Monoplugs Releases B-Step Sequencer 2.1 Update

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Monoplugs has just released version 2.1 of their B-Step Sequencer for iOS, Windows, Mac, Raspberry Pi and Linux.

B-Step Sequencer is a step sequencer for creating melodic loops, chord progressions, arpeggios, drum grooves and basslines.

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KOMA Elektronik Komplex Sequencer Meets Roland MC-202

 

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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

Is The Buchla Polyphonic Rhythm Generator The Most Powerful Hardware Step Sequencer Ever?

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At the 2015 NAMM Show, Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments introduced the Polyphonic Rhythm Generator – a high-end step sequencer that is one of the most complex and powerful hardware step sequencers ever created.

The new sequencer is:

  • polyphonic – it can sequence three lines, completely independently;
  • polyrhthmic – it can be used to create complex rhythmic patterns, and includes a powerful Euclidean pattern generator; and
  • polymetric – it can create sequences of different lengths, syncing them either by a shared pulse (creating cyclic interlocking patterns), by a shared down beat (creating complex time signatures) or they can run completely independently.

Here’s an in-depth intro video from the NAMM Show, featuring Buchla engineer Charles Seeholzer. Note that the new Buchla sequencer is insanely deep, and this video digs deep into the many options that it offers:

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