Korg buys Darkglass Electronics in bid to become “a leader” in the bass gear market

Left to right: Diana Cecchini (Korg USA Inc. CFO, VP of Finance); Marcos Barilatti (Darkglass Electronics Managing Director), Joe Castronovo (Korg USA Inc. President), Douglas Castro (Darkglass Electronics CEO) and Brian Piccolo (Korg USA Inc. Director of Brand Management).
(Image credit: Korg / Darkglass Electronics)

Korg USA has purchased a controlling stake in Finnish bass gear brand Darkglass Electronics for an undisclosed amount.

Korg already distributed the brand in North America and the sale – announced yesterday (May 19) by Korg USA President Joe Castronovo – is said to further its ambition in the bass market.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.