Announced back in November 2016, the Korg Monologue is a 25-key monophonic analog synthesizer based on the Minilogue. Not only is it super affordable ($299 USD) btu it includes some features not found on its bigger sibling.
Here's a quick reminder of the main Monologue Features:
25-keys (Slim-key, velocity sensitive)
100 programs (80 Presets / 20 Users)
Each program includes microtuning and sequence data settings
Main Synthesis Parameters:
VCO1: Wave (Saw, Triangle, Square), Shape
VCO2: Octave, Wave (Saw, Triangle, Noise), Sync/Ring, Pitch, Shape
MIXER: VCO1, VCO2
FILTER: Cutoff, Resonance
EG: Type (A/D, A/G/D, G), Attack, Decay, Int, Target (Pitch, Pitch 2, Cutoff)
LFO: Wave (Saw, Triangle, Square), Mode (Fast, Slow, 1-Shot), Rate, Int, Target (Pitch, Shape, Cutoff)
16-step monophonic sequencer
Motion sequence can be used on up to four parameters
32 settings (20 Preset tunings / 6 User scales / 6 User octaves)
Each setting can be set the key.
23 dedicated panel controls deliver immediate parameter access
A slider can control different parameters for each program
Real-time OLED oscilloscope provides visual feedback of parameter changes
Headphones (6.3mm stereo phone jack) Output (6.3mm monaural phone jack) Audio In (6.3mm monaural phone jack) Sync In (3.5mm monaural mini jack) Sync Out (3.5mm monaural mini jack) MIDI In
USB Type B
Price: $299 USD!
Availability: 17 November, 2016