Electronic Instruments

Since their inception in the early 1980s, MIDI-based electronic instruments have played a central and important role in the development of music technology and production. These devices (which fall into almost every instrument category), along with the advent of cost-effective analog and digital audio recording systems, have probably been the most important technological advances to shape the industry into what it is today. In fact, the combination of these technologies has turned the personal project studio into one of the most important driving forces behind modern-day music production.

Inside the Toys

Although electronic ...

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