Tech Talks are product overviews from our international team of demonstrators. During NAMM 2020 we focused on MONTAGE, MODX, YC61 and CP73/88. Check out all the Tech Talks below.MONTAGE and MODX Tech Talks
Dom Sigalas shows you how to process external analog sources using the MONTAGE A/D input with the VCM Mini Filter and Wave Folder effects introduced in OS v3.0:
Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn on MONTAGE MIDI Settings:
Dom Sigalas joins Simone and Emanuele from Camelot Pro for a cool connectivity demonstration:
Phil Clendeninn shows you what you can do with MONTAGE and SampleRobot:
MODX OS v2.0 has some great new effects. Dom Sigalas shows you what you can do with the Extended LFO, Wave Folder and VCM Mini Filter below:
Blake talks about ways to use the Pattern Sequencer in MONTAGE and MODX:
YC61 and CP88 Tech Talks
Blake Angelos focuses on the effects section of YC61:
Tony Escueta shows you the new Voices and features in CP OS v1.3:
It's all about the Keys Section of the YC61 Stage Keyboard in Blake's Tech Talk below:
The YC61 nicely integrates into a DAW. Dom shows how it connects to Cubase and the creative things you can do:
There are some very useful MIDI settings in YC61. Tony Escueta connects an MX88 to the YC61 and shows you what's possible.
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Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.