Make Music On Your 3DS With KORG M01D

By Spencer . April 10, 2013 . 1:26am

Remember the KORG DS-10 synthesizer app for the Nintendo DS? Detune is back with an enhanced music workstation called KORG M01D, which is a powered up version of the DS title, KORG M01.


KORG M01D has been optimized for the 3DS hardware and doubles the amount of voices to 24. You can make tunes with up to 99 scenes using the 8 track / 64 step sequencer and 342 sounds. What’s really useful for 3DS music makers is you can save MIDI song data to an SD card.


KORG M01D will cost 3,000 yen ($30) and is slated for release in Japan this May as an eShop download. An overseas release for the West is scheduled for summer 2013.

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  • XypherCode

    This is kinda cool :)

    Now I wish indieszero made a new Electroplankton game. xD

  • malek86

    MIDI exporting should be pretty useful. I wonder why they didn’t do it with DS-10 Plus already, since the DSi used SD cards.

  • Nirun Rangraengjit

    Why is everything coming out during the summer?

    • Asrialys

      There are more people with free time?

    • TWE

      Interesting since the gaming dry spell historically is usually around summer time. Here’s hoping it isn’t just this year.

      I might be convinced to dump my standard 3DS for an XL. Might be better for something like this.

  • Karl Josef

    With this software on 3DS.
    I imagine that vocaloid software can be made on handheld devices >.<

  • Solomon_Kano

    OMG YES! I wanted the DS version, but I could never find it.

  • grevlinghore

    Awesome! :D

  • steinhauershawn

    This going to be awesome as the 3DS has a dedicated DSP sound chip so it can this type software much easier than the original DS.

  • Yes. Yeeeees.

  • Yes. Yeeeees.

  • AJ

    Between the DS-10 and Garage Band on my iPhone, I have annoyed a LOT of people with my Captain Beefheart-esque projects.

  • AndromedaFlame

    This is great news; currently, the original Korg M01 Workstation for the DS goes for almost $100 online, and only as an import. It’s great fun to use, though, and I can’t wait for this to release.

  • Hmm, this looks and sounds very interesting. I’ll have to give it a try =^_^=

  • zero254

    Hey, I could use this to work on my tracks on the go.

    I still use an Axiom 25 and it can use midis

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