Yamaha Synthesizer Artist Michael Tan’s MONTAGE Video Series!

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Nine short and informative videos to help you get more from your MONTAGE.
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Soundmondo for MONTAGE!

Soundmondo for MONTAGE!
Soundmondo just got cooler with support for MONTAGE!
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: A Deeper Dive

MONTAGifying MOTIF: A Deeper Dive
We know that the original MOTIF XF Performances were four PARTS, with just two Assignable Knobs per PART and no COMMON Assign Knobs; it had just six Control Sets per PART... We’ve been exploring the possibilities using this data to build upon. Let's take a look at the impact of adding additional PARTs to an existing Performance. In this article, we'll be expanding on the MOTIF XF Performance data.
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MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Smooth It Over"

MONTAGifying MOTIF: "Smooth It Over"
Smooth_It_Over_4.X7B”Smooth It Over” is a Motif XF Performance using five ARP1-ARP5 buttons. We’ll see how ARPs are linked to SCENE buttons and how Scenes can be used to influence your backing groove, and we'll discover a hidden Easter egg among the Arp Phrases.
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MONTAGE MIDI Settings Explained

MONTAGE MIDI Settings Explained
May is MIDI Month!
All month we’ll take a look at what the MONTAGE MIDI situation is all about.
There are some things you may not have encountered before - check it out...
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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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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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Mastering MONTAGE: Best Practices for Backline

Mastering MONTAGE: Best Practices for Backline
The MONTAGE Music Synthesizer is a great choice for live and touring musicians. This article provides an overview for both musicians and backline companies using MONTAGE.
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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: "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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MONTAGE and Ableton Live Basic Setup Part III

MONTAGE and Ableton Live Basic Setup Part III
Ableton Live Expert Josh Weatherspoon creates a quick song, records automation and applies Live effects to tracks in Part III of the MONTAGE and Ableton Live series.
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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: "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: "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: "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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MONTAGE and Ableton Live Basic Setup Part II

MONTAGE and Ableton Live Basic Setup Part II
Join us for Part II of the series on Ableton with Josh Weatherspoon. In this episode he shows you how to record basic audio and MIDI tracks with MONTAGE and Ableton Live.
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Manny's FM-Xplorations Article 5

Manny's FM-Xplorations Article 5
Welcome to the fifth and final article in the Manny Fernandez FM-Xplorations series! A longtime FM programmer who contributed sounds to the DX7II, SY77, SY99, FS1R, DX200 and reface DX, Manny has lots of tips and tricks to share in this highly informative series. So let's join him now . . .
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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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