Roland has announced the JUNO-60 Chorus, a new software effect available through Roland Cloud. A spokesperson told us, "Released in 1982, the JUNO-60 is a shining star in the vintage synth universe, heard on generations of famous tracks and still loved by musicians and producers today. A huge slice of its timeless magic comes from an analog stereo chorus effect that imparts so much richness and character that players rarely turn it off. With the JUNO-60 Chorus, Roland delivers the effect's elegant simplicity and authentic sound in a standalone plug-in for the first time."
Here's more details direct from Roland...
The lush stereo chorus in the JUNO-60 was specially tuned to enhance the synth's single DCO, fat sub-oscillator, and characterful VCF. Players quickly found it to be an essential component of the JUNO's unique voice, making it hit well above its weight and compete with more sophisticated--and much more expensive--multi-oscillator polysynths of the day. With the JUNO-60 Chorus plug-in, music producers can now infuse any DAW track with the evocative color of this legendary effect.
Like the original hardware, the software version has two push-button chorus modes, plus a third "secret" mode accessed by pressing both buttons at once. Each mode is modeled in meticulous detail, complete with variable analog noise for the full retro experience. The vintage JUNO-60 vibe is carried on further with graphics that reflect the synth's iconic panel and distinctive wood side panels.
Adding the JUNO-60 Chorus to any keyboard sound makes it come alive. It also works great with other sound sources, including guitar, bass, vocals, and more. The plug-in is available in VST3, AU, and AAX versions for Mac and Windows DAWs, and native Apple silicon support provides full compatibility with the latest Mac computers.
Pricing and Availability:
The Roland JUNO-60 Chorus is available with the Ultimate membership level of Roland Cloud or a $99 Lifetime Key purchase. All paid membership plans start with a 30-day free trial of Ultimate, to experience everything Roland Cloud has to offer, including the JUNO-60 CHORUS and more.
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