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Friday, January 08, 2016

New KORG Minilogue Four Voice Analog Synth Coming to NAMM?

Instagram video above minus audio from what I can tell. Some unnofficial details and a pic below. Thoughts?

"KORG Minilogue - is a fully programmable, 4-voice polyphonic synthesizer, is also equipped with built-in reverb and delay effects. KORG company offers the best way to get acquainted with a unique, stunning features of the analog synthesizer. Synthesizer has a unique analog engine, quick access to the 100 factory 100 user presets, 8 voice mode to create its configuration of 4 votes - unison, polyphony, and so on. The front panel 41 of the controller to configure and quick change function, the oscilloscope in real time gives a visual check of sound, 16-step sequencer with automation polyphonic up to 4 parameters synthesizer and more.

For switching visible plugs Sync In and Sync Out to work with synthesizers lines and Electribe Volca.

It should be noted that the presented model has a better price, and opportunities compared to competing models. Synthesizer fully programmable, has a high sound quality, control over harmonics waveform changes, the use of cross modulation, and more. The possibility of using a 16-step sequencer with recording automation options. Polyphonic Synthesizer KORG Minilogue will be an excellent acquisition and profitable investment for keyboard players, professional and amateur musicians."

Update: new image in via Soviet Space Child.

Update2: a new flyer in via Soviet Space Child below. $499.99 price tag.

Update3: image of the back added below.

I have to say, personally I find the Minilogue to be a pretty sharp looking little synth. A bit retro and a bit modern. Not a fan of mini keys, but three octaves in a compact size is a fair trade off. Hoping it will feature velocity and aftertouch for use as a mini iPad controller. I'm guessing that would likely be a stretch as this is meant to be a stand-alone analogue synth. I do wish manufacturers would make 5 voices the default though.

Update4: and the official announcement from KORG is live.


  1. Looking cool. Will have to check out at NAMM!

  2. Gold again, huh? Whatever - this is the synth I never would've dare dream of! Even if it's nothing more than a Volca sound engine with mini keys, I'm pouncing on it despite whatever pro-editions they may have waiting for 2017 !!

  3. Unfortunate for the band...

  4. It's not gold, it's actually silver. The lighting is just off on the first few pics.