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Feb 25, 2008

Leading Music Artists, Engineers And Producers Choose Korg MR Series Recorders

Korg MR

Several award-winning music industry professionals are relying on Korg’s 1-bit MR Series Professional Mobile Recorders for their recording needs. The MR-1 and MR-1000 are the world’s first 1-bit professional mobile recorder devices that are an ideal, affordable solution for source recording and archiving final mixes and master recordings that deliver superb sound. The recorders support a wide range of formats and provide future-proof mixing and archiving capabilities…

Feb 25, 2008

Korg Releases New Brass & Woodwinds Sample Library And Version 1.3 Operating System For Flagship Oasys Synthesizer

Korg Oasys

Korg announces the optional new EXs-3 Brass & Woodwinds Expansion Sample Library for its OASYS Open Architecture Synthesis Studio. It provides over 700MB of expressive, natural-sounding brass and woodwind instruments, perfect for pop and classical/film score applications. A free demo version is available to registered OASYS owners at www.korguser.net.

Korg has also released Operating System Version 1.3 for the OASYS. It features a major new form of synthesis, significant user-requested features for KARMA and new system enhancements…

Feb 25, 2008

Korg Debuts PA500 Songwriting Station

Korg PA500

Korg announces the Pa500, combining professional workstation features with powerful songwriting tools for all musicians – regardless of keyboard proficiency – all at an accessible price point.

The Pa500 uses the same EDS (Enhanced Definition Synthesis) sound engine that powers the Korg M3 workstation, Pa800 and the new Pa2XPro. Korg’s RX (Real eXperience) Technology™ provides realism and articulation for an expressive, natural sound. The new Guitar Mode transforms the keyboard into the fretted strings of nearly any chord/neck position for authentic picking patterns, slides, strums and more. In addition, the piano from Korg’s flagship C720 concert piano is included…

Feb 25, 2008

Korg Debuts PA2XPRO Work-less Station

Korg PA2XPRO

Korg announces the Pa2XPro, the new flagship of Korg’s Pa Series. It provides exciting new and in-demand features in a single, integrated instrument that offers complete connectivity options in all professional environments. Borrowing from Korg’s rich heritage, The Pa2XPro uses the same EDS (Enhanced Definition Synthesis) sound engine that powers the acclaimed Korg M3 workstation, Pa800 and the new Pa500. Also included are a motorized/tilting full-color, easy-to-read TouchView™ display (with contextual Help screens in seven languages) and a set of assignable sliders that double as the nine drawbars for the modeled organ…

Feb 25, 2008

Korg Releases New Updates For Radias Synthesizer

Korg Radias

Korg announces a new system update, version 2.0, for the RADIAS Analog Modeling Synthesizer. Features include significant new modulation functions that expand the sonic potential of this already powerful synthesizer, along with new programs that take full advantage of these new enhancements. Also available are new options that improve compatibility when adding a RADIAS-R sound module to the M3 Music Workstation/Sampler as well as an updated dual-platform sound editor that provides easy computer integration.

New Parameters add even more sound-shaping power…

Feb 25, 2008

Tony Banks Relies On Korg Oasys For The Genesis 2007 Reunion Tour

Korg Oasys

During summer and fall 2007, for the first time in more than a decade, legendary British pop-rock band Genesis toured with the classic “power-trio” lineup of Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford. Keyboardist Banks used a Korg OASYS as his main workstation, recreating fabled sounds from the band’s rich history.

As the keyboardist and pianist in one of the most successful and highly acclaimed British bands of the last 40 years, Tony Banks knows exactly what he needs from technology…

Feb 25, 2008

Korg Releases Kaossilator Dynamic Phrase Synthesizer

Korg Kaossilator

Korg introduces the KAOSSILATOR, a powerful pocket-sized instrument that packs Korg’s renowned sounds along with innovative performance features in an ultra-compact unit. Any user, from non-musician to professional keyboardist, can instantly play musical phrases by simply tapping or sliding his or her finger across its KAOSS Pad-style touchpad. The unit’s intuitive operation, battery-powered portability, looping features and wide range of sounds and patterns make it an integral performance piece, musical scratch pad or sample source.

The KAOSSILATOR offers 100 programs that combine Korg’s modeling synthesizer engine with the effects from the KAOSS Pad series…

Feb 25, 2008

Korg Introduces Limited Edition X50 And Microkorg Keyboards

Korg X50

Designed to help players better express their individuality and style, Korg unveils special limited edition versions of its popular X50 and microKORG synths. Each new model has a distinct look that offers players a unique stage presence as well as built-in collector’s value.

With aesthetics that are both retro and contemporarily hip, each synth features a bold design: the body of the Limited Edition X50 (X50-CF) is covered in a camouflage finish, and the Limited Edition microKORG (microKORG-BK) features vintage-style, reverse-color keys (the black and white colors are reversed). Both keyboards provide the same functions and features as their regular line counterparts…

Jan 18, 2007

Korg Launches R3 Synthesizer/Vocoder

Korg R3

The compact R3 synthesizer/vocoder packs the main feature set and sounds of the upscale RADIAS into an affordable and portable performance keyboard. Its Multi Modeling Technology (MMT) synth engine provides a wide diversity of synthesis techniques, and incorporates ultra low-aliasing oscillator performance borrowed from Korg’s flagship OASYS.

The 128 onboard Programs are organized by sound category for fast access. A single R3 Program consists of two complete Timbres — each is a complete synth sound including dual Insert effects (30 effect types) and assignable EQ. The Program itself offers a Master effect, plus an 8 step arpeggiator…

Jan 18, 2007

Korg Presents New Legacy Collection Analog Edition 2007 Virtual Instruments/Effects

Korg MS-20

Korg announces its latest software synthesizer offering, the Legacy Collection – ANALOG EDITION 2007. It pairs the "MS-20" and "Polysix" soft synths from the original Legacy Collection with a newly created version of the classic "Mono/Poly." The Legacy Cell software synthesizer plus MS-20FX and MDE-X effect plug-ins are also included.

Each soft synth utilizes Korg’s proprietary CMT (Component Modeling Technology) to perfectly reproduce the sound and response of the original. CMT also reproduces the character and response curve of each parameter, for results that are completely faithful to the original model…

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