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KORG Volca Kick Announced

Korg's latest addition to the Volca line is a dedicated Kick Drum module, with a sound shaped from an MS-20 filter. While not a traditional drum synth like Roland's offerings, this does provide a classic analog richness with its own character.

Korg has also announced a trio of in-ear metronomes designed with specific markets in mind. There is a synchronized metronome for musicians to keep time together, and a similar one for ballroom dancing. There's also one that's supposed to make you good at golf, because reasons.

Here's a demo for the Volca Kick, featuring Chief Engineer Tatsuya Takahashi jamming out on his creation!

Video Description:

An analog kick generator that delivers powerful sounds from kick drum to kick bass. More about volca kick at: http://www.korg.com/volca_kick/

Chief Engineer Tatsuya Takahashi demos the analogue kick generator based on the MS-20 rev.1 filter in oscillation. All sounds created by one volca kick and one volca sample.

Reader Comments 9

Cool I love it how Korg keep kicking out lots of awesome goodies! Plus there's the massive Roland unveil event coming up soon too!

http://tfr.roland.com/eu/

September 01, 2016  | person_outline ConfusedKitten

Seriously? A box that does one thing? A kick? Jeez.....if we keep going down that route, we'll have setups of 14 or 15 modules. One for hi-hat open, one for hi-hat closed, one for stick-thingy that I use only very occasionally in my elaborate studio.....

Oh my gosh!

September 01, 2016  | person_outline Mr Chip

Why spend less, when you can spend more ....

September 01, 2016  | person_outline Mr Chip

Just one thing, that sucks

September 01, 2016  | person_outline Sonic

I really enjoyed that performance :D

September 01, 2016  | person_outline Yur2die4

Finally, Korg creates their own brand of shoe!


Oh.


Actually though, having been eyeing the M.Base, I'd be curious to see how this compares.

September 01, 2016  | person_outline Arrrghonaut

Please do keep taking the piss, cos those like me, who think Korg may gave another classic on their hands with this one, well, we get to sound unique. And in this day and age of everyone pretty much sounding the same, that has many advantages. :)

Or maybe that's the intention? Yeah. You're right. It's shit. Don't bother.... ;-)

September 01, 2016  | person_outline tom_tm

Tom_tm: Ha ha ;)

September 01, 2016  | person_outline ConfusedKitten

* thinks to self "finally a Volca I don't totally want"

(watches video)

"sh*t, I want this Volca."

September 02, 2016  | person_outline Pete
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