Korg’s new Wavestate synth is a modern update to a ’90s classic

Korg have announced a new synth called Wavestate. The 37-key synth features a new Wave Sequencing 2.0 technology that allows users to morph and shape parameters using the 16-step sequencer. Unlike the classic Korg Wavestation the synth is based on where each parameter looped at the same rate, Wave Sequencing 2.0 allows you to assign independent loop lengths to parameters like Pitch, Sample, Timing, Shape, Gate etc, meaning you avoid that 'looping' feel, for more organic and polyrhythmic modulations.

The synth features an epic 64-voice polyphony – over four layers – with the familiar joystick from the Wavestation letting you morph between…