Elektron’s Syntakt, broken down: a box of goodness with synthesis, effects, sequencing

Syntakt, launched today, promises to be something special – all the kinds of stuff you love about Elektron boxes, with new capabilities and a fresh approach.

Meditation in a time of war: Ukrainian music innovator Kotra interview, premiere

Extreme-distorted metallic surfaces buzz on the surface, but there’s deep meditation beneath. Ukraine’s Kotra, aka Dmytro Fedorenko, returns to CDM to tell us how he’s coping with the invasion of his home country and how we can respond – starting with keeping our minds together.

Peter Kirn - March 23, 2022

Elektron Digitone 1.32 OS improves quality of life, in line with last summer’s Digitakt refresh

The Digitakt got updates last summer; this winter, it’s Digitone’s turn. Look to full dual mono mode for inputs, filter envelope delay, global FX mix, and other improvements like intensity for the displays, plus – of course – bug squashing.

Peter Kirn - February 3, 2022

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