16 years on and the Korg microKORG and is still as relevant as ever, it’s the best-selling synth / vocoder of all time, thanks to its affordable price, killer sounds, and all-round usability.
Over the years, there have been a few iterations of the microKORG, so getting a replacement power adaptor if you’ve lost or broken yours can be a mite confusing – so here’s the myVolts guide to getting exactly the right power adaptor for your microKORG.
Vestax mixers – not just iconic, but the first foray into DJ’ing gear for many.
But a minefield if you lose or break the power supply unit – a lot of them look alike, but take different power supplies. There are several different power specs, and in many cases the power requirement isn’t clearly written on the rear panel. So how do you know which to get? myVolts is here to help!
After the warm reception our sunny yellow Roland Boutique 5-way power cable got in the spring, we thought the Korg Volca 5-way splitter cable was overdue a smartening up.
So we talked to Luke Edwards and Adam Whittle from Korg when they were here on a visit to our Dublin office, asked them what they reckoned for a new colourway for the Volca power splitter. They said “What about white? It goes with everything!” – we said “Yes!” and, moments (well, a few weeks) later, here it is, in stock and ready to buy!
Read on for more, and a discount code!
The Atari Punk Console – what a great name. It evokes lovely lo-fi glitchy sounds, from cheap components, knocked together with a DIY sensibility. I’ve read and heard lots about this famous circuit, so it was great to get down and dirty and put one together myself – under the guidance of the lovely Sam “Look Mum No Computer” Battle.
So I spent the first weekend in May – the first sunny one of the year I might add – with 17 other like-minded individuals, in a very nice, but practically windowless room, in the Science Gallery, Trinity College making Things That Make Noise.