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Old 15th July 2017
Originally Posted by Alrod View Post
I never base my opinion on YouTube videos. Too many variable involved. Bitrate, processing, patches, bias, etc. Especially when I found out in several cases that certain company employees were behind the videos. The best way to perform any sound test is in person. Yes it can be difficult because not everyone has access to vintage gear or all the new synths available.

As an example, I purchased some of the Roland boutique synths based on YouTube videos. I could not return them fast enough. Nothing like what I heard on the videos. There was obviously some behind the scenes enhancing going on. After the fact, I even felt like perhaps some of what I was hearing was not the boutique synth. Marketing can be smoke and mirrors.
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