Yeah, they’re a killer machine, but IMO were just released without prior oversight on the learning curve/manual. Patience is a hard earned trait.
Fixed that for you.
The Rytm gave me back some faith in Elektron’s UI design, it took one night to learn that machine, the Octatrack still has arcane and obscure features I’ve never used. Truthfully, I still upload my samples onto the OT, as the sampling functions are a PITA to use for the way I work.