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2:22 - 2:48 After EFA Distribution went bankrupt I sold a lot of equipment including the Juno 106 and now I've com across this free plug-in from TAL, the U-No-62 or whatever it's called, and it works phenomenally in this area, of course it has a couple of bugs but I like mistakes, when things are not so perfect. I played around with this plug-in and I though to myself: it sounds like back in the day. When you feel that, you have to do it.more
This is a VSTi emulation of the venerable Juno 6 and Juno 60 (they are pretty much the same synth). It is very thick and fat sounding, all the features are laid out and work as expected. It has all the limits of a real Juno. This plugin sounds thicker than my MKS 50 rack (which is basically a rackmount juno 106). It sounds just as good as my hardware Korg Poly800. It really nails the Roland 80s PWM thing. Its best feature is the lush Roland chorus emulation that really nails the original. TOGU also has a free standalone chorus plugin that sounds just as awesome, like the chorus that was on my Roland Chorus Echo rack. Even the GUI on this emulation looks perfect. Nice work all around. The version I use is freeware, you can DL it for nuttin'. There's a pay version, but a real Juno lacks an impressive feature set and so this is an ideal emulation with all the benefits and limits of the original. Its nice having a 106 in a rack and a really solid emulation of a 60 for doubling and such.