KORG announce exciting new products

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Here are some exciting new products released by MIA Member KORG. The the KROME EX synthesizer is a real workhorse that features high-quality sounds you can use right away with an emphasis on “future basics”—all packed into a lightweight, portable design – it’s now available in a special limited-edition copper colour. KORG are also introducing a new generation volca sample with more memory, features, and connectivity to take your music production further than ever before…

KROME EX COPPER
MUSIC WORKSTATION

The KROME EX is now available in a special limited-edition copper colour.

Now available in a brand-new color, the KROME EX synthesizer is a real workhorse that features high-quality sounds you can use right away with an emphasis on “future basics”—all packed into a lightweight, portable design. This is a special-edition KROME EX that sports a vibrant copper-coloured panel, which looks great under any light… now available in limited quantities.

Aside from the panel colour, the specs of this limited edition are the same as our KROME EX 61-key synthesizer.

KROME, the best-selling synth focused on packing the most usable sounds into an easy to use platform, has received a major refresh. Updated to meet the needs of the current music scene, KROME EX has a special emphasis on sounds that can immediately fit into productions of all types.

In addition to standard sounds that will never grow old, KROME EX provides numerous new programs and PCM data, including piano programs prepared specifically for this product. This instrument provides high-quality and immediately-usable sounds that take full advantage of the KROME’s high performance specs. The new body also features a newly revamped build and look to accompany the new sounds.

Workstation Wonderland
KROME EX has a full complement of the features you’ve come to expect from a KORG Music Workstation

  • 896 Programs and 512 Preload Combinations
  • Intuitive TouchViewTM interface
  • 16-track sequencer with Auto Song Setup
  • RPPR (Realtime Pattern/Play Recording) feature.
  • 2,500 Drum sounds with fine-tune control over resonance
  • Drum Tracks deliver realistic grooves
  • Dual polyphonic arpeggiators
  • USB and SD Storage

KROME EX CU SSP £ 1049.00 inc VAT.

New volca sample
Next Generation Design for Progressive Track Building

A new generation volca sample with more memory, features, and connectivity to take your music production further than ever before.

The volca sample is the compact and powerful sample-based drum machine that has captured the attention of countless creative players around the world.

This 2nd generation version retains all of the features which made the original so popular, and adds a micro USB port for better connectivity, increased sample memory, a new up to date sound library and additional functions for an improved workflow.

Features at a glance

  • Powerful sample engine with 8 voice polyphony
  • New USB connection for faster sample management and better connectivity
  • Dedicated librarian software (Mac and PC)
  • New individual MIDI channels assignment per part
  • Dual band analogue isolator and digital reverb
  • Motion sequencer records and plays back up to 11 parameters
  • Synchronised playback with other volca units, electribe, or DAW.
  • New Pattern Chain Mode with 2 different STEP JUMP modes and Start Delay function
  • Increased memory of 200 memory slots (double its predecessor)
  • Pattern locations have also have been increased from 10 to 16.
  • A brand-new sound library; fits the needs of all music producers.
  • Compact size, battery-powered operation, and built-in speaker for enjoyment anywhere
  • Dedicated AudioPocket manager for iOS to record new samples on the fly.

Your portable beat making studio
The new volca sample has everything that you need to advance your music creation in a compact form that works in the studio or anywhere you take it.

On its own, it is an advanced sample machine with a powerful engine capable of 8 voice polyphony, digital reverb and a dual band analogue isolator. Totally hands on, this new volca sample provides an amazing array of knobs for sample manipulation and performance sound-shaping. Plus, for added convenience, it runs on 6 AA batteries, has an integrated speaker and at only 372g/13oz (without batteries) is perfect for stand-alone use!

Furthermore, with its USB, SYNC IN-OUT and MIDI connections, volca sample can integrate seamlessly with your live rig, production studio and of course any other volca!

USB for Faster Sample Management and Better Connectivity
The new micro USB port provides a convenient connection between the volca sample and a computer for streamlined integration and sample management, allowing you to easily control, sync, and play your volca sample from any DAW. With newly added individual MIDI channels assignment per part, it is now easier to perform when using an external device such as a sequencer or keyboard.

Easier Sample and Pattern Management with your Computer
With the volca sample’s dedicated Librarian software (available for Mac and PC) utilising the USB port managing and sending your samples and patterns back and forth is now an instantaneous and pain-free process.

You can also use the dedicated app AudioPocket manager for iOS to record new samples on the fly and transfer them to your volca sample instantly.

Added Features: Take your Beats Further
Two new features have been added to this new volca sample that will help in your music making process:

  • Pattern chain mode with 2 different STEP JUMP modes
  • Start delay function: Go “off the grid” with the new delay feature that lets you slightly delay the start of any part to achieve different kinds of grooves or a swing feel.

More Memory, Pattern Locations, Samples, and Bonus Packs!
volca sample has an increased memory of 200 memory slots; double its predecessor. 50 are left empty so you can load either your own original or pre-made libraries. Pattern locations have also have been increased from 10 to 16.

The new generation of volca sample comes with a brand-new sound library that has been carefully crafted to fit the needs of all music producers and beat makers everywhere.

This great selection of 150 samples will take your production to the next level, making it possible to make tracks on the fly with sounds that will fit every genre, including recent ones such as Future bass, Trap, Lo-Fi hip hop, and many others!

NEW VOLCA SAMPLE SSP £ 159.00 inc VAT

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