- Intuitive controls and deep editing options
- 64 beautifully LED-lit Step button pads
- Crystal clear OLED display
- Built-in Arpeggiator
- 64-step pad Matrix
- Audio Sync in and out connections
- Robust solid aluminum body
- 4 alternative sequence playback modes
- 3 melody tracks
- Powered through USB or external 9V DC adapter
Starting at $30/mo
Korg SQ64 Poly Sequencer
The Korg SQ-64 is an incredibly powerful and compact Polyphonic Step Sequencer with amazing hands-on intuitive controls and deep editing options to give you all the flexibility and sequencing power needed for all your musical projects. With its 64-step pad Matrix, Crystal clear OLED display, sturdy and elegant aluminum body, a wealth of connections, and a variety of modes and features, the SQ-64 will become the central piece of your music studio providing total and seamless control over all your instruments.
Despite its compact size, the SQ-64 has unparalleled connectivity and will allow you to easily control, connect, and make the most of all your analog and digital gear. MIDI IN (x1) and OUT (x2), micro-USB type B, Sync in & out, 3 Melody tracks each with Modulation, Pitch, and Gate outputs and a Drum track with 8 individual trigger outputs for controlling analog synths, Euro rack, and drum machines. Each of the Melody tracks (x3) has 16 Patterns of up to 64 steps each, and the Drum track (x1) has 16 Sub-tracks also with up to 64 steps each, that can be played, chained, and edited in a variety of ways.
Variety of Modes
Melody tracks and patterns can be edited in several modes (Gate, Pitch, and Modulation), so you can alter the information sent by your sequencer on each of these steps in many interesting ways. The DRUM track outputs can be fine-tuned to match the polarity and voltage of your connected device(s).
It's audio Sync in & out connections will allow you to seamlessly control all your other Korg gear such as the volca synthesizer series, minilogue, monologue, minilogue xd, prologue, and many others!
The SQ-64 has 64 beautifully LED-lit Step button pads that not only let you see the whole picture at once but also allow for super-fast and satisfactory editing with its encoder knobs and dedicated mode buttons that will simplify and speed up your workflow. Each step has graduated lighting; the higher the modulation value, the stronger the button lights up to give you a clear vision of what’s going on in the sequence.
Easy to Use
The 3 melody tracks include a Modulation output, so every step on your sequence can be creating complex modulations on your gear of choice, greatly expanding your options and possibilities for sound creation. It has never been easier to create polyphonic chords patterns, melodies, complex poly-rhythms, and modulations on the fly and record them as data on each of the 64 project slots available.
The SQ-64 won’t just allow you to create incredible sequences; it packs several features and modes that will let you edit on the fly and play any of your gear in real-time. The 64 pad Matrix can be also be used as a Keyboard, allowing for several layouts to be used for maximum flexibility (several scales can be assigned to any of these and several other parameters can be easily changed).
With its powerful built-in Arpeggiator, you can easily bring to life and create interesting patterns out of any of your soft plugins, analog or digital synths, for immediate inspiration. Break free with 4 alternative sequence playback modes! Reverse, Bounce, Random, and Stochastic can be selected independently and on the fly to each track to add variety and intrigue.
Sleek, Rugged Design
Despite its wide array of features, controls, and connections, the SQ-64 is just 18mm thick (38mm including the knobs and rubber legs) and is housed in a highly portable and elegant yet robust solid aluminum body that will provide years of reliable service. Powered through USB or external 9V DC adapter, a choice of power options offers both versatility and flexibility.
Free Bundle of Music Software
The volca sample comes with a diverse variety of music software from Izotope including Ozone Elements which lets you not only create songs but also master them using AI, Skoove which will help you improve your keyboard playing skills, Reason Lite DAW software, as well as software synths from Korg and other brands.