This New Novation Launchpad Pro MIDI Sequencer Is Like Nothing You've Seen Before

We just love this new MIDI sequencer, Hachi, for the Novation Launchpad Pro. It's really multiple sequencers in one. It requires a bit of setup. But doesn't it look worth it!  

This video below shows Hachi running on a Novation Launchpad Pro controlling a . Hachi includes multiple sequencers. This video shows the step sequencer controlling a Cyclone Analogic TT-303 (Roland TB-303 bass instrument clone). 

Here's the info we gathered via MatrixSynth and the original Github page:

Each of the 8 columns is a step, and the note can be modified by octave (orange), velocity (green), slide (gray), tie (dark blue), repeat (pink), and so on. 

For more info, see:"

"Hachi is a multi-function midi sequencer that runs on a Novation Launchpad Pro and a headless computer like a Raspberry Pi. Hachi is written in Java, and so can run on a Pi (tested), a Mac (tested), and many other platforms (untested), with or without keyboard and monitor.

"Hachi (= 'eight' in Japanese) can run up to 8 "modules" on a Launchpad Pro, with its 8x8 pad grid and rows of 8 buttons. Coincidentally, "hachi" means "8" in Japanese. All kinds of functionality can be implemented in a module; this repo includes a rhythm sequencer, a couple of monophonic melody sequencers, and a drawing/animation program. Hachi reserves the top row of 8 buttons to select modules (and one more button for start/stop); each module takes over the rest of the grid and buttons while it's in focus."


[Via: MatrixSynth]


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