Here's How Easy It Is To Make Beats & Loops In Korg Gadget

Korg's Gadget has come to the Mac desktop and in this short video, Hollin Jones guides you through adding modules, programming beats and synth lines to make a track in a couple of minutes.  

Korg's Gadget is hugely successful on the iPad and now the company has brought this innovative music-making system to the Mac desktop. Along the way it's gained some new modules for audio recording and guitar processing, a 4-way screen system and the ability to use all the Gadgets as plug-ins! In this short video from the course Gadget 101: Absolute Beginner's Guide , Gadget expert Hollin Jones shows you how to navigate the Gadget library, add an instrument and trigger and record sounds.

After loading up a Gadget you'll see how to program a beat using the mouse - keyboard input is available too of course - and then add a synth part on top with another Gadget. After exploring the different kinds of MIDI grid available to you, Hollin then demonstrates swapping out Gadgets to change up the sound. Check out the rest of the videos in this course to become a Gadget master!

Watch the full course Gadget 101: Absolute Beginner's Guide in the Ask Audio Academy HERE.

Gadget 101: Absolute Beginner's Guide

After the success of Korg's Gadget for iOS, Mac users can finally join in the fun! Gadget blends Korg’s expertise in instrument design with a very intuitive user interface and a powerful built-in sequencer. With more than 30 instruments (called “gadgets”) to choose from, it is an all-in-one solution for producing music on your Mac. So join expert trainer Hollin Jones in this Absolute Beginner’s Guide course as he explores and explains all the great features of this amazing music software.

The course begins by looking at the basics: you learn how to set up your preferences, how to navigate the interface, and how to save your projects locally or to the clouds. As, you start working with the various gadgets, you discover how fun it is to record and edit MIDI and audio with Gadget. Next thing you know, you’ll be ready to sequence and mix your first song using Gadget’s built-in instruments, drum machines and effects! The course concludes by explaining how to export your final arrangement as a stereo file … or even as an Ableton Live project or as a MIDI file if you want to edit it further in another DAW.

So join expert Hollin Jones in this 22-tutorial course, and get creative with Korg's Gadget for Mac!

Watch the full course Gadget 101: Absolute Beginner's Guide in the Ask Audio Academy HERE.

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