Yamaha Montage M In-Depth Review


In his latest loopop video, host Ziv Eliraz 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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