Elektron Digitakt II: stereo sampling, multiple FX, more horsepower, storage

Eletkron’s Digitakt II, leaked earlier today, is now official. This beefs up some of the specs under the hood to keep pace with features like expanded effects and modulation, 16 voices (up from 8), 20 GB internal storage, and stereo sampling, all with a more refined shell and display. It’s an incremental update, but it does sweeten the deal.

Normcore, hard techno: The Last DJ is the influencer we need right now

Imagine your Dad/Granddad. Imagine the corner home office. Now imagine he’s got an Elektron Syntakt and he’s making the most brutal EBM and techno. You’re getting the picture: meet Nick Hayes, aka The Last DJ.

Peter Kirn - April 3, 2024

Sarah Sommers’ debut is a deep journey through live sets, all in custom pink

Behind all the meticulous electric-pink customization, the debut full-length from self-identified “bimbo princess” Sarah Sommers is a return to deep, smart techno, made live the old-school way. Glammed-up synths meets stripped-down production.

Peter Kirn - March 9, 2024

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