The Conceptual Differences Between the MOTIF Series and MONTAGE
Yamaha artist Erskine Hawkins III is a talented jazz pianist, producer and musical director currently on tour with Eminem. 
“Music in Motion. Welcome to the new era in synthesizers from the company that brought you the DX and the MOTIF. MONTAGE sets the next milestone with sophisticated dynamic control, massive sound creation and streamlined workflow.” This is the first statement found on our website to introduce you to our new and remarkable flagship Music Synthesizer, MONTAGE.
Let's take a look at some of the awesome possibilities available in this Yamaha iOS App.
This article will introduce you to the Effects processing and routing.
Using the MOXF Internal Sequencer to record the reface CP-CS-DX-YC... what you need to know!
Using the Motif XS/XF Internal Sequencer to record the reface CP-CS-DX-YC... what you need to know!
A must read if you are considering creating your own Arpeggios.
If you're interested in creating your own arpeggios, this article is a must read.
When working with a DAW software, like Cubase, a common issue is "Doubling". This quick guide will explain why it occurs and how you can avoid this issue. You'll discover it is not a "problem" so much as it is a choice you must make: "Dealing with Doubling"
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.
Stacking Audio Loops on a single KEY and using Velocity Range to trigger different results - download the example.
Creating Loop Kits by loading directly to a Drum Kit Voice
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.
Using a Drum Kit Voice for Audio LoopsA 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.
MOXF VocoderThe Vocoder requires you connect a dynamic microphone to the mono AD Input on the back panel, and setup for mic level signal. The Vocoder will apply your voice as a "modulator" for the synth sound. Pitch is determined by the key or keys you play.
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.
Here is a tutorial on creating a custom CP4 piano Performance using the S6 piano (APIANO3) for the Main Voice and the CFIIIS piano (APIANO2) for the Split Voice and saving it to a Performance location for instant recall.
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!
Loading the INSPIRATION IN A FLASH Library data from the Motif XF ALL data Files to a MOXF – the Library has been divided into three separate files, each containing one Bank of 128 new Voices. They have be separated so you can manage them more efficiently. This article will delve into some of the differences between the Motif XF and the MOXF that you must be aware of when importing data from a Motif XF ALL data File. Specifically, how to redirect the data from a Motif XF File where the Voices might be contained in the Motif XF's USER 4 Bank to one of the three available USER VOICE banks of the MOXF.
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