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Subject: FW: [AH] ehhhhhhhh...guys ?

From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <ricardo.verschut@...>
Date: 2001-03-26

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Crosskey [mailto:chris.crosskey@...]
Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2001 2:39 PM
To: analogue@...
Subject: RE: [AH] ehhhhhhhh...guys ?

I'd have thought the Upe's envelopes were a bit slow for's forte
has always been pads....IMHO anyway.....if you want a decent polysynth that
does good leads (especially if you stack the voices) get a Cheetah MS6......


> -----Original Message-----
> From: david [mailto:dj.suurland@...]
> Sent: 25 March 2001 00:09
> To: analogue@...
> Subject: [AH] ehhhhhhhh...guys ?
> hi there,
> well like i said i got my jupiter 8 yesterday and i've been
> fiddling with it quite a bit, the Bb5 key is suddenly working
> again (which doesnt mean its fixed, rather it can fail again
> at any given time probably when its most unconvenient) but
> i've got a question.
> is it me or is the jup8 not all its said to be. now dont get
> me wrong i bought it cheap and was planning to sell it to
> make a buck to put in my "cs-80 savings account", i didnt
> expect anything in particular but after cheking the internet
> and seeing al the hype i got hyped myself too. anywyz, i love
> the strings, cross mod is cool too and it can make some huge
> sounds too, good enough.
> but i cant seem to produce a decent lead, and when im
> programming i seem to run into the same sounds pretty often
> even though im trying all kinds of different modulations.
> what am i doing wrong.?? is the jup8 limited to a certain
> spectrum or am i beeing a dork, i know my way around a z1
> pretty ok, so i dont think i lack imagination when it comes
> down to trying new ways of making noise. any ideas ?