Welcome back to the microKAST! We return with a post November 5th bang with all the latest KORG news. This episode's main feature offers an in-depth look behind the scenes of the making of the soundtrack for the new Kross2-88MB workstation. Luke takes us through the creative process from original concept to finished track and explains exactly what is involved in putting a video soundtrack together quickly in order to produce a polished end result. #brew
It's Episode 35 of the microKAST! This time we shared a #brew with a special guest from VOX's UK arm of the R&D department, Phil Scarffe. He explained to us the inner workings of KORG's NuTube technology and how it is implemented in KORG & Vox products including the volca nubass and VOX Continental. It's also time to catch up on the latest Downloads and GearGoggles.
Episode #34 sees the return of two fan favourites, Kronology and our TV Game Show Time Machine! Catch up on all the latest KORG News and then transport yourself back to 2001 to relive the launch of the Karma Workstation. This episode's game is Who Wants To Be A G1 Air - can Andy & Luke go all the way and win the jackpot?!
Join us for part II of our look into the evolution of video game music. Following on from last episode's look at the rise of the 8-Bit era, we move on to the sounds found in the early 80's arcades. Listen to how these arcade machines inspired a new generation of home consoles and led to the global domination of the home console market by SEGA & Nintendo. Add into that a KORG minilogue xd, volca FM with Megadrive sounds in it and talk about the new SEGA & Taito KORG Gadgets for Nintendo Switch & you've got a bumper episode packed full of glorious retro-gaming sounds! We also take a look at the latest KORG Downloads and check out KORG gear recently spotted on stages around the world in GearGoggles. #brew
The microKAST team are back with their latest episode! Catch up on all the latest KORG news and recent product releases and then take a journey back through the 8-bit era of gaming to learn how the sound chips in arcade machines, consoles and home computers developed throughout the 70's & 80's. The minilogue is on square wave & noise duty to help put these retro sounds in context and show easy it is to replicate them. Grab a #brew and enjoy!!
In another microKAST interview special, this time Luke's in the studio with British record producer Steve Levine, who recently acquired a KORG volca modular to add to his already extensive synth collection. Steve chats about his experience with modular synths and how the new volca fits into his productions.
Andy & Luke got a chance to visit electronic music producer and performer Rachel K Collier at her studio in South London. She fills us in on how she started her relationship with KORG, all of her favourite gear, production techniques and more! The KingKORG is still her go-to synth in the studio and it is all over her latest single, Dinosaur. Grab a #brew and have a listen as she breaks down her latest song and tells us just how big a part KORG played in the final production.
Following an unexpected voice message from John McCubbery VP of KORG Inc. we congregate in a car park to discuss the possibilty of ANOTHER new volca being released! Plus our thoughts & ratings on Avengers Endgame. #brew
The microKAST crew are on the road again this month taking a listen to the latest free sound libraries for monologue & minilogue alongside all the regular features including News, Downloads, Geargoggles & so much more! This episode also includes our thoughts on that volcassette April fools tease, a look back at the latest events & what we made of the new Star Wars trailer. #brew