News / From: Elektron
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Elektron Upgrades Syntakt
Two new Machines, SY Swarm and SY Raw, added in OS 1.20

24-Nov-22    full story...

  SynthPlex 2022: Elektron Song Mode Overview
For Digitakt, Digitone and Syntakt

30-Oct-22    full story...

The Elektron SYNTAKT Might Not Be What You Expected
Built on Takt and Tone tech its beats and synth

21-Apr-22    full story...

Elektron Upgrades Digitakt
Digitakt OS 1.30 adds powerful sound-shaping tools

17-Jun-21    full story...

Elektron Launches The Power Handle
Fire up your Model:Cycles or Model:Samples in any location

27-May-21    full story...

Octatrack In Black
Electron's Octatrack MKII is now shipping in two different colors

16-Feb-21    full story...

Octatrack Gets An Upgrade
New OS 1.40 firmware is now available

04-Dec-20    full story...

Octatrack MKII Anniversary Edition
Elektron releases a limited edition of the 8 track dynamic performance sampler

03-Dec-20    full story...

Elektron Firmware Upgrades
Analog Four 1.50 and Analog Rytm 1.60 OS upgrades announced

25-Sep-20    full story...

Elektron Revamps Synth And Drum Machine
New-look Analog Four & Analog Rytm MKII introduced

24-Sep-20    full story...

Sonic LAB: Elektron Model Cycles
6 track FM Groovebox

31-Jul-20    full story...

Elektron Upgrades Digitakt & Digitone
OS Upgrades: Digitakt 1.20 and Digitone 1.30 add Class Compliant USB Audio and more

11-Jun-20    full story...

Elektron Releases Overbridge 2
Full release of the free software suite announced

16-Apr-20    full story...

Model:Cycles - Elektron's New Groovebox
Six-track FM-based groovebox launches

26-Feb-20    full story...

Elektron Upgrades Analog Four & Analog Rytm
Significant OS upgrades for MKI and MKII models

22-Oct-19    full story...

Elektron Updates Analog Heat MKI/MKII
New features include class compliant audio over USB and preset transfer

09-Oct-19    full story...

Superbooth 2019: Elektron's New Gear Is Free From Restrictions
We assume so considering the tease

07-May-19    full story...

Elektron Overbridge Update
AU plugins added to the latest Public Beta

17-Apr-19    full story...

808 And 909 Sounds For Elektron Groovebox
Two new soubd packs released Model:Samples alongside an OS update

18-Feb-19    full story...

NAMM 2019: Elektron Overbridge V2.0 Features
After a long wait, its coming - really very soon

31-Jan-19    full story...

NAMM 2019: Elektron Model:Samples
6 tracks of Elektron sequencing and dedicated knob controls

31-Jan-19    full story...

Elektron Announces Model:Samples Groovebox
Six track sample-based groovebox features 300 shapeable sounds

22-Jan-19    full story...

Check Out Elektron's Overbridge 2.0
Overbridge 2.0 Public Beta has started

16-Jan-19    full story...

Elektron Introduces Analog Heat MKII
Stereo analog sound processing unit is designed to make your music glow

06-Jul-18    full story...

Vintage Keys For Analog Four MKII
128 patches revisit obscure space-opera soundtracks and cyber-funk

18-Jun-18    full story...

Status Update On Overbridge
Elektron lets us know how things are progressing on integrating more instruments with DAWs

21-May-18    full story...

Superbooth 2018: Elektron Updates
Digitakt and Overbridge

08-May-18    full story...

Finally Elektron Adds Sample Backup To Digitakt and Rytm MKII
Transfer App v 1.1 released

26-Mar-18    full story...

Home Cooked Hip Hop Samples For Octatrak
Get some lo fi inspiration

23-Mar-18    full story...

Sampling The Sounds Of A Sampler.... Into a Sampler....
Hit, stratch and all round abuse the digitakt to make a track

14-Mar-18    full story...

NAMM 2018: Elektron Digitone Polyphonic Synth
New digital synth is said to feature a powerful yet user-friendly take on FM synthesis

25-Jan-18    full story...

Digitakt As 8 Voice Poly Synth Anyone?
Uses the Retrokits RK-002 Cable

05-Jan-18    full story...

Elektron Analog Rytm MKII Is Here
Latest version of the analog drum machine and sampler is now shipping

30-Nov-17    full story...

Elektron Ships Analog Four MKII
New version of analog tabletop synthesizer hits the stores

16-Oct-17    full story...

Elektron Ships Octatrack MKII
latest version of the eight track performance sampler and sequencer is now available

06-Oct-17    full story...

  Sonic LAB Presentation: The Big Elektron Digitakt Video
Cenk shows us what it can do

17-Jul-17    full story...

Elektron Analog Four And Analog Rytm MKII
New versions of the synth and drum machine will be with us in September and October

06-Jul-17    full story...

Digitakt Or Octatrack?
New workflow comparison video from Cuckoo puts them side by side

03-Jul-17    full story...

Elektron Octatrack MKII Available In August
New design for the performance Sampler

29-Jun-17    full story...

Preview: Elektron Digitakt Drum Machine
Got any questions?

30-May-17    full story...

Elektron Digitakt Is Now Available
Eight track digital drum machine and sampler is officially released

30-May-17    full story...

  Superbooth 17: Elektron Digitakt - We Finally Hear It!
And we like what we hear

19-Apr-17    full story...

Elektron Release First Digitakt Video
New affordable digital sampling drum machine

16-Mar-17    full story...

New Sound Pack For Analog Rytm
Synthetics delivers synth sounds from Elektron's drum machine

16-Feb-17    full story...

An Analog Synthesis Lesson For Beginners
See how to recreate a Minimoog-style lead patch on an Elektron Analog Four

09-Feb-17    full story...

  NAMM 2017: Elektron's New Drum Machine
And Overbridge updates

19-Jan-17    full story...

  NAMM 2017: Elektron Debuts Digitakt 8-track Drum Machine And Sampler
Described as a Beat Making Powerhouse and coming this spring

19-Jan-17    full story...

Elektron Wants To Show You Something New
Blurry picture teases new gear to be announced at the NAMM show

17-Jan-17    full story...

Elektron Updates Overbridge For Analog Heat
Version 1.15 adds support for the Analog Heat stereo analog sound processor and more

15-Dec-16    full story...

Elektron Analog Heat As A Master Filter
Video demonstrates the new hardware unit filtering full tracks like a DJ would do

18-Nov-16    full story...

Elektron Analog Heat In Action
Cuckoo presents a video tutorial and demo of the new sound processing device

07-Nov-16    full story...

Distortion Stompbox For Your Monosynth
Elektron's Analog Drive features eight different analog distortion circuits

03-Nov-16    full story...

  The Big Elektron Analog Heat Video
We get a detailed look at the new analog processor from Elektron

24-Oct-16    full story...

Elektron Launches Analog Sound Processor
Analog Heat is a both a stereo audio enhancer and audio destroyer

21-Sep-16    full story...

50 Minutes Of Elektrons In Action
Live set features Elektron synths exclusively

25-Aug-16    full story...

Elektron Overbridge Wins Design Award
Red Dot: Best of the Best

22-Aug-16    full story...

Goodbye Machinedrum And Monomachine
It's your last chance to buy as Elektron discontinues drum machine/sampler and synth

15-Jun-16    full story...

Elektron Updates Add 12 New Sound Engines To Rytm
Major Overbridge and Analog OS rollouts announced

29-Apr-16    full story...

Elektron Machines For Less
Company announces permanent price reductions on the Machinedrum and Monomachine

11-Feb-16    full story...

  Sonic LAB: Presentation - Elektron Software Updates
Overbridge 1.10, Elektron Analog Firmwares

15-Jan-16    full story...

Elektron Introduces Audio/CV Split Cable Kit
Signal splitting solution for modular users and added functionality for Elektron synths

17-Dec-15    full story...

Elektron Announces Second Elektron Grammofon Release
Proceeds from The Bug vs. Sleng Teng 12-inch vinyl record go to charity

30-Nov-15    full story...

Elektron Introduces Overhub
A USB hub tailored for Overbridge, but equally useful in other computer studio setups

02-Sep-15    full story...

Elektron Analog Machines For Less
Elektron announces Overbridge Discount with 15% off on Analog Rytm, Keys and Four

14-Aug-15    full story...

First Release From Elektron Grammofon
Strictly limited one-off pressing of 300 copies features Plaid

12-Aug-15    full story...

Dataline on Elektron Overbirdge
Cenk gives a walkthrough of how he uses Elektron Overbridge in his studio

10-Aug-15    full story...

VHS Tape Sounds For Analog Rytm
Elektron releases the VHS Crosstalk Sound Pack

04-Aug-15    full story...

Elektron Announces Overbridge Public Beta
Software suite combines Elektron Analog instruments with your computer and DAW

05-Jun-15    full story...

Legowelt Samples For Analog Rytm
Elektron releases Legowelt Studio Sound Pack

22-May-15    full story...

  MESSE 2015: Elektron Overbridge VST Editor- Working
Working plug-in editor on show

18-Apr-15    full story...

Elektron Analog Four Meets A Modular
Videos show how to use Elektron's 4-voice synth to control a modular

30-Mar-15    full story...

Yaybahar Meets Elektrons
New video shows freshly-invented acoustic instrument in a jam with Elektron machines

13-Mar-15    full story...

New Patches For Elektron Synths
Floppydisk Pirates create 128 patches for the Analog Keys and Four

26-Feb-15    full story...

Elektron Launches Record Label
A home for 12-inch vinyl records by artists using Elektron instruments

19-Feb-15    full story...

New Patterns And Kits For Analog Rytm
Future House SoundPack from Biome Digital released

16-Feb-15    full story...

  NAMM 2015: Elektron Overbridge Update
Audio routing and a sneak of the UI for the editor

23-Jan-15    full story...

New Analog Keys And Monomachine Sounds
Elektron announces two new Sound packs

12-Jan-15    full story...

Analog Rytm In Action
Elektron launches Workflow video series

12-Dec-14    full story...

Elektron Announces The Black Weeks campaign
All Elektron machines discounted by 15%

28-Nov-14    full story...

Win An Analog Four
Just follow Elektron's Instagram account and crack the riddles

18-Nov-14    full story...

Octatrack Is Back
Elektron's performance sampler is available again with new OS and sounds

21-Oct-14    full story...

150 New Patches For Analog Four/Keys
Elektron releases Biopads sound pack

10-Oct-14    full story...

Elektron Releases More Analog Rytm Sounds
Reshaped Harmonics sound pack features synth, bass, FX, processed vocals, kicks and snares

18-Sep-14    full story...

128 Free Patches For Elektron Synths
Elektron announces Depth & Vision Sound Pack for Analog Four and Keys

12-Sep-14    full story...

909 Sounds For Analog Rytm
Elektron and Goldbaby put together a new sound pack

29-Aug-14    full story...

Sidstation Sampled For Analog Rytm
Elektron releases SID Redux sound pack

15-Aug-14    full story...

808 Sounds For Analog Rytm
Elektron releases the Straight 808 Sound pack

04-Aug-14    full story...

  Elektron - From SID to RYTM - A Brief History
We have many of the machines right here

04-Jun-14    full story...

  Presentation: Elektron Analog RYTM
Analog drum machine with sample playback

20-May-14    full story...

Elektron Updates Analog Rytm
OS 1.01 introduces two new machines - FM Bass and Snare Drums

19-May-14    full story...

Analog Keys Jam Video
Elektron Synth is put through its paces by Jacob Molander

09-May-14    full story...

Elektron Analog Rytm Now Available
8 voice analog drum machine is now shipping

24-Apr-14    full story...

Elektron Reveals Details Of Analog Rytm
See the specs and hear the demos of the new 8 voice analog drum machine

31-Mar-14    full story...

  MESSE 2014: Elektron Overbridge Links All Analog Machines to DAW (Video)
Turns out the USB does have audio after all..

12-Mar-14    full story...

  Elektron Analog Keys Review
Swedish synthesis at its finest?

05-Mar-14    full story...

Indie Dance Sounds For Octatrack
Octa Pak 6 Sound Pack is 1980s and disco-inspired

21-Feb-14    full story...

Elektron Analog 4 -Childsplay To Use - Check out this 7 Year Old
Kid does Depeche Mode

03-Feb-14    full story...

  NAMM 2014: Elektron Analog RYTM Drum Machine
Analog drum synth with sample layer

23-Jan-14    full story...

NAMM 2014: Elektron Mystery Box
Elektron opens their NAMM 2014 goodie box!

17-Jan-14    full story...

See Elektron's Analog Keys In Action...
...in a new YouTube video

23-Dec-13    full story...

Major Analog Four Update
Elektron releases new OS with polyphony, resonance boost, and MIDI multi map changes

20-Dec-13    full story...

Elektron Jam
Analog Keys fed into the Octatrack - watch the video

02-Dec-13    full story...

Elektron Analog Keys - its Official
Four voice synth is announced

26-Nov-13    full story...

More Elektron Analog Keys Info
KNob tweaking video

26-Nov-13    full story...

Elektron Analog Keys - Video of Launch
Its a four voice

23-Nov-13    full story...

New Elektron Machine Coming Soon
To be announced in Berlin at the Night of Machines party

12-Nov-13    full story...

Give Your Octatrack An MPC60 Vibe
Elektron releases MPC Memories sound pack

07-Oct-13    full story...

Hell Bent On Circuits
New sound pack for the Octatrack

09-Sep-13    full story...

The Elektronauts Are Coming
Elektron announces the start of a new community

04-Sep-13    full story...

Get Your Octatrack Kicks
Elektron releases Utility Kicks sound pack for the Octatrack

28-Aug-13    full story...

FX Sounds For The Octatrack
Elektron announces Ultimate FX Sound Pack

19-Aug-13    full story...

Turn On Your Octatrack And Chill Out
Elektron releases Chillwave Sound Pack for the Octatrack

05-Jul-13    full story...

New Lo-Fi Sounds For Octatrack
Elektron Music Machines releases the Nintari Flashback Sound pack

14-Jun-13    full story...

Elektron Octatrack Updated
OS 1.25 adds three new effects

03-Jun-13    full story...

Elektron Releases New Octatrack Sound Pack
Yard Sale Gear from Goldbaby features instruments you might find in the attic

17-May-13    full story...

Elektron Post Product Presentations
Cenk introduces the whole gang

29-Apr-13    full story...

Elektron Releases Two New Sound Packs For Octatrack
808 and 909 sounds from Goldbaby plus some house samples from Loopmasters

19-Apr-13    full story...

Elektron And Goldbaby Collaborate On New Octatrack Sound Pack
Cult of SP 1200 offers old school vibes

18-Mar-13    full story...

Elektron Analog Four OS Update
More functions, bug fixes etc

18-Feb-13    full story...

DnB Samples And Loops For Octatrack
Elektron releases Octa Pak 4 - Drum & Bass

11-Feb-13    full story...

  Product Presentation - Elektron Analog Four
Four mono-voices, CV, effects and complex sequencer

11-Jan-13    full story...

Analog Four Sound Packs
Elektron offers five free sound packs to all Analog Four owners

21-Dec-12    full story...

Elektron Post More Analog Four Sounds, Video
Lets have a listen then...

19-Nov-12    full story...

What Elektron Were Teasing Us About
Elektron unveils Analog Four, a 4 Voice Synthesizer

15-Nov-12    full story...

Elektron Tease For Imminent New Instrument
Sounds like it could be a synth

06-Nov-12    full story...

Elektron Releases Memorial Album
Actual Memories is a fund-raising compilation in memory of the founder of the Elektron users forum

22-Oct-12    full story...

Elektron Back To School Campaign
Lower prices on Machinedrum UW, Octatrack and Monomachine

07-Sep-12    full story...

More In the Octatrack Pro Tip Series From Elektron
How to rearrange a sample with Slice and Chromatic

27-Jul-12    full story...

Octatrack Updated
Version 1.2 OS adds a looping facility among other things

22-May-12    full story...

Beats And Grooves For The Octatrack
Loopmasters releases Tech & Techno Octa Pak sample pack

23-Apr-12    full story...

Protect Your Elektron
Elektron introduces Carry Bag and Protective Lid for Octatrack or Machinedrum/Monomachine

13-Feb-12    full story...

See Elektron In Action
Home of the Brave -- An Elektron Users Event in London takes place on January 26th

13-Jan-12    full story...

Octatrack Updated
OS 1.1 adds new triggering modes to the Elektron performance sampler

16-Dec-11    full story...

New Octatrack Tutorial Videos


05-Dec-11    full story...

Elektron Announces Christmas Campaign
15% off the Octatrack, Machinedrum UW and Monomachine

14-Nov-11    full story...

Triple OS Release
Elektron has released new operating systems for Octatrack, Machinedrum and Monomachine

17-Oct-11    full story...

Upgrade Your Machinedrum
Elektron announces the Machinedrum SPS-1 MKII to SPS-1UW+ MKII upgrade program

11-Oct-11    full story...

Sample Libraries For The Octatrack
Elektron team up with Loopmasters for Octa Paks

10-Oct-11    full story...

Octatrack Tutorial Videos
Elektron Music Machines upload two tutorial videos for the Octatrack

15-Jul-11    full story...

Machinedrum Anniversary Trade-In Program
Machinedrum MKI owners can pay an upgrade price and receive a brand new Machinedrum SPS-1UW+ MKII

11-Jul-11    full story...

Octatrack Updated
Elektron releases Octatrack OS 1.0, the single biggest Octatrack OS update so far

04-Jul-11    full story...

MESSE11: Another Octatrack Update
Elektron adds adds thorough MIDI implementation

08-Apr-11    full story...

Octatrack Update
Elektron release a new OS and make the manual available for download

07-Feb-11    full story...

  WNAMM11: Elektron Octatrak
Shipping in a matter of days

20-Jan-11    full story...

Octatrack News
Elektron announce new film, product page and pre-orders

20-Dec-10    full story...

Octatrack Pricing And Availability Announced
Elektron's dynamic performance sampler will be available in time for Christmas

19-Nov-10    full story...

More Octatrack Features Revealed
This week it's all about LFOs

08-Nov-10    full story...

More Octatrack Features
Elektron reveal more about their Octatrack DPS-1 dynamic performance sampler

01-Nov-10    full story...

Elektron Octatrack Previewed
Elektron spill the beans on their forthcoming Dynamic Performance Sampler

25-Oct-10    full story...

  MESSE10: Elektron Octatrack Sampler & Sequencer
Live sample manipulation and performance

29-Mar-10    full story...

  MESSE10: Elektron +Drive
Increase Your Memory With Elektron's Plus Drive

25-Mar-10    full story...

MESSE10: Revolutionary Sampler
Elektron introduce the Octatrack

24-Mar-10    full story...

Elektron Releases Free Video Tutorials
Machinedrum & Monomachine Covered

09-Dec-09    full story...

Elektron Website Redesigned
Jarre, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Orbital interviews online

08-Jul-08    full story...

Tribute To Elektron Founder
45 Tribute music compilation pays homage to the late Daniel Hansson

16-Apr-08    full story...

  MESSE08:Elektron Mark II Machines
Monomachine and MachineDrum sget some love

17-Mar-08    full story...

New Machinedrum And Monomachine
Elektron announce details of the MKII versions

13-Nov-07    full story...

Last Chance To Buy A Monomachine SFX-6
Elektron discontinue the keyboard-equipped version but have some left to sell through their website

10-Oct-07    full story...

MachineDrum, MonoMachine Creator Dies
Loss of visionary instrument maker Daniel Hansson

28-Aug-07    full story...

MIDI - Ten Times Faster
Elektron introduce Turbo MIDI

03-Oct-06    full story...

  Elektron Release New MachineDrum with Sampling
New brain adds sampling and more

17-Apr-05    full story...

Sidstation Resurrected One More Time
Hard to find chips sourced, 100 more to be made.

10-Mar-05    full story...

Elektron Announce Major Machinedrum OS Update
The best just got better

01-Dec-04    full story...

  WNAMM04: Mighty Monomachine Comes To Anaheim
And gets it’s own really swanky hotel room

19-Jan-04    full story...

MESSE: See Ya Sid(station)
Last 100 to be made

11-Mar-03    full story...

MESSE: Elektron MonoMachine On Show
Behind the glass case

05-Mar-03    full story...

Elektron Let Slip New MonoMachine
Pics from the labs hint at new synth

10-Feb-03    full story...

Machinedrum Winners Announced
Oh you lucky people

12-Feb-02    full story...

Win a Machinedrum SPS-1
Courtesy of the latest Elektron competition @Sonic

23-Dec-01    full story...

Sonic World First Machinedrum Review
We get our mitts on the newest Elektron -SPS-1

12-Dec-01    full story...

Elektron's Amazing Percussion Synth
Machinedrum SPS-1: Synthetic Percussion Sequencer just out.

08-Nov-01    full story...

Elektron announces SidStation special edition, website
That Commodore 64 technology just won't go away...

03-Jul-00    full story...



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