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I'm after any unusual / quirky step sequencers

Postby tc99 » Mon May 14, 2018 4:25 pm


I am looking for a midi step sequencer that has features that can throw the timing around. In other words take it off the straight 4/4, 1/8th or 1/16th type of timings.

For example, i use the step sequencer that comes with the Dave Smith Evolver, and one thing it allows you to do is do a "Sequencer Clock Multiply" on each note, which can multiply the bpm of the sequencer from that note to the next. Interesting things like that.

I looked into this briefly a while ago, a feature i think i remember on one was you could have different swing values between each notes. So it is things like this.

i'm on Sonar X1, 64 bit Windows
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Re: I'm after any unusual / quirky step sequencers

Postby Tímo » Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:05 pm

If you're looking to input and program sequences (rather than randomly generate one), one of the most flexible step sequencers would be a tracker like Renoise:
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Re: I'm after any unusual / quirky step sequencers

Postby Argiletonne » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:29 pm

I see what you mean. Do you want a hardware sequencer or software? (rhetorical)

If you're using a computer, any randomizer plugin could work and those are easy to find.

If you want a physical hardware sequencer, those are expensive.

Arturia released the new Minibrute 2 & 2s with the options for sequencing like you mention you are looking for right now.

I know also of a brand named Twisted Electrons that will cost less and is a dedicated sequencer. Very simple in design but does the trick.

I went online once and searched near and far all over the internet looking for every sequencer I could find and that's how I found Twisted Electrons Crazy8 or new Crazy8Beats.

Hope this helps.
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