20: What MIDI is and Why it’s Your New BFF

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In this episode  you will learn:

  • The basics: what MIDI is (and what it isn’t)
  • A useful analogy for thinking about MIDI
  • What information is contained in a MIDI file
  • What a MIDI controller is
  • Different ways to create and edit a MIDI file
  • Different applications for MIDI
  • Some workflow best practices for working with MIDI
  • Tips on humanizing a MIDI performance

The Hey Jude Music Box
A Nintendo controller as a MIDI controller

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