Getting More From Korg Volca Sample, Volca Bass & Volca Keys

These 3 videos will give you quick-start insider tips on Korg's volca Bass, Keys and Sample portable instruments. Dive in to learn how to use these cool boxes!  

Korg's volca series of hand-held instruments have proven a huge hit with musicians of all kinds who love their look, sound and insane portability. Maybe you have one, or plan to get one soon. What could be better than a hands-on guide to help you get the most out of it? We have dedicated courses to do just that - and here are three of them!

volca Sample Explored

This course teaches you how to use every inch of this small but powerful live performance instrument from its front panel controls to its advanced audio processing. You learn how to sample, record patterns, build sequences and interact with all your MIDI and CV-driven devices. By the time you finish this 22-tutorial course, you will be a volca sample expert! In this 2 minute video you'll see how to use the Motion Sequence function to add movement and parameter changes to your patterns. 

Check out the full course in the AskAudio Academy here

volca Bass Explored

This course, focusing on the volca bass, explains every aspect of this powerful box. You learn every knob, switch, function and key, in a musical context, giving you the knowledge you need to get this box creating big bass parts.

You also learn about pattern generation, step recording and the volca bass synthesis engine with its 3 VCOs, VCF and modulators. The next section of this course is all about integrating the volca with your computer and utilizing its CV outs! That’s where it gets exciting: creating your very own volca modular ensemble! In this short video you'll see how to record a pattern into the instrument to make a fat bass line!

Be sure to check out the full course here for the full story on Korg's volca Bass.  

volca Keys Explored

Korg’s volca family of synths is one of the coolest things to happen to electronic music in a long time. In this course, by G.W. Childs, you the learn all the features packed into this awesome little box and how to integrate it (hook it up) with other volcas and everything else in your live performance and studio setup. In this short video you will see how to record your first pattern and in the other videos in the course, how to become a master of volca Keys!

See the whole course for the full story on volca Keys in the AskAudio Academy here. 

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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