Elektron Drops Silent Servant 12″ Grammofon Record

Swedish music hardware company Elektron has released the third Elektron Grammofon 12″ vinyl record. The featured artist for this disc is Silent Servant, a DJ and producer “whose gloomy rhythms stay with the listener long after the music has faded out.”

Elektron says of the record, “The two brand new tracks, along with a live excerpt, found on EGR45-00003 are gritty, hyper-engaging and highly personal takes on techno.” The first track on the album, “Run,” is streaming on Thump. Reviewer Alexander Iadarola calls it “the kind of track you have to fight against to keep up with—intentionally disorienting you like an M.C. Escher drawing and exacerbating the experience with doses of anxiety and dread.”
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Beatmaking Using Native Instruments Maschine & Vinyl Records

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Asterix demo his process of beatmaking using Native Instruments Maschine and vinyl records:

We included a few screen shots of the Maschine software as I made changes on the control surface. We start off by grabbing a few records, pulling some drums, Choosing some samples and then we put the whole thing together and sequence it using the Maschine’s software.

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