Video: Tenori-On with 2.1 Firmware Being Remote Controlled from a Computer Using maxMSP

In my last post I mentioned that the Yamaha release new firmware 2.1 for the Tenori-On which among other new features allows for programmatic control of the hardware via MIDI Sysex. TimL over on this thread over on the Tenori-On forummentioned he has already started writing a MaxMSP patch! He just posted a videoon his YouTube... Continue Reading →

Yamaha Releases Tenori-On 2.1 Firmware Update: What’s New + How to Find The Download + New Computer Control Overview

Hey look, my Tenori-On is running 2.10!!!  What’s New Note: I used Google to translate then used info from manual to edit the translation. TENORI-TENORI remote session capabilities between different ON-ON(TNR-W/TNR-O version 2.1 or later) via a MIDI cable. Joining a Multiplayer session features TNR-by connecting iPhone (yes the site says iPhone so perhaps there is... Continue Reading →

Saturday Synth Porn – iPhone, MIDI Mobilizer, NanoStudio, Tenori-On

For your pleasure – some pictures of my recent experiments using Tenori-On layers to drive multiple synths and the drum track in NanoStudio on the iPhone via Line 6's MIDI Mobilizer. Mark Mosher Electronic Music Artist, Boulder, CO http://www.ModulateThis.com patchlab.modulatethis.com http://www.MarkMosherMusic.com

Free Music Friday: “Dark Signals” Electronica Track and Video by Mark Mosher

Watch Embedded Video (I recommend watching in HD!)   "Dark Signals" is a song from my album I Hear Your Signals. This is an original dark electronica song with driving big beats, bit-crushed high-hats, a dash of ambient texture, and distorted synth leads. It's one of my favorite songs off the album and is becoming... Continue Reading →

Tutorial: How To MIDI Sync Your Tenori-On with Ableton Live

   In this post I offer some tips on setting up the Tenori-On for use with Ableton Live as a Synth Rack. I’ll also cover how to compensate for MIDI Timing Issues. CONFIGURING THE TENORI-ON FOR USE WITH ABLETON LIVE When I use the Tenori-On with Ableton Live, I don’t use it’s internal synthesizer engine.... Continue Reading →

V2.0 Tenori-On Firmware Update is Here!

The long awaited Tenori-On V2.0 update has just been released and is available for download. Below is the list of updates from the Yamaha web site: Tighter operation - Through internal software refinements the Yamaha engineers have successfully improved the overall processing performance, giving the Tenori-On player the experience of a ‘tighter’ and more instantaneous... Continue Reading →

Using Ableton Live to Add Velocity to Incoming MIDI Notes from Tenori-On (or Launchpad)

In this YouTube Video, I demonstrate how to use Ableton Live 8 and the Velocity MIDI device along with a dummy clip to add velocity to incoming MIDI notes that are a fixed velocity. I illustrate this with the Tenori-On but this concept will work with any MIDI device. Once velocity is introduced into the... Continue Reading →

Hands-On with the Tenori-On: First Impressions + Integration with Ableton Live

Now that REBOOT has released, I’m gearing up to perform these songs live. One of my goals it to make the performances more visually interesting, help the audience connect with what I’m doing musically, and not spend an entire set hunched over a laptop. I just added a Tenori-On White to my rig to help... Continue Reading →

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