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Arp like on Roland's MC 303/505?
Old 15th August 2013
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Arp like on Roland's MC 303/505?


I sold my MC 505 earlier this year due to an OS move. As with most gear I have acquired and subsequently sold over the years, there are some features from the 505 that I find myself missing from time to time.

The arp is the reason for this post so I'll just get to it. I loved having the ability to sweep through and tweak the accent thus giving the arp line a different feel. I don't want to reacquire a 505 just for this feature... it's too big, i don't need the sequencer or the sounds for that matter. I obviously can get by without such a feature, but it was a useful feature and I like useful things

Is there a VSTi or iOS app that has a similar type arp feature that anyone can suggest?

Old 18th August 2013
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I also like the arp on the MC505 -- you might like StepPolyArp for iOS as it has a groove function that is similar and way, way more.
Old 18th August 2013
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Have you tried Kirnu Cream? That has an arp accent panel perfect for altering feel.

Kirnu - Cream
Old 7th October 2013
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Thanks for the suggestions ... I grabbed step/poly not long after my og post. Gonna have a look at cream now... Also considering mutable instruments midipal.

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