Synthbits: Wole Oni and MONTAGE

Synthbits: Wole Oni and MONTAGE
Nigerian producer and keyboardist Wole Oni plays through some of his favorite MONTAGE Performances in this captivating video.
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Mastering MONTAGE: Performance Basics and the Live Set 1

Mastering MONTAGE: Performance Basics and the Live Set 1
We are kicking off this "Snorkel Level" series (for all MONTAGE users regardless of experience level) with the creative use of Performances and Live Sets.

There are some 1920 Preset Performances in MONTAGE. The USER area can store 640 of your own Performances. A set of 640 Performances can be placed in a Library. There can be eight Libraries - each containing as many as 640 Performances - resident on your MONTAGE. So let's get started!
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MONTAGE Connect Part II: Working with User Arpeggios

MONTAGE Connect Part II: Working with User Arpeggios
In this second lesson of this series on how the MONTAGE Connect helps you better integrate a MONTAGE Music Synthesizer with a computer based DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) like Cubase, you will be learning about how to create User Arpeggio drum grooves on your MONTAGE. (If you haven't had an opportunity, I highly recommend that you begin by reading the first article of this series "What is MONTAGE Connect".)
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Halsey's Greg Spero talks music and MONTAGE

Halsey's Greg Spero talks music and MONTAGE
Yamahasynth recently caught up with Yamaha artist Greg Spero, a great jazz pianist and keyboardist currently on tour with singer-songwriter Halsey. Greg has been using MONTAGE on the Halsey tour and we had the opportunity to ask him a few questions about his keyboard set up, his background and other musical projects he's currently involved in.
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Mastering MONTAGE: The 4-Track Arpeggio

Mastering MONTAGE: The 4-Track Arpeggio
"User Arpeggios can be made from 4 MIDI Tracks" - this is often a misunderstood statement. We receive many questions on creating your own Arpeggio patterns. In this article, we will shed some light on the nature of how some of the arpeggios are made with the MONTAGE.  
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Mastering MONTAGE: Using MONTAGE Category Search

Mastering MONTAGE: Using MONTAGE Category Search
There are three separate types of SEARCH for sounds (PARTS): "Performance Category Search", "Performance Merge" and "Part Search" included in your MONTAGE - and the results can be in blue and/or green. Confusing? Let our own Bad Mister clarify for you. In this article he'll explain why and how Performance Category Search can help you "know" what you are looking at when you use this most powerful MONTAGE feature.
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Mastering MONTAGE: Audio Rec on DAW, Part II

Mastering MONTAGE: Audio Rec on DAW, Part II
There was so much good to share from Bad Mister's last article on audio recording with your MONTAGE "CUBASE SETUP GUIDE WORKFLOW: AUDIO REC ON DAW", it has a second part!
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Mastering MONTAGE: ARP Rec on DAW

Mastering MONTAGE: ARP Rec on DAW
This next lesson in our mini-series on MONTAGE with Cubase continues with Bad Mister introducing an Arpeggio into your recording. 
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Mastering MONTAGE: Arpeggio Making 101, Part II

Mastering MONTAGE: Arpeggio Making 101, Part II
In the first installment we took a look at the Convert Types and how they dealt with musical phrases. This time we'll start with a look at how the Convert Types deal with chordal passages.
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Mastering MONTAGE: Arpeggio Making 101, Part I

Mastering MONTAGE: Arpeggio Making 101, Part I
Creating arpeggios for general use is an art. This series of articles will prepare you for making your own arpeggio data with MONTAGE. Knowing the rules will allow you to bend them – fighting the rules only leads to frustration. Creating your own arpeggios can be fun and rewarding. So let's begin with Arpeggio Making 101 . . . 
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Performance Basics and the Live Set 1

Performance Basics and the Live Set 1
We are kicking off this "Snorkel Level" series (for all MONTAGE users regardless of experience level) with the creative use of Performances and Live Sets.

There are some 2143 Preset Performances in MONTAGE. The USER area can store 640 of your own Performances. A set of 640 Performances can be placed in a Library. There can be eight Libraries - each containing as many as 640 Performances - resident on your MONTAGE. So let's get started!
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Mastering MONTAGE 12: Motion Sequence

Mastering MONTAGE 12: Motion Sequence
Motion Sequences are tempo-synchronized, completely customizable control sequences which can be assigned to virtually any synthesizer parameter - and provide incredibly creative new ways of programming sound. In this lesson from our own Bad Mister, learn more about how the Motion Sequence dedicated controls on the front panel make it easy to manipulate and change in real-time, providing incredible interactivity and expression.
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Mastering MONTAGE 11: Envelope Follower

Mastering MONTAGE 11: Envelope Follower
Into percussive arpeggios and drum grooves? This session on the MONTAGE's Envelope Follower is for you!
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MOXF: Top-10 articles

MOXF: Top-10 articles
Got a MOXF? Check out the top-10 most popular MOXF articles here!
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XF PERFORMANCE Mode Explored

XF PERFORMANCE Mode Explored
One of the most powerful real time Play modes on the Motif XF is the PERFORMANCE, learn all about it and how to manage the 4 Arpeggiators.
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The 4-Track Arpeggiator

The 4-Track Arpeggiator
If you're interested in creating your own arpeggios, this article is a must read.
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Recording A Basic Drum Loop

Recording A Basic Drum Loop
This article deals with using Drums in SONG and PATTERN modes.
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ARPEGGIOS EXPLORED

ARPEGGIOS EXPLORED
A must read if you are considering creating your own Arpeggios.
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MOX/MOXF: Velocity Zone Arpeggios

MOX/MOXF: Velocity Zone Arpeggios
How can some Elements 'dance' to the arpeggiator while others play normally?
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"Velocity Zone" Arpeggios and Velocity Limits: Motif XS/XF

"Velocity Zone" Arpeggios and Velocity Limits: Motif XS/XF
These are not your father's arpeggiators, learn about some of the 'magic' involved.
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