Announced exactly a year ago, the Korg MS-20 Mini analogue synth is a lovely reboot of the classic 1970s instrument that inspired it.
More than just a fun nostalgic throwback, it was a gnarly synth with an almost endlessly versatile sound. If buying an MS-20 Mini feels a little too contemporary—or the 1/8th patch cables too inauthentic—the company is now offering 1:1 replica of the original MS-20. You've just got to build it yourself. Like Ikea.
The MS-20 Kit allows you to build an MS-20 that's identical to the original except that like the MS-20 Mini, it's got MIDI and USB Midi circuitry onboard. The best part about the kit? No soldering or advanced electronics knowledge required. It's like assembling store bought furniture: All of the satisfaction of building with none of the pain. Plus, the end product isn't crap that you're going to throw away in a year. [Korg]