Elektron Analog Rytm MKII Drum Machine (Discontinued)

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The Elektron Analog Rytm MKII appeared in the second edition of our now defunct recommended list for Drum Machines in March 2019.


The Elektron Analog Rytm MKII is an 8-voice analog drum machine with the capability of blending digital samples to augment your beat creation.

It hosts a suite of effects that can be applied to each individual drum voice. If you are a fan of complexity and customization from analog sounds, the Elektron Analog RYTM MKII may be the drum machine for you.

Want to distort your kick? No problem. Looking to get samples to play with? You can do that. The MKII brings in sampling and resampling capabilities and sample blending with analog sounds.

The ability to choose between step-mode or real time drum programming makes it a flexible and powerful beatmaking and sound design tool.

The Analog Rytm MKII may be the only drum machine you will ever need with the depth of its customization and editing parameters. The buzz in online forums is that if there was such a thing as a “desert island” drum machine, the Analog Rytm MKII by Elektron would be it.

Whether you’re a beatmaker that wants to put out club hits or a sound designer looking to make most of the Rytm MKII’s resampling capability, this versatile instrument has got all bases covered.


  • 8-voice analog drum machine
  • Ability to combine analog tones with digital samples
  • Analog overdrive, analog multimode filter, effects sends, envelope, and LFO for each voice
  • 1GB of onboard storage for your own samples
  • Balanced audio inputs for sampling


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