Arturia Beatstep Pro Hands-On Demo


At the 2015 NAMM Show, Arturia introduced the BeatStep Pro — a flagship MIDI controller and step sequencer that they call ‘a sequencing powerhouse’.

The BeatStep Pro has been designed to let you work with MIDI, USB, CV/Gate, or DIN Sync-equipped gear.

Here’s a hand-on overview of the new Beatstep Pro: Continue reading

Erica Synths Releases Sequential Switch CV Generator

erica-synths-ss-cv-generatorErica Synths let us know that their Sequential Switch CV Generator – an expansion module for their Sequential Switch that turns it into into powerful, feature-rich 8-step sequencer – is now available.

Both modules combined generate CV and gate signals with all functionality that Sequential Switch has – merging, pausing, skipping and manual select of steps, random play, and piano mode. Continue reading

Pyramid Sequencer Now Available For Pre-Order


The Pyramid – a new standalone hardware sequencer, described as ‘the perfect brain for your musical setup” – is now available for pre-order.

It offers advanced sequencing capabilities, including poly-rhythm support, randomization, ‘humanizer’, arpeggiation and per-track algorithmic Euclidean sequencing.

The Pyramid connects to a wide range of electronic instruments, with two MIDI outs, DIN Sync out, USB MIDI and CV + Gate connectivity.  Continue reading