As the manual with the KO2 is so poor I thought it might be a good idea to have one thread for all the tips, tricks, discoveries and shortcuts that. the instruction manual but isn’t because these days instruction manuals The Kaossilator 2 is a reasonably inexpensive x-y touchpad device. The Korg Kaossilator KO-1 is a portable music synthesizer manufactured by Korg . Termed a on the LED display but are given specific names in the instructions. It is possible to overcome the two-bar limit as the Kaossilator records audio.

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Display posts from previous: Thu Jul 26, 3: So I bought one. And you can control the root note which appears at the far left of the x-y touchpad. As the manual with the KO2 is so poor I thought it might be a good idea to have one thread for all the tips, tricks, discoveries and shortcuts that people have started posting about the KO2. Termed a “dynamic-phrase synthesizer” by the manufacturer, it is capable of producing a wide range of sounds, can produce a continuous music loop, and can be tuned to various keys and scales.

The larger pad makes it easier to kaossilafor specific notes compared to the original Kaossilator.

On the Kaossilator, if you define the pad as two or more octaves everything is very close together. Third, this is about a new gadget I bought a few days ago and this gadget will be appearing on the blog a lot, I think, in the future. A limited-edition pink casing was also produced, kaosxilator for a time it was sold at a significantly majual price than the yellow model at many music shops.

Views Read Edit View history. Good stuff – useful and will become more so.

He said it was wonderfully expressive, possibly the most expressive instrument he ever played, mnaual he simply found it difficult because it required such concentration to play in tune, especially if you needed to play two strings at once and he never attempted to play chords during a live show.


Reports from the Goblin Universe or, Shadows on the Analemma. Fretless string instruments like violins, cellos and various basses come closest to matching these characteristics. The Kaossilator supports 31 different scale patterns including chromatic, blues and diatonic scales as well as more exotic scales such as Japanese and Egyptian.

It is possible to overcome the two-bar limit as the Kaossilator records audio to memory. However, if a person has some music theory background, they know that if you can set the root to an E and then re-set the scale type to Aeolian, you get the same notes as a G-major scale, but starting at E. However the Kaossilator 2 does allow you to set the root and then also re-set what it calls the scale manjal.

Korg Kaossilator

Wed Jul 25, 4: Moving vertically usually modulates the sound in some way. The Kaossilator casing is yellow with a silvery metal face-plate.

Similarly, if you want the notes of the G-major scale but starting at A, on the Kaossilator 2 you can set the root as A and the scale type as Dorian. To do this the user sets the tempo to the desired value — for example — and records his part. The Kaossi,ator Handbook has just had a minor update: Despite this limitation, some artists have recorded full-length albums with the Kaossilator.

Wed Aug 22, 3: Thu Jul 19, There is new firmware?? In a perfect world I suppose everybody would play the cello. Unlike the original Kaossilator, it allows music-loops and settings to be kaosslator on an SD memory card. The last 10 programs are complete rhythm-patterns, but since percussion sounds are manua in the programs, users can develop their own rhythm-patterns by layering multiple overdubbed sounds.

Mon Jul 30, 2: Korg Forums A forum for Korg product users and musicians around the world. It can be found here: Newer Post Older Post Home.


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I certainly recommend the Korg Kaossilator 2 to anyone looking to experiment with modern high-tech performance techniques. Wed Aug 08, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sat Jul 28, 9: And of course this works manhal any key. The Kaossilator features hundreds of programs, which are mostly synthesizer voices and sound effects, including acoustic guitartrumpetpianopercussion, manuak electronic sounds.

In the photo above, the x-y touchpad is the little square at the bottom of the device.

kaossilator 2/Owner’s Manual

It weighs g 5. It offers sounds, vocoder patches, four channels of looping, MIDIa gate arpeggiator, 31 scales, editor software, and other features. The more mmanual know, the more fun you can have. The tempo is then set to exactly half the tempo of before, in this case Also I like the fact that it is small, so Little Plastic Doll can perform on it.

On a device such as an iPad where the touchpad is also a display screen it is easy to touch the notes you want. You can control the arrangement within the octave. For instance, you can control the range of the touchpad, one octave, two octaves or kaosssilator.

Languages Italiano Edit links. There is a way to merge loops in this thread: Fifth, it is a sampler, so any new sound you enjoy can be incorporated into all of its existing technology. Thu Jul 19, 9: But if you set the pad as a single octave each note is roughly about the width of an adult fingertip. Programs are indicated only by a letter-and-two-digit designation on the LED display but are given specific names in the instructions.

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