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 →
At the 2014 NAMM Show, there were more new analog synths than we have ever seen at the show. There were new analogs from companies like Korg, Moog and Elektron; there were a lot of interesting new synths from smaller companies; and there were several all-in-one Eurorack synth modules.
Here’s a roundup of the full-fledged analog synthesizers introduced at the 2014 NAMM Show: Continue reading →
At the 2014 NAMM Show, Korg announced the Taktile and Triton Taktile, two new USB/MIDI controller keyboard designs, available in either 25 or 49-key variations.
The Taktile features the same semi-weighted keyboard that’s used on synthesizers and music workstations such as the KingKORG and KROME. It includes a touch pad, inherited from the Kaossilator, that lets you play melodies using a single finger, trigger pads that let you generate chords in the key and scale of your choice and an arpeggiator that includes rhythm patterns.
The taktile also delivers standard functionality that you expect from a MIDI controller, including drum pads, pitch and mod wheels and more. Continue reading →