OctopuSequencer Guided Tour

Here's the video to support the text below... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwfWTW5Boy8 A drum sequencer that works the way you do... I've always been interested in how things work.  If I find something that I don't understand I proceed to break it down into smaller, simpler, components until I can figure out what's going on.  I'm fascinated by the fact that it's very easy to create complexity from a few simple rules.  It appears that the universe works this way and scientists are always Read more [...]

Take Your Drumming to the Next Level!

Visit the software page for more info.I'm happy to finally release the first version of OctopuSequencer.  I've been working on this for a large part of the last 18 months.
I basically designed it to be a drum machine that you can program in the same way you might think about creating drum grooves.  4 individual step sequencers can each have their own rate and repeat length so you can easily create layered grooves a la Virgil Donati, Thomas Lang, Marco Minnemann, etc.It's also very simple Read more [...]

6-way independence

(view gallery) Remember those Deely-Bobbers - headbands with springs and little balls that looked like antennae? What if you attached drumsticks to the springs? That would give you two more sticks to play with. You know Thomas Lang will be doing it on his next DVD but remember where you heard it first. Read more [...]