Turn your pedals into rhythmic instruments with Step Audio’s new Pilot Wave

A MIDI controller that offers a slew of intuitive sequencing options.

Step Audio Pilot Wave

Pilot Wave by Step Audio / Image: Step Audio

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Step Audio has launched Pilot Wave, a step MIDI sequencer with a focus on controlling MIDI-enabled pedals as rhythmic instruments.

Pilot Wave offers seven unique one-button modes to manually control sequences. This can range from triggering the next step to cycling through the entire MIDI range in one-shot mode. Additionally, it also functions as a traditional step sequencer with tap tempo and MIDI clock sync included.

Combining the Pilot Wave’s ability to control up to 10 parameters with 16 available steps, players are able to access 16 presets on the fly. For example, users can assign 16 presets for a single OD pedal, or have 16 presets for 10 individual MIDI parameters across their board.

Players are able to create, edit and share their own sequences using Pilot Wave’s own Online Programmer, which runs on Google Chrome.

Step Audio has also provided a quick start page, which loads 16 original presets for popular pedals including the Chase Bliss Audio Condor, Meris Enzo and Hedra, as well as Strymon Riverside and Timeline.

Retails for $199. Learn more about the Pilot Wave at Stepaudio.net.

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