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  • Summary: The KORG M01D is a music workstation based on the KORG M1, the world's first widely known synthesizer. The KORG M01D reproduces the M1's unforgettable digital sounds of the 80s such as the "M1 piano," stil heard on many songs today. With 24 voice-polyphony, over 300 sounds and an easy to operate sequencer,the KORG M01D helps you play and create your music at any place, and at any time, in a palm-size package. Furthermore, The standard MIDI file can be saved to an SD card so the KORG M01D can be used as a sketchpad. In addition, anyone can exchange song data using Nintendo 3DS Wi-Fi via StreetPass and the Internet. Expand
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  1. Nov 18, 2013
    There are more fully-featured music suites out there, but the M01D's versatility and the quality of sounds on offer more than make up for the feature gap.
  2. Jul 21, 2014
    KORG M01D is a great piece of music creation software, which, whilst not as robust as similar programs found on PCs, does what it sets out to do: provides a faithful emulation of KORG's popular 80s synthesiser. For those who are curious about music creation, this is probably one of the best ways to get started!
  3. Korg M01D achieves what it sets out to, but its insistence on being so precise a simulation closes the door to regular users looking to have some fun. [Jan 2014, p.88]
  4. Jan 14, 2014
    Rather than a game, KORG M01D is an exquisite musical composing tool that fits perfectly within the 3DS. Its price tag is yet another point in favour for a title that is set to captivate its target-audience. Nevertheless, it should be pointed out that M01D might still seem too intimidating for those with few skills in the field of music-making.
  5. Dec 12, 2013
    As an application and a tool for creating music, KORG M01D does justice to the original product launched by KORG in the late eighties.
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  1. Dec 15, 2013
    Untill Colors 3D and this, creative apps on the 3DS felt like mere toys. Korg M01D is a pro-sumer quality music production tool that contains high quality, iconic and useful sound samples which you can program professional quality tunes if used right. There's a learning curve, but if you've used any kind of software before, it shouldn't take long. it comes with some sweet demos that you can listen to and get ideas for what kind of tunes you can make. Expand