What is this thing called aftertouch?

Over the holidays I prepared a lecture and report, MIDI Programing with Xojo. The task gave me an opportunity to think about a broader issue: why is it so difficult to teach yourself new subjects rather than to take a class (meaning a real class in a classroom)? Of course, the elephant in the room […]

Metronome added to the Accompaniment Machine

I’m the chief program tester for the Accompaniment Machine because I can’t play the keyboard for beans. Missed timings, overlapping key presses, slurred notes, frantic corrections, endless legato — all in a day’s work. A program that follows my playing is ready for anything. One of the consequences of a rhythm dyslexia is that it’s […]