SYNTH NEWS: KORG announces new ELECTRIBE Wave virtual instrument for iOS, with a sound wavetable featuring sounds widely used in the latest music creation. Unlike a PCM synth, the wavetable allows you to repeatedly play fragments of short waveforms, and change the waveform position during playback.
MAKING MUSIC: KORG has announced a new line of add-on sample sound upgrades for the powerful KORG KRONOS 2 workstation keyboard, from Soundiron, who has been making awesome sample libraries for many years. Korg welcomes Soundiron to our growing family of sound developers, and is pleased to present their first two EXs libraries for Kronos.
KORG USA, a leading global manufacturer of electronic musical equipment and accessories and a forerunner in mobile musical apps, announces the Module for iPad, a high quality mobile sound module that offers a new style of performance and production. Ideal for performance and music production and integrating iOS technology, the KORG Module is a high-quality […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – Today, Korg announced their virtual instrument Legacy Collection is finally available in 64-bit. The collection is a complete software recreation of five legendary KORG Synthesizers – the MS-20, Polysix, Mono/Poly, M1 and WAVESTATION – complemented by the included MDE-X Effects Suite, which boasts 19 different effects algorithms. Although previously announced as […]
ANAHEIM, Calif. (MuseWire) — WINTER NAMM: Korg USA announces the King Korg analog modeling synth. Focused on live performance, it features Korg’s new XMT (Xpanded Modeling Technology) engine, with many types of oscillators and filters that can accurately model sought-after vintage analog synths. With its controls laid out in easily identifiable sections, King Korg delivers the unique characteristics of a dedicated synthesizer, while remaining approachable to players who are new to synthesizers.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (MuseWire) — WINTER NAMM: Today Korg announced a new analog synthesizer, in a bite-size form factor. Korg’s MS-20 monophonic synthesizer, first introduced in 1978, is still coveted to this day for its thick, robust sound, powerful, iconic analog filter, and versatile patching options. It has now been reborn as the new MS-20 mini. The same engineers who developed the original MS-20 have perfectly reproduced it in a body that’s been shrunk to 86% of the original size, yet retains the distinctive look of the original.
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – This week Korg announced 64-bit native capabilitiy for their popular Legacy Collection virtual music instruments. Korg’s Legacy Collection is a complete software recreation of five legendary KORG Synthesizers – the MS-20, Polysix, Mono/Poly, M1 and WAVESTATION – complemented by the included MDE-X Effects Suite, which boasts 19 different effects algorithms. UPDATE […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – Korg announces updates to all Korg iPad music apps that include Audiobus support, iCloud data backup, virtual MIDI (for most apps), Retina support and more. These updates are also available as a free download for existing users. A broad range of features is now included across all apps: * Background audio […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – Korg has unveiled the latest in its series of musical instrument apps. The new, intuitive iPolysix app evokes Korg’s legendary analog polyphonic synthesizer while taking full advantage of the iPad® interface. Up to eight instances of the synth can be used in conjunction with new features that include a sequencer, drum […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – Korg’s original Polysix programmable six-voice polyphonic analog synthesizer was introduced in 1981. With a full-sounding voice structure, classic effects and performance functions, the Polysix became a world-wide hit. Its distinctive string and pad sounds are still often heard to this day. Now Korg announces the Polysix for Reason, a software version […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – This year marks the tenth anniversary of the best-selling microKorg Synthesizer/Vocoder, which became the premier member of Korg’s “micro” family of products. As part of the year-long celebration, Korg USA is giving away a different micro-series product every month from May 1 through Dec 31, 2012! U.S. customers can enter the […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – Korg has released Version 2.1 of its best-selling iKaossilator app for the iPhone and iPad. To celebrate the new release, current iKaossilator users can update at no cost. New users can purchase iKaossilator V2.1 from the App Store (inside the iTunes Store) at a special price of $9.99 USD – a […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – Korg is pleased to announce the availability of many diverse expansion libraries and sample sound libraries for the Korg Kronos Music Workstation, including the EXs13 Jazz Drums Expansion Kit, the EXs11 Legendary Strings Expansion Library, and two series by KARO, a sound design team based in Germany who has been producing […]
KORG Announces microMADNESS Global Video Contest, celebrating the 10th birthday of its best-selling microKORG
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – Korg is celebrating the 10th birthday of its best-selling microKORG analog modeling synth this year. In honor of the occasion, Korg is inviting consumers to participate in a very special contest by sharing what the microKORG or microKORG XL means to them and how the product helps bring out their best […]
MELVILLE, N.Y. (MuseWire) – The Korg MP-10 Pro Professional Media Player is an ideal musical companion for mobile entertainers, solo keyboardists and singers. This all-in-one product brings together a reliable and easy-to-navigate performance interface with hands-on control over the most essential forms of media required by performers. This technology is now being offered in the […]
NEW YORK, NY (MuseWire) – KORG has announced new products in their MIDI controller “microKEY” line-up, with a new 25-key and 61-key model. The 61-key version includes virtual instruments plug-ins based on their existing legacy and digital collections. microKEY are a compact family of USB MIDI keyboards featuring the velocity-sensitive Natural Touch mini-keyboard; acclaimed on […]
SYNTH NEWS: The new “KORG Legacy Collection – ANALOG EDITION 2007” was announced January 18th. The popular “MS-20” and “Polysix” from the KORG Legacy Collection are now joined by the “Mono/Poly.” According to the company, these are “classic Korg analog synthesizers newly reborn as software instruments in a powerful production package.”