A short annotated sneak peak at Studio Electronics‘ Circles from the sequencer’s designer, Marc Sirguy.
Studio Electronics is showing the sequencer this week at Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany. We’ll share more information about Circles as it becomes available.
In this video demo from Musikmesse 2015, Arturia demonstrates their new BeatStep Pro, by using it to sequence 8 (count ‘em) MicroBrute and MiniBrute synthesizers.
In other words – you’re probably going to need more synths….. Continue reading
The 2015 Denver Synth Meet – held Saturday, March 14 at the Expo Hall in Denver, CO – featured gear galore, manufacturer demos, a synth DIY soldering class and more.
Here’s a collection of Synthtopia’s photo’s from the event: Continue reading
This video is a mini-tutorial on how to use Elektron’s ‘parameter locks’. Continue reading
Developer Ian Wagner let us know that Koushion – his step sequencer app for iOS – has been updated to version 4.2.
Here’s what new in Koushion 4.2:
- Per-step gate and velocity editing
- Embedded app manual viewer for offline reference
- Minor UI tweaks to improve accessibility to frequently accessed controls
Audio Damage has updated the firmware for its Sequencer 1 Eurorack step sequencer.
Here’s a video demo of the new features: Continue reading
Here’s another look at the KOMA Elektronik Komplex Sequencer – introduced at the 2015 NAMM Show.
In the video below, the Komplex Sequencer meets a vintage Roland MC-202 synthesizer and a Korg Volca Beats. The demo starts with a straightforward 16-step sequence, but goes on to mangle it beyond recognition: Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Social Entropy introduced Engine, a new x0x-style multi-channel step sequencer.
Social Entropy is known for their drop-in CPU mods that bring updated sequencing capabilities to the Roland 303 bassline synthesizer and the Roland 606 drum machine. Continue reading