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February 4, 2020 at 6:33am

MOD files, or module files, are essentially music files that can be transferred between computers and shared with friends. Unknown to some, the humble MOD files of days past spawned a whole movement around the world that got people interested in digital music and created a demoscene subculture.

MOD music created a generation of composers, known as tracker musicians, some of whom gained an international following. MOD music became so widely-accepted, it even made its way into computer... See More

MOD files, or module files, are essentially music files that can be transferred between computers and shared with friends. Unknown to some, the humble MOD files of days past spawned a whole movement around the world that got people interested in digital music and created a demoscene subculture.

MOD music created a generation of composers, known as tracker musicians, some of whom gained an international following. MOD music became so widely-accepted, it even made its way into computer games.

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February 4, 2020 at 6:28am

Though MIDI has done an exceptional job of digitizing music for the last 37 years, it hasn’t been perfect.

In early January 2020, the MIDI Manufacturers Association, the nonprofit organization that manages MIDI, announced the release of MIDI 2.0. The new protocol involved years of work from the organization’s volunteers, and getting companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and all of the major music manufacturers on board.

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Though MIDI has done an exceptional job of digitizing music for the last 37 years, it hasn’t been perfect.

In early January 2020, the MIDI Manufacturers Association, the nonprofit organization that manages MIDI, announced the release of MIDI 2.0. The new protocol involved years of work from the organization’s volunteers, and getting companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and all of the major music manufacturers on board.

#midi #upgrade #synthesizer #release #compose #composer