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Kawai K5

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1987
The Additive synthesizer

Once upon a time, 'additive synthesis' was an expensive and little used option on expensive computer music systems. Now, thanks to Kawai's latest keyboard, there is an instrument dedicated to this type of synthesis. Paul Wiffen, long-time advocate of creating your own waveforms, investigates.

Kawai K5 and K5m

Review | Music Technology, Aug 1987
Multi-Dimensional Synthesisers

Expanding the "user waveform"approach of their K3 to almost full additive waveform proportions has given Kawai what they call a "multi-dimensional" synthesiser. Bob O'Donnell likes what he hears.

Kawai K5 Synthesiser

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1987

Real-time additive synthesis at an affordable price will become a reality when the KS hits the shops later this year. Rick Davies previews Kawai's best yet.

We found these other (non-review) articles that are linked to this gear:-

Making More Of The Kawai K5

Feature | Topic: Synthesis & Sound Design, Vintage Instruments | Sound On Sound, Aug 1990

Martin Russ reflects on a cult phenomenon: Kawai’s K5 additive synthesizer.

 

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