This lovely Linn drum/DMX/Drumtrak sounding drum machine with 24 sounds and a lot of interesting preset rhythms and fill/break variations. the programming is fantastic and uses a very lively feel (they call it a built-in humanizer function). I added an 8ch output multicore cable for arranging and mixing down those instrument groups in a more flexible way.
The Uncanny Valley regular talks us through his favorite machines. The shaping and development of music taste will in most instances be an ongoing, infinite quest. After all, inspiration can strike at any time, in all variety of forms. It’s a sentiment that is even more true when it comes to actually making music. The spectrum of styles that have come out of Jacob Korn’s studio is testament to this: the German producer has dabbled in a bit of everything over the years. Earlier in his career, Korn pushed out…read more
„You Fill Me“ by Shooting Star Jacob Korn follows Josh Wink and adds a bucket of nice musical emotions. We slowly move to the end of our selection and Korn delivers the perfect tune to make the final transition. The shooting star designs an amazing creation full of gentle harmonies and profound melodies – his contribution deserves to be labeled as „Cocoon Ibiza music“. Any sunrise and any after hour will be better with „You Fill Me“ – this is electronic beach life brought to your speakers. Jacob Korn defines…read more
Presenting the next episode in our short film series Analogue, a profile of the musicians whose love affair with analogue sound has come to define the way they work. Growing up in Dresden in the ’80s and ’90s with an ear for Kraftwerk and early techno, it’s no surprise Jacob Korn developed something of an obsession with synths. Whether taking apart his own gear, or modding others to extract new sounds, he is a producer who takes a hands-on approach to making music, revelling in the systems and simplicities of…read more
The German artist continues his run of EPs for the Dresden label with a “tasteful four-tracker.” Jacob Korn was once an all too familiar name on the pages of Juno Plus thanks to his alignment with Uncanny Valley and Permanent Vacation, to previous releases finding a way to Dolly and Running Back. In 2012 Korn made headlines with the You & Me album that, alongside Christopher Rau and San Soda, took in cast of collaborations from the Uncanny Valley crew including a track from instrumental beatmaker Cuthead, who only recently…read more
German house and techno don Jacob Korn goes Against The Clock. Jacob Korn has been blending techno, hip-hop and jazz since he went under the name Granufunk, but it’s his sample-heavy productions as part of Dresden’s Uncanny Valley crew that earned him his status as one of Germany’s best house producers. In his Against The Clock session he shows us some of the studio magic that’s earned him releases on Running Back, Permanent Vacation and Steffi’s Dolly Label, laying down a peak time house track in under 10 minutes that blends the best…read more
Jacob Korn takes Telekom Electronic Beats TV into his studio for a Tech Talk with a difference. Watch as Jacob demystifies the seemingly complex world of modifying synthesisers and drum machines. In addition, to Korn’s wisdom, you will also hear 2 demos of what a few modifications can do to your gear, be it Roland, Yamaha or any other brand. Check out www.jacobkorn.de/studio for more infos on mentioned projects!