Superbooth 2019: Frap Tools USTA 4-track spaceship sequencer

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This looks completely amazing spaceship of glittering lights in the flesh but very strange on their website. USTA means “wisdom” or “by heart” and Frap Tools hopes that their 4-track Eurorack sequencer will give your patch a heart filled path to follow. Usta It’s a 4-track sequencer with this lovely oval ring of 16 knobs […]

Superbooth 2019: IK Multimedia reveals UNO Drum hybrid drum machine

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Aha, I was sure the teased new product from IK Multimedia was going to be a more advanced form of synthesizer – a mother to the UNO if you will. But no, they have transformed the UNO into a drum machine and that actually makes a lot more sense. UNO Drum it is then. UNO […]

Toraiz SQUID: hardware 16 track sequencer that’ll run MIDI, USB, CV the lot

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From Pioneer DJ, the same people who brought us the Toraiz AS-1 analogue monosynth and Toraiz SP-16 sampler, comes an amazingly comprehensive hardware sequencer that can hook up into MIDI synths, drum machines, modular, CV and USB devices including your laptop and DAW. Toraiz SQUID Every time a Toraiz product arrives from Pioneer DJ we […]

NAMM 2019: Seymour Duncan Dark Sun

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The Seymour Duncan Dark Sun Mark Holcomb Signature Delay is a digital reverb and delay, with twin signal paths and modulation, with handy expression options onboard. Seymour Duncan Dark Sun The new Mark Holcomb Signature Seymour Duncan Dark Sun has both delay and reverb effects available, that can be routed via split stereo, allowing for use of both […]

WMD opens preorders on METRON advanced trigger and gate sequencer

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WMD first showed us their METRON trigger sequencer at NAMM 2017. Two years later they reckon it could be ready so they’ve opened preorders and hope to deliver soon after NAMM 2019. METRON It’s a big, chunky and serious looking Eurorack drum trigger and gate sequencer. It offers 16 tracks of up to 256 steps […]

PulseCode drum machine pays tribute to late 80’s sampled drum sounds

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PulseCode is all about those drum sounds that we didn’t know we still needed. But if you kick off the demo video you’ll soon remember why you love them so much.  PulseCode It was all a bit gritty and lo-fi in the 1980s and PulseCode seems to capture that perfectly. All the sounds have been resampled […]

qwertySeq() – 8 track MIDI sequencer for your Chrome web browser

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Google Chrome can do some sneaky things with MIDI. We’ve seen Chrome-based 909 emulations, LaunchPad rhythms, musical doodles and playable synths. This latest Chrome Extension gives you an 8 track 16 step MIDI sequencer with performance features right on your desktop browser. Shame that it looks so dull. qwertySeq() Developed by Matt Dowdney and William Chu […]

Tanzbar 2 the hybrid drum computer from MFB is ready to make beats

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We saw this drum machine at Superbooth back in May. Tanzbar 2 contains both analog and digital drum sounds and a sneaky analog bass synthesizer all run by an advanced step sequencer. Tanzbar 2 The hybrid nature came about through a desire to build in more versatility. 7 analog drum sounds make it across from […]

Ableton Live 10 Suite gets some new possibilities with the Probability Pack

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Ableton and Sonic Faction have introduced a set of five innovative step sequencers to the Ableton Live 10 Suite collection. Each one has a different approach to bringing controlled randomization into your tracks and performances. Probability Pack Each sequencer has a unique way of adding probability to patterns and sequences to generate movement, evolution and […]

Tenderfoot Lattice: elegantly simple 12 step sequencing

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Tenderfoot is prepared to release their first Eurorack module. It’s a simple 12-step sequencer called Lattice and it’s fabulous. Lattice Step sequencing is the mainstay of Eurorack music making. Used extensively for both notes and CV modulation. Most sequencers tend to be pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, offering multiple functions, doubling up on controls – […]