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Retrospective (Gear) | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Jun 1989
Korg MS20

This month's trip down memory lane takes us to Korg's MS20. Greg Truckell reacquaints himself with an analogue synth that may be better suited to use in 1989 than 1979.

Korg 01/W FD Workstation

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1991
Music Workstation

The problem with building the most popular keyboard in years is having to follow it. Simon Trask test drives the successor to the Korg M1 and likes what he finds.

Korg 01/W Pro & 03R/W Synths

Review | Music Technology, Jun 1992
Synthesiser and Module

Korg's latest additions to their popular 0-series synth range include the professional flagship 01/W Pro-X keyboard and the more affordable 03/R rackmount. Simon Trask assesses their position in Korg's line and today's keyboard market.

Korg 707

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1988

Korg's DS8 presented FM synthesis in a more friendly light than originators Yamaha. Now their latest synth makes the price more friendly too. Simon Trask looks at a sine of the times.

Korg 707 Performing Synthesizer

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1988

As synthesizer prices continue to plummet and the number of features increases, Korg introduce a colourful range of low-cost 8-voice, multitimbral, aftertouch and velocity sensitive performance synths. Mark Jenkins straps one on...

Korg DS8

Review | Music Technology, Jul 1987
Digital FM Synthesiser

After last month's preview, Simon Trask gets to grips with FM's friendlier face. Can simpler programming compensate for the deficiencies of four-operator sound?

Korg DS8 Digital Synthesizer

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1987

Korg's very latest keyboard is non other than a touch-sensitive, sub-£1000, 8-voice FM synthesizer! Mark Jenkins managed to catch a sneak preview.

Korg DS8 Synthesiser

Review | Music Technology, Jun 1987

At last, a keyboard that presents FM programming in a more accessible way, and at an accessible price. Simon Trask previews the great new hope of digital synthesis.

Korg DW8000

Review | International Musician, Feb 1986
SynthCheck

Tony Mills toys with the latest Korgi and gets enthusiastic

Korg M1

Review | Music Technology, Jul 1988
Music Workstation

This synth/sequencer/drum machine with digital effects is the first instrument in Korg's new workstation series. Simon "Mansell" Trask takes it for a test drive.

Korg Mono/Poly

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1982

Korg MonoPoly

Review | One Two Testing, Nov 1982
Four oscillator mono/poly synth combination

Korg MS10

Review | One Two Testing, Nov 1982
Patchable monophonic single oscillator synth

Korg MS10

Review | One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Korg Poly 61

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983

Korg Poly 61

Review | One Two Testing, Dec 1982

Shake with disbelief as you find out Korg have produced a 12 oscillator, 64 memory polyphonic for under a grand.

Korg Poly 800

Review | One Two Testing, Apr 1984
Asia and the Poly 800

Geoff Downes reviews the latest Korg Synth.

Korg Poly 800 II

Review | Making Music, May 1986
Polyphonic synth

Korg Poly-800 vs SCI Six-Traks

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1984

Here at last!

Korg Polysix

Review | One Two Testing, Nov 1982
Six note 32 memory programmable poly

Korg Polysix

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1982

Korg Professional Performance Series

Preview | Music Technology, Apr 1988
M1 Music Workstation, S1 MIDI Production Workstation

The workstation concept comes of age. Bob O'Donnell previews Korg's Professional Performance Series Music Workstation keyboard and Production Workstation.

Korg T1

Review | Music Technology, Dec 1989
Music Workstation

Korg's latest line in synths is the T-series workstations - modestly designed to pick up where the successful M1 workstation left off. Simon Trask climbs aboard the flagship T1.

Korg T2

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1989
The Professional's Keyboard?

Korg's follow-up to the successful M1 takes them further upmarket. David Mellor looks at an instrument for those willing to pay a little extra for the professional touch.

Korg Wavestation

Review | Music Technology, Jun 1990

Taking onboard the "Vector" synthesis of the Prophet VS, Korg's latest synth offers a fresh approach to modern synthesis. Simon Trask previews Korg's latest synth.

 

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