Welcome to the first article in the Dr. Manny Fernandez FM-Xploration Series! A longtime FM programmer who contributed sounds for the DX7II, SY77, SY99 FS1R and DX200 - Manny Fernandez shares lots of tips and tricks in this highly informantive series.
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.
The first time I saw the Yamaha VL1 Virtual Acoustic Synthesizer was at the Winter NAMM show in 1994. It was utterly captivating and today, some 23 years later, the unique sound of the VL1 is still mind-blowing. In fact it is so mind-blowing that we have included three tastes of this unique Synth for you!
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.