In this video, Korg’s Rich Formidoni shares an MS-20 tip – the ‘rubber band-pass filter’. Continue reading
This video captures Nick Batt’s take on the new Korg MS-20 Kit.
The MS-20 Kit is a true-analog, 1:1 scale reissue of the MS-20, with both filters built in (the more aggressive early production filter and more mellow late production one). Every details has been replicated, right down to the packaging, which includes a letter from the original MS-20 engineers and the President of Korg, Inc.
Batt notes that the new MS-20 has the same electronics as the MS-20 mini, but offers “much higher build quality”. It also offers two filter options, to match two generations of filters in vintage MS-20s. See Batt’s post at Sonic State for more of his thoughts on the new MS-20 Kit.
Here’s a fun example of sound design on the Korg MS-20 mini.
Korg USA’s Rich Formidoni experiments with the MS-20 mini analog synthesizer, and demonstrates how to ‘hotwire’ it and start it up.
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In this video, YouTube user AnalogAudio1 takes a break from the usual exploration of vintage analog gear to explore the sounds of the new Korg MS-20 Mini analog synthesizer.
The video doesn’t discuss the features of the Mini, instead focusing on the range of sounds that are possible with the new analog synth. Continue reading
The Korg MS-20 Kit is a limited edition kit that lets you create a full-size MS-20 by assembling the parts yourself. The kit doesn’t require hardcore electronics skills, but instead lets the user handle all the final assembly of the synth. Continue reading