Synth Site: Roland: Juno 106 Synthesizer: User reviews Add review
Average rating: 4.5 out of 5
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Stephane Schmitz a hobbyist user from Belgium writes:
This is the synth I play with most at home. It's so incredibly easy to program and it sounds so nice that you'll fall instantly in love with it. It's great for electronica-ambient stuff (nice pads), but you can also obtain good basses and leads too. Worth the price (I paid mine $100). I also have an AKAI AX73 (analog synth with digital controls), but despite the fact that the akai has more pentential, I prefer the Juno sound.

Rating: 5 out of 5 posted Tuesday-Jun-12-2001 at 05:14
mr Vjd a professional user from sweden writes:
Juno 106 is little overrated, but still a good synth. The best thing about it is instant control over sound. Alpha junos are almost as "warm", but they can do more with sound. Don`t expect too much from 106, its good with certain styles or sounds.

Rating: 4 out of 5 posted Friday-May-25-2001 at 20:05
Markus from Germany writes:
This is a very simple synthesizer with very limited possibilities (it has only one DCO, one LFO, one envelope !). So why does almost everyone seem to love it? The most obvious reason is that it sounds just great. (I really do not know how anyone can call the sound of a Juno 106 "thin", no matter to wich synth you compare it. It cuts through every mix and is truely able to send shivers down your spine.) Another reason probably is that the Juno 106 sounds very, very modern despite of its age. But the most important reason is: it is very simple. You are able to produce great sounds (especially pads, organs and (sci-fi-)effects) at once and with all those sliders you have got the full real time control. It seems that the limitations of this synth boost your own creativity. By the way, the sub-oscillation (you can add a lower octave to the sound of the oscillator) is very effective. And after all there is the big advantage of the Juno 106 that it is a real analogue synthesizer with digital control, midi and patch storage. So this is simply a great musical instrument, despite and because of its "limitations".

Rating: 5 out of 5 posted Sunday-Apr-08-2001 at 05:26
Chris Taylor a professional user from Brussels writes:
This synth isnt that phenomonal . I have had mine since 1997. It's your basic analogue synth. THIS SOUNDS NOTHING LIKE A JUNO 6/60 SO DONT BUY IT THINKING YOU ARE GETTING A MIDIFIED VERSION OF ONE OF THOSE. It's actaully very very thin sounding , BUT you can make it sound a little beefy by programming it correctly. None the less, dont expect anything spectacular from it except your basic digital osc. / anlogue filter synth. Nothing more nothing less.

good day

Rating: 3 out of 5 posted Thursday-Mar-29-2001 at 15:46
Mike Ystad a part-time user from USA writes:
This synth is phenomenal. I'm in love with it. It is sooo creamy sounding, and the bass is amazingly deep and rich. I would say it is best for basses and pads, and smooth Vince-Clarke like pings and pongs. The filters are rich, but there's no violence to them, I wouldn't try to get any squelchy acid sounds from them. This is a synth that is nice and expressive, and if you are trying to get scary/distorted/industrial type noises I would look elsewhere. I mainly use this keyboard live, but as far as sequencing goes it's tight and fully-midied out. The things that are great about the JUNO 106 are:

Creamy PWM pads Thick, deep Sub Oscillator Smooth filters Easy to use, and everything sounds cool Famous Chorus Effect (trademark from electronic music, if a bit noisy)

It's not a Prophet 5, by any means. But then again, a Prophet 5 isn't a JUNO either...

Rating: 5 out of 5 posted Thursday-Mar-29-2001 at 15:03
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