Korg Volca FM2 Hands-On Demo & What’s New

In his latest loopop review, synthesist Ziv Eliraz takes an in-depth look at the new Korg Volca FM 2.

The Volca FM mk2 is an updated version of the Volca FM that features double the polyphony, velocity sensitivity via MIDI, new effects and more.

In the video, Eliraz covers what’s new with the mk2 Volca FM, takes a deep dive into the synth and its capabilities, and shares a variety of audio demos.

Check out the review and share your thoughts on the new Korg Volca FM 2 in the comments!

Topics covered:

0:00 Intro
1:40 FM2 vs OG FM
4:15 Overview
7:05 Effects
8:20 Velocity
8:45 Transpose
9:15 Modulator attack decay
10:05 Carrier attack decay
10:50 LFO basics
11:35 Algorithms
12:55 Program random
13:45 Unison
14:20 Sequencer
15:50 Arpeggiator
16:40 Motion Seq
18:10 MIDI Seq
19:00 Act/Warp Step
20:30 Diving deeper
21:00 Dexed-Synthmata
21:50 FM Synthesis
25:20 Freq ratios
25:45 Modulators
27:45 Envelopes
31:15 Key velocity
31:55 LFO routing
33:30 Pitch env
33:50 Level scaling
34:05 Feedback
35:35 Pros & cons
38:45 Playing 16 patterns

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