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Korg Volca Kick Analog Kick/Bass Generator

Original price $299.99
Original price $299.99 - Original price $299.99
Original price $299.99
Current price $169.99
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Current price $169.99
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Kick Out Some Deep Jams - The Korg Volca Kick Analog Kick/Bass Generator

It's all about the BASS. volcaKICK offers HUGE kicks, basses and synth sounds. It's a massively meaty volca that holds down the low-end with an MS-20 resonator circuit and loads of live sequencer tweaking.

The volca series has consistently brought renewed attention to classic groove machines and historical synthesis. It now has a new focus. This time, it's the most important sound in dance music: the kick.

The volca kick is an analog kick generator that's made for sound design. An analog circuit based on the powerful resonant sound of the original MS-20 filter, it lets you create a wide range of kick sounds only possible through analog circuitry, ranging from solid kick drums to crisp kick basses. The 16-step sequencer, a distinctive feature of the volca, now has a new Touch FX feature that lets you control an effect instantly, giving you even more live performance potential. Experience the stunning power of an analog kick that cannot be obtained from a plug-in or a sample.

Analog Kick Sounds Generated by MS-20 Filter Oscillation

The volca kick generates powerfully present kick sounds using a completely analog circuit. To create those sounds, it uses not a typical sine wave, but the sound of an oscillating filter from the original MS-20. The powerful Rev.1 filter of the MS-20 self-oscillates when resonance is increased to the maximum, and this is used to produce powerful kick sounds with complex overtones.

Simple and effective parameters are provided, allowing you to freely design a wide range of kick sounds to your taste. Start the sound design process by using MS-20 RESONATOR (PITCH/BEND/TIME) to control the sense of pitch that generates the "body resonance" of the kick sound. Then use PULSE COLOUR/LEVEL to adjust the clip components to control the sense of attack, and AMP ATTACK/DECAY to intuitively control the decay of the sound. From tight kicks to fat, slow-decaying kicks, and pitched kick bass, it's possible to create kick sounds that are appropriate for every type of dance music.

Aggressively Control the Sound Using Drive and Tone

In addition to the analog kick generator circuit based on the MS-20 filter, there's an analog drive that includes multiple stages of distortion. The distortion level and type can be varied by a single knob, increasing the variety and power of the kick sounds. You can use the tone control to transform the character of the sound by adjusting the high-frequency range.

Powerful Kick Bass That Rules the Beat

The volca kick is not just a kick drum machine. You can use the 16-key touch-panel keyboard to perform dynamic kick bass, and take advantage of the volca kick's powerful analog circuitry to generate the sub bass sound that's indispensable to dance music styles such as grime or trap.

Since the volca kick covers a wide pitch range from low- to mid-frequencies, your sequences can include a variety of sounds including low tom, high tom, and sound effects.

16-Step Sequencer Allows Automation of All Parameters

The volca kick features a 16-step sequencer that gives you plenty of improvisatory freedom. You can use it to quickly lay out a kick drum pattern, and it also supports realtime recording, which is an ideal way to perform kick bass phrases. And the pattern chain function lets you connect multiple sequence patterns for successive playback, making it possible to construct large-scale developments of 32, 64, or even 256 steps by joining up to 16 sequences.

The volca kick's motion sequence function records your knob movements, letting you add time-varying change to the sound. This is great way to polish your loops, and also lets you generate highly original live performances. Up to 16 sequence patterns and sounds can be stored in internal memory.

TOP FEATURES 

  • Massive low-end kick/bass shaping for any synth rig
  • MS-20 resonant filter for greater sound shaping
  • TOUCH FX sequencer FX for stutters, breaks and more

GREAT FOR

  • Volca enthusiasts
  • Bass, Trap, Hip-Hop producers
  • Synth/sequencer enthusiasts

SPECIFICATIONS

Keyboard Multi Touch Keyboard/Step Key

Kick Generator

  • Type: Analog synthesis
  • Maximum Polyphony: 1 voice
  • Structure:VCF (no input MS-20 Rev1 filter as resonator), Pulse Generator, VCA, analogue DRIVE, analogue TONE
  • MS-20 Resonator: Pitch/Octave, Bend, Time
  • Pulse: Colour, Level
  • Amp: Attack, Decay
  • Drive
  • Tone: Low Pass Filter, 12 db/oct

Sequencer

  • Number of Parts: 1
  • Number of Steps: 16
  • Number of Recording Patterns: 16 (each with its own sound program)
  • Controls: Pattern Chain, Motion Sequence, Touch FX, Active Step, Accent (On/Off, Depth), Slide, Bend Reverse, Roll (1/4, 1/2, 1/1, 4/3, 2/1, 3/1), Octave (1 Oct Up, 2 Oct Up), Sustain, Swing

Connectors

  • Audio Output: Headphones (3.5mm stereo mini jack)
  • Sync: Sync In (3.5mm monaural mini jack, Maximum input level: 20V) / Sync Out (3.5mm monaural mini jack, Output level: 5V)
  • MIDI: In

Power Supply

  • AA alkaline battery x 6 or AA nickel-metal hydride battery x 6
  • AC adapter (DC 9V) (optional)

Battery Life

  • Approximately 10 hours (using alkaline batteries)

Manufacturer: Korg USA
Model: VOLCAKICK
SKU: I438896-N-4-WHXX
UPC: 4959112121836


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