Korg Mono/Poly RE Review!

The Korg company got it’s start over 50 years ago in Tokyo, Japan by releasing the Donca matic DA-20 rhythm machine under the Keio brand name. Throughout the late 60’s and early 70’s the company became popular selling home organs under the new name Korg, a combination of founders Tsutomu Katoh and Tadashi Osanai last names with the R-G from organ. However, concern over competition by larger manufacturers made Tsutomu Katoh look into building synthesizers, and in 1973 the miniKorg was released! The popularity of Korg’s mini and PS lines in the 70’s led to the release of some of their most popular analog synthesizers released in the early 80’s like the Mono/Poly and the PolySix. With this article will be looking at the Mono/Poly Rack Extension – a recreation of the classic analog synthesizer made for Reason 7!