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.
Siesta Submarina is one of the more interesting contemporary techno acts that have emerged from Norway. His live sets are techno in the truest sense; deep, evolving, mechanic and yet strangely human. Improvising when performing, while always keeping a keen ear on detail and rhythm, are inspiring trademarks of his.
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 has just released version 1.20 Operating System for their MonoMachine. Or as they say in their own words: