Joue Controller

Jouè – A Modular Controller for your Software Instruments

"Joué is an expressive and modular MIDI controller that feels like a real instrument." How many times a MIDI controller promised to feel like "a real instrument"? This time, Jouè is applying a LEGO-meets-MIDI approach to deliver the promise, and judging only by the videos, the results look incredible. The approach here is to have … Continue reading Jouè – A Modular Controller for your Software Instruments

TheoryBoard

Theory Board makes music theory easy.. and much more

There are countless ways to learn music theory out there. You know - chords, intervals, scales, arpeggios.. that kind of stuff. Most of them are (let's be frank) quite boring, old or just not interactive, making the process of learning a very difficult and tedious one. Worst of all, however, none of the theory methods, … Continue reading Theory Board makes music theory easy.. and much more

Yamaha MIDI over Bluetooth

Yamaha MD-BT01 Wireless Bluetooth MIDI Dongle

Wireless MIDI devices like the OWOW MIDIS I talked about in this post work by sending MIDI controls wirelessly over Bluetooth. Why Bluetooth and not, say, Wi-Fi? Because Bluetooth is significantly more energy efficient, consumes a lot less power and is less prone to interference than standard 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi. Now, we all know that Bluetooth is vastly … Continue reading Yamaha MD-BT01 Wireless Bluetooth MIDI Dongle