“The Roland Jupiter-6 is amazing”: a synth geek shows you why the the dark horse of the Jupiter family deserves more love

It might not be the most well-known of Roland’s classic Jupiter synths - that honour goes to the incredible Jupiter-8 - but the Jupiter-6 deserves more love, says one respected synth lover.

Said synth lover is Mylar Melodies, who calls the 6 “the ever-underappreciated dark horse of the vintage Roland Jupiter polys”.

In a bid to put matters right, he’s put together a deep dive video that demonstrates just why the Jupiter-6 is so special. If you don’t love it after watching this, then you never will...

Ben Rogerson
Deputy Editor

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it. 

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