Jan 27

Namm 2012 and it is amazing how many small items sound so huge. Korg have a couple of updated items with so much more but they have become very small – The Korg Kaossilator 2 which is a palm-size phrase synthesizer and the Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2 a great little effects processor. I think this You Tube Clip says it all. Have a blast with these:-

The Korg Kaossilator 2 Highlights:

Play the synthesizer simply by using your finger to stroke, tap, or rub the touchpad
150 built-in sounds cover every style of dance music
PCM sound engine serves up realistic drums
Scale Key and Note Range eliminates “wrong” notes
Built-in Gate Arpeggiator with adjustable gate time and swing settings
Loop Recording allows the creation of layered phrases with unlimited overdubs
Dual Loop Recording banks allow DJ-Style mutes and cross-fades
Record using the built-in mic; or use the mic input for recording of external input
MicroSD/SDHC card slot for saving loops and recorded performances
Operation linked with KORG iKaossilator for iPhone
Easy-to-read screen uses high-visibility organic EL (OEL) display
VALUE slider allows smooth parameter control
Battery operation and built-in speaker for on-the-go enjoyment

The Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2 Highlights:

Control effects in real time using the intuitive touchpad interface
100 effect programs, ideal for DJ mixes or sound design
3 Program Memories provide instant recall of favorite effects
FX RELEASE applies a natural “tail” to the effect sound
Powerful Looper, Vinyl Break, & Ducking Comp effects borrowed from the KAOSS PAD QUAD
Use the “Hold” feature to memorize a position on the touchpad
Built-in Auto BPM detection
Internal mic plus external audio inputs
MP3 player with microSD card slot for data storage/exchange;
Perform on the mini KAOSS PAD 2 without needing any other equipment!
Support for pitch change and cue point settings allows serious DJ play.
Record your performances
6 preset loops for use as audio demos sample?Easy-to-read screen uses high-visibility organic EL (OEL) display
VALUE slider allows smooth parameter control
Battery operation and built-in speaker for on-the-go enjoyment

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