Melville, NY –January 16th, 2019– Korg's KROME has remained one of the top-selling synthesizers since its release in 2012. The new KROME EX is a sonic renewal of the classic keyboard with an updated sound set to support performance and production of modern electronic genres. On the flipside, EX also offers updated go-to sounds including pianos, electric pianos, and drums.The extended user bank has widened with over 1,500 Programs and more than 700 Combis (multi-sound setups).
KROME EX has a total of 4.0 GM PCM. The PCM set includes a completely-new grand piano, as well as an upright piano inherited from KORG’s Grandstage. In addition, KORG has provided additional contemporary EDM sounds such as: synths, drums, Latin and Caribbean sounds, SFX and more.
“KROME has been an incredibly popular instrument for many years, thanks to its versatile sound set and streamlined, touchscreen-based layout,” says James Sajeva, Director of Music Technology Brands at KORG USA, Inc. “The EX delivers even greater diversity that is sure to appeal to a very wide base of producers and performers. It’s all about delivering the very best sounds in the familiar format that has made KROME so successful,” Sajeva concludes.
Aesthetically, KROME EX features a sleek, eye-catching slate-gray aluminum panel; and still with the gorgeous full-color touchscreen that makes the KROME so easy to navigate.
The KROME EX comes in 61, 73 or 88 keys and will be available early 2019. Pricing is TBD.
For more information, visit www.korg.com.