It’s the Octatrack anniversary party! And this tasty OS Upgrade is the birthday cake. And boy are we delighted to hand a slice of awesome firmware out to everyone - MKI and MKII users. In fact, you could say it’s kind of like your birthday too! Grattis!
Much requested and massive fun: Parameter Randomization has arrived on the Octatrack, following its appearance on the Analog, Digi, and Model lines. And it’s no surprise that it feels so at home on this most monolithic of manglers. With a touch of a button, you can try out wildly, randomized parameter pages and either take it off in your own direction or quickly dial it back if things go too far. Who are we kidding? This is a machine for taking things too far!
Tempo per Pattern
You can now set Tempo per Pattern on the Octatrack. Link up arrangements with different BPMs, giving you even more freedom to build dynamic and versatile compositions. Creativity at your pace.
MIDI Trig Modes
The Octatrack now has additional MIDI Trig Modes, giving you extra ways to activate your sounds. Connect a MIDI keyboard or pads to the device to play slices and sample slots with ease, and record them straight into the sequencer. A reason to be Trig happy.
Trig Preview is now available on the Octatrack. Preview a specific Trig on your headphones or CUE outputs whenever you want, staying a step ahead of the pattern. A super handy feature for a machine with such live performance power. Unlock even more control.
Parameter Lock Multiple Trigs
The Octatrack has reached level 1.40. It has learned a new skill: Parameter Lock Multiple Trigs. You can now edit multiple Trigs simultanously, letting you do even more with your limited digits with a single push. Elektron superpowers, even quicker and easier.
More improvements & fixes
Plus performance improvements and bug fixes. Check the release notes for a full list.
Check out the OS Trailer on YouTube and look out for feature episodes.
To download 1.40 for the Octatrack head here.