Since first appearing on the 2006 Asian Dynasty Records compilation Perfect Strangers Electronic, SERi has been energetically releasing material on domestic and overseas labels, as well as continuing to play live. He has opened for big names such as Takkyu Ishino, Ken Ishii, Hiroshi Watanabe, Sugiurumu, Shin Nishimura, A.Mochi, and gained major attention in 2010 after winning a remix competition sponsored by Plus Records.
As an absolute impersonality with a very personal attitude towards creativity, We Have A Ghost takes on a unique role in the music climate of today. This remarkable integrity shows in the music as well. The output of this elusive person spans across several genres, but a ghastly presence is felt in all tracks. This is something out of the ordinary.
Hiroaki OBA belongs to the younger generation of electronic artists originating from the heart of Tokyo. He is frequently heard among the finest clubs around Shibuya, Minato and Meguro. Not limited by the borders of Japan, he has also played at festivals and parties around Europe.
South Korean duo Ether blurs the border between the visual and the aural. Snippets from obscure films are mixed with post-punk inspired music, forming a totality greater than the sum of its parts. Rule-breaking, borderless and unique – which is exactly how good art should be.
Elektron Music Machines introduces the custom Elektron Carry Bag. Accommodating an Octatrack or a Machinedrum/Monomachine (both MKI/MKII versions) unit, it offers the ultimate protection for Elektron gear. Bundled with the bag is the PL-1 protective cover. Place the lid on top of an Elektron machine and all knobs and buttons will be safe during transportation. The PL-1 protective cover can also be bought separately.
Elektron have just released new Operating Systems software for their Machinedrum and Monomachine. These new OS are a free download at the Elektron website.
Elektron announced today in London the Machinedrum UserWave.
Imagine being able to harness the power of Machinedrum’s synthesis engine with your Mac. This dream is now a reality! MD Machine Lab allows you to create, tweak, and save individual machines (drum sounds) on your Mac! It provides a slick, easy-to-use interface, giving you complete control over your sonic design.
MACHINEDRUM OS UPGRADE – The best just got better!
Users of Elektrons Machinedrum synthesizer and arranger can now enjoy an overall feature boost. Elektron offers an upgrade to the new OS1.20. The OS is now available from the Elektron Machinedrum webpage free of charge for all current users.