A four chord MIDI Macropad with drum pads #MIDI #Music @deckerego

“All the greatest hits from the past forty years just use four chords. Same four chords for every song. It’s dead simple to write a pop hit.” — Benny, Axis of Awesome

Macropad 4chord MIDI is a four-chord MIDI device which allows you to rapidly churn out catchy tunes. Set your root key & chord progression, then off you go. Includes drum pads so you can provide a backing beat to your tracks.

The Macropad 4chord MIDI is built to play simple chord progressions as a MIDI device. You can connect the Macropad to any studio recording software that accepts MIDI devices, such as GarageBand.

The 4chord MIDI has three different modes: the “chords” mode that allows you to select progressions and root keys to play chords, the “drum pad” mode that allows you to use the MacroPad as an acoustic drum / electric drum / percussion pad, and a “MIDI controls” mode that lets you set MIDI command controls (including note velocity). You can switch between each mode by clicking on the rotary dial.

“Write a song in under five minutes”

See more in the video below and on the GitHub page. Via Twitter.

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