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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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Mar 2021 · The old Elektron Machinedrum gets some groovy new features in this unofficial firmware update from die-hard users Yatai Li and Justin Valer.
23 Sep 2020 · They call it "Refined, Rewrought and Reborn" the Analog Four MkII synthesizer and Analog Rytm MkII drum machine get some new clothes and new content - this is not a MkIII.
15 Apr 2020 · The beta testing is over: Elektron has released Overbridge 2.0 today. Does this mean that the DAW integration and USB streaming software for Elektron instruments now works as intended? We hope so!
25 Feb 2020 · model:cycles is Elektron's new machine, or should we say one of the machines which the Swedish manufacturer wants us to meet on February 26. It's an FM groovebox!
21 Feb 2020 · Elektron has posted a mysterious teaser video on its Facebook page. The short clip is accompanied by the words "meet the machines" and a hint that something is coming on February 26.
21 Oct 2019 · Elektron has released OS updates for the Analog Rytm and Analog Four. Among other improvements, both machines received a major feature that many had been wishing for: sequencer MIDI out, at last!
16 Sep 2019 · The Elektron Model Sampler gets all its tracks laid bare, hidden parameters revealed and XY pads added in this comprehensive editor plug-in that will run inside your DAW.
08 May 2019 · The leak turned out to be a reality and we are now faced with coming to terms with a very strange looking synthesizer based upon the awesome Digitone. Is the Digitone Keys a dream or a nightmare?
08 May 2019 · An image allegedly taken from Thomann may have given the game away on the Digitone Keys, a weird looking mashup between the Digitone synthesizer and a MIDI keyboard - if this is genuine...
13 Mar 2019 · This week's Thomann Synth Reactor #TSR19 event brings together 25 of the synth world's best known YouTubers for a week of modular madness and Eurorack excesses. Find out more here!
22 Jan 2019 · 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!