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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Wed Jul 25, 4: In a perfect world I suppose everybody would play the cello. Does it make sense to have all the tips on one thread?

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The last 10 programs are complete rhythm-patterns, but since percussion sounds are included in the programs, users can develop their own rhythm-patterns by layering multiple overdubbed sounds.

A D-root as a Mixolydian scale gives you G-major notes starting at D. I would oove to kaoossilator if there is a way to stop loop bank playback whilst playing a sound on the touchpad.

Electronics portal Music portal. Discrete or absolutely smooth transitions from note to note, total control over dynamics, and easy integration with emotional expression without requiring great manual dexterity.

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For instance, you can control the range of the touchpad, one octave, two octaves or more. Kaossilagor are spots to affix lanyards. And, as I said, iPad resources are becoming available that use similar x-y touchpad input so performance skills will have a future, too.


So it would have been better if Korg had included a section in their instruction sheet describing how you can control the x-y touchpad in this way. I posted a little about this a couple of years ago: If you set B as the root and the scale type as Phrygian you get the notes of the G-major scale but starting at B.

Two — My Kaossilator 2 Tip The little x-y touchpad is so powerful because it can be defined and re-defined from one performance to the next, from one sound to the next, or in any style for any reason in any way a person may choose to re-define 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.

The more you know, the more fun you can have. For most sounds, moving horizontally on the touchpad changes the pitch over a range of two octaves in one case, only one octave; for several sounds the range is much more than two octaves. I am keen to know shortcuts, especially to the cross fader.

Despite this limitation, some artists have recorded full-length albums with the Kaossilator. Or a chromatic scale. If you want your ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend to come crawling back to you on their knees no matter why you broke up you need to watch this video right away So an x-y touchpad can be defined to play simply kaossioator notes arranged from left-to-right, and motions up and down can be used to control, say, volume.


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It seems to be able to do a little bit of everything. The manual is very light.

But if you set the pad as a single manula each note is roughly about the width of an adult fingertip. Webarchive template wayback links. Wed Aug 22, 3: Fourth, it can play along with you [! I have also set up a FB page for people to share their discoveries and creations. Fri Aug 03, 7: And you can control the root note which appears at the far left of the x-y touchpad.

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How many bloggers does it take to change a light bulb? Wed Jul 25, 6: Korg Forums A forum for Korg product users and musicians around the world. I actually bought the gadget for Little Plastic Doll, so she can have a real instrument to play in films, but that is going to take a while to happen.

Thu Jul 19, 9: But this is a good tip and maybe it will come in handy for someone. Moving vertically usually modulates the sound in some way. Retrieved from ” https: Fretless string instruments like violins, cellos and various basses come manuual to matching these characteristics.