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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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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Parameter with Voice Motif XS

Parameter with Voice Motif XS
PARAMETER WITH VOICE copies Voice mode parameters into your PART 
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Setting up a Microphone Motif XS

Setting up a Microphone Motif XS
SETTING UP A MICROPHONE 
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How to load a Bank of 128 Voices

How to load a Bank of 128 Voices
Did you know you can load a Bank of 128 Voices at once to the XS?
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How to Determine the Tempo of an Audio Clip

How to Determine the Tempo of an Audio Clip
Learn how the integrated sampler can calculate the Tempo of your audio loop.
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Cubase Pro 8 External Instrument Setup for Yamaha VST Editor Users

Cubase Pro 8 External Instrument Setup for Yamaha VST Editor Users
If you are a power user of Yamaha and Steinberg you've gotten used to the integration of your Yamaha hardware Synth and your Steinberg Cubase software via the Editor VST. However, the initial release of Cubase Series 8 seems to have broken the function (Ed.: fixed with version 8.0.10 3/12/2015 and later) - you can still take advantage of the features and benefits provided by the VSTi routing using this advanced External Instrument setup. 
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Yamaha MX49/MX61 Cubase (Win) Computer

Yamaha MX49/MX61 Cubase (Win) Computer
Setup your MX49/MX61 BK/BU/WH and MX88 with Cubase on your Windows computer. This article is applicable to both the original MX series and the MX49/61 BK/BU/WH and MX88.
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MX Study: Programming with the VycroMX Performance Editor

MX Study: Programming with the VycroMX Performance Editor
MX Study: PERFORMANCE Programming with the VycroMX Performance Editor (free download)
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MX Study: Synthesizer Basics with the MX

MX Study: Synthesizer Basics with the MX
Let's take a close look at the synthesizer sound engine and a look inside the Melas Voice Editor
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Yamaha MX and your Computer

What do I need to download and where do I go to get it?
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POWER USER: Ethernet

POWER USER: Ethernet

This article will help you setup your XF to your computer via Ethernet.

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Mastering MONTAGE: Performance Basics and the Live Set 1

Mastering MONTAGE: Performance Basics and the Live Set 1
We are kicking off this "Snorkel Level" series (for all MONTAGE users regardless of experience level) with the creative use of Performances and Live Sets.

There are some 1920 Preset Performances in MONTAGE. The USER area can store 640 of your own Performances. A set of 640 Performances can be placed in a Library. There can be eight Libraries - each containing as many as 640 Performances - resident on your MONTAGE. So let's get started!
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Understanding Signal Flow of VST Routing

Understanding Signal Flow of VST Routing
Signal Flow is the key to understanding when it comes to all things music production with your synth and computer. Learn the background on "signal flow" from Key press to audio (sound output) via the VST Routing scenario.
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Mastering MONTAGE: Montage USER and LIBRARY Files

Montage User Files and Library Files, know which to use and when.
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Sampling Basics on the Motif XS

Sampling Basics on the Motif XS
Learn how to sample audio to your XS
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Moving a MOXF SONG to Cubase

Moving a MOXF SONG to Cubase
QUESTION: I'd like to bring my Song's MIDI tracks into Cubase on individual MIDI tracks
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MX Study: More Synth Basics

MX Study: More Synth Basics
Last time we began our look into synthesis by exploring a Sawtooth source wave, let's begin this time with the other very common "analog" wave, the Pulse wave.
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Mastering MONTAGE: Orchestral Brass Swell

Mastering MONTAGE: Orchestral Brass Swell
The Performances that have "Swell" in the name represent something different and unique about programming and controlling the MONTAGE. If you don't have an FC7 pedal plugged in and acting as your surrogate Super Knob, you'll miss out on this magical performing innovation. So plug in your FC7 pedal and learn more below.
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Mastering MONTAGE: Assignable Knob Study

Mastering MONTAGE: Assignable Knob Study
Taking a closer look at how the Assignable Knobs and Super Knobs work within the "CFX Concert" and "Imperial Grand Piano" Performances of the MONTAGE.
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