Here’s a free pack to get MIDI Polyphonic Expression under your fingertips

MIDI Polyphonic Expression, once considered exotic, is now in favorite tools like Ableton Live 11, Xfer Serum, and Arturia Pigments. So where to get started? Our friends at Sensel just made a handy free preset pack.

How MPE can work on hardware synths: a look at Sequential OB-6, Prophet 6 updates

Chicken and egg problem, no more. MIDI Polyphonic Expression is now in commonly available controller hardware and software like Ableton Live 11. So let’s check in at the synth maker of the father of MIDI – Dave Smith’s house Sequential and see what happens when you add it to classic synthesizers.

Peter Kirn - January 8, 2021

Where to start with polyphonic expression: Live 11, Sensel Morph, and plug-ins, explained

Chicken? Egg? You’ve got both. Ableton Live adds expression that’s actually built for human hands and not just organ keyboards. All you need is hardware and know-how. Sensel have a pitch for both today on Live 11 announcement day – and a guide to a bunch of plug-ins.

Peter Kirn - November 10, 2020

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