We’ve seen a veritable feast of Wavedrums launched from the Korg stable since the electro percussion device was re-introduced in 2010 - the Oriental, Mini, Black and now the Global.
While so many updates in three years may seem excessive, the Global is a damn fine device in its own right. And what a versatile instrument it is.
You can just about do what the hell you want with it - play it like an acoustic drum, hit it with sticks, tap it with mallets or bash it with your own fine hands to access some of the many sounds on board.
Speaking of sounds, there’s loads of them jammed into the Wavedrum Global, with 140 loop phases, reverb and delay effects and plenty more.
Yes, at £599 it does carry a premium price tag, but if you want quality you, more often than not, need to put your hand in your pocket and shell out a wad of cold, hard cash.4 Stars
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