Posts by MIDIator


MIDI is any digital device that is wired to record, format and store music files that have been produced by computers and electronic instruments. MIDI players are manufactured in an array of forms, from drum machines to cell phones and from computer software to keyboards. Regardless of the forms that MIDI players are manufactured in, they are especially made to communicate well with each other. A musician who dabbles in electronic...

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There is a strange and long history behind the computer sound card. The early sound cards have evolved greatly to the audio cards that we all know currently. I know you might find it hard to imagine a computer without sophisticated sound. Be that as it may, it is of essence to understand that there was a time when sound cards were a luxury of the chosen few. It was aggressive marketing that forced companies such as Creative Labs and...

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The gaming sound card has undergone immense change since its inception under the names Tandy 1000, Sound Blaster, Pro Audio Spectrum 16, Disney Sound Source, Gravis Ultrasound, Sound Blaster Pro and Monster Sound PCI. A quick fast-forward to the contemporary world, the gaming card is relied upon by a big number of gamers. It now looks like an integrated motherboard. Earlier on, the speaker of the personal computer had the capability...

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Playing, creating and learning music got easier the day MIDI technology was discovered. It is a rewarding experience to know how to maneuver playing musical instruments. It does not matter what your goal in music is “performing privately at home, developing your skills as a composer of music or as an arranger, or playing in a band” understanding MIDI will be of great help. Devices that use the MIDI technology are many, ranging from...

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In the contemporary times, you will find that almost every digital piano, synthesizer or keyboard is MIDI equipped. This is because MIDI is an integral part of creating music through the use of electronic equipment. The invention of MIDI was designed to help in communication among musical instruments as well as to help in controlling them. When you play a note on a MIDI instrument, you generate a digital signal, which is in turn used...

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