What is MIDI 2.0, and why does it matter?

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With Roland’s new 88-key controller announced this week, a lot of attention has been directed its compatibility with MIDI 2.0. This makes it the first company to have developed such functionality. For gear buyers, it might seem confusing – so today DJTT contributor Dan Cole tackles the future of MIDI. What is MIDI 2.0, and […]

What is MIDI 2.0, and why does it matter?

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With Roland’s new 88-key controller announced this week, a lot of attention has been directed its compatibility with MIDI 2.0. This makes it the first company to have developed such functionality. For gear buyers, it might seem confusing – so today DJTT contributor Dan Cole tackles the future of MIDI. What is MIDI 2.0, and […]

MIDI 2.0: Great leap forward or too little, too late?

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The winter NAMM show was an opportunity for the MIDI Manufacturers Association to get all their members together to hash out the realities of the long-awaited MIDI 2.0. The question is – are we that bothered? “MIDI Sucks” Two years ago I wrote an article about the future of MIDI with the rather click-baited title of […]

NAMM 2019: MIDI 2.0 is ready for prototyping

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Moving at the familiar galacial pace of getting music manufacturers to come together and do something for the good of the industry, the MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) and the Associating of Music Electronics Industry (AMEI) has announced MIDI 2.0 Prototyping. It’s very exciting! MIDI 2.0 What does that mean? It means that the core features […]