Originally posted by Kaijyuu
Music porting is hard. If it doesn't sound right, you'll have to fix it manually or find a better midi as a base. The latter isn't always an option.
Do you have any background in music? If you can read sheet music and the like, understanding how it all works is much easier.
its not always hard, it is sometimes very easy aside from making it into a submittable format.
also, what did you do for your first attempt?