Company promises enhanced playback, clearer sound with new DAC
From the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, music equipment builder Korg has unveiled a pair of new AudioGate USB Digital to Analog Converters (DAC). The system consists of Korg's proprietary AudioGate 3 software, plus a choice of the DS-DAC-100 or DS-DAC-100m hardware interfaces. Both are USB digital-to-analog converters that will allow any Windows (ASIO) or Mac (Core Audio) user to play back their audio with the highest possible fidelity.
Sound library in new device drawn from Korg legacy equipment
Audio hardware maker Korg has announced the new Kross keyboard -- a mobile, affordable, keyboard workstation with audio/MIDI recording capabilities, AC or battery operation, and a vast selection of sounds drawn from Korg's flagship instruments. Available with 61 or 88 fully-weighted keys, the Kross is said by the company to be the first battery-powered, full-featured Korg keyboard workstation.
KORG's latest keyboard allows for 16-level MIDI recording
KORG has just released its updated MicroStation keyboard that can connect right to computers or tablets and let musicians record performances without having to use a third device. Meant to help during songwriting, use as a live keyboard, or adding new beats to music, the mini keyboard has 61 Natural Touch keys and a 16-track MIDI recorder. There are also a number of built-in effects including drums and riffs as well as dual arpeggiators.
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Korg adds smaller, larger microKEY USB keyboards
German digital instrument company Korg has just expanded its microKEY range of USB keyboards. The microKEY-25 is a 25-key version of the existing microKEY-37, while the microKEY-61 is a much larger version. Both will ship with Korg's Legacy Collection Suite of synthesizer software.
Devices bring special sound effects to DJs, studio
Korg brought out a full four new products to its lineup in sync with the NAMM show. The Monotron Duo and Monotron Delay are analog ribbon synthesizers. The Mini Kaoss Pad 2 is an effects processor, while the Kaossilator 2 both provides synthesized sounds and manipulates vocals
Gorillaz' Albarn working on album with iPad
Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn revealed in a new interview that he's creating a new album for the group on an iPad. The tablet design spurred him to make a quick follow up to Plastic Beach while on tour. The Blur founder didn't say how much of the creation involved Apple's tablet, but he was eager to mention that the effect on his music.
Korg shows updated Kaossilator Pro music pad
Korg at the NAMM audio show has introduced its latest music control pad, the Kaossilator Pro. The new device improves over the existing Kaossilator by retaining its features but endowing it with the KP3's capabilities. Users get 200 sounds and 15 effects at their disposal, all controlled via a central X-Y touchpad.
Korg late yesterday previewed a new set of music controllers for artists whose studio or live work centers around notebooks. The nanoSeries attaches through USB and is small enough to sit in front of a portable on stage or in a tight recording environment either to play software instruments or to control MIDI devices. The nanoKONTROL caters most to electronic artists with stand-ins for mixers, including nine equal sets of fader and knob controls as well as 18 switches. It also comes with a discount for Ableton Live to get new DJs started on live electronic performances.