Machine Drum used by established artists

I understand that the MD is a bit out of fashion these days. But, Andy Stott seems to have used it extensively in his Faith in Strangers album. Besides him and The knife, are there any/many examples of tracks that it’s easy to identify?
I’ve read the elektron users forum post like this but time has passed and most of the links are dead.

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Autechre used it on Untitled and Quaristice

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Chemical Brothers. One of the earlier adopters.

Chvrches used it on their first album.

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dntel / postal service by jimmy tamborello

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There were rumors on GS that Thom Yorke used it on the Eraser album.

And according to http://thekingofgear.com/thom/percussion
MD "Used in studio on In Rainbows and The King of Limbs, probably tons on the Eraser, and possibly even on Hail To The Thief."

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Thanks to everyone. The king of gear is going to be quite the rabbithole.

Forgot that postal service used it too

Actress

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They who led me to Elektron:

The Knife

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John Tejada, e.g.:

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Cevin Key

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Untilted, not Untitled

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not my fav tracks of his but this guy got some reallo good ones :slight_smile:

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First heard of Elektron through John Frusciante, who talked about lying in bed all day and making tunes on the machinedrum and monomachine for 15 hours straight … haha

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the Machinedrum is a long time staple of Extrawelt’s live p.a…

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The MD is only being used for triggers to an Analogue Solutions midi to trigger module in those Snares videos, triggering the modular. There’s no sound from the MD there. Great tracks tho, Traditional Synthesizer Music was one of my favorite albums from last year.

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the MD was THE DEFINITE drummachine for Minimal Techno back in the days. Its heritage continues. I dont have examples right now but it was used extensively in 2004 to 2007/2008 as this style of electronic music evolved. Pretty much every producer has used it - if he/she could afford one. And tons of others used samples captured from their Machines.

Later on, even EDM Producers have started to use it; here’s a video showcasing how Thomas Gold has used the Toms from the MD:

Cant tell if its used that extensively today though. Its almost organic sound will surely be promintent again - one day :slight_smile:

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