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Friday, July 12, 2024

Live jam with the Polyend Tracker Mini


video upload by Jay Hosking

"A live synthesizer jam performed entirely on hardware.

I'm going to just say it: the Polyend Tracker Mini (or maybe Tracker+) is currently the best all-in-one groovebox going. Eight stereo sample tracks, eight voices of internal synths across three timbres, up to eight MIDI tracks, great onboard effects, battery powered, very portable, USB multitrack audio recording, and fantastic performance effects. This thing rules.

To celebrate the 2.0 software release, which brings the Mini and + to parity, minus the differences in hardware, I put together this piece. I'm very, very happy with the results. The Tracker is an extremely inspiring platform for me.

There are shortcomings to the Tracker platform, namely bugs and promised features that haven't been implemented yet; seriously, Polyend, you gotta get those performance effects for the Play+ synths if you're going to promise them to users, let alone the Tracker+ and Tracker Mini! But the bugs, while annoying if you don't know about them, are manageable once you do know about them, and I tend not to buy devices like the Mini for its potential firmware updates. When I bought the Mini, it was a stereo sampler, and now it's a stereo sampler with eight voices of internal synth polyphony, so Polyend is offering amazing updates. I just try not to think of what a thing is missing.

Anyway, thanks for listening.

Recorded to multitrack audio via USB (what a feature!), with a little treatment to the synths (as noted in the video), and with EQ/compression/limiting on the master.

https://jayhosking.bandcamp.com"

Friday, July 05, 2024

Polyend Medusa Paraphonic Hybrid Synthesizer

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Monday, July 01, 2024

Which one is better? // Polyend TRACKER+ & MINI Comparison


video upload by SON WU

"Review & Comparison of the Polyend Tracker + and Tracker Mini after the 2.0 UPDATE featuring the new DRUM SYNTH engine and 4 other synths. These are serious alternatives to Grooveboxes like MPCs or Elektron Digitakt. Let's look at which of these 2 Grooveboxes is right for you!

00:00 Intro
00:33 my FAVORITE!
01:20 the BIGGEST DIFFERENCE
09:40 the DRUM SYNTH
17:30 other SYNTHS
26:25 SAMPLES functions
30:05 MASTER section
34:45 FUTURE UPDATES!!!!
35:40 summary"

Introducing Tracker Mini Firmware 2.0


video upload by Polyend

"Download the Firmware here - https://polyend.com/downloads/tracker..."

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Elmyra 2 // cLFO // Microcell // Cosmos // Poly 2


video upload by Lesjamusic

"Following Thursday’s fun playing the Elmyra directly, I wanted to try triggering a sequence. I’m using the Polyend Poly 2 to split the midi from Keystep over 4 CV/gate outputs - hence the spaghetti of wires dangling from the big case. Atovproject’s excellent cLFO is modulating various parameters on Elmyra, keeping the drone evolving. Microcell and Cosmos for texture.

Off screen, CXM 1978 and OTO Boum finish things.

00:00 Don’t melt my face
01:45 OK then melt my face"

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

A Vostok Instruments analog bass sound demo w/ Polyend Tracker+


video upload by Stazma

"Today I'll show you how I like to patch bass sounds with the Vostok Instruments line of modules, sequenced by the Polyend Tracker+, in the context of a weird IDMish / Breakbeat track.

Have fun!"

Monday, June 10, 2024

Tracker+ Tips and Tricks / Resample and Chop Synths


video upload by Polyend

"Did you know Tracker+ can resample your creations in stereo, including the new synth engines? You can load them into the sample pool, chop them up, run them through the granular engine and more!"

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Medusa House | @Polyend @Dreadbox-synths @NovationTV #polyend #dreadbox #medusa #novation


video upload by Your City Sleeps

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

PERC Overview / A Versatile, Powerful Drum Machine in Tracker+


video upload by Polyend

"PERC is our newest synth instrument. A drum machine that plays back up to 5 drum hits at once, using only 1 voice of Polyphony per engine."

"PERC is available with a software update in open beta now - https://polyend.com/downloads/tracker..."

Saturday, May 25, 2024

Polyend Tracker Plus - Chillstep? Smoothstep? Deanstep?


video upload by

"Whatever kind of music you are making - KEEP IT UP, Friends!
Don't stop making *YOUR MUSIC*!!

▼CONNECT with me / SUPPORT creativity and good content▼
WEBSTORE ► https://www.electronisounds.com/
PATREON ► https://www.patreon.com/DeanDaughters"

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Why to Love The Erica Synths Perkons HD 01 Drum Synth


video upload by Miles Away

Review, sound demo and tutorial/walkthrough of the brand new Black Edition of the Erica Synths Perkons, a modern hybrid drum machine synthesizer. Learn how it works and listen to how versatile PERKONS is, from heavy noise techno to beautiful drone jams!

0:00 - intro / what is Perkons?

1:11 - demo song #1 DOOM Industrial

3:46 - why I love Perkons so much vs other drum machines

5:32 - demo song #2 - Melodic Synthwave

7:08 - creating a basic beat, setting tempo

7:54 - the power of a parameter locking sequencer

9:25 - master compressor and creating a more complex pattern

10:19 - voice 1 overview

12:22 - voice 2 overview

12:56 - voice 3 overview and bucket BBD delay

15:42 - voice 4 overview

16:55 - ratchet, odds and probability parameters

18:42 - divide, multiply, groove and play modes

21:34 - modulation LFO section

23:12 - send and return features, using Perkons with external gear

25:04 - bonus feature: Perkons as a drone synth!

26:47 - closing thoughts / final verdict

27:36 - demo song #3 - live chill techno with LUMI Keys and Polyend Play+

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

SUPERBOOTH24: Polyend Press


video upload by Sound On Sound magazine

"We spotted a new prototype debuted at this year's Superbooth show. Press sees Polyend head in a new direction, offering an analogue stereo compressor with some versatile side-chain filtering options in a compact pedal enclosure."

SUPERBOOTH24: Polyend Tracker +


video upload by Sound On Sound magazine

"With the launch of the Tracker+, Polyend‘s popular hardware sampler has gained eight additional tracks and a collection of new built-in drum and synth engines."

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Polyend Press: SUPERBOOTH 24


video upload by Bonedo Synthesizers

New Stereo Compressor pedal from Polyend.

Friday, May 17, 2024

Superbooth 2024 Day 2: The Coolest Gear From Arturia, Modbap, 4MS, Reason & Way More!


video upload by Reverb

"On Day 2 of Superbooth, Fess checks out new gear from Polyend, Arturia, Modbap, Dreadbox, 4MS, UDO, Apollo View Modular, Reason, and ALM/Busy Circuits.

Check out all the latest Superbooth announcements [here].

0:00-0:22- Intro
0:23-7:21 - Polyend Tracker+
7:22-11:00 - Apollo View/DivKid Manic
11:01-14:16 - Arturia Polybrute 12
14:17-17:11 - Modbap CLRS
17:12-20:51 - Dreadbox Murmur
20:52-23:00 - 4MS Meta Module
23:01-25:01 - UDO Super 8
25:02-31:19 - Reason 13 New Synth, Delay and More
31:20- ALM/Busy Circuits Pedal MFX"

SUPERBOOTH 2024: Polyend - Tracker+


video upload by sonicstate

"At Superbooth 2024, Mitch from Polyend showcased the new Tracker Plus*, an upgraded version of the original *Tracker with improved hardware and additional MIDI and synth tracks. The Tracker Plus features four synth engines, stereo sampling, and a Perk drum machine, offering users a wide range of creative possibilities. The Play Plus will also receive updates, including the *Perk *drum machine and MIDI perform mode, while the Play will have MIDI perform mode. The all-analog stereo compressor with stereo sidechain through is the first hardware effect from *Polyend*, providing users with versatile compression options.

Mitch demonstrated the capabilities of the drum machine and the refined patch editor, allowing users to easily access and control various parameters. The synth and MIDI side offer users the ability to sequence effects and macros, providing a unique and customizable sound experience. The updates for the Tracker Plus are available now, with additional updates expected to roll out in the summer.

Tracker Plus Price: 799 USD"

See the announcement post here.

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Polyend Tracker+: SUPERBOOTH 24


video upload by Bonedo Synthesizers

Monday, May 13, 2024

"In A Simulation" - Chilled Dubby Techno


video upload by Electronisounds Audio

"If you like this kind of Dub Techno, maybe consider picking up my huge 'Dub Spectrum' sound pack for the Tracker Mini. Over 4,400 samples and loops! (The samples will also work in any other hardware sampler or DAW.)

Dub Spectrum Pack: https://www.electronisounds.com/polye...

THE LIVE STREAM that I started making this track on: [below]

Whatever kind of music you are making - KEEP IT UP, Friends!
Don't stop making *YOUR MUSIC*!!"

Rhythmic Dub Chords Technique for Polyend Tracker Mini & OG Tracker!




▼CONNECT with me / SUPPORT creativity and good content▼
WEBSTORE ► https://www.electronisounds.com/
PATREON ► https://www.patreon.com/DeanDaughters

Introducing the Polyend Tracker+


video upload by Polyend

"Much more than just a sample-based groovebox, Tracker+ is our most powerful device. With four synth engines and a versatile new drum engine, 16 Tracks, USB audio and storage, stereo sampling and playback, and much more, the Tracker+ is your ultimate stand-alone device to compose, complete, and perform your tracks."

Polyend Tracker+ New Features

video upload by Polyend

"Tracker+ keeps the same workflow beloved by Tracker users. 14 tracks of USB audio, stereo sample recording and playback"

Friday, April 26, 2024

"Introspection" Arturia Minifreak, Polyend Tracker, Ruismaker Gauss


video upload by Vöstok-one

"Introspection

Inspired by the Nô Theatre, this track is my personal feeling of it.
At the beginning it all started with this voice.
I sampled and looped it in the Ruismaker Gauss. On the back, the Nô theatre it's all about percussion, so I built some tribal rhythm with the Polyend Tracker. My personal addition of this traditional art was the melodic aspect created with the Minifreak.

I hope you will enjoy this song as much as I had fun playing it."
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