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Category Archives: Music

BCF2000 Mackie (LC) Mode functions for MOTU Digital Performer (tested with DP9.53)

I’m working on this mapping chart for MOTU Digital Performer and the Behringer BCF2000 controller and could use some help with a few of the items. Where this document currently says “Does Nothing” there almost surely are functions being performed that I simply am not aware of. Capabilities Discovered So Far Level Controls: Volume sliders… Continue Reading

Voicemeeter Upcoming Video Topics

I will soon be making some short videos that each cover a specific aspect of Voicemeeter. Voicemeeter is a complex piece of software, comprised of many individual elements which each warrant their own separate explanation. The following are the topics I think are important. For instance, a video on strip one and the other hardware… Continue Reading

Remote Piano Lessons via Skype or (preferably) Hangouts-On-Air in “Studio” mode Tutorial

Here is a somewhat advanced tutorial on how to give remote piano lessons (or any instrument, really) using a virtual instrument (VSTi) ASIO host. I use Cantabile 3 in this video as the ┬áVSTi host, Voicemeeter Pro “Banana” as a virtual mixing board, and I show both how to use Skype and Hangouts-On-Air. A zip… Continue Reading

Terry’s Live Music Show #4 – Dissonance Without Being Ugly

*Terry’s Live Music Show #4 – Dissonance Without Being Ugly* *Please view/listen in 720p HD mode for the 192kbps audio quality.* This week the challenge is to produce as much “Pretty” music with dissonance as possible, composed live from the two Korg Wavestations and the Kawai K5000s. Dissonance is usually associated with painful, annoying or… Continue Reading

Terry’s Live Music Show #2 – Melody Challenge

This is the second “Live Composition” conceptual music program, where the challenge this week is on melodies. I am taking chord patterns and working them against individual notes to see how many melodies I can churn out. Some of these may have already been discovered, but as this is a live experiment, fair use applies… Continue Reading

Terry’s (Live) Music Show #1 – How I Roll – Live Composition and High Risk Conceptual Art

Terry’s (Live) Music Show *How I Roll – “Conceptual Music” – Live Composition and High Risk Conceptual Art* This program of Live Composition on various synthesizers, the first of 12 weeks of daily shows I’m doing in seven subject areas, is fitting as the launching program for the series, as all of these shows will… Continue Reading