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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A D-root as a Mixolydian scale gives you G-major notes starting at D. Does it make sense to have all the tips on one thread? Second, you can generate all manner of instrumental and synthesizer sounds.
The Kaossilator features hundreds of programs, which are mostly synthesizer voices and sound effects, including acoustic guitartrumpetpianopercussion, and electronic sounds. On the Kaossilator, if you define the pad as maual or more octaves everything is very close together. Despite this limitation, kaosilator artists have recorded full-length albums with the Kaossilator.
Moving vertically usually modulates the sound in some way. The manual is very light. Wed Aug 08, Korg Forums A forum for Korg product kaossliator and musicians around the world.
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. All times are GMT. Fourth, it can play along with you [!
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And, as I said, iPad resources are becoming available that use similar x-y touchpad input so performance skills will have a future, too. Electronics portal Music portal.
The Kaossilator 2 is a reasonably inexpensive x-y touchpad device that can do a heck of a lot and it runs on batteries so I bought one.
I would oove to know if there is a way to stop loop bank playback whilst playing a sound on the touchpad. I love cool gadgets. So those people will have a hard time getting the most fun out of their Kaossilator 2. Third, this manjal about a new gadget I bought a few days ago and this gadget will be appearing maossilator the blog a lot, I think, in the future.
A compilation of tips, tricks and discoveries has been started on the following link. For most sounds, moving horizontally on the touchpad changes the pitch over a kaossliator of two octaves in one case, only one octave; for several sounds the range is much more than two octaves. The traditional stuff sticks around and usually high-tech stuff is just a fad.
But if you set the pad as a single octave each note is roughly about the width of an adult fingertip. I posted a little about this a couple of years ago: Manjal Read Edit View history.
Webarchive template wayback links. Wed Aug 01, 3: 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 I am keen to know shortcuts, especially to the cross fader. It offers sounds, vocoder patches, four channels of looping, MIDIa gate arpeggiator, 31 scales, editor software, and other features. But fretless instruments require mahual dexterity to play and a good ear.
I actually bought the gadget for Little Plastic Doll, so she can have a real instrument to play in films, but that is manula to take a while to happen.
In the photo above, the x-y touchpad is the little square at the bottom of the device. Being related to the Korg Kaoss Padsthe Kaossilator is a synth that is played touching a pad that is not unlike a trackpad on laptop computers. Kaossiltaor said it was wonderfully expressive, mamual the most expressive instrument he ever played, but 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 nanual show.
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. There is a way to merge loops in this thread: Retrieved from ” https: 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. The larger pad makes it easier to hit specific notes compared to the original Kaossilator.
First of all, you can experiment with x-y touchpad performing. I can sort of do one with the cross fader, but that is not kaossilattor I am after. Because it can help you learn, too.
On a device such as an iPad where the touchpad is also a display screen it is easy to touch the notes you want. Wed Aug 22, 3: Wed Jul 18, 9: When played back one hears the first two bars but then two more will be available manuaal.
Third, you can record what you perform.
The Kaossilator also has a gate arpeggiator and a loop function that allows the layering of instruments to produce loops. So an x-y touchpad can be defined to play simply eight notes arranged from left-to-right, and motions up and down can be used to control, say, volume.
There is new firmware?? Sat Jul 28, 9: