The opening of this Open Source repository is a major step forward for MIDI 2.0, as Apple and Google have already implemented MIDI 2.0 in their operating systems.… Read More Microsoft Opens Their MIDI 2.0 repository
“It’s a vital component to our live production, both on stage and front of house,” notes deadmau5.… Read More New App, OSC/PILOT, Turns Your PC Into A Customizable Touchscreen MIDI Controller
The hack uses Excel to do the drum pattern sequencing, but relies on MIDI to generate sound… Read More Using Microsoft Excel As A Drum Machine
Microsoft has released a preview build for Windows 10 that promises to dramatically increase the number of plugins that you can run in your DAW.… Read More Microsoft Windows 10 Update Will Let You Use More Virtual Instruments & Effects In Your DAW
Elephant ‘turns a useless piece of hi-grade hardware into something cool’.… Read More New App, Elephant, Turns ‘Useless’ Surface Dial Into A Flexible MIDI Controller
The Surface Studio can be used as a traditional workstation or as giant touchscreen desktop. … Read More Microsoft Intros Surface Studio Computers For Creative Computing
Microsoft Windows Platform Evangelist Pete Brown has announced plans for Thunderbolt support in Windows 10. Microsoft will not officially support Thunderbolt 1 & 2 devices on Windows 10, though they may work with vendor support. They are focusing their support on Thunderbolt 3.
This video, via mobile technology vloggers Pocketnow, is a first look at the new Surface Book. While the video is for general audiences, it does show that Microsoft is interested in winning over electronic musicians. At their introduction, the company was showing their new laptop as part of an electronic music setup.
Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled new Windows 10 Surface devices – the Surface 4 and the Surface Book – that they say offer ‘magical new experiences’.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show‘s Advanced Audio & Application Exchange (A3E) session, Pete Brown of Microsoft gave a keynote that offers a preview of their new Windows 10 OS. In the video, embedded below, Brown discusses: Audio and MIDI in Windows 10; The new AKAI MPC, which runs a version of Windows 10 Embedded; Xi-Machines custom Windows… Read More Windows 10 Promises Better Audio & MIDI Performance, Easier App Development