New Korg Volca Sample: Digital Sample Sequencer

The Korg Volca series has been incredibly popular and now has a new addition in the Volca Sample. Tweak, Play, and Sequence Samples '" volca-Style. And you can perform with just one unit.  

September, 2014'"The volca sample is a sample sequencer that lets you edit and sequence up to 100 sample sounds in real time for powerful live performances. It's a powerful addition to any existing volca setup, or simply on its own. The new volca lets you recapture the excitement of the first generation of samplers, in which any sound --- vocals, spoken words, ambient sound, or glitches --- becomes material for your creations!

*Sample input only possible via special iOS app

Features at a Glance

Intuitive, ultra-powerful volca sequencer 

  • A fun to use sequencer with superb improvisatory potential 
  • Motion sequencer records and plays back up to 11 parameters 
  • Active Step and Step Jump functions let you insert or remove steps 
  • Swing function lets you generate grooves 

Sculpt samples with the Analog Isolator 

  • Powerful and great-sounding Analog Isolator 
  • Reverb effect 

New functions of the volca sample 

  • Record, manage, and download samples from volca sample's dedicated iOS app 
  • Song mode allows more dynamic performances 
  • Reverse function plays sampled sounds backwards

Convenient functions as found on the entire volca series 

  • Familiar and intuitive panel layout with numerous parameters to edit sounds and sequences 
  • Synchronized playback with other volca units, electribe, or DAW. 
  • MIDI In for sample trigger, sync and parameter changes from any MIDI device 
  • Compact size, battery-powered operation, and built-in speaker for enjoyment anywhere 

Top down view of the Korg Volca Sample.

Top down view of the Korg Volca Sample.

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