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.

Roland SP-404MKII power up: loop capture, Koala integration, lots more

Happy 404 Day, indeed. Roland has a huge update to the SP-404MKII, adding some of the best of the Roland stable to turn the 404 into a live-looping, sampling, multitrack-exporting, bassline-making, app-connected powerhouse – and it finally grooves. Plus, in a surprise twist, Roland is connecting to the third-party Koala iOS/Android app. Let’s break down 4.04.

Peter Kirn - April 4, 2024

Sampleslicer MKIII is an all-new version of realtime Eurorack sampler-slicer

It samples! It slices! It dices! The legendary Sampleslicer was due for reinvention with current-generation chips. Now the MKIII is up on crowdfunding site IndieGogo, with a load of new features and an all-new USB keyboard companion.

Peter Kirn - February 23, 2024

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