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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RECORDING a PERFORMANCE to the Internal Sequencer as Audio

RECORDING a PERFORMANCE to the Internal Sequencer as Audio
Learn how to record Performances directly to the internal sequencer as AUDIO data.
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EFFECTS: Control Delay

EFFECTS: Control Delay
This article will show you how to setup the "scratch" function in the "CONTROL DELAY" algorithm.
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Half Damper Function, Damper Resonance Effect and Key Off sample

Half Damper Function, Damper Resonance Effect and Key Off sample
How Yamaha synthesizers recreate some very important Acoustic Piano subtleties.
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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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How to Determine the Tempo of Audio

How to Determine the Tempo of Audio
Learn to use the Integrated Sampler to calculate the Tempo of your audio clip.
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Motif XF YSFW Setup Macintosh with Cubase

Motif XF YSFW Setup Macintosh with Cubase
A quick setup guide to get going with Cubase and your Motif XF via the FW16E option
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Motif XF Setup Templates for Cubase

Motif XF Setup Templates for Cubase
The Motif XF Setup Templates are explained in detail in this article.
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Using a Drum Kit Voice for Audio Loops

Using a Drum Kit Voice for Audio Loops
Why a Drum Kit Voice makes the perfect place for your AUDIO LOOPS!
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One Sequencer Many Related Jobs

One Sequencer Many Related Jobs
SONG mode, PATTERN mode, which one should I use?
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Building a Custom Drum Kit

Building a Custom Drum Kit
What you need to know to build your own Kits.
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Swing Quantize and the PLAY FX

Swing Quantize and the PLAY FX
How to set up your own 'groove quantize'.
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Divide Drum Track and JOB Functions

Divide Drum Track and JOB Functions
Things you must know when creating your own custom Drum Tracks
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Quantize: Before or After

Quantize: Before or After
Auto timing correction and how to get the most out of it.
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Using the REMIX Function to Create Variations

Using the REMIX Function to Create Variations
This function is one of the most powerful interactive tools you will ever work with...
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What is a PATTERN Phrase and what is a PATTERN Patch?

What is a PATTERN Phrase and what is a PATTERN Patch?
Things you must know to get the most out of PATTERN mode.
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Rehearse and Erase Functions

Rehearse and Erase Functions
When you are inspired nothing kills the flow like the STOP button. These realtime PATTERN Mode functions will help avoid this.
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Recording a Basic Drum Groove

Recording a Basic Drum Groove
This article will present some interesting workflows for both SONG and PATTERN modes
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What is a Drum Voice?

What is a Drum Voice?
Drummers are different, and so is the Drum Kit VOICE... find out why!
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Drum Track Construction Tools Motif XF

Drum Track Construction Tools Motif XF
The Motif XF offers a wide variety of tools for Drum Track Construction. Although there are no strict rules about how you go about composing your musical compositions, it is a fairly standard practice to begin by building the tracks up from the bottom up - at least when using MIDI gear. This often means constructing a basic drum groove on which to build the composition. This article is not meant to dictate how you should work, but is intended to make you aware of some of the powerful tools at your disposal. Read through it and I am sure you will discover something that might be of use to you at some point in using the Motif XF.

PowerStandardKit• What is a Drum Voice and how is it different from a Normal Voice?
• Recording a basic drum groove in SONG mode
• Recording your own original drum Pattern
• What is a PATTERN Phrase and what is PATTERN Patch?
• Using the REMIX function to create variations
• What is Divide Drum Track?
• Extract and Mix Track Jobs
• Quantize: Before or After
• Swing Quantize and the Play FX
• Normalizing Play FX
• Building a custom Drum Kit
• Editing individual drum keys
• One Sequencer Many (related) Jobs
• Routing Drums to individual Outputs
• Using a Drum Kit Voice for Audio Loops
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