The Toraiz SQUID Multitrack Sequencer is an all in one studio and live setup solution that will channel your creativity and allow you to develop new and unique styles of music the way you want to. With intuitive controls and effortless navigation, you can get creative the moment inspiration strikes.
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With 16 multicoloured LED rubber pads in the Step Edit section, the Toraiz SQUID allows you to play live like keys on keyboard. The various sequence functions such as Interpolation and Harmonizer help you to build your sounds. The Interpolation feature lets you set the parameter for each of the beginning, middle and end of the steps, allowing quick assigning of pitch and dynamics to bring your ideas to life.
The Harmonizer allows you to assign up to 6 chords to buttons, record chord compositions into steps and blend evolving phrases intuitively. With the Transpose mode, you can switch phrases on the fly to alter the mood or rapidly raise the pitch. Any sound you create can be recorded in real time. The Toraiz SQUID also features CC Mode for assigning MIDI instruments, Randomizer to create sporadic sounds, which thanks to the Euclidean algorithm will make musical sense and a Pattern Set Mode that utilises the 16 MIDI tracks, allowing you to make up to 64 patterns per track.
Any phrases you've created in the Set Edit section can be rearranged the instant inspiration springs to mind, the Toraiz SQUID gives you all the tools you need to enhance your performance. Speed Modulation lets you develop unique grooves by adjusting playback speed and waveform shapes. Running Direction allows the creation of multiple new phrases from a sequence pattern by changing its direction. By combining Reverse, Switch Back and Flip with 6 different running directions you get an incredible 48 different possibilities.
The world-first Groove Bend feature has a Swing setting for timing, allowing you to trigger timing in real time via a slider for delaying, accelerating and developing grooves as you go. Rhythmic Control lets you loop a portion of any pattern whereas Speed Control allows you to double or halve the speed on the fly. Using the Scale knob and Arpeggiator you can change the scale and key of a pattern and the Toraiz SQUID will automatically adjust to the correct scale and keys that have been set, ensuring you stay sonically sound.
With a plethora of connection options the Toraiz SQUID is aptly named, allowing you to connect a host of digital instruments. The SQUID has a USB B terminal, MIDI terminals, 2 sets of CV/Gate outputs as well as Clock and DIN Sync input/output terminals. With these connection options you can combine the power of your DAW with your chosen modern, modular and vintage synths, as well as drum machines and the signals, are converted automatically for you, allowing you to get on with creating amazing music.
Thanks to the SQUID Manager function you can easily transfer sequence patterns, projects and MIDI clips to your PC or MAC and vice versa, giving you plenty of scope for sonic customisation and helping optimise your workflow.
So named because of its multi-pronged functionality and intelligence, the Toraiz SQUID Multitrack Sequencer gives you limitless creativity and control, allowing you to generate original rhythms in real time, access to endless polyrhythmic-looping functions and instant changing of playback directions and speeds. With the world-first Groove Bend feature, you'll be in complete control of your phrases, ensuring your creativity flourishes.
Manufacturer Toraiz Model SQUID Included Accessories AC Adaptor Power cord Quick Start guide Dimensions 374.8 x 223.9 x 72.1mm Weight 1.9kg Max Number of Tracks 16 Tracks Max Patterns per Track 64 Patterns Max Steps per Track 64 Steps Step Resolution Quarter note
Max Polyphony 8 notes Max Projects 128 MIDI Terminal 1 MIDI THRU / OUT USB USB B
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