What version are we on now ?
let’s call this V3 !
ESX replaced with
(my birthday present to myself)
Elektron Analog RYTM, an AMAZING drum machine/groovebox, which has some interesting legs up over the big-tube Korg Electribe ESX (which I love, but outgrew).
the RYTM allows
- multiple drum parts to have different lengths/time-signatures for poly-rhythmic NONSENSE
- copy/clear/paste patterns freely without stopping to save
- mute of parts carries across patch/pattern changes, making for more fluid build-UPs and break-DOWNs
…this new level of sequencing with “the Elektron way” has a pretty steep learning curve, but it’s very intuitive and highly conducive to strong, uninterrupted flow.
also, it looks fantastic in the dark !
Makes me think of replacing the Volca’s with some kind of “groove-synth”…which has got me lusting after the Elektron OctaTrack.