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King Korg and the Wave Monster!

Review | Sound On Sound, Aug 1990
Korg Wavestation

Korg's new Wavestation is a direct descendant of Sequential's long-gone vs synthesizer, but as Paul Ireson discovers, it has plenty of new tricks up its sleeve to complement the old ones.

Korg Wavestation

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1990
Advanced Vector Synthesiser

In their days at the top, Sequential pioneered an exciting form of sound generation called Vector Synthesis. Simon Trask witnesses its revival in Korg's Wavestation.

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.

Korg Wavestation A/D

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1992
Digital Synth Module

The Wavestation A/D takes the digital and vector synthesis systems of its popular parent and adds analogue inputs. Simon Trask reports on the continued evolution of one of today's most flexible synths.

Korg Wavestation SR

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1993
Synth Module

Synth Revival, Sounds Realistic, er... Stop Rashes

Prophecy Fulfilled

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986
Prophet VS

Is Vector Synthesis the answer to every programmer's prayers, or another technological blind alley getting in the way of music? Peter Schlesinger takes a long hard look at the digital Prophet.

Sequential Prophet VS

Review | International Musician, Aug 1986
Synthcheck

Fingers on the joystick. Tony Mills at the controls

Sequential Prophet VS Polysynth

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1986

An exclusive preview of Sequential's first-ever digital synth: Paul Wiffen reckons it's been worth the wait.

Sequential's Prophet VS...

Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1986
The new-wave sound

...'The first genuinely NEW keyboard since the DX7' proclaims our review. Mixing four different waveforms together in a technique christened 'vector synthesis', Sequential's new baby can create some stunningly different synth sounds. Could it be what the market's looking for? Mark Jenkins reports.

SoundFoundation Producer Series Gold Card No. 2

Review | Music Technology, Aug 1993
for the Korg Wavestation

Get a taste of this new gold blend for the Korg Wavestation

The New Wave

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1992
Korg Wavestation A/D

Korg add new samples, a vocoder and a pair of audio inputs to their highly acclaimed Advanced Vector synthesizer, and put the result in a rack. Kendall Wrightson says the Wavestation A/D is a TV/film composer's dream machine.

The Resurrection Shuffle

Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1990
Yamaha SY22 Dynamic Vector Synthesizer

If you're one of those musicians who recall the Prophet VS synthesizer with misty-eyed affection, then you'll probably welcome Yamaha's decision to resurrect vector synthesis on this latest addition to their SY range. Paul Ireson checks out this blast from the past.

Voice Crystal Sound Cards

Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1992
For The Korg Wavestation

Paul Ireson listens in to new Wavestation sounds from Voice Crystal.

Wave Power

Review | Sound On Sound, Apr 1993
Korg Wavestation SR Synth Module

Yamaha SY22

Review | Music Technology, Jul 1990

As the new Yamaha SY family of synths grows, so does its diversity. Simon Trask checks out a junior member with some interesting tricks up its sleeve.

Yamaha SY22

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1990
DYNAMIC VECTOR SYNTHESISER

Yamaha's new SY22 combines RCM synthesis with elements of the Prophet VS's vector synthesis to give us Dynamic Vector Synthesis. Simon Trask previews the return of the joystick synth.

 

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