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New Gear Review: Model:Cycles Groovebox by Elektron

Recently, Swedish stalwarts Elektron began a slow rollout of a new product. At first, they showed only glimpses of its interface, covered in psychedelic metallic ooze that kept faithful Elektronauts guessing at what was to come. Would it continue Elektron’s trend toward smaller, more affordable products, bringing their famed sequencer Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Review: Model:Cycles Groovebox by Elektron

Adam Jay on building live techno sets on Elektron gear – and why you should stay punk

The system has failed us, but not Adam Jay. He’s here to show us how he rigs up his latest live techno sets. And he can make 3 tiny waveforms on a $300 Elektron make you want to dance. There’s some fantastic music here, so feel free to sit back or get up and let … Continue reading Adam Jay on building live techno sets on Elektron gear – and why you should stay punk

Overbridge 2 seamlessly integrates Elektron instruments with your computer

Elektron has announced the availability of Overbridge 2, which it says is designed to “make life easier for musicians”. The software suite is completely free and combines the power of Elektron hardware with the tools that can be beneficial in a software environment. DAWbridge Elektron Overbridge 2 presents your hardware on-screen as a plug-in for … Continue reading Overbridge 2 seamlessly integrates Elektron instruments with your computer

Elektron Model: Cycles is a comprehensive groovebox with six FM synths

Elektron has unveiled Model:Cycles, a new sibling to the Model:Samples groovebox, this time with a heavy focus on FM synthesis. Model:Cycles features six FM-based ‘Machines’, each with their own primary use: Tone, Chord, Kick, Snare, Metal and Perc. Each Machine is represented by a pressure and velocity-sensitive pad, meaning you can tap a pad to … Continue reading Elektron Model: Cycles is a comprehensive groovebox with six FM synths