The original MnM concept came out in 2003 I think if Elektron decided to approach digital synthesis after 14 years from their first time that it would surely be like something completely new. And that’s exciting to me.
Probably … let’s see then anyway i full trust them… so …
i hope for…
digitakt - stable os , doing everything its supposed to without easy to reproduce bugs , possibly a few surprise features but somehow i think in 5 years time there would still be a ‘feature request’ thread …
overbridge working as expected , with no easy to reproduce bugs , fully compatible with latest win/mac os , some backwards compatibility , works with old and latest versions of live,logic etc etc.
if there is a new device , it’s more (to the public…) than a box with an lcd and promises.
Both Thomann & Musicstore retired the AK from their catalogue.
I do hope it means a Mk2 is coming (I had just decided to buy one )
@phaelam impressive, put it in a two tier with OTMk2!
I guess the technology just isn’t there yet for a proper display.
now yer talking
8 tracks!!! Lfo 4??? SAMPLE trig??? This is not some advanced photoshop I hope. I didn’t think Elektron would revisit the best machine they ever made. Sidstation mk2 next ?
You just got photoshopped, fam
That’s my dream right there. If it had the vcf/vca/overdrive of the RYTM or A4 I’d wet my pants
Cool, but you’ll want direct access to all these menus, switching is a huge pain.
So instead of your leds serie + couple arrows, you’ll want one button per menu.
You also need the Poly button, it’s a big part of the fun.
A reload Kit button as well, MM is missing this. And the whole Sound/Kits concept while we’re at it…
Dedicated Fill button is pretty cool on analog mk2 series.
Add Perf knobs.
Oh, a MM mk3 would be lovely, in fact…
DSI and Moog might not be there because literally all of Southern California is on fire right now…
Well, @phaelam- how does it feel to get that small taste of being Elektron?!
TBF @LyingDalai is dead on with the switching being a pain, though
All those feature requests with your custom Elektron machine
edit: I rambled, I think they’ll have at last one surprise, something unexpected and a little different
The AK is discontinued --worst kept secret in the industry --ask your retailer
That’s not too surprising, but the question is does that mean anything?
Are you sure ? (one of the retailers mentioned above told me they had no info, and that they could announce something at Namm -or not-)
Because if you’re >99% sure I’ll grab one of the last where they still have them.