Our first look at the effects in MONTAGE and MODX in new series on the onboard effects. Yamaha MONTAGE and MODX have massive effect processing capabilities. In the Tech Talks below we took a closer look at these powerful sound shaping tools. You'll see how effects function as system and insertion effects, the different EQ types and more. We played through some Performances with a focus on effect types like reverb, modulation and distortion and showed how parameters can be assigned to physical controllers. There is more coming on this cool topic...stay tuned!
Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.