The Volca Series offers the ideal introductory synthesizers, giving you unlimited sonic enjoyment and letting you create a diverse array of sounds that can only be obtained through an analog synth. Volca Beats gives you real analogue sounds created with reference to classic rhythm machines.
Analog rhythm machines continue to dominate the stage, bringing thick sounds that have the power to stand up to guitar and acoustic drums, still indispensable for track-making and live performance. Volca Beats gives you analogue drums, plus the easy-to-use step-sequencer of the Electribe, so you can turn your inspiration into reality and generate beats with the best high-quality sounds.
Volca Beats provides six of the sounds for which the greatness of analogue shines most clearly - Kick, Snare, Hi Tom, Lo Tom, Closed Hi Hat and Open Hi Hat. Created with reference to classic rhythm machines and indispensable to dance music, these new powerful sounds can only be brought to justice on an analog machine.
For the sounds that need something more than analog, a PCM sound engine is used. Clap, Claves, Agogo and Crash are reproduced by Volca Beats' PCM, which has attention to detail with a rough, lo-fi '80s sound.
The step-sequencer, distilled from the Electribe, is designed to make editing easy. Add or remove parts intuitively with the 16 step keys and play the touch panel keyboard to record in real-time. Store up to 8 sequence patterns on internal memory.
Use the Stutter Function to dramatically expand your live performance possibilities by adding drum rolls or delay-like effects, completely transforming the feel of the pattern as well as a fill when switching patterns. Active Step function and Step Jump function generate new beats by inserting or removing steps, allowing for more dynamic performances.
Connect Volca Beats with the rest of the Volca Series or a Monotribe using the Sync Jack. A MIDI-in connector lets you synchronise with other devices, play the Volca from any MIDI keyboard and send note messages from your DAW.
The Volca Beats analog rhythm machine has a compact size and a built-in speaker, easily playable any time, anywhere. The ideal starter-synth.
The Volca Series offers the ideal introductory synthesizers, giving you unlimited sonic enjoyment and letting you create a diverse array of sounds that can only be obtained through an analog synth. Volca Bass gives you a powerful, analog bass sound, bringing you the ultimate sounds and grooves with ease.
Volca Bass is an analog bassline groove box giving you a wide range of basslines from aggressive sounds that stand up to drums and fat sounds that support the rhythm to funky groove-generating sounds. Its simple structure has an unmistakable presence that can't be found with digital synths. Ideal for those new to synths, Volca Bass' step sequencer is distilled from the Electribe and is not only intuitive to use, but inspiringly powerful too.
Three oscillators generate a variety of thick and unmodulated bass sounds with incredible diversity. Create a sequence that uses each oscillator individually and you can create a complex pattern in which three different phrases are woven together, for bass sounds with awesome presence.
Korg's legendary analog filter has been fine-tuned specifically for the Volca Bass to create a crisp and bright sound, which can be altered using Cutoff. The Peak Knob can create great-sounding resonance distortion, important for styles like acid music.
Simply-structured, Volca Bass provides carefully selected parameters, ensuring that the sound you want can be created intuitively. This makes Volca Bass an ideal introductory instrument for learning the fundamentals of synths and the enjoyment of creating your own sounds.
With a step sequencer distilled from the Electribe, editing is made easy and you can improvise by adding or removing parts. Use the 16 step keys to intuitively enter notes and enter completely different phrases for each of the three oscillators. Play the touch panel keyboard to record in real-time and store up to 8 sequence patterns in Volca Bass' internal memory.
Slide function creates the impression of connected steps, and effects similar to a short loop can be created with the Active Step function, which skips steps during sequence playback, allowing for a dynamic performance.
The Volca Bass solves the problem of pitch drift with its self-tuning function, constantly tuning the oscillators so you never have to interrupt a performance for tuning.
Connect Volca Bass with the rest of the Volca Series or a Monotribe using the Sync Jack. A MIDI-in connector lets you synchronise with other devices, play the Volca from any MIDI keyboard and send note messages from your DAW.
The Volca Bass analog bass machine has a compact size and a built-in speaker, easily playable anytime, anywhere. The ideal starter-synth.
The long-awaited Volca Keys synthesiser is a 27-key analog synth capable of generating unbelievably powerful sound from its compact body. Starting with a filter section using the circuitry of the legendary miniKORG700s, its astonishing sound takes full advantage of Korg's synthesizer expertise. Volca Key's simple structure includes a delay effect and sequencer, offering richly expressive sounds that are distinctive of an analog synth.
Volca Keys is a three-voice, polyphonic analog synth a recognisable, versatile structure. The ability to generate diverse and powerful sounds with just a few carefully selected parameters is a distinctive characteristic of analog synths and with Volca Keys the possibilities are endless. You can use the three oscillators to play chords, produce solid lead lines with the help of detune or create far-out metallic sounds by applying ring modulation.
The Voicing function makes it easy to specify how the three oscillators will be combined. Choose between Poly, Unison, Octave, Fifth, Unison Ring or Poly Ring simply by turning a dial. Easy for those taking thier first steps into synthesisers, Volca's simple design makes it easy to obtain a wide variety of sounds.
Record phrases as you play them with Volca Keys using the loop sequencer. With up to 16 steps, it's easy to create phrases as they come to mind. Use the overdub recording function to produce complex loops, with up to 8 sequence patterns able to be stored in internal memory. Craft your loops with the Motion Sequence function, apply time-varying changes to your sound to enhance loops and add originality to your live performances.
Skip a step during sequence playback with Active Step, a function that creates effects similar to a short loop or unexpectedly irregular rhythms. This allows you to create a dynamic performance just as though you were performing the sequence itself. Flux Function lets you play back the phrase without quantizing the steps, producing a loop with a distinctive sense of groove.
A useful self-tuning function constantly tunes the oscillators, so you never need to tune during a performance or wait for the pitch to stabilise after turning the power on.
Connect Volca Keys with the rest of the Volca Series or a Monotribe using the Sync Jack. A MIDI-in connector lets you synchronise with other devices, play the Volca from any MIDI keyboard and send note messages from your DAW.
The Volca Keys analogue loop synth has a compact size and a built-in speaker, easily playable any time, anywhere. The ideal starter-synth.
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