Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Musikmesse 2010: Elektron debut long awaited Octatrack

Musikmesse 2010: Elektron Octatrack debuted
Great deals on musical instruments

Revolutionary synthesizer and sequencer manufacturer Elektron have debuted the much talked about Octatrack sampler at Musikmesse 2010.

The new device has left all who have seen it in awe, combining the intuitive, deep controls systems of the Machinedrum and Monomachine with organic sampled sounds.

Billed by Elektron as 'creative and timeless sampling' the Octatrack offers an incredibly innovative take on sampling, allowing straightforward recording of samples on the fly so you can get down to business immediately.

Loops are treated with complete elasticity remaining in sync whether they are pitch shifted or the tempo of the device is changed.

Single sounds can be moulded into virtually any shape, with Elektron claiming that static samples are now a thing of the past.

On board you have a compact flash card for massive library storage, alongside a USB port for rapid file transfer.

With the addition of an optical cross fader, Elektron have succeeded in adding further parameter control to an already incredibly detailed machine.

Is this essentially Ableton in a sleak, Swedish box? The Gear4music team certainly think so.

More details are being released this afternoon, but we do know that the Octatrack is expected to be released Q4 of 2010, with an estimated RRP of 1200 Euros.

Posted on 24 Mar 2010 12:49 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Making a much-anticipated return, Yamaha's illustrious Tour Custom kits are penned to cater to the working drummer in need of a sturdy and reliable workhorse.

14 Jul 2017 12:02
thumbnail

Experience a comprehensive professional-grade studio quality at great value. Buy a 6176 vintage channel strip & get a UAD-2 QUAD DSP accelerator completely free.

4 Jul 2017 11:37
thumbnail

Expanding upon the successes of its critically acclaimed predecessor Octatrack, the MKII promises even more functionality and practicality than ever before.

29 Jun 2017 11:09
thumbnail

Short on space? Need a whole library of tones at your feet? BOSS' new GT-1B Bass Effects Processor has all bases covered.

23 Jun 2017 10:54
thumbnail

The latest addition to the illustrious range of Katana Amplifiers, the Katana-Mini guitar amplifier brings classic BOSS tone in a portable and lightweight design

23 Jun 2017 10:23
thumbnail

Today's second pedal release from BOSS for Roland's 'Future Redesigned' campaign, the MD-500 is the latest comprehensive workhorse for the modern musician.

23 Jun 2017 09:49

Recent Music News

thumbnail

The latest entry into the acclaimed microphone brands line-up, the sE8 Small Condenser Microphone packs a big punch despite its diminutive and compact frame.

13 Jul 2017 13:24
thumbnail

A familiar face in an all new format, the Waza Amplifier Head lets you experience the full power of an established classic in the comfort of your own bedroom.

11 Jul 2017 11:07
thumbnail

A visual percussion instrument that promises a completely immersive rhythmic experience, the DR-01S is the first of many in the latest percussive generation.

11 Jul 2017 10:14
thumbnail

In celebration of BOSS' 40th anniversary, the company releases a triumvirate of their most famous and sought-after pedals in a limited-edition box-set format.

11 Jul 2017 09:39
thumbnail

In celebration of their rich history, VOX launches the AC30HW60 and AC15HW60. Designed to emulate the classics, VOX add impetus to the saying 'old is gold'

7 Jul 2017 10:57
thumbnail

Continuing the legacy of Elektron's previous entries, the Analog Four MKII/Analog Rytm MKII marks the beginning of a new era graced with bountiful enhancements

6 Jul 2017 14:51