Whether you are playing one of the original MX series or most recent additions to the MX family, this article can help you get started on getting the most from your instrument.
Side Chain Modulation uses the audio output of one part to change another part. This video by Dom Sigalas shows how to set up a Side Chain effect in MONTAGE.
A great demonstration of real time control of FM Synthesis in the MONTAGE Music Synthesizer!
The videos keep coming in from Superbooth17 in Berlin! Check out this very cool performance from Xantoné Blacq on the reface CP and reface YC.
It required a drone to film - and a reface to help provide the unique sound. Check out this fabulous video of Arigato Massaï and Tessa B performing at the top of the architectural wonder Le Volcan (the volcano).
Yamaha Artist Stephen Devassy is a master at the keyboard - and has put together a special treat using all four reface instruments - and makes the sound soar!
The MONTAGE Music Synthesizer is a great instrument to use with Apple MainStage. The built-in USB audio and MIDI interface eliminate the need for an additional audio interface. This basic setup guide will assist you in connecting bi-directional MIDI and audio from MONTAGE to MainStage.
Check out this cool video overview of the MX88!
Want to create great orchestral sounds with MONTAGE? Dom Sigalas - world-renowned composer and film producer - can help!
Dom Sigalas is an amazing Yamaha Europe and Steinberg demonstrator. Read more to see Dom showing MX88 with Cubase AI at Superbooth 17 in Berlin!
We’ve updated Chick’s Mark V with Motion Control, a LIVE SET and Audition demos! Best of all…
To help you get the most from your MONTAGE Music Synthesizer, we now have added over 4 hours of how-to videos to the Mastering MONTAGE educational series. Featuring Yamaha product gurus with information and lessons to appeal to users of all levels.
If you couldn't attend the recent Superbooth 2017 in Berlin, check out the videos and happenings on Facebook @yamahasynths!
In Part 4 of this series, we are putting it all together!
The Envelope Follower feature is a powerful and creative way to use an external audio source with your MONTAGE. This video session provides additional information to the Mastering MONTAGE 11: Envelope Follower lesson.
Montage 201: This 3-part video series features Product Specialist Tony Escueta - and is the perfect follow up to the 6-part MONTAGE 101 series.
In this 22-minute video, Yamaha Product Specialist Blake Angelos does a complete overview of the Performance "Moving Floor". Blake digs into this Performance, reassigns different controls, changes effects, creates Scene setups and more. Check it out!
Perfect for anyone new to the MONTAGE Music Synthesizer! Join Yamaha Product Specialist, Tony Escueta, for this 6-part video series - and learn more about the basics of the MONTAGE and navigating the controls.
Your MONTAGE can meticulously re-create the expressive sound of the Yamaha CFX 9' concert grand piano. How? Learn that and more in this 4-part video series on MONTAGE Music Synthesizer Performances with Blake Angelos, Yamaha Product Specialist.
In this chapter, we'll take a look at two more Single PART Performances, each one made from just a simple two Operator stack. These are exactly like the previous examples, with the exception that the Modulator to Carrier tuning Ratio is 1:1 here. It was 2:1 in the previous examples - and this will give us yet another array of timbres we can build - as your ears will tell you. We will apply the same 8 Assign Knob parameters as in the previous examples and, again, show that with just these parameters, we can fashion a very wide variety of initial FM-X waves.
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