Elektron Machinedrum Song Mode Tutorial

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By: David Nordentoft
Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVNhnCDDQ_w

How to use song mode creatively on Elektron machines – in this case the Elektron Machinedrum, but these skills/techniques are directly transferable to the Monomachine – I guess for the octatrack too, though I don’t know for sure, as I haven’t tried it.

This piece mainly deals with tempo changes, odd meters, some mutes, and a lot of manipulation with the offset and length of patterns.

The track is called “Lad Dance” and can be found here:

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