Korg MS-20 – Vintage Synth

Korg’s MS-20 is one of the most popular vintage synths on the second-hand market. Its unique aggressive sound and flexible semi-modular architecture helped make it an icon of the late 70s analogue.

Released in 1978 with the whole MS series range they offeren hugely increased synthesis power.

I’m a big fan but unfortunately cannot afford the real model, so I went for the Korg software synth and Korg MS-20 App on the Ipad which are really good and fun to use.

Well-known musicians using the Korg MS-20 are amongst others:  Astral Projection, Liaisons Dangereuses, Soulwax, AirLiam Howlett of The Prodigy, Simian Mobile Disco, Daft PunkWilliam Orbit, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Goldfrapp, Mr. Oizo, Royksopp, Aphex Twin.

See the Korg Ms-20 in action in below videos. Enjoy.


Refer to wikipedia MS-20 page for more info.

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