MS-20 Tutorial

KORG Collection: MS-20 Explained®

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    Introduction & Overview

    Tyler welcomes you and gives a brief look at the broad aspects and nature of the KORG MS-20, giving a good point to begin delving deeper.

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    Play View

    In this video, explore the Play View mode, in which you'll see all of the original parameters of the classic MS-20 Synthesizer.

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    Edit View

    Here, we dive deeper and see the Edit View, which gives access to all the original parameters of the synth, plus newly added parameters that give even more options for sound creation.

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    The Patch Panel

    In this section of both Play and Edit Views, discover how you can apply Modulation to your parameters in different ways with modular-style patch cables!

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    External Signal Processing

    Tyler shows how you can use the MS-20 to accept and process external signals from a DAW as inputs for some awesome sonic results!

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    Configuration & Programs

    Now see a few additional configuration settings you can play with, as well as how you can load and save banks and programs within the MS-20.

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    Bass Sound Design

    Tyler walks you through creating a bass sound using all of the MS-20 knowledge you've learnt so far.

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    Lead Sound Design

    Now discover how to make a great lead synth patch from scratch on the MS-20.

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    Pad Sound Design

    See how to make a nice pad sound using the MS-20's features and functions.

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    Conclusion

    In this video, Tyler closes things out with a few additional notes and remarks, to send you off on your way to make some awesome sounds with the KORG MS-20!

Product Overview


Synth wiz Tyler Coffin brings you a video tutorial series on the virtual recreation of the famous KORG MS-20 synthesizer! Discover what this synth is all about and how to use it to program cool and original sounds.

Tyler starts by welcoming you to the series and then gives a brief look at the broad aspects and nature of the KORG MS-20, which is a great place to begin delving deeper. You'll then learn all about Play View, Edit View, and the Patch Panel where you make your virtual patch cable connections to design and shape your sound.

Next, you'll see how to use the MS-20 to accept and process external signals from a DAW as inputs for some awesome sonic results, followed by the steps to take to load and save banks and programs within the MS-20 for later recall.

Tyler then gives you inspiring sound design videos, creating a Bass, Lead, and Pad sound all from scratch, so you really grasp just what this synth is capable of and how to do it.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you have the KORG Collection MS-20 and want to know it better as well as how to program some staple sounds, this is the perfect series... Watch "KORG Collection: MS-20 Explained" today!


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Submitted 5 months ago

Sharp and concise.

Lucky to be a G3 author as well - I always look to the site for topics I need clarity on. Tyler illuminates a tool he's clearly fond of but is brief and direct. Very nice spoken voice as well. I love the plug but this almost makes me want to buy a hardware version. Winner.

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I started playing around with music at a young age with garage sale keyboards or whatever else I could get my hands on. My older brothers were very much into bands and guitars, and so I was always around some of the culture. I played alto sax throughout school in the concert, marching, and jazz bands. Browsing through our home computer in middle school, I started playing with music trackers and sequencers that my brothers had installed. From there I found FL Studio, which the demo version we had at that time was still called FruityLoops. It proved to be an excellent passtime for a kid like myself where I could mess around and make some silly little tunes. Through high school and college, I became very well versed in the world of computer audio and all the things that can be done with synthesizers and digital recording. With the growing understanding came a growing excitement for the endless possibilities that I could achieve in music, sound design, and recording. So I kept learning and searching further, where I kept finding that there was always more to learn! 
 
I was, and continue to be, captivated by every step of music production, be it creative or technical in nature. I’ve been fortunate to work under many kinds of production circumstances, whether in a professional studio space such as Mudcat Studios in Utah or getting a professional sound out of various home studios that I’ve used for recording instruments and live bands. I’ve also been able to work on my fair share of electronic music, either solo or with other producers in person or online for collaborations. And now with Groove3, I take great pride in sharing the knowledge and experience that I’ve been so thrilled to accumulate through my diverse journey through music and production. As that journey continues and I continue to grow myself, I am truly thankful that I am lucky enough to help those around me to improve and follow their own passions for music!

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KORG Collection: MS-20 Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Sharp and concise. Lucky to be a G3 author as well - I always look to the site for topics I need clarity on. Tyler illuminates a tool he's clearly fond of but is brief and direct. Very nice spoken voice as well. I love the plug but this almost makes me want to buy a hardware version. Winner.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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