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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Programs are indicated only by a letter-and-two-digit designation on the LED display but are given specific names in the instructions. You can control the arrangement within the octave.

Third, you can record kaosdilator you perform. I certainly recommend the Korg Kaossilator 2 to anyone looking to experiment with modern high-tech performance techniques.

Kaossi,ator a device such as an iPad where the touchpad is also a display screen it is easy to touch the notes you want. The Kaossilator features hundreds of programs, which are mostly synthesizer voices and sound effects, including acoustic guitartrumpetpianopercussion, and electronic sounds.

Languages Italiano Edit links. Despite this limitation, some artists have recorded full-length albums with the Kaossilator. Reports from the Manua, Universe or, Shadows on the Analemma.

Korg Kaossilator – Wikipedia

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. Second, this relates to something Manhal did a post about a few years ago. Mon Jul 30, 2: Finally an F -root as a Locrian scale gives you G-major notes starting at F. Electronics portal Music portal. The aim is to keep on adding to this document to create a central location for everything everyone contributes: A D-root as a Mixolydian scale gives you G-major notes starting at D.


Wed Aug 08, Webarchive template wayback links. But like almost everything else, the more you know, I mean really know, kaossilaotr easier technology is to control and have fun with. Tue Jul 24, 4: I can sort of do one with the cross fader, but that is not what I am after. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

And you can control the root note which appears at the far left of the x-y touchpad.

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A compilation of kaoasilator, tricks and discoveries has been started on the following link. He said it was wonderfully expressive, possibly 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 live show.

This page was last edited on 11 Julyat I am keen to know shortcuts, especially to the cross fader. But real-life practicalities immediately bring up some interesting issues. All times are GMT. 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.

Two — My Kaossilator 2 Tip The little x-y kapssilator is so powerful because kaossipator 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. Another way to fully overcome the two-bar limit kaosslator by powering up the Kaossilator while holding down the Tap and Loop Rec buttons.


The Kaossilator also has a gate arpeggiator and a loop function that allows the layering of kassilator to produce loops. Fri Jul 20, 9: You can have a complete scale.

kaossilator 2/Owner’s Manual

The manual is very light. Second, you can generate all manner of instrumental and synthesizer sounds. Wed Jul 25, 4: I posted a little about this a couple of years ago: First of all, you can experiment with x-y touchpad performing.

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. But fretless instruments require exceptional dexterity to play and a good ear.

But if you set the pad as a single octave each note is roughly about the width of an adult fingertip.

And, as I said, iPad resources are becoming available that use similar x-y touchpad input so performance skills will have a future, too. Or a chromatic scale. That gives you the freedom of setting the Kaossilator x-y touchpad to the smallest possible range for the largest possible finger area to touch while still giving manuao the ability to choose which eight notes you want available in the octave.

Third, this is about a new gadget I bought a few days ago and this gadget will be appearing on the blog a lot, I think, in the future. Korg Forums A forum for Korg product users and musicians around the world.

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

The Kaossilator is portable, running on four AA batteries or a 4.