Warehouses throughout Melbourne between the late 80s and early 00s have been house to pop-up raves, techno music and folks dancing the “Melbourne Shuffle”. In 1980, a group of musicians and music merchants met to standardize an interface that new devices might use to speak management directions with different instruments and computers. This commonplace was dubbed Musical Instrument Digital Interface ( MIDI ) and resulted from a collaboration between main manufacturers, initially Sequential Circuits , Oberheim , Roland —and later, different members that included Yamaha , Korg , and Kawai 138 A paper was authored by Dave Smith of Sequential Circuits and proposed to the Audio Engineering Society in 1981. Then, in August 1983, the MIDI Specification 1.0 was finalized.
Although the early Nineteen Eighties were electro’s heyday in the mainstream, it loved renewed recognition within the late Nineties with artists resembling Anthony Rother and DJs reminiscent of Dave Clarke … Read More