MKAdapter Lets You Use Any Mic With Your MicroKorg Vocoder

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The MKAdapter is a new adapter that lets you attach any standard microphone gooseneck directly on your Korg MicroKorg, without needing to set up a separate mic stand.

Combining the MKAdapter with a gooseneck lets you use a high-quality mic to control the MicroKorg’s vocoder.  Continue reading

Korg USA Launches ‘Micro Masterpiece’ Contest

Korg Microkorg XL+No fooling: Korg USA has announced a micro-themed giveaway. They’re asking for musicians to showcase their talents to win their pick of a Korg MS-20 Mini, a Korg RK-100S or one of the three members of the Korg Volca series: the Volca Beats, Volca Keys or Volca Bass.

The “Micro Masterpiece” contest runs today through April 30, 2014. To enter, US residents over age 18 can upload an original video performance onto YouTube consisting exclusively of sounds from their MicroKorg, MicroKorgXL and/or MicroKorgXL+ in any combination or singular use. Entrants may also incorporate audio and MIDI recording/looping products to expand the musical and creative possibilities.

Each musical entry will be rated by a panel of judges in each of the following criteria: originality (25%), humor (25%), creativity (25%) and entertainment value (25%). The individual with the highest percentage “score” will be named the winner and will be notified via email. For specific entry instructions and information regarding official rules and conditions, please visit the Korg promotions page.

Analog Style Presets For The Korg MicroKorg

analog-microkorgAlba Ecstasy has released a new ‘analog’ style patch library for the Korg MicroKorg. 

Here’s what he has to say about the Analog MicroKorg sound library:

It’s time to improve your MicroKorg!

96 ANALOG style presets by Alba Ecstasy, containing powerful & phat basses, rhythms , leads, arps, pads.

MicroKorg is not an analog synth – but now, it can sound like one!

Here’s a video preview of the sound library: Continue reading

The MicroWasp – The Love Child Of A Korg MicroKorg And An EDP Wasp Synthesizer

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Saturday Synth Porn: If a Korg Microkorg went back to the 70′s to make sweet love with a EDP Wasp synth, the MicroWasp, above, might be their love child.

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The MicroWasp is a Korg MicroKorg, pimped out by Customized Synths in the style of a vintage EDP Wasp. The MicroKorg has been customized with a black & yellow color scheme, stained matching black wooden side caps, color-coded keys & control knob.

Here are a few more images that show details of the work: Continue reading