Korg MS-20 Kit — Build Your Own Analog Legend!

Introducing MS-20 Kit – a true-analog, 1:1 scale reissue of the original MS-20, with both filters built in (the more aggressive early production filter and the mellower late production one). Every detail has been replicated, right down to the packaging! MS-20 Kit comes disassembled, providing you, the owner, the excitement of putting together your very own MS-20 (no solder required!). Just like MS-20 mini, MS-20 Kit includes MIDI In and USB-MIDI functionality. Learn more about MS-20 Kit at http://www.korg.com. Tweet

Keyboard: The Minimoog at 40, and How A Legend Emerged from Spare Parts Bins

Minimoog, photo (CC-BY) Ricardo Hurtubia. The Moog Minimoog has turned 40 years old. I got to write the cover story for this month’s Keyboard Magazine, following the history of the keyboard. I chronicled the details of the original Minimoog’s evolution largely through the accounts of Bill Hemsath, the man who built the first prototype of a synth imagined and developed by Hemsath, Bob Moog, Jim Scott, and Chad Hunt. Whatever you make – music, hardware, software – the tale of the Minimoog’s birth through accident is especially compelling. Through Hemsath’s eyes, I revisited that genesis for Keyboard. The future of […]