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A few days ago a photo appeared on Korg's official Instagram showing what looked to be a keyboard-less module version of the legendary analog ARP Odyssey synthesizer. And today Korg confirm it's real.
Korg tell us the new analog volca Kick synth delivers powerful percussive and chromatic kick, bass, and sub bass sounds. Plus it uses the filter from the MS-20 and has new performance features.
The new microKORG-S is a revamp of the original synthesizer an includes built-in-speakers, more memory, new sounds, a new design with features like the vocoder, microphone and arpeggiator you'd expect
The Korg Kronos Synthesizer workstation has a number of tricks up its sleeve. One of these is being able to sample audio using it and even send it through the internal effects engine.
Imagine being able to make your portable MIDI controller any size you want it to be. One day you want 25 keys, another day 61... That's exactly what Kombos is all about. It's a modular MIDI keyboard.
Aside fro being impressed that Nick from Flintpope didn't name their new Kontakt library Chroma with the letter "k" we like this free instrument that fits neatly into the ambient category.
One of the big tracks from the summer 2016 used in 2 major TV ad campaigns was Fashion Killa featuring Stefflon Don. Dutch Producer and DJ Mason gives us the low-down on his setup and production tips.
In this 6-minute video tutorial Thavius Beck shows how to use Elektron's excellent Overbridge and Analog RYTM to make a beat.
We've been waiting eagerly for the next big synth from U-He to arrive... and that time is drawing near. Urs Heckmann has released a picture of the Repro-1 GUI. We hope it sounds as good as it looks.
If you want to give your Waldorf Streichfett and 2 Korg volca's a beautiful wooden home that any studio desk would be proud to have, then mixingtable.com have you covered.
Seeing Sonic the Hedgehog being played on the screen of an Ableton Push 2 is one of those rare moments that I struggled for words and wished I had a unit to hand to try this out.
If you’ve ever wondered what a MIDI Controller built from 4 computer keyboards (made out of 400 keys) would be like, then this 3 minute video will be your cup of tea.
Korg published a photo on their official Instagram account (now seemingly removed) which shows a desktop version of the Arp Odyssey. We haven't received confirmation from Korg that this is on its way.
A MIDI control surface with a modular display? That's basically what the Platform M and Platform D from Icon Pro Audio bring to your mixing desk.
Isotonik have released PP-Labs' Producing and Performing Toolchain. We're talking powerful devices that can, amongst other things, save and recall the parameters of all devices on a track in Ableton.
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