Weeklybeats 2020 was a 52 week long music project in which artists composed and publicly released 1 song a week for the entire year. Enjoy this archive of over 7,500 music compositions by over 300 artists.
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By cTrix on April 29, 2020 3:31 pm

Created entirely on the Yamaha MDP2 - a General MIDI floppy disk player from 1992 era.  Designed to plug into a digital piano or be used as a first gen MIDI Karaoke machine (for the JP market).
This is a direct recording playing the General MIDI file off the floppy.  No mixing.  Just some slight compressor.  Yeah, I got in there with some cheeky NRPN + Data modification modify some of the "parameters" you aren't supposed to be able to change ;-)
You can watch me play it from the unit at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/605975923?t=00h03m18s

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May 4, 2020 12:47 am

refreshing sound. breezy footwork vibes!

May 4, 2020 10:53 am

Fascinating stuff.

May 4, 2020 3:38 pm

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May 5, 2020 9:55 pm


May 5, 2020 11:54 pm

Was wondering what you were using for NRPN editing? Back in the day I used to use a PG-1000... but never for sysex editing, just remapping the obscene amount of sliders to midi for ridiculous Reaktor patches!

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