Korg Volca Keys - The Expert Guide - Tony Horgan

Korg Volca Keys - The Expert Guide

By Tony Horgan

  • Release Date: 2016-11-16
  • Genre: Music

Description

The undisputed Korg Volca expert Tony Horgan continues his series of multimedia guides with this in-depth look at the Volca Keys. Straight-talking text, interactive audio, clear illustrations and beautiful photography combine to make this an essential companion to the Volca Keys. Every aspect of the Volca Keys is explained in easy-to-understand terms. You too can become a Volca expert!

The full chapter list:
1. About this book
- Hello
- Acknowledgements
2. Quick-start guides
- Start here
- Select and play a pattern
- Record a pattern
- Save a patter
- Record a motion sequence
- Sync with other Volca units
- Connect via MIDI
- Record a pattern in Flux mode
3. Sounds and patches
- Pads and chords
- Bass sounds
- Lead and melody sounds
- Sound effects
4. Voice modes
- Voice modes explained
- Poly mode
- Unison mode
- Octave mode
- Fifth mode
- Unison Ring mode
- Poly Ring mode
5. Octave selector
- Octave selector
6. VCO section
- What is a VCO?
- Detune
- Portamento
- EG Int (VCO)
7. VCF section
- What is a VCF?
- Cutoff
- Peak
- EG Int (VCF)
8. LFO section
- What is an LFO?
- LFO wave shapes
- Rate
- Pitch Int
- Cutoff Int
9. EG section
- What is an EG?
- Attack
- Decay / Release
- Sustain
10. Delay section
- Delay Time
- Delay Feedback
11. Tempo and Volume
- Tempo knob
- Tempo division
- Volume knob
12. Soft buttons
- Play / Active Step
- Record / Erase
- Memory / Write
- Func
13. Keyboard
- About the keyboard
- Motion sequence keys
- LFO keys
- Tempo division keys
- Metronome
- Step Trigger
- Tempo delay
- Flux
- Clear keys
14. MIDI In
- MIDI: an overview
- Selecting the MIDI channel
- MIDI control change messages
- MIDI control change numbers
- MIDI cables
- MIDI RX Short Message
- MIDI Clock Source
15. Sync In / Out
- What is Sync?
- Changing Sync polarity
16. Headphone socket
- Audio output cables
17. Automatic tuning
- How auto-tuning works

Reviews

  • Must-have for the Keys

    5
    By ElYooper
    Tony’s book is a clean, easy-to-follow look at one of the best affordable analogue synths on the market. Great audio examples too.
  • Excellent book!

    5
    By 66-SuperSonic
    Highly recommended, and I will be purchasing more from this incredibly useful series.