The Elektron Octatrack has a reputation for being notoriously difficult to learn, in part because the machine is so powerful, but also in part because there are a lot of features that are hidden behind several menus.

In this Patchwerks Seattle video, Jeremy Blake (Red Means Recording) gets an intro from Patchwerks’ Matthew Piecora (EZBOT).

If you’re an Octatrack user, check it out and share your thoughts on the video in the comments. If you’ve got your own recommendations for learning the Octatrack, share your feedback below, too!

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