Roland SH-101

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  • $800$1,200

First manufactured in 1982, the Roland SH-101 is an analog monophonic bass synthesizer most notable for its use in techno and acid house music. It has a simple layout with features such as a single oscillator with various mixable waveforms, a 100-step sequencer, and an up, down, or up/down arpeggiator. The Roland SH-101 came in gray, blue, and red finishes (and a rare white finish), with an optional hand grip controller for keytar performance.

Features: 32 keys, monophonic, CV/Gate control, mono audio output

Years of Production: 1982 - 1986

Notable Players: Orbital, The Prodigy, Aphex Twin, Devo, Boards of Canada, Future Sound of London

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