Benn and Gear: Boss SY-1000 Review

Benn Jordan doesn’t actually tell you everything you need to know about MIDI guitar, though he gives you a fair introduction. But he pulls no punches in his review of the Boss SY-1000. His dismay at the presets is more understandable when, later in the review, you get to hear his own presets, which, unlike he Boss ones, sound more like something you might have heard in the last 20 years, and harness the emotive potential of synthesis in a way that the Boss presets fail to do.

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2 thoughts on “Benn and Gear: Boss SY-1000 Review

  1. This was informative and funny. Benn does a nice job with his videos. I too wonder why presets on gear is usually so awful and over the top.

    • I think it is because they want to make them sound as “dramatic” as possible to punters trying the gear out in noisy music stores, whereas serious musicians are more interested in subtly emotive sounds like the ones that Benn creates

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