What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

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What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by daphnid » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:13 pm

Looking for some left field ideas for percussion sequencing that don't necessarily involve a drum sequencer.

I'm currently using Steppy with an Event Boss, Sequential Switch Matrix, Pam's NW, and a switched mult and am having endless fun making generative trigs/gates with this set up, there are so many patching options between those modules and they compliment each other so well.

I'd been thinking of getting a unique trig sequencer like the Addac Heuristic Rhythm Generator but after using this little combo I'm completely into setting up my own freaky trig situations through patching.

Curious what others are using for creative percussion sequencing. I'd like to get a burst generator in the mix maybe. Any recommendations?

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by Taylor » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:02 am

I like sending a complex LFO like 4MS PEG into a quantizer with a trigger out. The results are nicely off-grid, but sync-able and repeatable, and changing the LFO shape changes the sequence in ways that would be hard to replicate with a more straightforward sequencer.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by Daisuk » Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:47 am

Beast Tek Amoeba is an absolute powerhouse that's not really getting much attention. It's brilliant.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by sierraoskar » Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:58 am

Daisuk wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:47 am
Beast Tek Amoeba is an absolute powerhouse that's not really getting much attention. It's brilliant.
+1 came hear to also recommend the Amoeba 8-)

Aside from that, Turing Machine + Pulses is a quick way to generate different, evolving rhythms.

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Post by Raindeer » Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:40 am

I’d also like to find something good for this. I’m currently using a mix of logic gates and clock dividers with variety of inputs.

How is the Endorphines Running Order? Two interesting gate patterns in 6hp would be excellent.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by daphnid » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:14 am

Raindeer wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:40 am
How is the Endorphines Running Order? Two interesting gate patterns in 6hp would be excellent.
Yo this is exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for. Looks really playable too.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by LunaticSound » Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:59 am

Marbles! The yellow mode will give you tuplets and the jitter makes it wonk. Its the only module I allow to take the composing out of my hands :)
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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by mdoudoroff » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:08 am

Employing a mixture of logic, comparators, gate skippers, and dividers (and VCAs), and then feeding in existing voltage sources is the modular way. You can often expand the possibilities of whatever you already have just by adding another basic utility. A burst generator of some sort might be nice for extra seasoning.

Anyway, particular favorites of mine: NE Integra Funkitus, NE Variatic Erumption, NE Numeric Repetitor, Doepfer A160-2, Joranalogue Compare 2, Klavis Logica (includes flipflop). I don’t have it any more, but as previous poster mentioned, the Turing Machine with the Pulses Expander is a lot of fun.

You might take a cold hard look at Flux if you want to get really crazy. It’s just arriving and we’re still figuring it out, but it clearly excels at (true) polyrhythmic sequencing/clocking, and it can be a real firehose of triggers/gates right up into audio rates.

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Post by steffie268 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:19 am

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Post by zenith » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:30 am

Pam's NW and Pitts Mod Lifeforms Percussion Sequence is a lot of fun. The glitch/morph and add/drop functions on the percussion sequencer adds nice life to the original sequence.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by Arneb » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:41 am

Temps Utile into Eowave Swing into Euclidean Circles into a lot of stackables and an Intellijel OR.

I'm definitely going to expand that setup though.

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Post by 3hands » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:28 am

Im doing the Vermona Random Rhythm into a RCD, and a sequential switch. It’s clocked via a BSP going into a Wogglebug. I can get some crazy stuff going with it.
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Post by SB-SIX » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:38 am

I've had many trig sequencers, but the only one I kept is the varigate 8+. Division/multiplication/length/mute per track. Probability, ratchets, delays and gate length per step, ramdomisations per step and a bunch of other tricks, and still pretty hands on.
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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by rayultine » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:07 am

I have a 2hp Burst on the way and I am excited to have it play with my WMD SSM and bitbox

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by jebusrice » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:56 am

Disting EX with both sides running the dual shift register, modulating/feeding both clocks with pamelas nw, running the 4 outputs into a squarp rample - secret sauce being varigate 4+ in 4 x cv mode feeding into modulation controlling freeze, pitch etc. Means you can put what you want where you want it.

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Post by tenshun » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:05 am

i like using a simple clock divider thats being clocked by a quick clock.
Sending the different clock divisions to RYO paths and then the outs of paths to different sound modules with trigger inputs.
Send a random trigger into paths to shuffle around the divisions and you will have a sequence that never repeats but is in time

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by daphnid » Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:57 pm

Damn the Flux looks insane. This demo straight up sounds like a Cut Hands track.


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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by jkanizzle » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:34 pm

daphnid wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:57 pm
Damn the Flux looks insane. This demo straight up sounds like a Cut Hands track.

Mine will be here at the beginning of Nov. CANNOT WAIT.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by thelowerrhythm » Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:17 am

Not too fancy, but I really like Euclidean Circles out to a few Little Nerds. Lots of options there.
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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by gringostar » Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:25 am

Zorlon Cannon mk2, PNW, Klavis Logica, switches and mixers.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by 22tape » Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:34 am

A single stream of bursts of random gates/triggers into a 1 to 4 sequential switch that's clocked by a steady pulse

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the burst of random gates/trigs will only appear on the 4 synced steps which results in 4 voltages of "synced" ratchets, complete misses/rests, swung steps, and occasional on-beat gates/trigs, all to drive 4 percussive elements.

Adjust the tempo of the steady pulse and/or wiggle the density of the bursts to taste.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by bravewave » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:13 am

Pam`s NW in Plog by Intellijell followed by an sequential switch gives you entless options. You can switch the boolean logic types by CV and has a flipflop and data flipflop as well.

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by drowld » Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:28 am

Damn i actually have no utility/switch to spice up my rack.
I was thinking getting a Noise Engineering Zularic Repetitor to combine it with a NE Integra Funkitus but the funkitus is nowhere to be seen. Maybe the switch way would be better. WMD SSM seems cools but idk how well the balance of complexity/versatility/jamability is. I've seen the video but it didnt hit me so far
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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by Niamac » Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:41 am

Shakmat knights Gallop brings alot of interesting rhythms when I use cv into length, pulses and reset inputs. Its often used alongside rebel tech stoichea and a clock divider. I also have a zularic repetitor but probably going to swap it for a second knights gallop

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Re: What modules are you using for interesting percussive sequencing

Post by Hyberus » Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:44 am

Pams, and two MI Grids.
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