Since its release in 2021, the next-generation SP-404MKII has been the instrument of choice for performance-based beatmakers and creative musicians everywhere. Version 3 offers improved performance and a host of new workflow features developed with feedback from the wide-ranging SP artist community. The free update also includes many pattern sequencer and DJ Mode enhancements that make the SP-404MKII an even more powerful tool for live performers and dance music producers. Get the update HERE and download the app in Roland Cloud Manager.
Perform with Multitrack Files from DAW Sessions and Other Projects
The SP-404MKII sequencer offers improved stability for playing multiple long audio files in perfect sync, enabling users to perform with tracks created in music production software.
Optimized MIDI Sync
Improved clock timing and adjustable delay on the MIDI clock output for tight sync with external instruments.
Expanded Motion Recording
Motion recording is now available for effects parameters.
Pad Mute and Pad Mute Automation
Easily mute/unmute samples during performances and capture mute actions in sequences.
Allows users to perform with long, evolving samples while jamming with short loops underneath.
Convert Patterns to Samples
Convert any pattern into a sample with the press of a button, transforming complex programming into manageable loops for quick song building.
Expanded DJ Mode
Many new DJ Mode enhancements include the ability to manipulate eight cue points per sample, adjust fader curves, sync external MIDI instruments, assign time stretch, and more.
Version 3 also includes many other workflow enhancements, including quantize after recording, finer tempo setting range, default MFX setups, and more.
The latest version of the companion editor/librarian for the SP-404MKII features greatly increased import/export speed and AU3/VST3 plug-in support for using the app within music production software on Mac and Windows computers.