Yamaha Montage M In-Depth Review

Host Ziv Eliraz – In his latest loopop video – takes an in-depth look at the new Yamaha Montage M, a new flagship synthesizer keyboard line that includes the 61-key Montage M6, 76-key Montage M7, and top-of-the-line 88-key Montage M8x with polyphonic aftertouch.

The Montage M features a new AN-X Analog Engine and improved AWM2 Engine that, combined with the FM-X Engine, give you a total of 400 notes total polyphony. In addition to the expanded synthesis options, the Montage M offers twice the user memory, new expressive options, an improved user interface, upgraded analog circuitry and more.

Topics covered:

0:00 Intro

1:20 Keybed

3:10 AN-X

3:35 More knobs

4:20 Sub-display

6:30 Navigation

7:05 Super Knob

9:15 Polyphony

11:10 Misc new

12:05 I/O

13:00 Live sets

13:50 Perf

15:25 Parts

16:10 Elements

16:20 You are here!

17:40 Splits, layers

18:10 10,000 arps

19:55 Rhythms

21:25 Scenes

21:20 Effects

24:15 Mixer

24:50 AN-X details

31:00 AWM2

33:00 FM-X

36:00 FM morph

37:30 Motion ctrl

40:40 Motion seq

42:30 Env follower

43:25 Songs

44:15 Patterns

45:15 DAW remote

45:40 Multisamples

46:00 Pros & cons

50:35 Outro/presets




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