B.O.M.B 2: THE BEST OF MOTIF BANK FOR MX49, MX61 AND MX88

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It’s a commonly quoted feature of the MX Music Synthesizers that they share over 1100 sounds with the legendary MOTIF synth library. The big question then arises…so…WHERE are they in the keyboard?
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MONTAGE Basics

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Welcome! If this is your first encounter with the Yamaha MONTAGE, this short guide can help find your way around. You are about to experience a milestone synthesizer. Not only new in concept but a new level of sonic clarity. You’ll want to experience the MONTAGE under the following conditions: through a quality stereo sound system and with the optional FC7 sweep pedal and an FC3A sustain pedal.
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MONTAGE Basics

MONTAGE Basics
Welcome! If this is your first encounter with the Yamaha MONTAGE, this short guide can help find your way around. You are about to experience a milestone synthesizer. Not only new in concept but a new level of sonic clarity. You’ll want to experience the MONTAGE under the following conditions: through a quality stereo sound system and with the optional FC7 sweep pedal and an FC3A sustain pedal.
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Scott Healy

Yamaha Synthesizer Artist Scott Healy
Yamaha Synthesizer Artist, Scott Healy, is currently keyboardist for The Basic Cable Band on "Conan."
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Scott Healy

Scott Healy
Yamaha Synthesizer Artist, Scott Healy, is currently keyboardist for The Basic Cable Band on "Conan."
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Alfa Mist

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Yamaha Synthesizer Artist, Alfa Mist, is an in-demand emerging artist from East London who simply describes himself as a producer and composer.

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Alfa Mist

Alfa Mist

Yamaha Synthesizer Artist, Alfa Mist, is an in-demand emerging artist from East London who simply describes himself as a producer and composer.

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Synth 101 - Lesson 3: Methods of Synthesis

Synth 101 - Lesson 3: Methods of Synthesis
Previously, we talked about the synthesis purpose (why) and technology (what.) Part three in our series talks about the methods of synthesis (how.) Click the link below to launch the tutorial.

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And stay tuned! Next lesson coming soon.
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Synth 101 - Lesson 3: Methods of Synthesis

Synth 101 - Lesson 3: Methods of Synthesis
Previously, we talked about the synthesis purpose (why) and technology (what.) Part three in our series talks about the methods of synthesis (how.) Click the link below to launch the tutorial.

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And stay tuned! Next lesson coming soon.
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MOTIF XF

MOTIF XF

Information and resources to help you get the most out of your Motif XF:

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MOTIF XF

MOTIF XF

Information and resources to help you get the most out of your Motif XF:

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Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesis

Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesis
What are the musical purposes of synthesis? What’s the difference between analog and digital? How do they work? We answer these questions -- and more -- in depth in this slide show. Click the link below to launch the tutorial.

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Want to discuss what you learned or have more questions? Join the conversation on the Forum here.

Not had an opportunity to experience the first lesson in the series - Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer? - check it out now. 

And stay tuned - more to come soon!

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Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesis

Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesis
What are the musical purposes of synthesis? What’s the difference between analog and digital? How do they work? We answer these questions -- and more -- in depth in this slide show. Click the link below to launch the tutorial.

Launch

Want to discuss what you learned or have more questions? Join the conversation on the Forum here.

Not had an opportunity to experience the first lesson in the series - Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer? - check it out now. 

And stay tuned - more to come soon!

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Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer?

Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer?
Synthesizers are enjoying their biggest wave of popularity since they first came onto the mainstream cultural radar in the 1970s and 1980s. Are you wondering what all the fuss is about? Check out the first of a new YamahaSynth series, "Synth 101." You'll learn what a synthesizer is, what makes them different from other kinds of electronic keyboards, different methods of synthesis, and how their various parts work together to let you dial in any sound that might be in your mind's ear. Click the link below to launch the tutorial.

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Want to discuss what you learned? Join the discussion on the Forum here.

And when you are ready, the next lesson is now available - Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesizers.



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Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer?

Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer?
Synthesizers are enjoying their biggest wave of popularity since they first came onto the mainstream cultural radar in the 1970s and 1980s. Are you wondering what all the fuss is about? Check out the first of a new YamahaSynth series, "Synth 101." You'll learn what a synthesizer is, what makes them different from other kinds of electronic keyboards, different methods of synthesis, and how their various parts work together to let you dial in any sound that might be in your mind's ear. Click the link below to launch the tutorial.

Launch

Want to discuss what you learned? Join the discussion on the Forum here.

And when you are ready, the next lesson is now available - Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesizers.



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Music Expo San Francisco 2016

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Music Expo SF, in association with Sound on Sound, is the premier music conference in the San Francisco Bay Area for music makers. It's the only event of its kind and caliber in Northern California for artists, recording musicians, songwriters, music producers, audio engineers, DJs, students or anyone interested in the art of music making.

This years event will return to SAE Expression college in Emeryville on 12th November and will feature even more artist keynotes, even more masterclasses and even more product demos from the pros. Countless networking opportunities and another stellar Remix Contest will give attendees the chance to be heard by some of the most highly-esteemed in players in the industry. Check out the full program here.

Go where music makers go and secure your spot at Music Expo SF 2016 today.
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Music Expo San Francisco 2016

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Music Expo SF, in association with Sound on Sound, is the premier music conference in the San Francisco Bay Area for music makers. It's the only event of its kind and caliber in Northern California for artists, recording musicians, songwriters, music producers, audio engineers, DJs, students or anyone interested in the art of music making.

This years event will return to SAE Expression college in Emeryville on 12th November and will feature even more artist keynotes, even more masterclasses and even more product demos from the pros. Countless networking opportunities and another stellar Remix Contest will give attendees the chance to be heard by some of the most highly-esteemed in players in the industry. Check out the full program here.

Go where music makers go and secure your spot at Music Expo SF 2016 today.
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About Soundmondo

For music makers interested in expressing their personality through sound, Soundmondo is a social sound-sharing community for creating, sharing and exploring synthesizer sounds.  Whether you’re a seasoned sound designer or just starting your synth exploration, Soundmondo has an intuitive workflow making it easy to use and best of all, free!

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BROWSE

Experience music of the world with sound! Browsing Soundmondo puts you on a sonic journey you can hear and play on your own instrument!

CREATE

Got a great sound? Save it on Soundmondo! When you CREATE a sound, you're not only saving it so you can recall it later, you can tag it, give it a description, attach a Soundcloud audio file or YouTube video and choose to share with the world or just keep it private!

REFACE DX EDITOR

For reface DX, Soundmondo provides a full editor you can use to access all the available FM parameters. See an entire sound in a single patch, and use your computer keyboard to type names, enter values and navigate different functions.

SYNC

SYNC puts an on-demand sound designer at your disposal 24/7 by showing you how to recreate a sound. Just BROWSE to a sound, select it, hit SYNC and that sound is now in your connected keyboard! 

Better yet, a virtual panel with the sound settings appear and guide you on how to recreate the sound. Simply match your instrument's panel to the virtual panel, and you've recreated the sound. Soundmondo will even highlight the controls it thinks are different to help you in your recreation!

Much of the time, you'll find an even cooler sound along the way! When you do, just hit CREATE, give it a name, save and hit SYNC again to see how that sound is created.

SET LISTS

Set Lists let you group your sounds into collections for use at gigs, your own categorization scheme or recording sessions.

FAVORITES

Collect your favorite sounds made by others! Every time you "favorite" or "+1" a sound, it's added to your favorites. This is a great way to give a virtual "shout out" to your Soundmondo friends!

WEBMIDI

WebMIDI is the technology that makes Soundmondo possible by taking the MIDI (Musical Instruments Digital Interface) technology directly to the web. WebMIDI lets you connect your instrument directly to your compatible browser without having to install any drivers or middleware.

It's truly plug and play!


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About Soundmondo

For music makers interested in expressing their personality through sound, Soundmondo is a social sound-sharing community for creating, sharing and exploring synthesizer sounds.  Whether you’re a seasoned sound designer or just starting your synth exploration, Soundmondo has an intuitive workflow making it easy to use and best of all, free!

sm-header

BROWSE

Experience music of the world with sound! Browsing Soundmondo puts you on a sonic journey you can hear and play on your own instrument!

CREATE

Got a great sound? Save it on Soundmondo! When you CREATE a sound, you're not only saving it so you can recall it later, you can tag it, give it a description, attach a Soundcloud audio file or YouTube video and choose to share with the world or just keep it private!

REFACE DX EDITOR

For reface DX, Soundmondo provides a full editor you can use to access all the available FM parameters. See an entire sound in a single patch, and use your computer keyboard to type names, enter values and navigate different functions.

SYNC

SYNC puts an on-demand sound designer at your disposal 24/7 by showing you how to recreate a sound. Just BROWSE to a sound, select it, hit SYNC and that sound is now in your connected keyboard! 

Better yet, a virtual panel with the sound settings appear and guide you on how to recreate the sound. Simply match your instrument's panel to the virtual panel, and you've recreated the sound. Soundmondo will even highlight the controls it thinks are different to help you in your recreation!

Much of the time, you'll find an even cooler sound along the way! When you do, just hit CREATE, give it a name, save and hit SYNC again to see how that sound is created.

SET LISTS

Set Lists let you group your sounds into collections for use at gigs, your own categorization scheme or recording sessions.

FAVORITES

Collect your favorite sounds made by others! Every time you "favorite" or "+1" a sound, it's added to your favorites. This is a great way to give a virtual "shout out" to your Soundmondo friends!

WEBMIDI

WebMIDI is the technology that makes Soundmondo possible by taking the MIDI (Musical Instruments Digital Interface) technology directly to the web. WebMIDI lets you connect your instrument directly to your compatible browser without having to install any drivers or middleware.

It's truly plug and play!
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Soundmondo FAQs

Some tips and tricks to best using Soundmondo...

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