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Here’s are some ways to expand your new MX!
Thanks again for purchasing an MX Series Synthesizer. This guide is designed to help you find resources for expanding your MX49, MX61 or MX88.
Get the most out of your MX with OS updates, our Mastering MX articles on YamahaSynth.com, the free YC-3B Virtual instrument and free sound packs. Check out the details below.
- The MX Best of MOTIF Bank. This is a full bank of sounds derived from the MOTIF Series. Go here for an overview on how to install.
- The Bomba Latina Bank. You’ll get great sounds for popular Mexican styles like banda, grupero, sonidero, cumbiero and more. Go here for a short overview video of the sounds!
is an article series designed to help you get the most out of your new MX Synthesizer. You’ll find articles on each section, video overviews, sound demos and more.
JOHN MELAS MX EDITOR
Want to do your own sound design with the MX? You’ll want to check out the John Melas MX Editor
. This low-cost software suite features the Total Librarian
, Voice Editor
, Drum Kit Editor
and Performance Editor
.Have questions/comments? Join the conversation on the Forum here.
About the author
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.