This New Roland SE-02 Video Explores Step Sequencer Parameter Modulation

You won't find many / any videos online now showing off how to sequence parameter values in the upcoming Roland SE-02 analog synth, so Rishabh Rajan shows you how in this short video.

As more SE-02s analog synths are released to artists, we're witnessing more videos coming online that show off the sonic capabilities of Roland's $500 synth collaboration with Studio Electronics. And its sounds really punch above the size of this machine. 

But there's very few videos that focus on what's possible with the sequencer built-in to the SE-02. In this short video Rishabh Rajan shows what SE-02 step sequencer parameter modulation is and how it works:


SE-02 Main Features:

  • Discrete analog circuitry with knob-per-function interface
  • Three voltage controlled oscillators with six waveforms
  • Temperature-stabilized oscillators with automatic tuning
  • 24 dB low-pass filter and dual gain-stage amplifier
  • Three types of cross modulation (XMOD), feedback loop, and noise generator
  • Tempo-syncing LFO with nine waveforms
  • Tempo-syncing digital delay with bypass to maintain analog signal path
  • Save and recall sounds with 384 preset and 128 user locations
  • Musical and intuitive pattern sequencer with song mode
  • Sequence notes, gate time, glide, and synth parameters
  • CV, VCF CV and gate inputs, plus trigger in/out
  • External Input for routing audio through the SE-02’s filter section
  • Standard MIDI, USB-MIDI, and USB-Audio
  • Create a polyphonic synth by using Chain Mode to connect two or more SE-02s together via MIDI

Rishabh is also working on a full review and, by popular demand, an in-depth video course of the SE-02 for AskAudio Academy, AskVideo and macProVideo. So stay tuned for both of these.

[Via: Rishabh Rajan by email]

More about the SE-02, including spec:

Watch more demos of the SE-02 here: and here:

Official page on Roland site:

And stay tuned to AskAudio for a full hands-on review and a complete video course coming to the AskAudio Academy


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Just a nice bit of kit, I want it!

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