Korg KO-1 Kaossilator

My brother gave me a Korg KO-1 Koassilator for Christmas. Here’s a quick MP3 tune (Disclaimer: it’s little more than a loop looped a lot; ie, it sucks) that I recorded while in Jackson International Airport awaiting my flight to Dallas where we grabbed our flight back to New York yesterday. I basically recorded two different variants of the same 8 beat loop and recorded each to GarageBand on my laptop and lined them up with no other editing. This is evident upon listening to it. In any case, this is a good example of what an untalented, untrained individual can do in about 15 minutes while sitting in an airport balancing a laptop on his knee.

This video (note: not me / by me) gives a much better look at what’s possible with this little fun music machine:

I also received a Korg DS-10 Synthesizer for the Nintendo DS from Curt and Marian which is also cool, but the learning curve on it is a bit more intense than on the Kaossilator, so I don’t have any good samples to present yet. Soon though…. DJ C.K. ;-)

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7 Responses to Korg KO-1 Kaossilator

  1. looks like a cool device

  2. cksthree says:

    I cannot even describe how naturally fun it is to play with. I had my headphones in and bobbing my head to just tinkering with the different sounds for hours over the past week.

  3. John says:

    Couldn't agree more about how fun it is to play with.

    I bought it while my wife was at the mall shopping so I just sat down in the middle of the mall and played with it while she shopped. I'm sure everyone thought I got a really weird iPod for Christmas.

  4. cksthree says:

    Haha, yeah. I got a couple of crazy looks from people at the airport.

  5. konteyner says:

    its very good projected.

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