Posts with tag step-sequencer

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A Quick Guide To Programming A Roland TR-09

Roland's TR-09 is a great-sounding drum machine, but if you're not familiar with old school programming styles it can be confusing at first. Sara Simms shortcuts you to some great beats.

Review: Big Fish Audio Sequence

Big Fish Audio's latest Kontakt-based instrument delivers multiple classic drum machines, effects and a powerful sequencer. Plus it's affordable, as Hollin Jones discovered.

Groove Engine is a MIDI/CV Step Sequencer And Arranger - Would You Buy It?

This concept looks like one that might appeal to a solid number of musicians - the developers of Groove Engine are taking suggestions, as well as donations to make their product a reality.

Everything You Need To Know About Sampling With Elektron Digitakt

Get hands-on with Elektron's Digitakt drum sampler and sequencer as Thavius Beck walks you through how to sample, edit and assign sounds into this cool hardware unit.

8 Excellent MIDI Sequencers For Hardware Musicians & Producers

Sequencing hardware from a hardware MIDI sequencer is as old skool as it gets. Here are some of the best options on the market right now.

Seven iOS MIDI Sequencers Worth Considering

With iOS now firmly established as a serious music-making platform, the apps you can get to program and produce have gone from strength to strength. Here are some of the best MIDI sequencers for iPad

Generate Advanced MIDI Parts Using The Dual Arpeggiator Player Device In Reason

Reason’s Player devices take simple MIDI input and turn it into chords, scales and arpeggios. Here’s how to get great results from the arpeggiator with minimal effort!

Review: Squarp Instruments Pyramid MIDI Sequencer on Steroids

The Squarp Instruments Pyramid is a unique hardware MIDI sequencer capable of multitimbral MIDI sequencing. MIDI effects, Euclidian sequencing, and polyrhythmic programming and performing. Wow...

Detroit Is An Analog Drum Machine Based On Original 909 Circuits

Another clone of the famous Roland TR-909? Yup, but we're still waiting to find out if AcidLab have nailed it with the new Detroit analog drum machine.

Watch SynthStrom Audible Deluge Synth & Sequencer In Action

Ian Jorgensen from SynthStrom Audibe contacted us to let us know about the new video walk-throughs for their much anticipated Deluge synthesizer, sequencer and sampler.

UArp Is An M4L Arpeggiator & Sequencer That Does Things Differently With Impressive Results

If you think you know arpeggiators and how they work, this new and innovative Max for Live device, UArp, might still offere a few surprises yet.

Novation Circuit 1.4 Intros Polyrhythmic Sequencing, Instant Pattern Switch, New Sounds & More

Novation Circuit 1.4 packs in some major new features like polyrhythmic drum patterns, new Circuit packs, new content, instant pattern switch, session color select and improved MIDI control settings.

LinnStrument Updated With Powerful Polyphonic Step Sequencer

Roger Linn has revealed a new software version 2 for the LinnStrument which adds “a highly versatile step sequencer”. The credit for this sequencer is down to Geert Bevin who programmed & designed it.

Novation Celebrates The Evolution of Circuit

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since the Novation Circuit was released. Within that time there have been numerous updates or milestones in its journey and Novation want to share these with you.

Synthstrom Audible Deluge 128 RGB Pad Synthesizer & Sequencer Coming Soon

So you want a synthesizer with 128 RGB pads, a sequencer that supports unusual time signatures, built-in effects, keyboard mode, audio, MIDI I/O and CV outs? The Deluge might be for you.