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Sequence Groups - One Sequencer is not enough?


You can split B-Step in to (a maximum of) 4 independent sequencers which only share the Global Parameters (see: User Interface Layout).

Basically each sequence works like a single B-Step - you can define Bar Solos, you can use Restart Sequence and you can choose a separate MIDI output for each or use the master output (default).

The Goals:
- drag’N’drop bars from one sequencer to another
- move a bar from one sequence to another on the fly
- you do not need 2, 3 or 4 instances of B-Step
- one instance of B-Step can control 4 independent synths/drums
- one instance of B-Step can trigger up to 4 midi channels on a multi-timbral vst

Define Sequence Groups

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With the sequence# sliders you can set for each bar a sequence group (by default all of the bars are in sequence one). Each sequence group has its own runtime colour (beige, green, yellow and blue in this example - but will obviously vary depending what colour theme you use) and the Bar Solo buttons show in which sequence a bar is (“|2|”, “|3|”, “|4|”, no label = sequence 1).

The playback info in the step runlight will be shown from the currently editable bars sequence group. If e.g. a bar from sequence two is editable your step runlight will be become green and the playback info is from sequence two.

- Scale: 1 to 4

Sequence MIDI Output Settings - Control up to 4 Synths

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To set an extra output for a sequence you have to choose your port and channel at the bottom of the IO settings editor. If “Use Master Out” is selected all the events will be sent to the Master Out which is defined at the top.


B-Step, a sequencer by Monoplugs.