The Toraiz Squid Multi Channel Sequencer is a powerful tool for controlling synthesizers and laptops in live or studio settings. With the ability to sequence up to 16 instruments, the Squid helps keep multiple elements in time and in line for an intuitive and fun workflow. The central multicoloured LED rubber pads allow you to write musical phrases and add them to sequences, while the Step Edit section is the main part of the sequencer where you can play notes and change parameters on the fly.
The Squid features an intuitive workflow, control up to 16 instruments, and is compatible with both DAWs and hardware. It also has DIN I/O for vintage equipment, a Groove Bend feature to add flavor to your tracks, and the ability to arrange phrases in real time. Additionally, it supports fast import and export, allowing you to easily transfer sequence patterns and projects between your PC and Squid.
The Squid has a maximum number of tracks of 16, a maximum of 64 patterns per track, a maximum of 64 steps per track, and a step resolution of quarter note, eighth note, sixteenth note, twenty-fourth note, and thirty-second note. It can store up to 128 projects and has 1 MIDI THU/OUT and 1 USB B port. The Squid’s dimensions are 374.8 mm in width, 223.9 mm in height, and 72.1 mm in depth, with a weight of 1.9 kg. The included accessories are an AC adaptor, power cord, and Quick Start Guide.
Customers have described the Squid as “intuitive and fun workflow,” allowing them to create music easily and with inspiration. It also has the ability to recall inputs, including “happy accidents,” for added creativity. The fast import and export feature allows for seamless transfer of information between the Squid and a DAW.