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DSD DAW From Korg - Dazzling Demo

November 6, 2010

Just saw an amazing demo in a hotel suite near the AES convention: A laptop (PC) running a DSD DAW natively, via a USB 2.0 interface, playing back through a 5.1 surround setup.

As you'll read in the official press release I'm reprinting in the NEWS section of our website, this is not a final version by any means, nor is the (currently) 8-channel interface necessarily going to be looking like it does in my photo

but the GUI is very elegant and functional and looks ready for prime time:

We saw and heard seamlessly integrated eq and effects pop-ups working perfectly (like the grand piano spinning around the 5.1 speaker array - very funny just after breakfast...), while listening to stunningly realistic jazz tracks recorded in Japan just a few days ago.

The above are just quickie pix I took in the hotel suite - look for more details and pictures from Korg in the future and jump to our NEWS section for the official press release.

8 Responses to DSD DAW From Korg - Dazzling Demo

Mr. Woo says

November 19, 2010 at 10:38 pm

This DSD DAW will be killer.The sound quality will be unmatched.

Brent says

November 27, 2010 at 5:05 pm

http://www.projectdamagecontrol.com

I would not say it will be unmatched. There are already DSD and DXD DAWs with high-end proprietary and third party converters. Pyramix was out long ago. Now, I AM excited about this. This will bring DSD closer to the MI market.

John McConnell says

August 26, 2011 at 9:44 pm

If it sounds like my Korg MR 1000 2 channel DSD/PCM recorder but with DAW flexibility, it will be a huge boon to the world of recorded music. That device is by far the best sounding digital device I've ever encountered.

John McConnell says

August 26, 2011 at 9:44 pm

If it sounds like my Korg MR 1000 2 channel DSD/PCM recorder but with DAW flexibility, it will be a huge boon to the world of recorded music. That device is by far the best sounding digital device I've ever encountered.

John McConnell says

August 26, 2011 at 9:44 pm

If it sounds like my Korg MR 1000 2 channel DSD/PCM recorder but with DAW flexibility, it will be a huge boon to the world of recorded music. That device is by far the best sounding digital device I've ever encountered.

Bob K says

January 19, 2012 at 7:24 pm

Oh, has anyone heard anything more about this? Is anyone beta-testing? Love our MR-1000s, but could really use this!

Mr. Woo says

March 17, 2012 at 10:08 pm

I hope something happens with this DAW...Brent I have a pyramix system and 2 MR 1000s. I love mine,5.6 is awesome.

Big Shef says

September 20, 2012 at 8:26 am

http://www.shefskitchen.com

This has to be the longest tease, I've ever endured. 2 years, & not a peep from Korg. The face on my skull is pouty. Pouty, I tells ya!! Please, Korg: all I want for xmas, is 8 track DSD.

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