Loopop ZOIA Review

Empress ZOIA compared to 3 product types: Boutique pedals, MultiFX and Modular // Review, tutorial

What drew me to ZOIA initially actually wasn’t its programmabiltiy, but rather the rapidly growing number of interesting community made patches. As I was exploring it, it seemed more appropriate to compare ZOIA to three different product types, or in … Continue reading Empress ZOIA compared to 3 product types: Boutique pedals, MultiFX and Modular // Review, tutorial

Toraiz Squid Loopop

Pioneer DJ/Toraiz SQUID: Review, tutorial and top 14 features that make it special

There are quite a few solid hardware sequencing options on the market – both standalone sequencers spanning from Arturia’s KeyStep and BeatStep Pro, through Novation’s SL MkIII, all the way to Squarp’s Pyramid, as well the capable sequencers built into … Continue reading Pioneer DJ/Toraiz SQUID: Review, tutorial and top 14 features that make it special

Drum Machine Trick: How to Import Loops from a 100,000+ MIDI Clip Library into Almost Any Sequencer

Most drum machines and sequencers don’t support importing MIDI clips or loops, which is a shame because there are plenty of MIDI clip/loop libraries out there with excellent content, many played by real drummers with obvious human groove and feel, … Continue reading Drum Machine Trick: How to Import Loops from a 100,000+ MIDI Clip Library into Almost Any Sequencer