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The New Korg MS-20: The Interview

Even if it’s already a couple of months old, a MUST for this summer is the interview with Fumio Mieda (engineer of the original MS-20) and Hiroaki Nishijima (chief engineer at  Korg, responsible for the new MS-20). Reading it through only takes a couple of minutes. It’s a few of the details that make for mandatory reading.

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Korg Volca Series – New Analog Mini-Synths

Following in the footsteps of the Monotron, Monotribe and MS-20 Mini analog synthesizers, Korg announces the Volca series. Volca is a new lineup comprised of three distinct models: the Volca Keys lead synthesizer, the Volca Bass synthesizer, and the Volca Beats rhythm machine.

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VOLCA KEYS

This 27-key analog lead synth delivers powerful sound in a compact body. Starting with a filter section that uses the circuitry of the legendary miniKORG700S (1974), it delivers analog sound that takes full advantage of Korg’s half-century of know-how in circuit design. Continue reading

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The Trinity – Video-Demo by Ares Kalogeropoulos

One of the most successful workstation/synthesizers in the last 3 decades. A beautiful sounding and State of the Art music machine, that gives you everything you need to expand your music productivity.

Here is a music-video demonstrating what this instrument can do in a studio production – using only the Trinity and some external soft effects (reverb, delay).