So... What's up at Elektron?

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So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by Shanesaw » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:27 am

Quoted from their website: "The Swedish summer is over and vacations are coming to their end, its back to the factory. Stay tuned for pleasant news!" <--- I like this part.

I'm tuned in! Anybody care to speculate on what could possibly be brewing at Elektron? Anyone wanna start with the "I hope it's a..."
I saw the "Comprendor" hoax on matrixsynth already so that dosn't count.

I hope it's something that's not a "companion" to the MNM and the MD. I want to see another instrument. Then again, do I really want to see something new? G-A-S
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by JSRockit » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:29 am

Turbo-midi 2? T-shirts? Stickers? Who knows...but I wouldn't get too excited.
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by garranimal » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:33 am

a proper synth keyboard? :shock:

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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by Shanesaw » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:47 am

JSRockit wrote:Turbo-midi 2? T-shirts? Stickers? Who knows...but I wouldn't get too excited.
As I typed the post I was thinking the exact same thing. That would be a pretty big let down considering they haven't come out with a new product since the mkII's right?

How about a SID Station keyboard w/ a sequencer and a couple of the MD & MNM synths thrown in?
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by kuroichi » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:32 pm

I don't think it will be anything great.
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by Syn303 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:22 pm

If it's not a new instrument, then i would say Elektron are short on new ideas or not able to come up with anything at all. time will tell i guess... Just hope it's not a DJ tool!
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by RobotHeroes » Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:22 pm

Unless they hired someone that is really into sound to help create a new piece of gear that actually sounds awesome...I don't care what they are making. Throw a filter in and a better sound engine. Probably MKIII's with a multi gesture track pad and backlit rotary encoders. Elektron boxer shorts.

I should sell them already to get a spectralis2 or something.
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by balma » Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:34 pm

I hope they drop down their prices.... I love the sound of the Mk II machine drum and it's on my wishlist for xmas , but they are a little EXPENSIVE in my opinion
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by JSRockit » Fri Aug 14, 2009 2:45 am

garranimal wrote:a proper synth keyboard? :shock:
That would suck...
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by Shanesaw » Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:43 am

JS, I know your an avid user of their products. Is there anything you in particular, wish to see from them?
I really hope that whatever it is, it isn't a mkIII of anything.

Off topic, I recently bought an MDUW mkII from a member here. Can't wait 'til it arrives!
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by TrondC » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:06 am

This is pure wishing from my side, but a dedicated fx machine like in the MnM but at a reduced price (6 stereo fx processors complete with sequencers and delay/srr/filter per machine).. err.. wait a second, a mk1 MnM would cover that, but still I'd like to see a flanger, phaser and maybe a vocoder from theese guys in some form.

hah, Elektron boxers would actually be awesome, I'd get a couple for sure ;)

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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by Mush » Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:05 am

According to Daniel of Elektron it is a new product that does NOT overlap with the already existing product-line.

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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by Syn303 » Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:47 am

cool, as long as it ain't a DJ type product, as the market is already flooded with such stuff.
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by Mush » Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:02 am

Syn303 wrote:cool, as long as it ain't a DJ type product, as the market is already flooded with such stuff.

The MD and MNM are DJ-products too. You should see Daniel (dj Erase) demo them...

BTW, I would love something similar to the Korg KaossPad3. FX-processing with a clever interface but with new ideas! So DJ-orientted may rock my boat!

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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by JSRockit » Fri Aug 14, 2009 1:39 pm

Shanesaw wrote:JS, I know your an avid user of their products. Is there anything you in particular, wish to see from them?
Hmmm... haven't thought about this in awhile. I used to want a full on sampler, but I haven't been using samples lately. I don't want emulation of anything. I don't want an effects box because I think their effects are nothing special. My feelings are that I hope I don't want it. And if I do want it, it doesn't cost $2000.
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