nurture an inclusive global community of people who create music and art with MIDI. The www.MIDI.org website is the central repository of information about anything related to MIDI technology, from classic legacy gear to next- gen protocols on the horizon.