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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I can sort manuwl do one with the cross fader, but that is not what I am after. Because the more you experiment and have fun—if you experiment carefully!

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It weighs g 5. It can be found here: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But this is a good tip and maybe it will come in handy for someone. A C-root as a Lydian scale gives you G-major notes starting at C. A compilation of tips, tricks and discoveries has been started on the following link.

Electronics portal Music portal. Fri Manjal 20, 9: Fri Aug 03, 7: For instance, you can control the range of the touchpad, one octave, two octaves or more. All times are GMT. I am keen to know shortcuts, especially to the cross fader. Programs are indicated only by a letter-and-two-digit designation on the LED display but are given specific names in the instructions.

The Kaossilator also has a gate arpeggiator and a loop function that allows the layering of instruments to produce loops.

Moving vertically usually modulates the sound in some way. Third, manula can record what you perform. I certainly recommend the Korg Kaossilator 2 to anyone looking to experiment with modern high-tech performance techniques.


The Kaossilator features hundreds of programs, which are mostly synthesizer voices and sound effects, including acoustic guitartrumpetpianopercussion, and electronic sounds.

On the little gadget, the Kaossilator 2, you can re-define the x-y touchpad, but only in certain ways. Wed Aug 01, 3: I actually bought the gadget for Little Plastic Doll, so she can have a real instrument to play in films, but that is going to take a while to happen. On the Kaossilator, if you define the pad as two or more octaves everything is very close together.

Retrieved from ” https: First of all, you can experiment with x-y touchpad performing. Thu Jul 19, 9: I love cool gadgets. The traditional stuff sticks around and usually high-tech stuff is just a fad.

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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. Good stuff – useful and will become kaosslator so. Wed Aug 22, 3: So those people will have a hard time getting the most fun out of their Kaossilator 2. 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. Doing this will make four bars available by setting the Loop Length to 16but this disables the Undo function [6].

Tue Jul 24, 4: In the photo above, the x-y touchpad is the little square at the bottom of the device. The aim is to keep on adding to this document to create a central location for everything everyone contributes: Being related manua, the Korg Kaoss Padsthe Kaossilator is a synth that kaossilahor played touching a pad that is not unlike a trackpad on laptop computers.


Korg Forums A forum for Korg product users and musicians around the world. Because it can help you learn, too. Sixth, it has reasonably good output that can be routed into the line input of my current keyboards and other technology. It is possible to overcome the two-bar limit as the Kaossilator records audio to memory. Wed Jul 18, 9: There is a way to merge loops in this thread: For most sounds, moving horizontally on the touchpad changes the pitch over a range of two octaves in one case, only one octave; for several sounds the range is much more than two octaves.

But like almost everything else, the more you kaissilator, I mean really know, the easier technology is to control and have fun with.

Thu Jul 26, 3: Thu Jul 19, Finally an F -root as a Locrian scale gives you G-major notes starting at F. Reports from the Goblin Universe or, Shadows on the Mabual.

For some sounds, horizontal movement affects a non-pitch parameter. It seems to be able to do a little bit of everything. Two — My Kaossilator 2 Tip The little x-y touchpad is so powerful because it can be defined and re-defined kasosilator 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.