#008 - MIDI, keyboards, controllers, that weird number 127, everything you need to get started

Published: August 17, 2021


Do you think your music should sound better?


In this tech-talk episode: Everything a self-producing musician needs to know to get started with MIDI production.

Covered in this episode:

  1. Input devices, from mouse to keyboard, to USB keyboards, pads and synthesisers

  2. Hooking up keyboards and synths

  3. Note number and velocity

  4. Why 127?

  5. #CC: The most important continuous controllers

Some links mentioned in this episode:

Free Virtual Instrument (VI) Plugins:

Melda: Monastery Grand

Cherry Audio: Voltage Modular Nucleus

AmpleSound: AGM Lite II

Amplesound: Base P Lite II

Spitfire Audio: LABS

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