Korg’s powerful new iOS app has just launched for creating deep and layered dance music with a host of incredible features and tools.
It’s almost 20 years since Korg launched their revolutionary ELECTRIBE series. Their new ELECTRIBE Wave app for iOS offers powerful wavetable sounds for creating “state-of-the-art dance music” like EDM, Future, Bass, and Trap whether you’re an amateur or a pro DJ.
The ELECTRIBE Wave app has been created with simplicity in mind so that there are no barriers to creating new and extensive mixes. Whilst accessibility is key with the app it is packed full of features that allow you to explore sounds, expand on ideas and flesh out projects into full mixes and tracks.
Here’s what Korg’s great new app comes packed with:
Powerful wavetable sound suitable for the latest in EDM
ELECTRIBE Wave has a sound wavetable featuring sounds widely used in the latest music creation. Unlike a PCM synth, the wavetable allows you to repeatedly play fragments of short waveforms, and change the waveform position during playback. By combining the wavetable (which features a rich variety of presets) with a powerful filter and two modulation units, you can create an infinite number of innovative and sharp sounds that cannot be produced using standard PCM synths. Even without a deep knowledge of synthesis techniques, the carefully selected parameters make it easy to craft your sound.
Improved user interface for quick composition
The familiar 16-step pad in the ELECTRIBE series enables speedy rhythm production. The ELECTRIBE Wave also features a new keyboard to play chords and scales. Even without musical knowledge, you can have fun making tracks without worrying about wrong notes. The sequencer features Groove, which can be used to breathe life into rhythm parts, as well as a special keyboard to enable smooth step input for synth parts on the graphical user interface.
Convenient chord pad that allows you to play a chord with one finger
ELECTRIBE Wave features a chord pad that allows you to play chords with one finger. If you use the “Fetch” function, it will automatically extract the chords from the song that you are in the middle of creating and assign those chords to the pad for fast and easy song creation. You can also easily assign and save your favourite chords. In addition you can use the arpeggiator to create new phrases!
Motion Sequence records and plays temporal changes in sounds and effects
The ELECTRIBE series introduced a powerful motion sequence function that remembers and reproduces the movement of the knobs. ELECTRIBE Wave now offers this function for the synthesizer/drum parts so you can create a flow of sound overflowing with originality. If you use the built in KAOSS PAD you can change the sound to drastically with a single fingertip, easily storing and reproducing temporal changes. Remember the wave table POSITION to make real time minute changes to the sound performance.
Song mode can combine patterns into finished songs
Use song mode to create a new track by simply arranging the order of existing patterns. Using only the ELECTRIBE Wave, you can take a song all the way from inspiration to completion. With audio file export, you can send a complete song or inidividual patterns to your favourite DAW, or upload to services like SoundCloud.
Korg Electribe is available from the Apple App Store for $19.99/£19.99.