10 Key Features Of The Elektron Octratrack

The latest loopop video takes a look at the Elektron Octatrack sampling workstation and why, even 8 years on, it still offers a unique combination of features and power.

10 Key Features Of The Elektron Octratrack

The first part of the video highlights these unique features of the Octatrack:

  1. Live sampling
  2. Audio Inputs and outputs
  3. The Crossfader
  4. Time/Pitch independence
  5. Sample slicing
  6. Octatrack’s “Plays free” mode
  7. Audio streaming
  8. LFO designer
  9. Built-in FX
  10. The Elektron Workflow

The second part of the video takes a look weighing the power of the Octatrack against the ‘cost’ in terms of user experience complexity.

Video Timings:

0:00 Intro
0:50 #1: Live sampling
3:10 #2: Audio I/O x 4
5:10 #3: Crossfader
7:00 #4: Time/Pitch
10:15 #5: Power slicing
11:30 #6: “Plays free”
13:00 #7: Audio streaming
13:20 #8: LFO designer
15:10 #9: Built in FX
16:25 #10: A lot more…
17:55 Is it easy to use?
18:45 Track machines
21:20 Static & flex slots
23:20 Recorders & buffers
25:00 Banks & parts
26:45 Trig key modes
28:25 Summary

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