A look into DAWS and the MIDI, Musical instrument Digital Interface. It is the single industry standard for electronic instruments, computers, and digital audio media devices and software. MIDI data is used within the realm of live musical performances as well. As a functional language it has the ability to control production lighting, time elements of live shows, and even function as a standard American keyboard. MIDI, as an industry standard, is used widely throughout the entertainment industry in almost every way.