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Vibrato and Chorus

Vibrato and Chorus
SO, what is the VIBRATO/CHORUS section and what is the difference between the two modes?
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A closer look at VCM Effects in the CP4: TouchWah and PedalWah

A closer look at VCM Effects in the CP4:  TouchWah and PedalWah
The CP4 features some authentic recreations of vintage stomp-box style effects using Yamaha’s remarkable VCM or Virtual Circuitry Modeling technology.  What follows is a closer look at the TouchWah and PedalWah effects.
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CP4/40 Quick Tip: The Key Off and Strike Position of an Electric Piano Voice

CP4/40 Quick Tip:  The Key Off and Strike Position of an Electric Piano Voice
Looking for a specific electric piano character on your CP4? Personalize the Rd and Wr Voices to sound more vintage, retro, authentic, or however you want — no futzing with a screwdriver, adding/shaving solder or other mechanical hijinks required! Read more and Blake will show you how!
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Aftertouch - Volume 1, Number 2 (November 1985)

Aftertouch - Volume 1, Number 2 (November 1985)
Issue #2 from November of 1985 features a facinating interview with Dr. John Chowning, the "Father of Digital FM Synthesis" as well as an article on "MIDI Basics". Also read about the "7 System", KX88/KX76 programming and much more!
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Behind the Synth: Chuck Leavell

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An interview with a session legend.
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MOTIF XF OS v1.5: New Guitar Effects

MOTIF XF OS v1.5: New Guitar Effects
In  my previous article I covered the new HD Reverbs that were introduced in Motif XF OS Version 1.5. In this next installment I will cover the new guitar effects, which to me genuinely enhance the already superb amplifier simulation, distortion and overdrive effects in the Motif XF.
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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF OUR SYNTHS AT WINTER NAMM 2015

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF OUR SYNTHS AT WINTER NAMM 2015
NAMM is usually the time for us to show off the new toys, but since this year marks our 40th anniversary of our synthesizers, we spent that time reminiscing about the past.
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MOTIF XF OS v1.5: HD Reverbs

MOTIF XF OS v1.5: HD Reverbs
Exploring Motif XF 1.5 HD Reverbs
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CP40 and MOXF6 video demo

Our new friend and product demonstrator/clinician for Yamaha Italy Manuele Montesanti has composed a new tune that features the CP40 Stage and the MOXF6. Enjoy!

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YAMAHA SYNTHESIZERS: WHERE TO BEGIN? PLAYING THE SOUNDS….

YAMAHA SYNTHESIZERS: WHERE TO BEGIN? PLAYING THE SOUNDS....
So, you are sitting in front of a Yamaha synthesizer for the first time and you are wondering..." Where do I start?"

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Connecting MOXF to an iOS Device

Connecting MOXF to an iOS Device
How to Connect Your MOXF to an iOS Device...
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Understanding Performances in the CP4/40

Understanding Performances in the CP4/40
Here is part 1 of my CP4/40 tutorial about performance mode in the CP4/40.  Although I refer to the CP4 in this video, it applies to the CP40 as well since the operation of the two instruments is virually identical.  
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Armando A

Armando A
Motif XF:  Musical demo of the Chick Corea Mark V Electric Piano voice from the Motif XF Premium Collection
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FlashJazz: Musical demo featuring the "Inspiration in a Flash" expansion content

FlashJazz:  Musical demo featuring the "Inspiration in a Flash" expansion content
Motif XF:  Musical demo featuring the "Inspiration in a Flash" expansion content 
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Funkalicious Motif XS Song

 
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Setting the Velocity Curve on the CP4 for Your Playing Style

Setting the Velocity Curve on the CP4 for Your Playing Style
Tips for setting up the CP4 Stage Piano for a musician:  Velocity Curves
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The Flash Advantage

The Flash Advantage

A unique, exclusive feature of the Motif XF*, flash memory makes it possible for the first time for you to design your own custom wave ROM. 

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Why MOTIF XF?

Why MOTIF XF?

Imagine if you will, a 2 gigabyte blank canvas where you can install your most desired instrument samples to customize and design the wave ROM that, until now, has been only a dream...or a fantasy.

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CP4 Stage

CP4 Stage
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MOXF

MOXF
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