Fixing percussion sounds with Style Customizer

Yamaha-format styles are accompaniment files that you can play on your digital keyboard or use in our Accompaniment Machine program. Often, you may find a great style that is effectively useless because 1) it’s permeated by police whistles and other strange sounds or 2) the percussion sounds like someone pounding on a piano . In […]

Replacing Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth

In developing the Accompaniment Machine (AMac), I used the Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth as an alternate MIDI output to test port redirection in the program. Until now, I thought the problems of the driver were limited to bad sound and no options (you can’t adjust any sound parameters like reverb, chorus,…). Working with the AMac […]