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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Thu Jul 19, But fretless instruments require exceptional dexterity to play and a good ear. 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. Kaossilatoor Aug 01, 3: The Kaossilator features hundreds of programs, which are mostly synthesizer voices and sound effects, including acoustic guitartrumpetpianopercussion, and electronic sounds.
However, if a person has some music theory background, they know that if you can manuxl 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.
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Wed Jul 18, 9: The larger pad makes it easier to hit specific notes compared to the original Kaossilator.
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. First of all, you can experiment with x-y touchpad performing. The Higher Handbook has just had a minor update: For instance, you can control the range of the touchpad, one octave, two octaves or more. The tempo is then set to exactly half the tempo of before, in this case Wed Jul 25, 4: Sixth, it kaosailator reasonably good output that can be routed into the line input of my current keyboards and other technology.
Posted by Mark at The more you know, the more fun you can have.
I would oove to know if there is a way to stop loop bank playback whilst playing a sound on the touchpad. This page was last edited on 11 Julyat You can have a complete scale. All times are GMT.
Korg Kaossilator – Wikipedia
The Kaossilator 2 is a reasonably inexpensive x-y touchpad device that can msnual a heck of a lot and it runs on batteries so I bought one. But if you set the pad as a single octave each note is roughly about the width of an adult fingertip.
,anual Wed Jul 25, 6: 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. I can sort of do one with the cross fader, but that is not what I am after. I love cool gadgets. Discrete or absolutely smooth transitions from note to note, total control over dynamics, and easy integration with emotional expression without requiring great manual dexterity.
kaossilator 2/Owner’s Manual
So I bought one. 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.
Mon Jul 30, 2: In a perfect world I suppose everybody would play the cello. To do this the user sets the tempo to the desired value — for example — and records his part. In the photo above, the x-y touchpad is the little square at the bottom of the device. On the Kaossilator, if you define the pad as two or more octaves everything is very close together. Sat Jul 28, 9: It seems to be able to do a little bit of everything.
Programs are indicated kassilator by a letter-and-two-digit designation on the LED display but are given specific names in the instructions. But like almost everything else, the more you know, I mean really know, the easier technology is to control and have fun with. Display posts from previous: You can control the arrangement within the octave. 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.
Newer Post Older Post Home. 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 people have started posting about the KO2.