Korg Electribe Demo At BPM 2014

This video, via sonicstate, offers a preview of the new Korg Electribe, from BPM 2014.

The Electribe Music Production Station is a next-generation, Ableton Live-friendly 16-track polyphonic synth groovebox. Or as James at Korg says, ‘it’s the ultimate entry level to everything Korg’.  Continue reading

Ulrich Schnauss Studio Tour

Saturday Synth Porn: This video, via MusicTech, takes a studio tour with German electronic musician and producer Ulrich Schnauss, best known for his multi-layered, deep and melodic music, on albums like Far Away Trains Passing By and A Strangely Isolated Place. Continue reading

Korg Intros Hatsune Miku ‘Singing’ Effects Pedal

miku-stompAlong with the new ElectribeElectribe Sampler, Volca Sample, Mini Kaoss Pad 2S, and Gadget update, Korg today introduced something a little more ‘out there’ – the Miku Stomp ‘singing’ effects pedal.

Miku Stomp is a vocaloid effect unit for guitar that lets Hatsune Miku sing according to your guitar playing. Just onnect your guitar, and Hatsune Miku sings when you play.

The vocal synthesis technology at the heart of the sound is eVocaloid, a vocalzing effect based on Yamaha’s next-generation NSX-1 sound engine.

According to Korg, using a guitar to control Hatsune Miku’s vocals has a different character than when using step-recording or a keyboard.  Continue reading