This week's Moessieurs Monday continues with more about FM-X. Operator Levels are extremely important to the overall sound. Carrier levels change the overall volume and modulator levels change the timbre. Understanding this concept is crucial in FM-X programming and this video breaks it down nicely. He also shows you how to copy one operator to ano
Spectral Forms are powerful parameters that change the timbre of the sound in interesting ways. In conjunction with Operator frequency a wide range of unique sounds are possible. Check out the video below and learn more about the FM-X engine inside both MONTAGE and MODX:Want to share your thoughts/comments? Join the conversation on the Forum here.
The powerful FM-X engine in both MONTAGE and MODX is capable of many different sounds. From leads to pads, synth comps to special effects, FM-X can generate unique and compelling tones. This 18 minute video is a great introduction for anyone new to FM programming. Check it out below, and check back again next Monday for more from Moessieurs!
Check out this great overview of the new features added in MONTAGE OS v2.5! The DAW Remote feature alone is amazing. Watch the complete overview below! Want to share your thoughts/comments? Join the conversation on the Forum here.
Austin musical raconteur Scott Brackett is back with this entertaining and informative video about sound design. Read more to see his video and download his free custom MOTIF XF, MOXF, MONTAGE and MODX sound and sample content!
In this installment from Moessieurs he shows how to connect a microphone to MONTAGE and route the signal through the insertion effects. Rather than simply using conventional effects like reverb and delay he digs in and shows more creative uses with effects like Auto Synth, Lo-Fi, Amp Simulator, Talking Modulator and more! This is a great video for
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The vocoder in MODX is unilke any vocoder you've ever seen. Not only can you control all of the effect parameters in real time via Motion Control, you can have either the A/D input (as covered in last week's article) or another Part as the modulator. What does that mean? Check out the video below from Moessieurs and find out!Want to share your thou
MODX has a powerful on-board vocoder just like the flagship MONTAGE Music Synthesizer. Today's Moessieurs Monday installment shows you how to set up a microphone and engage the vocoder to create cool vocal effects. Check it out below: Want to share your thoughts/comments? Join the conversation on the Forum here.
As soon as MODX was announced, our crack team of engineers in Japan released an OS update available here. Like MONTAGE, the MODX system is a development platform and OS updates add new and usable features. This one - OSv 1.10 - adds compelling features like Arp record enable/disable and panel lock. The video below from Moessieurs outlines the updat
Our friend in France got his hands on a MODX6 and produced this excellent overview! This nearly half-hour long video does a great job introducing the MODX feature set. Check it out below and check back next Monday for more from the Moessieurs!Share your comments/thoughts. Join the conversation on the Forum here.
Fresh off of his great performance and interview during the MODX Music Synthesizer livestream on September 14, YamahaSynth is proud to announce Richard Devine's new record "Sort\Lave" available November 2. 
Empower your creativity, take control and stand out from the crowd with MODX: a compact, lightweight synthesizer designed for inspired music-making.
The A/D Input on MONTAGE is a cool way to bring external audio from a microphone or line input into the Motion Control system. A/D parameters can be controlled with the Super Knob. Standard Part parameters like volume and pan are one possibility, but the real magic happens when control is assigned to the Insertion Effects. Plus you have the Envelop
Last Monday we posted a video covering Arpeggio Common settings in MONTAGE. This week our friend from France covers Arpeggio Individual and Advanced settings. Check out the pair of videos below and stay tuned next Monday for another episode of Mossieurs Mondays! Arpeggio Advanced Settings:Want to share your thoughts/comments? Join the conversation
How does Scott Brackett use his Yamaha Synthesizers in his studio? Check out this great video on his workflow!
Tom Carpenter's cover of the 1985 Pet Shop Boys song "Opportunities" - learn and how he made it in this tasty bit of Synth:
This week's installment of "Moessieurs Mondays" takes a deeper dive into Arpeggio Common settings. This is a great video that will help you utilize Arpeggios in your music. Check it out below: Go here to check out Moessieurs, a great place for Yamaha Synthesizer resources from France, and stay tuned for the next installment in the Moessieurs Monday
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