Korg Intros OK GO Volca Sample

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Korg today introduced the OK GO Volca Sample – a limited edition version of the sample playback member of the Volca family.

The Korg OK GO Volca Sample differs from the original by featuring unique styling and coming pre-loaded with 100 audio samples from OK GO’s latest album, Hungry Ghosts. And you can still load your own samples, using a variety of apps.

3,000 limited edition OK GO Volca Samples are available and they come with a numbered card, signed by each of the members of OK GO.
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Hack Turns Korg Electribe Music Production Station Into An Electribe Sampler

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At Korg Forums and on the Korg Electribe 2 & Sampler Facebook Public Group, reader Robin Domingo, a.k.a Rowf the Beat Bender, shared his experience turning a Korg Electribe Music Station into an Electribe Sampler. Continue reading

Crudlabs Intros Crudman – A ‘Walkman Mellotron’

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Crudlabs has introduced the Crudman – a monophonic Mellotron-like instrument, designed around a single cassette Walkman.

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The Crudman, above, is based around a Walkman which has been elaborately hacked so that a tape of a looped or droning sound (or any other sound) can be precisely sped up or slowed down, via MIDI or 1v/octave CV, to accurately hit notes over a range of 3 octaves.

The Crudman can be used monophonically, or multiple Crudmans can be used polyphonically.

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