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nikko666's review - Roland SH-2

It's an <a rel="nofollow" href="/analog-synth/roland/SH-101/?utm_source=audiofanzine&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=netting&utm_content=product&utm_term=SH-101" target="_blank">SH-101</a> or <a rel="nofollow" href="/analog-synth/roland/SH-09/?utm_source=audiofanzine&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=netting&utm_content=product&utm_term=SH-09" target="_blank">SH-09</a> with two VCO's. 3-octave keyboard, an envelope, 1 LFO.
Modulation, Glide, Portamento, and FM.
Very complete synth, except for the single LFO and envelope.

UTILIZATION

Very easy to use. 1 button = 1 function.

SOUNDS

Big sound. Much better than the <a rel="nofollow" href="/analog-synth/roland/SH-101/?utm_source=audiofanzine&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=netting&utm_content=product&utm_term=SH-101" target="_blank">SH-101</a> for example. You can detune the 2 VCO's and get very big and bold sounds.
It is solid, has a very aggressive and musical filter. A great authentic vintage synth.
It has the sound of the high-end SH series.
Its possibilities, despite limited, are better than for the Pro-One, an MFB or other modern synth.
I even prefer it over the Pro-One because it has a much more authentic and characteristic sound.
A perfect instrument to complete a plug-ins setup for example. With some echo or reverb, it delivers more than a modeling synth, there is no argument!

OVERALL OPINION

Somewhat limited in terms of sound creation, but what it does, it does really well.
A great choice for any vintage lover that doesn't want to get ruined.
On the other hand, it is very rare. So the argument of Audiofanzine makes me laugh a bit...