MATRIXSYNTH: Jupiter 4 vs Mercury 4 Tonal Comparisons

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Jupiter 4 vs Mercury 4 Tonal Comparisons


“Jupiter 4 vs Mercury 4 - Part One - Single Notes - Level Matched Version” by Friendly Noise video upload by Friendly Noise

"This is the first part of several videos comparing the Roland Jupiter 4 and the Cherry Audio Mercury 4.

Video sections:

01:01 Sawtooth, no sub-oscillator, no VCA saturation
01:49 Square, no sub-oscillator, no VCA saturation
02:44 PWM, no sub-oscillator, no VCA saturation
04:08 Sawtooth, no sub-oscillator, full VCA saturation
04:56 Square, no sub-oscillator, full VCA saturation
05:48 PWM, no sub-oscillator, full VCA saturation
07:21 Sawtooth, sub-oscillator on, no VCA saturation
08:20 Square, sub-oscillator on, no VCA saturation
09:18 PWM, sub-oscillator on, no VCA saturation
10:29 Sawtooth, sub-oscillator on, full VCA saturation
11:30 Square, sub-oscillator on, full VCA saturation
12:31 PWM, sub-oscillator on, full VCA saturation"

“Jupiter 4 vs Mercury 4 - Part Two - Chords and Factory Presets” by Friendly Noise


"This is the second part of four videos comparing the Roland Jupiter 4 and the Cherry Audio Mercury 4.

Video sections:

00:10 Introduction
00:38 Sawtooth, sub-VCO off, chorus off, 50% VCA saturation
01:10 Sawtooth, sub-VCO off, chorus on, 50% VCA saturation
01:48 Square, sub-VCO off, chorus off, 50% VCA saturation
02:15 Square, sub-VCO off, chorus on, 50% VCA saturation
02:40 PWM, sub-VCO on, chorus on, 50% VCA saturation
03:09 Fake reverb using VCA release time with closed filter
03:44 Two sounds with extreme VCA saturation
05:26 Introduction to the factory presets
05:48 Factory Preset Bass
06:46 Factory Preset Strings
07:06 Factory Preset Funky Clavi
07:29 Factory Preset Piano
07:51 Factory Preset Voice
08:20 Factory Preset Trombone
08:45 Factory Preset Sax
09:09 Factory Preset Trumpet
09:56 Factory Preset Synth
10:40 Factory Preset The Force
11:32 User presets from my Jupiter 4"

“Jupiter 4 vs Mercury 4 - Part Three - Unison Mode, Filter and LFO” by Friendly Noise


"This is Part Three of four videos comparing the Roland Jupiter 4 and the Cherry Audio Mercury 4.

Video sections:

00:07 Introduction
01:02 Unison, Saw, Drift 0
02:09 Unison, Saw, Drift 6
02:58 Unison, Saw, Chorus
03:36 Unison, Square, Drift 0
04:25 Unison, Square, Drift 7
05:01 Unison, Square, Chorus
05:46 Unison Saw, raising the VCA slider
06:41 Unison Square, raising the VCA slider
08:07 Unison, PWM, Chorus, VCA saturation
10:02 Unison, PWM, Filter modulation
10:51 About the envelope settings
11:01 Different envelope behaviour
11:32 Saw Pad, Raising filter attack time
12:47 Saw Pad, Slow envelope, VCA saturation
14:10 Saw Pad, Resonance 50%, Chorus, Slow envelope
15:17 Square Pad, Resonance 50%, VCA saturation, Slow attack time
16:14 Square, Resonance 50%, Slowest release time
17:09 Square, Resonance 100%, Slowest release time
20:25 Square, Resonance 100%, Slowest release time, Filter envelope 80%
24:21 Square, Resonance 100%, Filter release 0%, VCA release 25%
25:41 Square, Resonance 100%, Closing the envelope filter modulation
27:10 Square, Percussive sound with maximal resonance and VCA saturation
27:34 Arpeggio with square wave
28:33 Square, Resonance 100%, Testing filter modulation by LFO and LFO rate
30:14 Square, Resonance 100%, Filter modulation by LFO, Increasing filter modulation by envelope
31:07 LFO leaking
32:50 Dark PWM sound with VCA saturation
33:49 FM sounds
35:04 More FM sounds
35:50 Saw, High pitched sounds
36:41 Saw, Low pitched sounds, No resonance, Chorus
37:40 Saw, Low pitched sounds, Resonance 90%, Chorus
38:54 Saw, Resonance 100%, Chorus"

“Jupiter 4 vs Mercury 4 - Part Four - Monophonic Sequences” by Friendly Noise

video upload by Friendly Noise

"This is Part Four of four videos comparing the Roland Jupiter 4 and the Cherry Audio Mercury 4.

Video sections:

00:06 Introduction
00:39 Square, no resonance
01:00 Square, 50% resonance
01:33 Square, 100% resonance, VCA saturation
02:02 Square, 100% resonance, VCA saturation, sub-oscillator on
02:32 VCO off, Noise on, 70% resonance, VCA saturation
03:05 Saw, Noise on, no resonance, Chorus on
04:23 Saw, 80% resonance, Chorus on, sub-oscillator on
05:10 Saw, 70% resonance, Chorus on, pitch modulation with fastest LFO speed
06:34 Saw, 100% resonance, Chorus on, pitch and filter modulation with fastest LFO speed
07:21 Square, 25% resonance, Chorus on, VCA saturation"

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