Though there are many monophonic analog synthesizers out there, few have the same kind of following as Roland’s classic SH-5 synthesizer. Produced from 1976 through 1981, it’s been used on countless recordings, and its flexibility makes it a perfect tool for electronic music production.
For this week’s episode of our ongoing Mathew Jonson’s Synthesizer Favorites video series, Jonson puts the spotlight on this much-loved classic from Japan. Watch it, and you’ll understand why he and so many other producers consider it to be one of the best analog synthesizers ever made.
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