Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Korg iElectribe Gorillaz Edition

Korg has teamed up with Gorillaz to create a new dedicated beatbox for the iPad: The iELECTRIBE Gorillaz Edition.

A limited run of 10,000 units released at a special price of US$9.99.

The iELECTRIBE is a virtual analog beatbox for the iPad. Choose a part and touch the 16-step sequencer to build a groove.

While retaining the beat-making features of the iELECTRIBE, the special Gorillaz Edition is a new machine customized to generate Gorillaz samples from their fourth album “The Fall” which allow the user to create music in a wide variety of musical styles. The iELECTRIBE Gorillaz Edition features: a special design and synthesizer engine including 128 new sounds created by Gorillaz; and 64 pre-programmed patterns by the sound team Gorillaz, Stephen Sedgwick, and Korg.

  • Sound Engine:
- PCM Synthesizer; 128 PCM Samples; 8 parts x 16 types
  • Instrument Voices (Parts):
- 8 Total: 8 PCM synthesizer parts
  • Effect Section:
- Master Effect: Assignable per step/per part
- 8 Effect Types: Short Delay, BPM Sync Delay, Grain Shifter, Reverb, Chorus/Flanger, Filter, Talking Modulator, Decimator
  • Sequencer Section:
- Patterns: 64 steps maximum per part (Motion Sequencing can memorize all knob motions in a pattern)
- Tempo: 20-300BPM (with Tap tempo and Swing function), Pattern-set function (iELECTRIBE has no “Song” function)
  • Pattern Memory:
- 160 Total: 32 preset patterns x 2 banks; 32 blank patterns x 3 banks
  • Other:
- Virtual Valve Force Tube Modeling
- Audio Export feature: Bounce Pattern, Real-Time Recording (16-Bit / 44.1 kHz Stereo WAV format)
- Publish and share songs online with the SoundCloud music distribution site
- Supports WIST (Wireless Sync-Start Technology)
- Supports “AudioCopy” function
- Supports performance and controls on an external USB-MIDI device (via the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit)

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