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jeremykeys
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:14 am    Post subject: Let's get this baby moving! Reply with quote

I'll be the first to admit that I'm really not using my KK as much as I should.
Even though every time I play it I'm thoroughly blown away. The sounds are off the scale great! The sheer depth and harmonic content are seriously mind blowing.
Back in the summer I had my KK set up as a back up keyboard just in case my Kronos failed. We have a song that starts with the whole band and the keyboard places a low D plus the D up; just a basic octave in the left hand.
For some reason I just decided to do this part on the KK as opposed to my Kronos which I had always used in rehearsal.
The sound was way better! The concrete stage shook! My lead guitar player just grinned, looked back, smiled and nodded.

So what I'd like to get to here is to get all of us KK users to try and help each other to maybe get some idea and sounds that help make this truly amazing little synth some respect.
My goal right now is to get a seriously good version of Derek Sherinian"s Monster lead sound. I don't see anything or any reason as to why it can't be done complete with all of the growl and scream that his sound has.
If anybody can help me with this, that would be awesome!
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey jeremykeys,

I appreciate your post. This is an amazing machine, and it's a drag that it's not a hot topic with users like a Roland System 8, for example.

Anyways, I am interested in encouraging other KK users and myself to enjoy this killer synth.

I am a big fan of Derek Sherinian and DT, BCC and I'm checking out Sons Of Apollo and his solo work.

What do you think of the free samples for the KK that Korg released?

Peace
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm also a big fan of those bands. In fact, In about 3 1/2 hours I get to see Dream Theater live!

I'm not familiar with the free samples though. Lately I've just been fooling around and coming up with my own sounds. I'd love to be abole top come up with a ripping lead sound but so far I haven't but I also haven't tried to much. I just wish I could have the pitch bender do a full octave down and just a whole tone up the way I can on my Kronos.
The KingKorg is still an amazing synth. I think people really underestimate just how powerful it really is.
I'm using it a lot more in my original songs now.

Have fun!

Jermykeys
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very cool. Dream Theater is phenomenal. I have every cd and dvd. Have a great time!,
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks! We will!
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, I hate to say it but the show sucked huge! We left after the first set. The sound was great and the band played great but WTF is up with everybody standing up for the whole show? My wife is just 5 feet tall so she never ever saw Jordan or John Myung once. I barely did. I say jrodan when he came out front for a solo.
We decided to stand at the back so we had the wall to lean on but as soon as the band came on for the second set, everybody stood up again. We said screw this and left. No point in staying if all you can see is the back of the person in front of you.

Really very angry right now.

Why bother paying for a seat if you're never going to use it?
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey jeremykeys,

Sorry to hear that. I fully agree, standing the whole show is a huge drag. I saw Duran Duran (my wife loves them). I got bumped in the head a couple of times because I was sitting. Not cool, and not a good situation to put myself in and test my tolerance and self-control!!

I'm sure they will have a dvd of the tour, but what a drag to spend the cash...
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yup. $80 a ticket. I bought a beer for $12 and a water for my wife for $3. The only truly good part was parking was only $6.
The couple that we we with had 2 seats closer to the stage but they had the same problem, plus they had to guys beside them who had hygiene issues. They stank like really bad body odor. What's up with that anyway?

At least we didn't have that, but when I go to a show, I want to WATCH the band as well as hear them.
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