Archive of the former Yahoo!Groups mailing list: All about the Roland Jupiter-series
Subject: FW: [AH] Juno-106 vs. JP-8000 (was Jupiter 6 vs. JP-8000)
From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <Ricardo_Verschut@...
From: NTaLec [mailto:jwells@...
Sent: Monday, June 28, 1999 7:16 PM
To: Chad Gould; analogue@...
Subject: Re: [AH] Juno-106 vs. JP-8000 (was Jupiter 6 vs. JP-8000)
I think where the Nord products, Waldorf products, and to a degree the
JP-8000/8080 get a bum rap is that people want to try and make them sound
like old synths when they really have strong personalities of their own. I
think it ok to try and duplicate those sounds but when you experiment with
them they can do you can come up with some nice sounds.
A lot of people complain about the zip effect or the digital sound of the
JP-8000 the only problem I had with the JP-8000 was that short keyboard, but
my tracks that have JP-8000 on them were always layered with other synths so
I would get smoother sweeps.
----- Original Message -----
From: Chad Gould <Chad_Gould@...>
Sent: Monday, June 28, 1999 10:08 AM
Subject: RE: [AH] Juno-106 vs. JP-8000 (was Jupiter 6 vs. JP-8000)
> > I'd assume up-front that there's some original character in the 106
> > there's SOOO many artists who still use the thing. That plus it sold
> > when new, and it's a reliable synth.
> There is character in a Juno 106, too bad the character is very limited in
> variety. (:
> > Simply put - can a JP-8000 do a reasonable job at the 106 sounds?
> Pretty reasonable. Actually the Nord Lead does a better Juno 106, I think.
> don't think the JP-6 does (it can... with work... but it isn't as
> slippery-sounding as the 106...)..
> CHAD GOULD