Category: Octatrack

Octatrack MKI & MKII New OS 1.30B is Here! Check out What’s New.

The wait is over! Elektron has released a new OS for the Octratrack MKI & MKII. Download the new Octatrack MKI OS 1.30b here https://www.elektron.se/support/?connection=octatrack#resources What’s New Here are some highlights I grabbed from the release notes included in the download. Sequencer Trig Conditions & Fills A trig condition parameter has been added to the…

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Notes on Octatrack’s Role in Carbon Dioxide Ensemble’s Upcoming Set for Denver Noise Fest 2016

I’ll be performing with the Carbon Dioxide Ensemble (Co2E) at Denver Noise Fest. The fest starts today on Dec 21st and our set is on the second night on the 22nd. See my recent article Spread the Word – Denver Noise Fest VII 2016 is On!!! December 21-22 Globe Hall. The Carbon Dioxide Ensemble is a collaboration…

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Using Ableton Resampling to Distill Custom Zebra and Rayblaster Programs Into Octatrack (or any Sampler)

I've been invited to perform as part of a drone collective this Sunday a the Textures Ambient Showcase in Denver (Facebook invite). The show has these rules. 1) one synthesizer per player 2) all inputs into main mixer/pa (no indie rigs) 3) play single note holds only – focus is on sound manipulations & effects…

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Elektron Releases Octatrack OS 1.25G – What’s New

Elektron has released a minor update for the Octatrack – OS 1.25G. What's new: A regression caused static samples to be assigned a tempo of 300 BPM when loaded. Fixed. Trigless locks in the currently active bank were incorrectly converted into trigless trigs when restarting the machine. Fixed. You can download the update here: http://eu.elektron.se/support/?connection=octatrack…

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Catching Up With Sonic Encounters Podcast – Episodes 005-007

It's been a while since I mentioned my soundscape podcast Sonic Encounters so I thought I'd catch you up on a few episodes. FYI – you can subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes, or use this RSS Feed for your favorite podcatcher. Detailed show notes for each episode including notes on synths I used and production techniques at http://markmoshermusic.com/category/podcast/.…

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Flight-Friendly Hardware Synth Rig Part 2 – Backing Into Your Synth Rig from the Pelican 1510 Case

This is a follow-up to post "Flight-Friendly Hardware Synth Rig Part 1 – Switching to Hardware Rig for my Solo Set".  Over the last 5 years or so I've had the opportunity to fly to festivals. It's always a challenge of course to get your gear from here to there. One strategy I'd recommend is…

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