Korg Monologue

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by Psy_Free » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:39 am

Wow. What an anti-climax. :(
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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by Bitexion » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:45 am

s'okay, other people would consider it an anticlimax to release yet another vintage rehash synth with smaller keys.

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by pflosi » Tue Nov 01, 2016 12:04 pm

Microtuning could make this rather interesting, I think. Although I would have liked to see that on the Minilogue, makes more sense polyphonically IMO (I can always f*%k with scales mono in the modular, easy peasy).

My biggest question is: Do the envelopes behave as they should...

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by madtheory » Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:04 pm

elsongs wrote:3. What's an "analog drive circuit?" Sounds like it's actually mostly digital with some analog components.
Nope. Signal path is analogue, like the Minilogue. A complete redesign would not facilitate this price.

I'm with pflosi- some of the new features seem to be firmware based, so we could see them in the Minilogue. Yes an envelope click/ correct behaviour/ fix would be good!!!!

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by Uncle Screwtape » Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:51 pm

elsongs wrote:2. "Rather than going from C to C octaves though, this new instrument is laid out from E to E so that guitarists, bassists and other musicians always have quick access to a low E note"

Dude, basses with more than 4 strings go down to low B. Low E ain't low enough!
:lol: Why not just come out and say "Since we think you guitarists can't find an E without putting it at the end, we moved it two spaces to the left for ya. ;) "

Now wouldn't it be even more fret/guitar-like if they reversed it, and went from high to low notes?
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Post by Broadwave » Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:56 pm

mis psiquicios y yo wrote:Korg Monologue. That's it.
Can't help but be disappointed - I wish Korg had aimed up market. There's already enough cheap analogue mono synths out there :roll:

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by Walter Ego » Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:06 pm

Okay, I'm sure I'm not the only one, but I TOTALLY CALLED THIS.

follow this link to stand in awe of my brillianceness!

Okay, now for them to bring the rest of these ideas to glorious fruition.

I did think the announcement would usher in more exciting news. It's probably a great product, but I just don't need another 25 mini key mono right now...
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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by supermel74 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:02 pm

so was the Volca Wave fake? If so that sucks.

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by ninja6485 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:07 pm

That does suck, I would have really been interested in that. I wonder if it's too late for them to make the jacket...
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by meatballfulton » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:13 pm

It's all about price points...they don't have anything today in the $300 space. If this sells, maybe an $800 Maxilogue?
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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by Walter Ego » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:28 pm

supermel74 wrote:so was the Volca Wave fake? If so that sucks.
Yeah, I thought the Wave would be pretty cool.
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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by supermel74 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:31 pm

ninja6485 wrote:That does suck, I would have really been interested in that. I wonder if it's too late for them to make the jacket...
:lol:

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by JeEA » Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:05 pm

A 400$ dialogue and 800$ maxilogue AS one earlier wrote
then they have the hole Price range ha ha!

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by Broadwave » Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:42 pm

The day has been saved by the Odyssei - £14.00. It's about as close to an Oddy that software's going to get (inc Oddity II!). Everything about it feels "right". All the sliders seem to be calibrated correctly to the original - recreating my old patches is a doddle - I'm not sure now if I should consider cancelling the KARP Module.

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Re: Korg Monologue

Post by stf-ran » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:56 pm

I think I could find a place on my desk for a red Monologue. It's tiny. Sounds pretty good. Do I need it? Nope. But will I get one anyway? We'll see when it's actually available. It's cheap enough to where it's almost an impulse buy.

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