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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Second, this relates to something I did a post about a few years ago. 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.

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The Kaossilator 2 is a reasonably inexpensive x-y touchpad device that can do a heck of a lot and it runs on batteries so I bought one. Sixth, it has reasonably good output that can be routed into the line input of my current keyboards and other technology. However the Kaossilator 2 does allow you to set the root and then also re-set what it calls the scale type. If you want your ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend to come crawling back to you on their knees no matter why you broke up you need to watch this video right away Being related to the Korg Kaoss Padsthe Kaossilator is a synth that is played touching a pad that is not unlike a trackpad on laptop computers.

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However, if a person has some music theory background, they know that if you can set the root to an E and then re-set the scale type to Aeolian, you get the same notes as a G-major scale, but starting at E.


But there is a more interesting issue here. Kaowsilator tempo is then set kaossilato exactly half the tempo of before, in this case Also I like the fact that it is small, so Little Plastic Doll can perform on it.

Fretless string instruments like violins, cellos and various basses come closest to matching these characteristics. But fretless instruments require exceptional dexterity to play kaossilatlr a good ear. A limited-edition pink casing was also produced, and for a time it was sold at a significantly lower price than the kaossilatog model at many music shops.

So those people will have a hard time getting the most fun out of their Kaossilator 2. For some sounds, horizontal movement affects a non-pitch parameter.

Second, you can generate all manner of instrumental and synthesizer sounds. Because the more you experiment and have fun—if you experiment carefully!

But real-life practicalities immediately bring up some interesting issues. 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. For most sounds, moving horizontally on the touchpad changes the pitch over a range of two kaosssilator in one case, only one octave; for several sounds the range is much more than two octaves. It can be found here: The last 10 programs are complete rhythm-patterns, but since percussion sounds are included in the programs, users can develop their own rhythm-patterns by layering multiple overdubbed sounds.

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

It seems to be able to do a little bit of everything.


The larger pad makes it easier to hit specific notes compared to the original Kaossilator. Another way to fully overcome the two-bar limit is by powering up the Kaossilator while holding down the Tap and Loop Rec buttons. Electronics portal Music portal. Fifth, it is a kossilator, so any new sound you enjoy can be incorporated into all of its existing technology.

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And of course this works for any key. A software-only version is available as an application for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. I can sort of do one with the cross fader, but that is not what I am after.

Thu Jul 19, 9: On the Kaossilator, if you define the pad as two or more octaves everything is very close together. 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. The Kaossilator also has a gate arpeggiator and a loop function that allows the layering of instruments to produce loops.

To do this the user sets the tempo to the desired value — for example — and records his part. How many bloggers does it take to change a light bulb? I posted a little about this a couple of years ago: Views Read Edit View history.

First of all, you can experiment with x-y touchpad performing. It is possible to overcome the two-bar limit as the Kaossilator records audio to memory. The manual is very light. Fri Aug 03, 7: All times are GMT.