It’s always exciting getting a new piece of gear for the studio, but even more exciting when the new gear you bought gets a bit of a refresh and some great newly added features later down the line. The latest firmware update for the Arturia KeyStep Pro does exactly that. No need to bust your wallet out this time to get extra functionality!

Some of the added features mentioned in the video:

• Global transpose – Transpose multiple melodic tracks at the same time

• Global value offset – Apply a relative offset for any of the five main controls for every step across the selected track pattern

• Arpeggios in sequences – You can now record arpeggios into a sequence

• Recording Chord Mode – Record Chord Mode chords into a sequence

• Arpeggios while stopped – Create and play arpeggios while KeyStep Pro isn’t playing

• MIDI Thru – MIDI Out 2 can now be set to Thru mode

• Mono Mode – The mono mode has been refactored for a smoother experience

• Arpeggio swing – You can now add swing amount to arpeggios using Shift

• Step Listen – Trigger sequence steps without playing a sequence so you can preview your notes

• Workflow and UX – various workflow improvements to performance, functionality, and ease of use