Which of these synths is better for A-ha's "Take on Me"?

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Which of these synths is better for A-ha's "Take on Me"?

Post by JWood » Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:56 pm

For the lead part that everyone knows. Waldorf Q or Roland Juno-106?

Waldorf Q: (skip to 0:40)
Juno-106: (skip to 0:15)

Personally, I think the Juno sounds closer to the original than the Q.

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Re: Which of these synths is better for A-ha's "Take on Me"?

Post by DX21 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:23 am

You'll need a PPG and a DX7 as far as I remember
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Re: Which of these synths is better for A-ha's "Take on Me"?

Post by Bricago » Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:35 pm

I vote for the Juno. The Waldorf patch is more horn-like. Regarding DX21's post, there is an old Youtube clip of them miming live, where the keyboard player has a DX7.

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Re: Which of these synths is better for A-ha's "Take on Me"?

Post by daynel8 » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:53 am

Another vote for Juno. Sounds is really good.

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