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MONTAGE: Velocity Sensitivity

MONTAGE: Velocity Sensitivity
Velocity is a fundamental controller that can be used to great affect throughout the synthesis engine. You can apply Velocity to control amplitude (loudness), but also pitch of the Oscillator, tone via the Filter, you can apply it to things like triggering Arpeggio phrases, etc. We'll take a fundamental look at its most common use: to control "how loud" we are playing.
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MONTAGifying MOTIF Article Series!

MONTAGifying MOTIF Article Series!
The "MONTAGifying MOTIF" article series will show you how to add motion to your MOTIF XS/XF and MOXF sounds in MONTAGE!
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Dream Ballad"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Dream Ballad"
With the release of firmware version 2.00, MONTAGE can now boast both Voice and Performance compatiblility with the Motif XF and MOXF. Building on the Performance programming found in its predecessors, we've been using this data to learn what MOTION CONTROL brings to the table. These tutorials are meant to get you started exploring the possibilities. Follow along, step-by-step, as we reveal some of the navigation shortcuts and we take a close look at the relationships between Source Controllers and Destination Parameters. Scuba gear, ready?
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: “Tenor to the Max"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: “Tenor to the Max"
Join Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn for the latest MONTAGification of the Motif XF Performance Tenor to the Max. It's your opportunity to explore and innovate!
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MONTAGifying MOTIF XF Performances

MONTAGifying MOTIF XF Performances
In this session, we'll continue our scuba dive into the MONTAGifying Motif XF Performance data - and doing it with the New Version 2.00 of firmware for your MONTAGE. And don't miss your opportunity to suggest a Motif XF Performance for a future session!
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Rule the Earth"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Rule the Earth"
Let out your inner rocker with this latest session with Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn!
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Creepn Worm"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Creepn Worm"
In this series, we've been using the programming found in the Factory Motif XF Performances as study points for learning - and as starting points for MONTAGifying MOTIF Performances.  We've also been exploring and learning navigation tips that can help you with your own musical creations. Even if you've never considered yourself a sound designer, by studying the individual Parts we've been able to better understand how these combinations of sounds are put together. Let's take that further today with Bad Mister.
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Altered States"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Altered States"
Join Bad Mister now to start to integrate what you've been learning in prior sessions in this series . . .and learn out to MONTAGify MOTIF Performances!
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Free Fall"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Free Fall"
In this lesson, Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn MONTAGifies the oft requested Performance "Free Fall" It also makes for a great chance to study how Mega Arpeggios work. Here he will take a close-up look at a Guitar Mega (Mg) Arpeggio and discover what makes it tick. So let's join him . . . 
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Winds & Strings"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Winds & Strings"
This week we'll take a look at MONTAGifying the Motif XF Performance "Winds & Strings" - so let's join Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn in this lesson . . .
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Second Breakfast"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Second Breakfast"
Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn is back with another lesson MONTAGifying a MOTIF XF Performances. Let's get started! 
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Smooth Guitar"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Smooth Guitar"
Our own Bad Mister - Phil Clendeninn - has another lesson on MONTAGifying MOTIF XF Performances. This time it is the classic "Smooth Guitar" . . .
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Worship Center"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Worship Center"
Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn is back with another MONTAGification of a MOTIF XF Performance that you've been asking for: "Worship Center"!
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Neon Girlz"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Neon Girlz"
Bad Mister (aka: our own Phil Clendeninn) continues his series on MONTAGifying Motif XF Performances to create amazing things in your MONTAGE. This time around, it's "Neon Girlz"!
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Chilln' Keys"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Chilln' Keys"
Join Bad Mister as he takes you on a tour of something old while introducing you to something new - MONTAGifying the Motif XF Performance "Chilln' Keys" with the Motion Control Synthesis Engine. This is the second in a new "scuba" level series of Performances articles by Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn.
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Piano Electro"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Piano Electro"
Join Bad Mister as he takes you on a tour of something old while introducing you to something new - MONTAGifying the MOTIF XF Performance: "Piano Electro" with the Motion Control Synthesis Engine. This is the first in a new "scuba" level series of Performances articles by Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn.
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MONTAGE Navigation Tips

MONTAGE Navigation Tips
As you get to know MONTAGE you realize that often there are more ways than one to go from here to there when navigating the operating system. Here we will give you some tips and shortcuts that you may not be aware of that will help you in developing your own workflow.
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MONTAGE and Cubase Pro 9 Workflow

MONTAGE and Cubase Pro 9 Workflow
Using the Project Template "Yamaha MONTAGE Multi Channel Recording" in Cubase Pro 9 - detailed instructions from Bad Mister!
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MONTAGifying Motif: FREE FALL

In response to many request for Motif XF Performances - We have converted the Performance "Free Fall" It also makes for a great chance to study how Mega Arpeggios work. Here we will take a close-up look at a Guitar Mega (Mg) Arpeggio and discover what makes it tick.
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Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 1

Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 1
In this short quick series, we'll take a look at a number of simple two Operator FM-X stacks and discuss how you can begin to learn to program source waves using FM-X intuitively, by ear - without any heavy math. Please download the example Performance (P4.X7B). This is a MONTAGE Connect bulk file. It is assumed you are making the adjustments and hearing the results yourself. One of the best ways to gain an understanding of the FM-X engine is to experiment with a few key parameters and work with them until you're comfortable with what they do and exactly when they do it. 
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