Mylar Melodies produced this little film on the history of the cult-hit that was the RYK M185 System 100M DIY project, and introduces the Intellijel Metropolis Eurorack Sequencer, a licensed adaptation of the M185. Continue reading
At the 2014 NAMM Show, M-Audio introduced the Trigger Finger Pro, an advanced performance pad controller with onboard sequencing and software integration.
Trigger Finger Pro is a portable, 16-pad (4×4 configured) instrument with onboard sequencing. The Trigger Finger Pro draws from its predecessor’s performance pad roots, but features significantly improved hardware design and additional features.
The Trigger Finger Pro comes with Arsenal – a virtual drum machine app that can be used within your DAW or standalone. Along with AIR Drums and Hybrid 3 plug-ins, Trigger Finger Pro includes 8 GB of ready-to-play sounds, loops, one-shots with content from Black Anomaly, Prime Loops, Toolroom Records, and more.
It also offers an onboard step sequencer and hardware MIDI out, so you can use the Trigger Finger Pro to sequence hardware synths in sync with software beats. Continue reading
Developer Anthony Saunders has introduced midiSequencer - a 16 step sequencer for iPad. It offers with analog style sliders, Cycle for delaying changes, step or note duration timing and special effects (e.g. ratcheting ornamentation).
The design of midiSequencer was focused on being able to make changes for any of the 16 steps during play, for example it is possible to link all controls to move them as a group, or use increment/decrement buttons for small changes. Continue reading
Brian Clarkson of Orthogonal Devices let us know about their ER-101: Indexed Quad Sequencer, ‘a new kind of Eurorack sequencer.’
Clarkson calls the ER-101 ‘a real-time composition, sequencing, and automation environment”. It lets you create sequences of thousands of steps, with variable duration, variable gate length, arbitrary scales, smooth transitions, save/recall device state and more. Continue reading
Elektron has officially introduced the Analog Keys – a flagship analog synthesizer that offers analog synthesis, digital controls, and ‘unprecedented playability’.
Key features include:
We’ve got the full details, including video & audio demos, specifications, pricing and more. Check out the details and let us know what you think of the Elektron Analog Keys! Continue reading