Korg MS-20 Mini Recreates The 1978 Classic

At the 2013 NAMM Show today, Korg officially introduced the MS-20 Mini – an analog recreation of one of their classic synths.

Korg’s MS-20 monophonic synthesizer, first introduced in 1978, is an vintage classic. Over 300,000 people experienced a virtual version of the MS-20 via Korg’s MS-20 plug-in synth, or the iMS-20 iPad app.

Now, the sounds of the MS-20 have been reborn in hardware, as the MS-20 Mini. The same engineers who developed the original MS-20 have reproduced its circuitry and fit into a body that’s been shrunk to 86% of the original size, yet retains the distinctive look of the original. Continue reading