JMJ's List of Legends
Our hero Jean Michel Jarre recently put up a nice list Top Ten Favorite Synths over at the Red Bull Music Academy. To our great honor, one of the picks is our very own OP-1! Here is what the No 1 synth legend has to say about it:
"It’s a synth which doesn’t even seem like a synth at all – it’s tiny and looks like a Casio toy, but hidden inside is a very sophisticated machine, created using military technology. It’s 100% digital, but defines something completely new in its size and transportability. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen something as interesting, flexible and creative as this. And importantly, its inventors have reintroduced a notion which had been desperately lacking: humour." Read the whole thing.