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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!
22 Jan · Elektron's mysterious beatbox is revealed to be the oddly named and uninspired looking Model: Samples 6 track sampling workstation that doesn't actually sample. Updated with video!
21 Jan · An artfully cyptic video from Elektron is teasing that they have some sort of drum machine and bassline box to reveal at NAMM. What do you think it could be?
15 Jan · News from Elektron that Overbridge 2.0 public beta is available for any owners of supported boxes. The Digitakt is now on the list, the Digitone still has some work to be done but this is a major step forward.
09 Jul 2018 · Elektron has announced that a beta version of Overbridge 2.0 does exist and they are inviting Elektron users to sign-up for the closed beta testing. Exciting times!
05 Jul 2018 · Some tweaks, a new screen and it has an audio interface built in. Is the Analog Heat MkII a serious vindaloo of an upgrade or just a safe and reliable chicken korma with an onion salad and popadoms?
27 Mar 2018 · The wheels move slowly at Elektron HQ but they've just released version 1.1 of their Transfer software which allows for sample movement and backup on the Rytm MkII and Digitakt - yay!
14 Feb 2018 · 9 months since the release of the Digitakt and there's still no Overbridge. Elektron put back the release date for a second time and ask for our patience as they try to get their awesome integration to work.
25 Jan 2018 · Elektron wanted to make FM easy-to-use and awesome to manipulate and with the 8-voice, sequencer infused Digitone and it's subtractive synthesis signal path you've never had so much fun with digital synthesis.
24 Jan 2018 · Elektron seems to have registered the name "Digitone" worldwide - could this be a new product in the works? A synth, perhaps, in the form factor of a Digitakt? Speculation is rife.
08 Oct 2017 · In a move that will surely delight owners of the original Octatrack, Elektron announced an upcoming software update for the machine which will bring its operating system in line with the MK2 version...
06 Jul 2017 · Elektron went ahead and updated its analog drum machine, the Analog Rytm. The biggest news is the addition of sampling capability, a feature that was notably missing in the original hardware...
06 Jul 2017 · Elektron went ahead and announced the Analog Four MK2 to keep the recently unveiled Octatrack MK2 good company. The new box features plenty of updates and cosmetic enhancements to the delight of Elektron fans!
29 Jun 2017 · Last night's leak foretold this morning's announcement of a new and updated Octatrack MKII. Seems like it might be more cosmetic than anything else and Elektron say it won't come with Overbridge.
28 Jun 2017 · Out of the blue, UK retailer Juno just hoisted the Elektron Octatrack MK2 up for pre-order! The purported successor to 2010's premium Dynamic Performance Sampler costs an eye-watering 1450 EUR...
30 May 2017 · Digitakt is a sampling, sequencing, computer drumming, beat making powerhouse in a rather dull box. It's now available so check out the video for a tour of the workflow, then go buy one.