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Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1985
Gibson Explorer Synth
If you want Roland guitar synth sounds, you can now choose what guitar you use to play them. Paul White looks at a Gibson with a difference.
Review | The Mix, Jul 1994
Down-to-earth guitar synth
Review | International Musician, Feb 1986
Plug in, lean back, legs apart — and sound like an accordionist. Tony Mills taxes the axe
Review | Recording Musician, Nov 1992
Roland GR1 Guitar Synthesizer
What the world needs is a guitar synth that sounds good and behaves predictably. Does Roland's latest model pass the test?
Review | Music Technology, Apr 1987
Paul White, who's owned almost every Roland guitar synth built, puts the new GK1 synth driver and GM70 "brain" under test. Is this the first pitch-to-MIDI system that really works?
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1981
Review | Sound International, Dec 1978
Steve Hackett and Paddy Kingsland set out to test the merits and demerits of the Roland GR-500 and ARP Avatar. Synthesise watches, lads.
Review | Music Technology, Aug 1989
Roland's latest guitar synthesiser is quickly earning a reputation as the most playable guitar synth yet built. Aaron Hallas turns from widdly-widdly merchant to MlDdly-widdly merchant.
Review | One Two Testing, Apr 1984
Review. In colour.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1984
The all-but-forgotten guitar synth is due to return to music shops with a vengeance this summer, in the shape of Roland's GR700/G707 system and a breathtaking new British design, the SynthAxe. Paul White puts both instruments through their paces.
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Feature | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1983
A personal account of its development
A personal look at designs past and present
Feature | Topic: Maintenance / Repair / Modification | Polyphony, Jul/Aug 1981
Feature | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1984
Readers send in their own favourite synth sounds and details of how to generate them. This month sees, among other things, our first patch for a guitar synth, the Roland GR300.
News | Topic: Advertisement Feature | International Musician, Jun 1986
A new Super-synth, Samples, and more
Feature | One Two Testing, Dec 1982
The Story of the Guitar Synth
Learn the history of the guitar synthesiser and what the stars think of them.
Feature | Topic: Advertisement Feature | International Musician, Nov 1985
Bass synthesizer examined
Feature | Topic: Advertisement Feature | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1984
Feature | Topic: Advertisement Feature | International Musician, Feb 1985
User Report | Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1984
A road report on Roland's guitar synth the GR700 by Imagination's Ashley Ingram and Mark Wood of Nucleus and Sunwind.