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KORG to re-release the MS-20!

Anything about hardware musical instruments.

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KVRist
 
479 posts since 2 Jun, 2004, from Tellus
 

Postby eXode; Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:34 am

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The news has just came in from winter NAMM 2013. Korg are officially reissuing in the MS-20 in a smaller, more compact size. It will be using mini-jacks (1/8″ instead of 1/4″) and have USB-MIDI and is of course fully analogue.

Price is a very reasonable €600 and will be shipping in late february 2013.

Let's hope it sounds as good as the original!

Source: Waveformz.com
KVRian
 
530 posts since 2 Dec, 2004, from North Wales

Postby SLiC; Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:40 am

And we have the new moog little phatty for 999USD (750 Euro?)

Analog and controler keyboards, is the only route left for hardware manufacturers in IMHO, samplers and digital synths are pretty much just computers....

Still looking for that first cheap analog poly and more analog 'groove boxes' (like analog4) to follow....

Exciting times
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KVRAF
 
15509 posts since 27 Jul, 2005, from the wilds of wanny
 

Postby thecontrolcentre; Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:53 am

Woohoo :hyper:
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Urs
u-he
 
16440 posts since 7 Aug, 2002, from Berlin
 

Postby Urs; Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:55 am

Where can I order? :hyper:
KVRAF
 
17940 posts since 1 Oct, 2001, from England

Postby Kriminal; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:05 am

Hope it hasnt got mini keys
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KVRAF
 
9652 posts since 18 Jun, 2008, from Melbourne, Australia
 

Postby ZenPunkHippy; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:09 am

... and the bottom just fell out of the used MS-20 market on eBay ;)

Of course, this won't sound anything like the original.

*cough*
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KVRAF
 
15509 posts since 27 Jul, 2005, from the wilds of wanny
 

Postby thecontrolcentre; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:12 am

SLiC wrote:And we have the new moog little phatty for 999USD (750 Euro?)
Image Even more Woohoo :hyper: ...


and just when I thought I had all the hardware I need. ;)
KVRAF
 
3134 posts since 5 May, 2002

Postby electro; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:25 am

Looks like softsynths are generating fresh interest in hardware.
Intel Core2 Quad CPU + 4 GIG RAM
KVRAF
 
1594 posts since 18 Nov, 2008

Postby penguinfromdeep; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:29 am

Whoa, cool! I own ms-10 myself, I hope I can connect this to my ms-10 via cv etc .. Like is possible with the old ms-20
Developers! Developers! Your plug-ins should be circuit modeled!!! It's the shizzz! Also don't forget oversampling & 0dfb filters!
KVRAF
 
17940 posts since 1 Oct, 2001, from England

Postby Kriminal; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:32 am

SLiC wrote:And we have the new moog little phatty for 999USD (750 Euro?)



Bit pricey considering it doesnt save/load preset (thats what i heard anyway)
KVRAF
 
2562 posts since 23 May, 2004, from Bad Vilbel, Germany
 

Postby Howard; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:36 am

Kriminal wrote:
SLiC wrote:And we have the new moog little phatty for 999USD (750 Euro?)
Bit pricey considering it doesnt save/load preset (thats what i heard anyway)
16 presets.
KVRAF
 
17940 posts since 1 Oct, 2001, from England

Postby Kriminal; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:39 am

Howard wrote:
Kriminal wrote:
SLiC wrote:And we have the new moog little phatty for 999USD (750 Euro?)
Bit pricey considering it doesnt save/load preset (thats what i heard anyway)
16 presets.


Wow, thats poor.
KVRist
 
126 posts since 30 Dec, 2004

Postby plastic; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:45 am

Shame it has mini keys. I don't know how anyone can seriously use them.
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KVRAF
 
9042 posts since 6 Jan, 2009, from Croatia

Postby EvilDragon; Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:48 am

Kriminal wrote:
Howard wrote:
Kriminal wrote:
SLiC wrote:And we have the new moog little phatty for 999USD (750 Euro?)
Bit pricey considering it doesnt save/load preset (thats what i heard anyway)
16 presets.


Wow, thats poor.


That's Moog.

plastic wrote:Shame it has mini keys. I don't know how anyone can seriously use them.


There's always external MIDI in.
KVRian
 
809 posts since 31 Aug, 2011

Postby ENV1; Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:09 am

Nice.

Considering they had already sold the reissued filter with success, tacking on the rest and reissuing the entire unit might very well prove a smart move.

Pretty sure a lot of folks will go for it, although the new units will probably sound quite different (cleaner, probably) considering the originals were built on late 70s tech.

Should still be good though.

(Despite the fact that we had just established that hardware blows.) :hihi:
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