KORG DW-8000

The DW-8000 is one of my favourite synthesizers. Although I´m addicted to knobs and switches, which it lacks being a typical device from the digital age, I enjoy its sound capabilities. The oscillator auto-bend feature, the very versatile delay unit and the interval detune of oscillator 2 distinguish it from many other synths of its age.
I use it mainly for pads and pad like fx.

There are already enough reviews and descriptions of the DW-8000 on the net, so instead of repeating all this I have put together a list of useful links in the DW-8000 resources post.
And if you too are interested in controlling your DW-8000 by a BCR2000 you might find my resource pack useful.


BCR2000 Resource Pack for KORG DW-8000

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BCR2000_KORG_DW-8000.zip

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DW-8000 control via SysEx

The lack of hardware controls on the device can be overcome by using a MIDI controller capable of sending System Exclusive messages. Almost every parameter of the DW-8000 can be controlled via SysEx. Only the MIDI settings themselves and the arpeggiator are excluded.
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