Korg Kaoss Pad

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Kaoss Pad
Korg Kaoss Pad KP3
Manufacturer Korg
Dates 1999 -
Price ~$400
Technical specifications
Aftertouch expression no
Velocity expression no
Storage memory 2 memory banks
Effects 128
Keyboard none - XY-pad
External control none

The Kaoss Pad is an audio effects unit made by Korg, launched in 1999. It allows users to manipulate audio such as by sampling, looping, and pitch-bending using an X/Y touchscreen.[1] Its users include Radiohead (on their song "Everything In Its Right Place"), Matt Bellamy of Muse (who has Kaoss Pad builts into his guitars), Brian Eno, and Beardyman.[1]

See also[edit]

  • Kaossilator, a Korg synthesizer with a Kaoss Pad interface


  1. ^ a b McNamee, David (2011-03-09). "Hey, what's that sound: Kaoss Pad". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-03-22. 

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