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    K-Devices Debuts MOOR and Twistor Sequencing Tools for Ableton Live

    Software Devices Allow Unique Approach to Sequencing Instruments and Effects in Ableton Live



    San Francisco, CA—Oct 31, 2017—K-Devices, an innovative developer of music software tools, has released MOOR and Twistor, two new Max for Live devices — the first in their Out Of Grid (OOG) series. Each provides an inventive, non-traditional approach to sequencing and controlling instruments and effects within Ableton Live music software environment.


    MOOR is a unique mono sequencer that can generate MIDI note sequences with variable step and bar length, allowing the creation of virtually any time signature. It features step-length randomization with bar-length locking, variable step-value scrambling, and the ability to “bend” a sequence from linear to logarithmic to exponential playback. In addition MOOR allows for more advanced features such as clip export, advanced pitch randomize and step note triggering.


    Describing MOOR, K-Devices founder Alessio Santini said, “We created MOOR for musicians looking to create sequences that don’t have to be locked to the classic grid of 4, 8, or 16 steps per bar. Because you can create a bar length of any number of steps and set a different duration for each step, the rhythmic possibilities are vast and complex.“  


    Twistor is a phase-driven step-sequencer for modulating any parameter in any device or plug-in within Ableton Live. Like MOOR, it can create a bar length of any number of steps and set different durations for each step. Similarly, it can randomize the length of each step while maintaining the overall length of a sequence and “bend” playback from linear to logarithmic to exponential format. 


    Both MOOR and TWISTOR store up to four individual sequences that can be triggered using software automation or an external controller such as Ableton’s Push controller.


     “Together or individually, MOOR and Twistor will be mind-opening creative tools for musicians that are accustomed to traditional sequencers,” said Alessio Santini. “We believe that thinking out of the box and outside the grid is always a good thing as far as making music goes.”


    Customers can purchase MOOR and Twistor directly from K-Devices’ website at www.k-devices.com.


    Pricing is as follows:


    • MOOR 29€  ($34 US)
    • Twistor 19€  ($22 US)
    • Bundle MOOR+Twistor 39€  ($45 US)



    For additional product details visit K-Devices’ website at www.k-devices.com.




    MOOR mono note sequencer






    Twistor modulation sequencer




    About K-Devices

    K-Devices was founded in 2012 by France-based Italian composer Alessio Santini, to design music creation tools for Ableton Live and other music platforms. His products, which include TED, HERSE, AutoBeat, Drumk 2, REF, Shaper, Moovmi, EXT 2, KFLUX, KFLUXin, and KFLUXsy, are used by an international roster of musicians and are available online at www.k-devices.com.





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