Even the instability, fold-back, leakage, and noise of the tonewheels have been obsessively analyzed and recreated. The results are nothing less than spectacular. When ambition, imagination, and technology converge—the results are spectacular. Connect virtual patch cables, select sounds, plus edit envelopes and sequences—all using the eight-inch color TouchView display. This is based on samples from three pianos — Japanese C, German D and Berlin D — and each note recorded with up to 12 velocity layers. Also included is a vast arsenal of band instruments: acoustic and electric pianos, guitars, organs, bass, horn sections, drum kits, plus a vintage 60s Gretsch kit beautifully recorded at Abbey Road's world famous Studio Two. Onboard effects open the door to processing any internal or external audio source with dazzling results.
You get a full representation of the synths in different parts so you can tweak a knob on screen or patch it by dragging virtual cables. Resonance modeling lets you choose between classic filter sounds, and the extraordinarily flexible MultiFilter lets you create your own hybrid filter shapes. The TouchView display also hosts a convenient new Search Function, allowing you to search for and preview sounds based on their titles. This technology also delivers an astounding dynamic range so that the energy of climactic passages is accurately preserved. The results are amazing, with a great amount of bite and dirt. In creating Kronos, Korg listened to many musicians, heard their requests, and has vowed to deliver. Onboard effects open the door to processing any internal or external audio source with dazzling results.
Each of the 12 Insert effects can be applied to individual or multiple timbres in a combination, or to individual or multiple tracks of the sequencer. The Wow Factor: The Kronos means business, and looks like it means business. I created sounds I have heard Jordan express in Dream Theater and still have not read the Manuel. An all-in-one music production instrument, this thing sounds absolutely amazing. While each is worthy of a separate product in its own right, Kronos X brings them all together into a single, integrated musical instrument. This function has also earned extremely high praise from pro musicians. For instance, when I play live, my live playing is coming out of the Kronos in stereo on the Left and Right outputs.
Thanks to this feature you can easily sample and re-sample any sound you create. Use these universally well-known sounds to pay homage to the originals, or as the basis for personal sonic explorations. Offering an authentic and accurate piano feel, there are four zones, ranging from heavier to lighter, to provide a more true piano playing experience. All put together, this multi-faceted synthesis environment lets you access thousands of sound and layer them into rich and engaging music beds. First appearing in 2007, Drum Tracks can create everything from a simple reference beat to an outline rhythm track on up to a full-blown drum track for your music productions. When polishing your tracks, feel free to use mixer automation and editing functions such as copy, paste, and normalize to get the results you want. The presence of its sound and its detailed resonances have captivated audiences worldwide.
A studio of music production gear onboardMore than just an amazing performance keyboard, the Korg Kronos is a complete 32-track music creation workstation. From hip hop to country to orchestral music, this beast can do it all. Out of the box onto my rack of 3 and playing without reading a thing. Using the Set List mode, the TouchView display can host 16 color-coded touch-screen buttons; each one can instantly call up the appropriate Preset, Combination, or Sequence—regardless of mode! Additional Song Programs are named for the classic rock and pop songs whose signature keyboard sounds these programs recreate. Each of the 6 electric piano models provides realistic simulations of the period amp, cabinet, speaker, and even the hard-to-find vintage effects that gave the original instruments their distinctive sound. So Korg has form in making synths, and what I have before me is its most powerful synthesizer ever. And each one represents the cutting-edge technology available for that type of sound creation.
An additional Vector joystick is nearby. As to the sounds themselves, well, where to begin? You can run up to 16 fantastic effects at once, each of which more than rivals dedicated standalone effects units. Multiple state-of-the-art sound generation techniques represent the pinnacle of software realization. Even the 88 key model is slim enough to place on a standard keyboard stand. This Korg will take up my time I had so much fun in an hour. Finally, on the sounds I should also mention that controllers such as the vector joystick and ribbon, can all be assigned to change multiple parameters at the same time so you can introduce very dramatic real-time changes in performances. Each provides three different miking positions, capturing the whole kit, with the snare on and off , plus the individual hits.
Full-sized keyboard, full-sized sequencer, sampler, synth times about six , proper piano and organ all housed in a ruddy great big package that you can actually carry. Even the instability, fold-back, leakage, and noise of the tone wheels have been obsessively analyzed and recreated. Multiple state-of-the-art sound generation techniques represent the pinnacle of software realization. Smooth sound transitions that eliminate dropouts when changing sounds, regardless of the mode you're in When you switch program sounds during a performance to get ready for the next section, or when you switch from Program mode to Combi mode, the sound that's currently being output is always given priority and its effects are maintained during the program change, ensuring a seamless transition with no dropouts. I can make up Beats to sell that pay back for the payment. Loved by musicians around the world, this classic organ reappeared in 2000 as a new product with the same name, but using the latest technology of the time to faithfully model the tonewheel organ sound. An additional Vector joystick is nearby.
Offering an authentic and accurate piano feel, there are four zones, ranging from heavier to lighter, to provide a more true piano playing experience. Filters: — Dual multi-mode filters per voice. The damper pedal input jack supports half-damping, providing one more level of piano realism. The quoted maximum numbers of voices apply when 100% of the voice processing power is devoted to a single engine. The technical name for this pedal is una corda. You use this to navigate around pages within the main modes, using a tab system. Go ahead and experience these classic organ sounds, reborn for the present day.
In addition to simply selecting a sound or choosing a parameter with the touch of a finger, the enhanced Touch-Drag ability allows more detailed control of parameter values. In addition to the damper pedal jack, there are also two assignable pedal inputs, one footpedal type and one footswitch style. Dynamic voice allocation and new technologies allow all sound engines to smoothly share a stable, enhanced hardware platform. Combinations In a Combination, you get up to 16 sounds layered together or played individually and complete control over all mix parameters. The mechanism of the keyboard itself has been redesigned so that the velocity is easier to control than on existing light-touch keyboards, even when playing complex chords or difficult phrases. The Berlin Grand offers resonant piano sound with a striking sense of depth. New additions include the easy-to-use Set List mode for song-specific and gig-ready sound selection, and Korg's Smooth Sound Transition feature.