You’re looking at a tiny ANALOG synth from Korg called the Monotron. Those in the synth lusting world understand how interesting it is that Korg has released this. You see it’s been a while since one of the classic large Japanese electronic instrument making released a truly analog noise maker. Let’s hope this is the start of more. The best part of this little box? It the same filter as the MS-20.
“Analog synthesis returns, in the legendary KORG tradition Korg is no newcomer to the joys of analog synthesis. Back in the 1970s, our astounding fully polyphonic PS-3000 Series and our affordable semi modular MS Series set the bar for creative musicians around the globe. Surely one of the most popular of Korg’s analog synthesizers was the coveted MS-20, famous for its dynamic sound creation capabilities and its fat, snarly, expressive filter. Kept popular by dance and electronic artists, this legendary MS-20 filter came back to life using the Component Modeling Technology in Korg’s Legacy software collections. Now you can experience the glorious, evocative MS-20 filter along with true analog synthesis in Korg’s new monotron Analogue Ribbon Synthesizer!!” – www.korg.com/monotron
It will be available in the summer with an MSRP of $85.00.
For more info: www.korg.com/monotron