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    Korg N1R

    Synth Module

    The latest product of Korg's long-established A1 synthesis technology, the N1R module may not break any ground, but it bristles with great sounds and is a cinch to edit. Paul White feels thoroughly Nlightened...

    Reviews Dec 1998
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    Korg DW8000 [Retrozone]

    Keyboard Synthesizer

    Paul Ward reintroduces an instrument now widely neglected on account of its 'digital' tag, and argues that it still has much to recommend it.

    Reviews Dec 1998
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    Steve McNally: Sound Programmer

    Sound Design

    Do you ever wonder who's responsible for the waveforms and sound patches in your favourite synth? If it's a Korg keyboard, then the answer might be Steve McNally, one of the team of sound developers.

    People Aug 1998
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    Synth School: Part 9

    The Imitation Of Analogue

    Physical Modelling and Virtual Synthesis have been buzzwords for several years now, especially when it comes to imitating analogue synthesis. But what are their advantages and disadvantages, and how do they work? Paul Wiffen explains.

    Techniques Jul 1998
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    Korg SG-Rack

    Stage Piano Module

    A quality acoustic piano sound in a 1U rack-mounting package? Paul Ward lifts the lid to see if there are any strings attached...

    Reviews Jun 1998
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    Korg Minikorg Family [Retrozone]

    Synthesizer

    It was 1973 and everyone was playing Minimoogs, and ARP Odysseys. So why did the Keio ORGan company produce a little synthesizer with the most unorthodox controls imaginable, call it the MiniKORG 700, and try to convince the keyboard cognoscenti that it was worth buying? Gordon Reid explains...

    Reviews Apr 1998
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    Korg TR Rack

    Expanded Access Synth Module

    Korg's new module makes the synthesis technology of their flagship Trinity workstation range more affordable — but at what cost?

    Reviews Feb 1998
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