Korg MS-10

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The MS-10 is a cool & classic analog synth known for its great bass and percussive sounds. It was released by Korg in 1978 as an entry-level, simple monophonic single-VCO analog synthesizer. With the authentic look of a mini-modular its single VCO is patchable using standard 1/4 inch patch cords to the VCF and VCA. It really is a powerful little mono-synth with plenty of knobs and a compact 32-note keyboard. It is CV/Gate controllable. A very cool feature is its external input to filter which allows you to filter external sound sources! Following the MS-10 came the double-oscillator version, the MS-20. The MS-10 is used by The Orb, SkyLab, the Chemical Brothers, Astral Projection, Autechre, Juan Atkins, Underworld, Sneaker Pimps, Luke Vibert, JunkieXL, and Add N to (X).

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Cabeza de Vaca
December 23, 2008 @ 2:09 pm
Also by Rockdrigo in his last days, and Derribos Arias. A very cool synth
Micke
October 16, 2008 @ 12:06 pm
The MS-10 has also been used by A Flock of seagulls (basslines), Les Rockets, Aviador Dro, and The Moog cookbook.
Moz
October 11, 2008 @ 6:21 pm
a great synth - fat as nasty bass - love the filter - sounds wicked through analogue delay too!
Axlzero451
October 4, 2008 @ 12:40 am
A software version is coming for the Nintendo DS called the DS-10 on October 14th. (Adds to Christmas list)
Analogue Crazy
September 5, 2008 @ 8:51 am
Fastastic sounding machine, great for basses. One of the most wicked filter sounds iv heard.
 
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  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - Monophonic
  • Oscillators - 1 VCO with mixable white/pink noise generator
  • LFO - One LFO w/ multiple waveforms
  • Filter - One lowpass VCF
  • VCA - ADSR with Hold
  • Keyboard - 32 keys
  • Arpeg/Seq - None
  • Control - CV/GATE
  • Date Produced - 1978
  • Resources & Credits
  • Images from Korg product brochure and Tone Tweakers.

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