Yea. Gonna get me an S4 I think. I like their analog mixer that is also a controller but its only two channels. Will have to take a closer look at it as Id like to integrate a drum machine/sampler into my setup at some point. I dont think the s4 as an physical inputs
Could always go audio interface, if you had to. Or maybe Maschine?
Apparently an earlier version of the firmware did have some issues with MIDI. I really like the internal sequencer and tend to rely on PC messages to switch. I have used the MIDI LFO of a Digitakt to modulate cutoff and that works beautifully. So, my experience is quite different. Last OS release was summer of 2016.
Techno starts with a capital 'T', as in TB-303 and TR-808.