Korg Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Keyboards in Limited Edition Colors

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MELVILLE, NY, September 5, 2013 - Korg continues its 50th anniversary celebration by offering a run of keyboards in limited edition colors: the MicroKorg and the 61-key Krome Music Workstation.


The popular MicroKorg synth/vocoder, which celebrated its 10th birthday in 2012, is available in a limited-edition Gold finish with the original wood side panels. Quantity is limited to 2000 units world-wide, starting in December 2013. First launched in 2002, MicroKorg made the synthesizer available to everyone by combining mini-keys, battery power, a simple-to-use interface, and phenomenal sound, all at an attractive price. Today, it's still a popular choice not only for keyboardists, but also for bass players, singers, guitarists, producers and DJs looking to add its vintage sounds to their instrument arsenal.

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The Krome Music Workstation is now also available in eye-catching, limited-edition colors. While supplies last, the 61-key version is available in red, blue, and gold color choices. Like the mainline Krome models, these limited editions offer a carefully chosen selection of piano and drum sounds derived from the flagship Kronos, as well as new electric pianos for high quality sounds at users' fingertips. Also included is a plethora of other sounds and powerful production tools such as a piano-roll style sequencer, complemented by a widescreen color TouchView display, for an intuitive and organic experience.

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The Limited Edition MicroKorg can be found at Guitar Center locations in the U.S. in December 2013, for a U.S. Street price of $399.99. Limited edition Krome models in red and blue can be found in December at select, authorized Korg USA dealers - and gold models at U.S. Guitar Center locations - for $999.99