Korg OD-S test drive

OD-S is an analog overdrive pedal kit from Korg’s NUTEKT brand.  It was announced at Winter NAMM 2020 and was available as part of several DIY workshops at the Korg booth, where I built it. It’s based on Korg’s new analog triode vacuum tube, designed to give the same performance as conventional vacuum tubes in a more compact and stable form. In this video I quickly walk you through the build process and run synth and guitar sounds through it (with the kind help of Static from Korg): TIMELINE: 0:00 Intro 0:30 The Build 1:25 The Controls 2:10 Synth test 4:15 Wide on/off 5:10 GuitarRead More →

Korg announced the Minilogue XD in NAMM, an update to their very successful Minilogue. It still has 4 voice polyphony, but has many new features including a programmable digital oscillator, multiple effects and a sequencer. I don’t have one for review yet, but I was able to record all 200 factory patches at the show. Here you go!Read More →