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Welcome to the new era in Synthesizers from the company that brought you the industry-changing DX and the hugely popular Motif. Building on the legacy of these two iconic keyboards, the Yamaha Montage sets the next milestone for Synthesizers with sophisticated dynamic control, massive sound creation and streamlined workflow all combined in a powerful keyboard designed to inspire your creativity. If you liked the DX and Motif, get ready to love Montage. Motion Control Synthesis Engine Motion Control Synthesis Engine unifies and controls two iconic Sound Engines: AWM2 (high-quality waveform and subtractive synthesis) and FM-X (modern, pure Frequency Modulation synthesis.) These two engines can be freely zoned or layered across eight parts in a single MONTAGE Performance. Interact with MONTAGE Performances using Motion Control: a highly programmable control matrix for creating deep, dynamic and incredibly expressive sound. With Motion Control, you can create new sounds not possible on previous hardware synthesizers. 1. Sophisticated Dynamic Control Music is expression. MONTAGE adds a new level of expression with the Motion Control Synthesis Engine. This engine allows a variety of methods to interact with and channel your creativity into finding your own unique sound. 2. Massive Sound Creation MONTAGE features two Iconic Sound Engines modernized for amazing sound playback and complex sound design. 3. Streamlined Workflow How do you want to integrate your instrument with your system? How do you want to organize the onboard content? How do you want to interact with the instrument while you play? MONTAGE answers these questions and more with a flexible, streamlined workflow.


August 2016 New Gear Thread

Montage 7 arrived Saturday! Didn't spend much time with the wife for the rest of the weekend.

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Yamaha MODX much lighter - like the MOXF was to the XF. That alone is worth paying for - even the Montage 7 is a heavyweight. Yes, and although I didn't much like it to start with, I've learned it enough that it's not a hassle. Turn off the pretty-but-pointless transparency to make it redraw more...

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Sequential Prophet X

No. I have a Montage 7, Kronos 2, and an Integra-7. No hardware ROMplers that I know of have factory samples that sound like those. The 8Dio samples I find really organic. The slightly detuned pianos are my favorite and nothing close can be found on any of my ROMplers—one of the principle reasons...

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