When Behringer announced the imminent release of Swing, a MIDI controller and sequencer that bears more than a passing resemblance to the Arturia Keystep, heated discussions ensued.
Today Behrigner announces SWING, a USB MIDI keyboard controller with a 64-step sequencer and a whole lot of features for $99... and it's shipping next week.
Behringer aren't just content releasing new synths like the now available Monopoly a few days back... they've just pushed out a free firmware update to add new features and fixes to this cool synth.
Now it's been officially unveiled, we can confirm that the Korg SQ-64 is indeed a 4-track, 64-step sequencer. Here's all the features you need to know this $299 sequencer.
Would you be interested in this kind of drum sequencer? Uli Behringer is asking... and your reply will help determine whether it will be made...
As mobile devices like laptops, phones and iPads get ever more powerful, here are five great additions to your music-making setup.
Three appears to be the lucky number, with three impressive new Korg products leaked. Here's the full details we know now about the new sequencer, ARP 2600 MINI and OP Six synthesizer.
Midilooper is a device that listens to MIDI messages (control information about notes, dynamics and other parameters) and loops them in a similar way an audio looper would loop pieces of audio.
ChordPotion is a composition and performance tool. It can turn any chord progression into new riffs and melodies instantly. And version 2.0 introduces powerful new features.
It's portable, analog, affordable, sounds great. Dreadbox Typhon has a complex modulation routing, 256 preset memory, a 32 note sequencer, and powerful stereo effects developed by Sinevibes.
With the Octatrack MK2, a powerful 8-track sampler, audio mangler and sequencer being out of stock, one Elektron user is starting to dream of what might be coming next... somewhat tongue-in-cheek.
Tony Rolando says, that "(often) a creative spark has to come from something very simple". So Make Noise's 0-CTRL doing one thing as a sequencer for modular/patchable synths is what makes it inspiring
Imagine a powerful 6-track groovebox with 6 FM synthesis engines and an Elektron sequencer with per-step automation and you've got the Model:Cycles. Watch this to find out if it's good for you.
Tracker from Polyend is a machine combining the retro feel of software trackers with sampler, wavetable, granular FM synthesis, sequencer and arranger in a portable standalone hardware form.
If you're even a tiny bit interested in the Polyend Tracker this is the video you're going to want to watch. One minute of Tracker in action, making sounds, music, tracking and editing audio.