[sdiy] MIDI Velocity on analog synths

Neil Johnson neil.johnson71 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 6 16:58:33 CET 2014

> While you're doing Note On Velocity, I say you might as well implement Note
> Off Velocity. You'll just need to implement a second set of scaling and
> routing parameters. Admittedly, very few controllers send Note Off Velocity.
> However, many more synths respond to Note Off Velocity, even if they don't
> generate the message from their own keyboard.

I was amused to learn that not only does the Kawai K4 do something
useful with note-off velocity (modifies DCF and DCA envelope release
time), but the keyboard itself generates proper note-off events with


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