Torso Electronics T-1 Is A New Algorithmic MIDI Sequencer

Create percussive polyrhythmic sequences or explore endless melodic variations with this new hardware sequencer.  

Torso Electronics set out to design a machine that can go beyond the limitations of a traditional sequencer, while maintaining a simple and user-friendly interface with no menu diving. Focusing on fluid live performance and the possibility to modulate every parameter with random sequences.

The T-1 brings a completely new methodology on sequencing and many new avenues for musical inspiration and creativity.
With 16 polyphonic tracks, 16 rhythmic and melodic parameters, random modulation features, and live performance tools, the T-1 brings new inspiring content for your music making.

Main Features

Euclidian rhythms
The core of T1 is based on the euclidian algorithm which let's you generate and explore a vast variety of rhythmic patterns

Play together
Wirelessly connect to other devices with our integration of Ableton Link. This will make sure that T-1 is playing in time with your DAW and all Link supported apps

We have added turing inspired pseudo-random modulation to every parameter create endless musical variations. For more control the randomness be locked into loops

‍Keypad display
The multicolor keypads is used as a display showing parameter values and the state of the unit

No menu diving
With 18 endless encoders all main functionality is accessible on the interface at all times

Creative composition tools
Make relative parameter changes to multiple tracks simultaneously, for exploring musical progressions

Price and availability: TBC


Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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