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.
But 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
- 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.
I am using the Behringer BCR-2000 controller for realtime ...