Korg’s latest analog baby is actually something we’ve seen before (in 1977!) The MS20 Mini is an exact replica of the classic monosynth – lets see how it compares.
There is lots of nice gear for all of us electro fans in this in-studio performance of Broken by Depeche Mode.
Check out the Teenage Engineering OP-1, Roland Jupiter 8 synthesizer, Oberheim OB8, Korg MS20 and Korg MonoPoly synthesizers. Not to mention, the tasty Eurorack modules that have been seen in pictures of the Delta Machine studio sessions.
Well its all in Japanese but still worth watching
アナログ・シンセサイザー MS-20 mini のハウトゥをご紹介。Part1「ノーマル・セッティング」編
In Googlish: Introducing HOWTO of analog synthesizer MS-20 mini. Part1 “Normal setting” Hen
Check out this fun take on multi-track recording using only an MS-20 Mini as the sound source (and an iPad for drum triggering over the MS-20 Mini’s USB MIDI).
It is a comparison of the sound of the MS-20 mini and MS-20.
Can you find the difference in sound??
Here is the introduction to a series of videos which demonstrate the sound and functionality of the new Korg MS-20 Mini. All non-drum sounds in the theme were created by the MS-20 Mini. Doty’s series covers the MS-20 Mini’s oscillators, filters, envelope generators, amplifiers, sample & hold, external signal processor, patch examples and more.
Sonic had the chance to speak to Mr Fumio Mieda – one of the creators of the MS20 and the MS20 Mini.
And here is a second one uploaded by KORG themselves:
Original Korg MS-20 developers Mr. Fumio Mieda and Mr. Hiroaki Nishijima recently sat down to reminisce about developing the legendary analog MS-20 and resureccting that classic synth 35 years later in the form of the new MS-20 Mini.
To learn more about MS-20 Mini head over to http://www.korg.com/ms20mini.
Watch the beauty of Sound & Visual come together.
Knob by Knob the almighty KORG iMS-20 makes a WaterDrop Sound Effect.
Make sure to watch till the end to see Footage merge with Sound.
Background description (Googlish from Japanese):
MS-20 mini engineer who was involved in the development of MS-20 in 1978, has served as a supervisor complete responsibility again after a time of 35 years. Behind the full reprint this is accomplished, the thoughts and various engineers, strong commitment had been present in large numbers.
In this video, we will deliver a state of the interview to the name of the 2, which is the central figure in the development of MS-20 · MS-20 mini there.
(Developers MS-20/MS-20 mini) Hiroaki Nishijima (developer MS-20) Fumio Saegusa Corporate Auditors KORG Inc., Development Department engineer KORG Inc. Speaker:
“We’re also preparing for the English version.Don’t miss it!”