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by hunz
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: About Us, Announcements and Forum Rules
Topic: About us
Replies: 0
Views: 5876

About us

We're a group of people, who since many years are dedicated to Yamaha keyboards and lately, the Yamaha MONTAGE. Remember the Yamaha EX5? That's right, this was the flagship workstation from Yamaha back in 1998. What's noticable about it today, in 2017, is that even now after almost 20 (!) years afte...
by hunz
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Download Section: Free Soundsets/Libraries and Performances
Topic: MONTAGE Expanded by Easy Sounds & Cool Webinars
Replies: 2
Views: 1035

MONTAGE Expanded by Easy Sounds & Cool Webinars

This is a great soundset I enjoyed immensely. Even as the bank is free, due to rights control we can't offer a direct download on the forum. To receive the bank, send an e-mail with the keyword „MONTAGE Goodies“ to: montagegoodies@easysounds.de The bank is also available on YamahaMusicSoft - Simply ...
by hunz
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Paid Soundsets/Libraries and Advertising
Topic: New Easy Sounds video FM-Xperience about "Smart Edit":
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: New Easy Sounds video FM-Xperience about "Smart Edit":

Thanks Joel, this sound set is full of wonderful sound design and ideas. Love it! actually, I like everything they do at Easy Sounds.
by hunz
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Techniques, Tutorials and HOWTOs
Topic: Insert, System, and Master Effects 101
Replies: 0
Views: 495

Insert, System, and Master Effects 101

Even participants with a basic knowledge of the MOTIF series are sometimes uncertain in this respect. For this reason, I pick up on the topic today and will try to bring a little order into the imaginary confusion of cables, which can be created by linking up to 37 virtual Effect devices in a Perfor...
by hunz
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Techniques, Tutorials and HOWTOs
Topic: User vs. Library files 101
Replies: 0
Views: 535

User vs. Library files 101

There are 1920 Preset Performances in the Montage. These are in permanent Read Only Memory. You will never lose these and they will be in your Montage always. It would take a major factory version update to rewrite the ROM area. (Edit: The Firmware 1.60 added new additional Factory Preset Performanc...
by hunz
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Techniques, Tutorials and HOWTOs
Topic: Combine\Consolidate\Merge complete libraries
Replies: 0
Views: 476

Combine\Consolidate\Merge complete libraries

In this article, we will discuss a specific method of Library management, which has already been discussed in relevant forums but has not been discussed here. It is about combining several Sound Libraries into one to make room for other Libraries. The capacity utilization of the Sample Memory may st...
by hunz
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Techniques, Tutorials and HOWTOs
Topic: Importing Motif XF/XS libraries to MONTAGE
Replies: 0
Views: 750

Importing Motif XF/XS libraries to MONTAGE

As you know, there is no Voice mode in Montage. It has Compatibility with Motif XF Voices (which it loads as Single Part Performances), User Arpeggios, and Waveforms. It's writes the data in your .X3A or .X3V to 512 normal + 32 drum locations of the 640 Performance locations in the internal User are...
by hunz
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Techniques, Tutorials and HOWTOs
Topic: 8 Scenes x 8 Arpeggios
Replies: 0
Views: 451

8 Scenes x 8 Arpeggios

The Montage has 8 scenes. Each SCENE can recall any of eight Arp Phrases for the Part, and any of eight Motion Sequences for the Part. So that any Arp Phrase can be linked with any Motion Sequence in any of the eight Scenes. And of course, you can activate them directly with the [MOTION SEQ SELECT] ...
by hunz
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Download Section: Free Soundsets/Libraries and Performances
Topic: PSC Collection (1152 performances)
Replies: 4
Views: 1417

PSC Collection (1152 performances)

The free Yamaha synth soundset, PSC Collection created by Per Skovgaard, is now also available for Yamaha Montage. The PSC Collection consists of 3 soundsets, each containing 384 sounds. The PSC collection is sonorous, colorful and highly playable sounds that are especially suited for songwriting in...
by hunz
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Techniques, Tutorials and HOWTOs
Topic: MONTAGE as a master keyboard, zones, etc
Replies: 0
Views: 672

MONTAGE as a master keyboard, zones, etc

Montage has one mode (called Performance mode) and each active Performance Part can act as a Zone Master. In [UTILITY] mode, select "Settings" > "Advanced" > set the ZONE MASTER switch ON. This makes the Master function available globally. https://www.yamahasynth.com/images/Motif_XF/Miscellaneous/Cu...