Being a one man band is both challenging and satisfying, You get all the credit for the sound you put out. Good or bad. You have to find your own niche and build on it. It must be just like any other business if you are to be successful. Promotion is the key. When you play, do so with all the joy and enthusiasm that you had the first time you performed successfully in public. It's the feeling that the audience picks up on. Of course choosing the right songs in the right order, is another key to being a successful performer.
Carrying on our MIDI import 'How to' guides we're taking a look at adding existing MIDI files and then assigning an AU plugin synth to play it in Apple's Logic Pro sequencer software.
Music sequencers have had many drastic changes throughout the years-especially in the past decade. Previously, they did not include the recording and editing features-just basic midi file organization tools. Now sequencers are featured in not only programs, but in special synthesizers and all musical workstations available. You have to know more about it by reading the article below.
MIDI files, also known as musical instrument digital interface are useful music formats that allow your electronic musical instruments to synchronize, control and communicate with each other. Whether you want your drum machines, synthesizers, computers, sound cards or MIDI controllers to communicate and synchronize with one another, a MIDI file can be important.
However most of the music files these days are in different music format and you may need to convert or create MIDI files with them. Especially if you are a musician who needs little accompaniment, these types of files can be helpful. These type of files are also better than other formats as this is a smaller file than the other digital audio files.
Hopefully, this article will help start you on your way to music sequencing and electronic music in general. While most modern sequencers support both MIDI sequencing as well as Digital Audio recording, this article will focus only on MIDI.
First, we'll start off with some of the basic terms used in MIDI sequencing. While this is not a comprehensive glossary, it should be enough to get you started, and make you feel more comfortable in your sequencing environment.
Controller (MIDI Controller): A MIDI Controller is a device (usually a keyboard) that you play on to generate MIDI information, while many keyboards provide both the controller and sound source, it is not necessary for these to be contained in the same device.
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