So... What's up at Elektron?

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

Post by XpanderXt » Sun Aug 23, 2009 2:12 am

D-Collector wrote:.... if you don't mind buying second hand gear, you can get SO much just for the price of the UW upgrade. But I guess that generally applies for most new products anyway....
This I greatly agree with. Love new gear but there is a lot of great used gear to be had. I'm an MPC user as well as you. I have an old Roland R8 that is nice..sounds are dated....but the workflow is not bad.

I am amazed constantly at how much money some older gear goes for (606, 303, Juno 106, Moog MG1) and how little some really great old gear goes for ( ESQ-M or 1, D-50, R8, etc).

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

Post by JSRockit » Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:39 pm

I wish elektron would come up with an easy to use bassdrum... ;)
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by hageir » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:03 pm

JSRockit wrote:I wish elektron would come up with an easy to use bassdrum... ;)
Depends on what you call an easy-to-use bassdrum :)
I like them all :)
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by JSRockit » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:46 pm

hageir wrote:
JSRockit wrote:I wish elektron would come up with an easy to use bassdrum... ;)
Depends on what you call an easy-to-use bassdrum :)
I like them all :)
Yeah, I know Mr. I lick Elektron's balls, :lol: I mean one that is very simple to get bumping AND have a good flavor to it. It takes a lot of work to get great BDs on a MD. It takes little work to get a good BD on a Jomox.
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by RobotHeroes » Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:45 pm

Analog kick is superior!

Run the MD through a filter and layer that s**t. Give that Elektron something too eat it's probably hungry! b***h acts all shy ordering a salad and a glass of water.

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

Post by D-Collector » Tue Aug 25, 2009 12:36 am

XpanderXt wrote:
D-Collector wrote:.... if you don't mind buying second hand gear, you can get SO much just for the price of the UW upgrade. But I guess that generally applies for most new products anyway....
This I greatly agree with. Love new gear but there is a lot of great used gear to be had. I'm an MPC user as well as you. I have an old Roland R8 that is nice..sounds are dated....but the workflow is not bad.

I am amazed constantly at how much money some older gear goes for (606, 303, Juno 106, Moog MG1) and how little some really great old gear goes for ( ESQ-M or 1, D-50, R8, etc).
I had a R-5 some years ago and it was very useful, but I had to edit the sounds. I always wanted a R-8 mkII for the electronic kits, but now with the MPC I think I have all the drums I need.

Yeah, there is little logic in the price differences, but in a way that is good for us at least.

btw. nice, stomach-turning pic RobotHeroes, poor hamburger soon to be devoured. :lol:

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

Post by JSRockit » Tue Aug 25, 2009 2:16 am

RobotHeroes wrote:Analog kick is superior!

Run the MD through a filter and layer that s**t.
Why bother when I can just dial up something quick on an MBase11?
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by RobotHeroes » Tue Aug 25, 2009 3:26 am

JSRockit wrote:Why bother when I can just dial up something quick on an MBase11?
Sure. That works too.
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by Computer Controlled » Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:31 pm

I paid $1200 for my MD uwmkI. And i feel it's worth every penny! There are thing you can do with the sequencer that cannot be done with anything else. It's made out of metal and sturdy as h**l. It's quick and easy to use. I really want a MnM as well.

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

Post by JSRockit » Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:59 pm

I have such a love / hate relationship with my MDUW. I know it is good, but I have a hard time making it sound good. lol.
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by kuroichi » Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:15 am

So... What's up at Elektron?

A job if you want one.

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

Post by Syn303 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:50 pm

JSRockit wrote:I have such a love / hate relationship with my MDUW. I know it is good, but I have a hard time making it sound good. lol.
as long as you ain't sleeping with it [raises eyebrow] :wink:
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by JSRockit » Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:26 pm

Syn303 wrote:
JSRockit wrote:I have such a love / hate relationship with my MDUW. I know it is good, but I have a hard time making it sound good. lol.
as long as you ain't sleeping with it [raises eyebrow] :wink:
Wait...is that maybe what I'm doing wrong? :oops:
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by kuroichi » Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:15 am

So... What's up at Elektron?

Well...

A NEW DAWN is approaching apparently...
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Re: So... What's up at Elektron?

Post by masstronaut » Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:21 am

A new dawn, coming soon. Tomorrow morning at the latest.

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