"It makes me feel like Stradivarius," says ARP Odyssey lead designer

David Friend discusses the history of the synth and its revival by Korg

YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0R4niN0o_58

When Korg announced that it was reviving the ARP Odyssey back in 2014, the company was keen to point out that ARP Instruments co-founder and the original synth's lead designer David Friend had joined the project to act as chief advisor.

With the reissued Odyssey now in the hands of a new generation of musicians, Friend has spoken about the history of the synth and how his collaboration with Korg came about. You can watch the video interview above.

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