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MOTIF XF Effects

MOTIF XF Effects
This article will introduce you to the Effects processing and routing.
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Sequencing with reface CP/CS/DX/YC

Sequencing with reface CP/CS/DX/YC
Using the Motif XS/XF Internal Sequencer to record the reface CP-CS-DX-YC... what you need to know!
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MOTIF XF Overview video series –Part 1 of 5

MOTIF XF Overview video series –Part 1 of 5

New to the Motif XF? Need help understanding the terminology?

In part 1 of their five-part Motif XF video series, Matt Vanacoro from Ask Audio Magazine explains the memory structure of the Motif XF.

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A closer look at VCM Effects in the CP4: TouchWah and PedalWah

A closer look at VCM Effects in the CP4:  TouchWah and PedalWah
The CP4 features some authentic recreations of vintage stomp-box style effects using Yamaha’s remarkable VCM or Virtual Circuitry Modeling technology.  What follows is a closer look at the TouchWah and PedalWah effects.
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From sample to custom Voice video tutorial

From sample to custom Voice video tutorial
Have you ever wanted to turn a set of samples into a playable Voice on your MotifXF? Hit the Read more for a set of extensive video tutorials from Heratch!
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Working with Audio Loops in Drum Kits

Working with Audio Loops in Drum Kits
Using a Drum Kit Voice for Audio Loops
A Drum Kit Voice makes the perfect Voice to house audio clips, particularly, loops that you might want to assign to a SONG, PATTERN or PERFORMANCE. The reason is that you can place a different audio clip on each key and control it individually.
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Creating the Loop Kit Data

Creating the Loop Kit Data
Creating your own Audio Loops can be done by RESAMPLING data within the Integrated Sampling Sequencer. Resampling is the ability of the XF to record itself as audio. This installment will take you through the basics of the LOOP KIT Tutorial data was prepared.
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Importing Audio Loops to a Drum Kit

Importing Audio Loops to a Drum Kit
Creating Loop Kits by loading directly to a Drum Kit Voice
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Triggering Loops with Velocity Range

Triggering Loops with Velocity Range
Stacking Audio Loops on a single KEY and using Velocity Range to trigger different results - download the example.
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CP4/40 Quick Tip: The Key Off and Strike Position of an Electric Piano Voice

CP4/40 Quick Tip:  The Key Off and Strike Position of an Electric Piano Voice
Looking for a specific electric piano character on your CP4? Personalize the Rd and Wr Voices to sound more vintage, retro, authentic, or however you want — no futzing with a screwdriver, adding/shaving solder or other mechanical hijinks required! Read more and Blake will show you how!
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Loading the MOTIF XF Chick Corea Mark V to a MOXF

Loading the MOTIF XF Chick Corea Mark V to a MOXF
Loading Chick Corea's Mark V Rhodes from a Motif XF ALL data File to a MOXF. This article will delve into the differences between the Motif XF and the MOXF. Specifically, how to redirect the data from a Motif XF File where the Voices are in the USER 4 Bank to one of the three USER VOICE banks of the MOXF.
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MOTIF XF OS v1.5: New Guitar Effects

MOTIF XF OS v1.5: New Guitar Effects
In  my previous article I covered the new HD Reverbs that were introduced in Motif XF OS Version 1.5. In this next installment I will cover the new guitar effects, which to me genuinely enhance the already superb amplifier simulation, distortion and overdrive effects in the Motif XF.
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Physical Controllers and Destination Parameters

Physical Controllers and Destination Parameters
This is a Motif XF tutorial designed to give you experience assigning controllers. It assumes you are making the button pushes and listening to the results as it advances. By following the example setups, you will gain an insight into how the controllers work and how they can be assigned to your advantage.
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Guitar Arpeggio Study

Guitar Arpeggio Study
Arpeggio Study: In order to understand how the XF Arpeggios work, the best place to start is by learning how to take them apart. Here we will look at a Mega Voice Arpeggio and discover what makes it tick.
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MOTIF XF OS v1.5: HD Reverbs

MOTIF XF OS v1.5: HD Reverbs
Exploring Motif XF 1.5 HD Reverbs
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CP40 and MOXF6 video demo

Our new friend and product demonstrator/clinician for Yamaha Italy Manuele Montesanti has composed a new tune that features the CP40 Stage and the MOXF6. Enjoy!

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Saving your Default Mix to the Motif XF VST

Saving your Default Mix to the "Motif XF VST" (Open in YouTube for HD quality).
We take the "Default Mix" we have created in the previous sessions and Save it as the Default Preset in Cubase. 

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S90 XS/S70 XS EDITOR VST

S90 XS/S70 XS EDITOR VST
How can a hardware synthesizer act as a VSTi? Find out all about this advanced integration feature!
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Editing and Creating Performances in the CP4

Editing and Creating Performances in the CP4
Here is part two of my CP4 tutorial:  Performance Creation!
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MOTIF XF Song Import via VST Editor

MOTIF XF Song Import via VST Editor
Record a SONG in the XF sequencer, Cubase can IMPORT both your MIDI and AUDIO tracks recorded to the ISS... read all about it.
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