A message from Stephen Kay, developer of the KARMA Technology used in the new Korg OASYS:

"It's quite an honor to be involved in the development of the Korg OASYS, which I consider to be the most powerful and expandable synth available today. This page will be used to support and promote the OASYS (both in relation to KARMA Technology, and just in general.) So bookmark it and check frequently in the coming weeks and months for all sorts of information about the OASYS. Also, visit Korg USA's OASYS Page for the complete specs, more demos, and more information."

See it in person (USA): Korg Dealer Locator Click here for Korg's OASYS Clinics in the USA


Latest News

24-Aug-2015: Karma-Lab releases "Catalyst Vol. 2 - Blast of Inspiration!" - a new set of 32 KARMA-fied combis for Kronos! [more]

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01-Jul-2015: KARMA Oasys Software v2.2.11 released (Mac/Windows) - Free Update - New features and more! [more]

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28-Sep-2013: KARMA Oasys Software v2.2.10 released (Mac/Windows) - Free Update - OS X 10.9 and more! [more]

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12-Jul-2013: KARMA Oasys Software v2.2.9 released (Mac/Windows) - Free Update - OS X 10.8 and more! [more]

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22-Nov-2012: Karma-Lab releases "Reincarnated" - a new set of 32 KARMA-fied combis for OASYS! [more]

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13-Aug-2009: Karma-Lab releases KARMA Oasys Software version 2.2.6 - free update. [more]

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11-Jun-2009: Karma-Lab releases KARMA Oasys Software version 2.2.5 - free update. [more]

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20-May-2009: Korg releases HD-1 Xpansion Sounds - Vol. 2 - Free Update. [more]

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04-Apr-2009: Korg releases HD-1 Xpansion Sounds - Vol. 1 - Free Update. [more]

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02-Apr-2009: Korg releases official statement on the status and future of OASYS. [more]

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01-Apr-2009: Korg releases HD-1 Expansion Sounds Vol. 1 - 256 free Programs! [more]

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19-Feb-2009: Korg announces OASYS 1.3.3 OS Update release with new Effects Presets. [more]

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02-Feb-2009: Karma-Lab releases Catalyst Volume 1 - 32 new KARMA-fied Combis for Korg OASYS. [more]

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14-Nov-2008: Karma-Lab releases KARMA Oasys Software version 2.2.3 - Now available for Windows Vista, as well as XP and Mac OS X. [more]

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18-Dec-2007: Karma-Lab releases KARMA Oasys Software for the Korg OASYS - Mac OS X (Leopard compatible) and Windows XP. [more]

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17-Sep-2007: Karma-Lab announces KARMA Oasys Software for the Korg OASYS. [more]

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17-Sep-2007: Karma-Lab announces KARMA 2.1, with new features, in the OASYS 1.3 Update. [more]

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17-Sep-2007: OASYS Online Virtual GUI updated to show all 7 synth engines, including the new OS 1.3 MOD-7 Waveshaping VPM Synth. [more]

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17-Sep-2007: Korg announces the upcoming OS 1.3 Update, including the new MOD-7 Waveshaping VPM Synth and KARMA 2.1. [more]

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25-Dec-2006: Latest OS 1.2.3 released at www.korguser.net. [more]

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10-Sep-2006: 79 audio demos (mp3) of KARMA with the new LAC-1 option released. [more]

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09-Sep-2006: Part 2 of the video demonstration and preview of the LAC-1 Legacy Analog Collection released, featuring 24 more programs and KARMA performances by Stephen Kay. [more]

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03-Sep-2006: New video demonstration and preview of the LAC-1 Legacy Analog Collection released, featuring 13 programs and KARMA performances by Stephen Kay. [more]

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01-Aug-2006: Korg USA announces the upcoming release of the OS 1.2 update, including two new Legacy Synth Engines, the MS-20EX and PolysixEX! [more]

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01-Aug-2006: OASYS Online Virtual GUI updated to show all 6 synth engines, including the new OS 1.2 Legacy Synths! [more]


Audio/Video Demos/Tours/Tutorials

Karma-Lab YouTube
Karma-Lab YouTube Channel: OASYS Playlist

See/hear musical performances, demos, guided tours, tutorials and more, on KARMA-related keyboard products including the Korg Kronos, M3, OASYS, and Karma, and the Yamaha Motif XF and Motif series.

Note: if your browser device is capable of using Flash, you may still access the OASYS Channel of our Flash-based Media Player if you wish. Most of the video content has been moved to our YouTube Channel.



Articles, Reviews and Awards
IT-Review.net - Editor's Choice: "Korg OASYS - Two Years Later" - November 2006
31 Mar 2006 - OASYS wins the MusikMesse International Press Award (MIPA) for best Keyboard Workstation, for a second time!
Sound On Sound Magazine OASYS Review (Part 1) - November 2005

Sound On Sound Magazine OASYS Review (Part 2) - December 2005
  Nov 2005 - Online Article: Inside a Luxury Synth: Creating the Linux-Powered Korg OASYS (O'Reilly.com)
Oct 2005 - OASYS receives a "Key Buy Award" from Keyboard Magazine. Read the whole review here.
08 Apr 2005 - OASYS wins the MusikMesse International Press Award (MIPA) for best Keyboard Workstation!
Keyboard Magazine April 2005 Article: "The Making Of The Korg OASYS"


KARMA FAQs

What is KARMA, how does it work, and other frequently asked questions.

Other KARMA Audio Demos (GE Types, Karma Music Workstation)


User Discussion

Visit our OASYS User Forums

Ask questions about the features of the OASYS, join in discussions, talk about the videos, etc.


OASYS Virtual Online GUI

OASYS Virtual Online GUI - try out the OASYS Interface! Now updated for OS 1.3, Legacy Synths and Mod-7 VPM Wave-shaping Synth.


KARMA for other synths?

KARMA is available as a built-in feature on several other Korg synths, including the M3, the Kronos, and the Karma Workstation. There are also PC/Mac software versions available for the Triton Series, and the M50, which add KARMA features to keyboards that do not have them. In addition, there is the KARMA Motif Software that supports six different Yamaha instruments. Follow the links below for more information.

Korg Products incorporating KARMA technology
Yamaha Products that have KARMA available in a software version
Overview of all available versions of KARMA Software



Photos From NAMM

Click for photos from the Introduction of the OASYS at Winter NAMM 2005