madrasputin wrote:For me man, the D-50, hands down! I just got one about two weeks ago and I'm in love with this synth! The SY-77 is nice as hell but the D-50 just seems more versatile (especially with the PG-1000 programmer) and easier to really tweak out if you know what I mean. I do believe the D-50 was Roland's shot at having a contender for the Yamaha DX-7 at the time of production. In my opinion, even though a LOT more big name artists have used DX-7s over D-50s, it still kicks the hell outta the DX-7 and the SY-77! I do however, love my DX-7, but you didn't mention that one! I just had to mention it, sorry! lol!
ItsMeOnly wrote:Both, they complement eachother.
TG77 at its best http://ftp.do.id.uw.edu.pl/pub/music/TG ... Chorus.mp3
D50 take http://ftp.do.id.uw.edu.pl/pub/music/D- ... quence.mp3
madrasputin wrote:all good points and links to show the SY-77's versatility! honestly i'm digging the synth a lot more now that i've heard some more tracks done with that beast! i still love my D-50, but i gotta give mad props to the SY-77 for being an FM that can sound fierce analog when need be! thanks for showing me some cool stuff done with the SY-77 guys!!
rickyd wrote:One thing I know that I will give to the D-50 besides it being warmer than the SY-77, is the D-50 is said to have this lush, "evergreen" quality about it that makes it magical or "alive" to some.
b3groover wrote:a pseudo-analog AFM fest straight from the SY77 circa my teenage brain in 1993/94, a little tune called "The Guardian".
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