Walk-through of Playing Live Techno on Three Elektron Machines for My Song “Secret Drive to Baden-Baden”

I've released a new techno single called "Secret Drive to Baden-Baden". In this post I'll offer some links to the song which you can stream for free along with some behind-the-scenes notes on one way to perform a track like this live on three Elektron machines. Stream The Track A techno soundtrack for a secret... Continue Reading →

Elektron Releases Major OS Updates for Digitakt (1.20) and Digitone and Digitgone Keys (1.30)

Elektron has just released MAJOR updates to the Digitakt and Digitone. Of course they are free ūüėÉ. https://youtu.be/g-SXBwCxW1I Get yourselves ready for some serious OS upgrade fun for the Digitakt, Digitone, and Digitone Keys. Time to get elbow deep in a host of cracking features that will make each device even more powerful and your... Continue Reading →

Video: Elektron‚Äč Digitone meets Novation‚Äč Launchpad Pro MK3 Hardware Sequencer, Note and Chord Modes

Here is a 1 minute video of a new song I'm working on with the Digitone. https://youtu.be/Ggsq8hffuHY In this piece, I'm used the Launchpad Pro MK3 hardware sequencer to create a sequences with probability and mutation. I then recorded the MIDI output of the Launchpad Pro MK3 into Digitone via hardware MIDI connection from Launchpad.... Continue Reading →

Ess, Father of the Elektron Digitone, is Streaming Epic Videos on Twitch. Watch the Recordings.

Digitone is my favorite Elektron synth. This being the case, I was quite excited to find that Elektron developer Ess Mattisson started streaming on Twitch. According to his Elektronauts profile he is "on the Applied Design team at Elektron, where I conjure synths and push pixels". So as you might imagine this is some great... Continue Reading →

Elektron’s Fascinating Interview with Father of FM Synthesis John Chowning + Digitone Overview

Elektron's Fascinating Interview with Father of FM Synthesis John Chowning Elektron just posted a long, deep, and fascinating interview with John Chowning who originally discovered FM Synthesis.¬† The interview covers a lot of ground including his thoughts on: Explaining FM synthesis to a child The history of his work at Standford and how they helped... Continue Reading →

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