Polyend Play

maybe its a controller for tracker… an elaborate midi controller with deeper access to patterns etc. ?

OR … its a …

what if it’s a groovebox with medusa’s grid capabilities… ooh la la

Seems like its 3x tb303 machines with grid sequencer : )

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I’ve heard it’s called the smug bastard.

Oh no, sorry, that’s @reeloy and @Scot_Solida

You smug bastards.

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I’m actually really interested in what this is. I think the tracker looks super slick in its features but the tracker form never really caught me. Holding my thumbs for more grid based layout with equally great sample and performance power.

i might be on my own … but i wasnt impressed with medusa grid capabilities…
esp the sequencing… so if this is similar i hope it does much more too.

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Don’t start with the sound of it. It has its sweetspots, but booooy you need to work it hard.

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the the the core idea of medusa’s grid was genius but as with many things it all comes down to the execution, polyend are definitely not perfect but not many else are even trying

If I had to guess, it’s their followup to the seq, with more capable hardware in a product that fixes some of the seq shortcomings, like the lack of meaningful polyphony and the generally slightly-too-simplified concept. If they manage to do this while still keeping the seq’s really immediate feel, if could be a winner — especially if they put out another step/euclidian hybrid like the T-1.

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…ok…i spoil as little as possible if i say…it’ll be no next tracker but also no synth… :wink:
while the formfactor will be, somehow, some kind of familiar…

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Thanks. I can survive on crumbs, no problem :slight_smile:

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I was going to say I heard (many months ago) that they were working with Aphex Twin on something. Maybe this is the result of that collaboration.

Half a secret from a brand I love is the worst thing. Exciting yet equally annoying.

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Yup. Gonna stand by my guess.

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I heard aphex twin was driving fuel trucks to save brexit Britain ….

Hang on … there’s another thread for that stuff.

A stand-alone grid based sequencer with lots of parameters / encoders like a t1 would be nice.

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lol, driving his tank to stock the shelves at tesco

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I hope it’s pasta , I just came back from supermarket and very little pasta.
I’ll survive.

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I believe it is already listed here on this forum in the polyend tracker thread in the first few pages of the thread in the form of a special feature request… (posted for documentation purposes only)

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I just don’t understand how the ‘Polyend’ name is nowhere to be found on the Polish trademark database. Is it possible they do all their registering on some sort of EU database?

I don’t understand either. I searched for Polyend at the EUIPO, and TMView ( tmdn.org ) which should catch any in the EU. Nothing.

So i searched for Polyend at the US site uspto.gov. Same thing no results.

It’s possible that Polyend chooses to not register, and relies on just using a name. and fighting it in court. Not the recommended way to do this but possible.

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I somehow missed this thread during superbooth, this looks like a very exciting product. Hopefully the Oxi One Sequencer I have pre-ordered will be so good I never even think about getting one of these… all those knobs though!