Creative MIDI: flaws of the MIDI file format

This article is the fourth in a series outlining new MIDI data structures that enable creative digital music applications (e.g., composing, editing,…). This article discusses problems with the current MIDI file format. The following article outlines new standards based on the XML (extended markup language) concept.

To consider changes to MIDI, it is important to […]

New AMac features

As a result of our continual testing of the Accompaniment Machine, we added two new convenience features to the Performance window (red arrows in Fig. 1). The first (on the left) is a tempo indicator, useful when you start a song with a melody pickup before starting the style. The challenge is playing the melody […]