Controlling a Sega Mega Drive with MIDI

Fun & Games Music

Sebastian’s work interfacing with old Sega hardware for sound synthesis seems to be paying off – and the results sound quite nice –

In this video, the Sega Mega Drive II is controlled via the MIDI keyboard controller. Various parameters can be controlled from the keyboard, as one can hear in the video.

Sega Mega Drive MIDI Keyboard Video

His research even brings the iconic blue hedgehog under musical control.

2 thoughts on “Controlling a Sega Mega Drive with MIDI

  1. says:

    That sounds fantastic. I have a few MIDI controlled game systems, my favorite is the MIDINES, but this sounds like it could be the holy grail of external audio control in game consoles! I hope he can produce these.

Comments are closed.

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!