Based in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo in Hokkaido, O.N.O produces the tracks for hip-hop unit Tha Blue Herb. He is known for creating unique grooves with distinctive sampling treatments and complex beats. Besides being musically active as part of a group, he has released albums as a solo artist under the names of O.N.O and onomono, playing live shows using only hardware gear and appearing at numerous rock festivals and music events. Elektron caught up with O.N.O to interview him about his musical career, the equipment he uses, and what role Elektron machines play in his sound.
Elektron have let us know that there are new sounds available for the Octatrack. Together with Loopmasters you can know get some Dubstep and Electro sounds for your Octatrack sampler. Next to this news Elektron also have a program going so you can upgrade your Machinedrum SPS-1 MKII to SPS-1UW+ MKII.
Ten years ago Elektron Music Machines released the original Machinedrum. To celebrate this classic drum machine Elektron offers all Machinedrum MKI owners to trade in their old units, pay an upgrade price and receive a brand new Machinedrum SPS-1UW+ MKII in return. The offer is valid until August 31.
Elektron has updated Machinedrum SPS-1, Machinedrum SPS-1UW and Monomachine SFX-60. So, the wait is over! Stocks are now filled again and there is more to it than that. The new and shiny machines are nothing less than MKII units! Improved, sharpened and ready for action.