Monotron-R-US?

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Monotron-R-US?

Post by AnalogKid » Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:37 am

What's with the Korg Monotron? I don't get it. It looks like a toy instead of a serious musical instrument. Why would one of the biggest names in the history of synths come up with this thing that looks like a joke from Toys-R-Us? Am I missing something? What is the appeal of this thing? Any thoughts from those who have one?

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Re: Monotron-R-US?

Post by Altitude » Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:42 am

seeing that you call yourself "AnalogKid" and dont see the appeal of a modern, 100% analog synthesizer from Korg, I would says yes, you are missing something.

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Re: Monotron-R-US?

Post by AnalogKid » Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:50 am

Yeah, but what can you do with this analog synth? What's the appeal? Why buy one when it literally looks like a toy?

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Re: Monotron-R-US?

Post by Kitevent » Fri Dec 24, 2010 2:02 am

The Casio SK-1 looks like a toy but I still use it. Infact it is a toy... :D

Haven't played with a Monotron, but if If it makes good sounds and is fun to use then why not?

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Re: Monotron-R-US?

Post by space6oy » Fri Dec 24, 2010 2:07 am

this thread is f**k retarded.
Korg wrote:Product Highlights:
Features the same classic analog filter found in the legendary Korg MS-10 & MS-20

Filter any external source using the audio input jack

Inspiring, easy-to-play ribbon keyboard

Intuitive, fun-to-tweak controls

Full-fledged, true analog synthesizer: VCO, VCF, LFO

LFO can modulate either pitch of filter cutoff

LFO Rate knob features cool LED visual indicator.

Battery operation and palmtop size equals true portability

Internal speaker/headphone jack lets you enjoy the sound anywhere – alone or with friends!
and you can toss the damn thing in your pocket.

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