18 Jan · Depeche Mode's Never Let Me Down Again was recently featured in the HBO series, The Last Of Us. We find out about the track's production.
Elektron - News and Rumours
You want all the latest news, rumours and everything else there’s to know about Elektron? We're happy to oblige: On this page you’ll find everything at a glance – and it’s always up to date!
15 Jan · From the days of tape loops to digital samplers and beyond, sampling remains a cornerstone of modern music. We look at how to sample vinyl!
14 Jan · Everything But The Girl broke through as an electronic act in the mid-1990s. We check out some of their interesting gear choices.
17 Dec 2022 · Easily one of the most influential synthpop acts of all time, Eurythmics took the world by storm in the early 80s. We find out how!
10 Dec 2022 · Celebrated DJ, producer, and remix artist, Fatboy Slim created his own brand of acid-infused breakbeat dance music. Let's find out how!
24 Nov 2022 · Great time to scratch that groovebox itch with €200 off retail on the Elektron Syntakt 12-track drum machine & synth machine. Now with 2 new Machines.
19 Nov 2022 · For a small-town electronic duo, Röyksopp had a major impact on the global music scene. We look at the instruments that made up their sound.
12 Nov 2022 · The Prodigy rose from the rave scene in the late 1980s and became a hugely successful crossover act, we look at what went into their sound.
29 Oct 2022 · We check out some of the core studio and stage instruments that helped create the industrial, euphoric sound of rave pioneers Orbital.
21 Oct 2022 · Are you stuck in the mud creatively? We check out some of the best budget grooveboxes for standalone beat creation and live performance.
08 Oct 2022 · To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Ian Fleming's James Bond film franchise, we've picked out our Top 5 James Bond theme songs.
29 Sep 2022 · At last, you can craft yourself a 3-minute pop song without ever leaving your favourite Elektron groove machine with the new Song Mode update.
16 Sep 2022 · Looking to make sounds out of the box? We check out some of the best desktop synths under $1000 for music creation and live performance.
26 Aug 2022 · Looking to stay creative while traveling, or simply to step outside your DAW? We check out the best grooveboxes for crafting beats.
30 Apr 2022 · Ever wondered how to get the old-school sampler sound? Punchy lo-fi drums and underwater pad sounds can give your music a retro feel.
21 Apr 2022 · Syntakt is official! Elektron's new 12-track hybrid digital / analog groovebox is available now, priced around EUR 950.
20 Apr 2022 · Last year we reported how Elektron had registered the SYNTAKT name and now we have some sounds from a mysterious new thing. Could they be related? UPDATE: New leaked image.
04 Feb 2022 · Elektron turns its attention to the FM enabled Digitone and Digitone Keys to bring some fascinating new features, improvements and bug fixes.
27 Dec 2021 · The year's most successful synthesizers, according to sales at Thomann: This year's list has some surprises in store. Was your favourite among the top 20?
19 Nov 2021 · Thomann has €6,000 worth of hardware and software synths to give away including gear from Korg, Moog, Native Instruments, SOMA Labs and more!
09 Sep 2021 · It's come to light that Elektron has applied to trademark the name SYNTAKT in Sweden. From there we can invent all sorts of possibilities.
18 Jul 2021 · Love it or hate it, sampling has always been a part of music. Let's take a look at some ways to incorporate sampling into your music.
17 Jun 2021 · Digitakt owners rejoice! Elektron has a bunch of goodies for your sampling drum machine including another LFO, external signal mixing and new filters.
26 May 2021 · The Power Handle BP-1 is a neat innovation from Elektron that adds battery power to the Model:Samples or Model:Cycles disguised as a carry handle.