What do you do when you don’t have enough controls on your MIDI keyboard? You build a MIDI controller of course! Using an Arduino and some basic components this is an easier feat than you may imagine!

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Download the code and circuit diagram for this project here:
https://github.com/SwitchAndLever/theMIDInator

MIDI Tutorial for Programmers
http://www.music-software-development.com/midi-tutorial.html

MIDI Basics – Common Terms Explained
https://www.noterepeat.com/articles/how-to/213-midi-basics-common-terms-explained

Expanded MIDI Messages List
https://www.midi.org/specifications-old/item/table-2-expanded-messages-list-status-bytes

What Is MIDI?: 11 Things You Need to Know About Music’s Most Powerful Tool

What Is MIDI?: 11 Things You Need to Know About Music’s Most Powerful Tool


(also, thank you to Landr for allowing me to use some of their imagery in this video)

Digital audio workstation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_audio_workstation

loopMIDI

loopMIDI

Hairless Serial to MIDI Bridge
https://projectgus.github.io/hairless-midiserial/

Ragnarök VST
https://www.fullbucket.de/music/ragnarok.html

MaxSynths: DR-910 VST
http://www.vst4free.com/free_vst.php?plugin=DR-910&id=2376

Phutura VST
https://www.phuturetone.com

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