OKTAKONTROL, A Dedicated MIDI Controller For The Elektron OktaTrack

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AG-KW has released a second series of their OKTAKONTROL controller for the Elektron OctaTrack sampler.

The OKTAKONTROL is a custom MIDI Controller for the OctaTrack. The Oktakontrol is designed to fit perfectly with the Octatrack. It is the same width & height and its sockets are at the side panel, so you can place both machines directly next each other. It offers 8 high-precision faders and 9 buttons to control the tracks on the Octatrack

Here’s the official intro video, featuring Prof. Okto von P: Continue reading

New iPad App, Strom, Offers ‘Unprecedented Integration’ With Elektron Analog Rytm

This video, via MrDataline, is a sneak preview of Strom – a new iPad application that is designed to augment the Elektron Analog Rytm – using the iPad’s large touchscreen to add new options for editing, performing and more.

Here’s what he has to say about Strom: Continue reading

Elektron Intros 808 Sample Library For Analog Rytm

Elektron-Straight-808Elektron has announced a soundpack for the Analog Rytm drum machine – Straight 808.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

A classic reborn in a future classic. The hand picked selection of tape saturated 808 samples, all recorded by Goldbaby, and the magic circuits of the Analog Rytm are thick as thieves. Load ‘em in, tweak, mangle, and enjoy. The Analog Rytm is ready to retro-boom.

The sound pack is specifically made for the Analog Rytm. Included is an Analog Rytm project featuring 16 patterns and 16 kits. The kits also feature performances and scenes, great for live tweaking the patterns.

Here are official audio demos for Straight 808: Continue reading

Dataline vs Cuckoo Elektron Balkan Beats Jam

Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live Elektron jam session, featuring Dataline on the Analog Rytm and Cuckoo on Analog Keys.

The performance was improvised at Musikmesse 2014.

Here’s what Cuckoo has to say about the jam: Continue reading

Analog Rytm Specifications & Audio Demos Now Available

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Elektron has released full specs on the new Analog Rytm, its new drum machine.

Eight analog drum voices take advantage of several dedicated analog circuit designs, each of them tuned for generating a distinct class of analog drum sounds. For percussive flexibility, every voice can also be ‘spiced up’ with customizable samples. Continue reading