Virtual analog synthesizer/vocoder. Two oscillators per voice (4 when layered with timbres). Configurable filter type with its own envelope. Two LFOs, two envelopes, onboard effects, arpeggiator, modular-style virtual patch points. Enjoy these microKORG patches.
Let’s use the whole bag of tricks on one sound. This arpeggiated, delayed, phasey, osc sync sound has something for everyone.
Categories: arpeggio, phase
Using the ring mod to add some metallic clang to this resonant bass patch.
Categories: bass, ring mod
Another experiment with rapidly speeding up LFOs—this time with more high-frequency content.
Categories: ambient, LFO
Use the mod wheel to speed up the LFO just into the audio range, then back it off to expose the base tone.
Categories: LFO, panning
Short and slightly stabby great for accent chords.
Thick, fuzzy bass tone for when you really want that bass to pop.
Categories: bass, mono, distorted
Unrealistic combination of waves creates a string-like sound with a metallic ring.
Tuned percussive sound with wooden thump. Almost like a marimba—but electronic.
You won’t be able to ignore this bright sound with its automatic octave motion.
Categories: bright, arp, arpeggio
Dark and bright and the same time, use the tempo-synced delays to create machine powered madness.
Categories: delay, rhythmic
With the arpeggiator set to random this patch adds some unexpected rhythmic excitement to your arrangement.
Categories: arp, clean, percussive
Simple and effective transitioner inspired by DJ mixes everywhere. The sample is dry, but you may want to drench it in reverb.
Categories: transition, sine
Triangle wave based patch with a little bit of saw and plenty of resonance for some bite. Very basic, but very effective.
Categories: bass, triangle
Simple saw patch useful for chords, bass, leads…just about anything.
Categories: lead, bass, chord, saw
Get out of the way. Use this fuzzy, resonant bass sparingly or it’ll take over.
Add some upper-range excitement to your arrangement with this bright, blippy tone. Sync the clock to MIDI for time-synced delay.
Categories: bright, delay, light
Starts mellow and mysterious gradually opening up almost to static. Employs a sharp release for dramatic effect.
Categories: dark, mellow, noise
Randomly changing pitch creates a robotic sound effect. Employs a long release making the effect appear to live on forever. The sample is a single key press.
Categories: weird, sound effect, random
Gentle and melodic. This simple patch shows off the microkorg’s analog modeling.
Categories: basic, melodic, clean
Warm and fuzzy like an old string machine.
Select any preset on the microKORG, then send the sysex data from the patches here using a MIDI system exclusive utility for your computer. The patch should load in “audition” mode on the microKORG. Play and tweak as needed, then save the new sound using the “Write” button.
If nothing happens when transmitting the sysex data, try setting the microKORG to receive on a different MIDI channel.