Best Synthesizers

1 Moog Sub Phatty 25-Key Analog Synthesizer Review

Moog Sub Phatty 25-Key Analog Synthesizer Review

You should on this synthesizer.  It’s amazing.

9.9
2 Yamaha MONTAGE8 88-Key Synthesizer Review

Yamaha MONTAGE8 88-Key Synthesizer Review

Yamaha makes solid instruments with beautiful tones.  This is no exception.  Is it better for syn...

8.9
3 Roland JUNO DS88 Weighted Keyboard Review

Roland JUNO DS88 Weighted Keyboard Review

This is a great Roland Keyboard with a lot of great tones and synths.

9.3
4 Prophet Rev2 Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer Review

Prophet Rev2 Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer Review

You can’t go wrong with the Prophet brand.  The engineering is second to none.

9.7
5 Nord Stage 3 Fully Weighted 88-Key Digital Piano Review

Nord Stage 3 Fully Weighted 88-Key Digital Piano Review

This is a complete, master keyboard that has some of the best piano and organ tones in the...

9.6

Is a Synthesizer by any other name, not just as beautiful as the machines we’ve come to know and love?

A Synthesizer can be one of the most life changing instruments for the modern musician and it is true even if you are a guitarist, drummer, bassist…whatever. The abilities of modern synthesizers are vast and can bring elaborate orchestrations to your fingertips.

Featured Synthesizers


Nord Stage 3

9.6/10 Read review
96 %
Last Amazon price update was: December 28, 2020 12:03 am
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9.6 Expert Score

The Nord Stage 3 is as professional and complete of a keyboard as they come.  It really is packed with features, so while it’s easy to use, it take a little time to master.

Sound
9.8
Price
9.2
Durability
9.6
PROS
  • Rotating speaker for organ can be used for pianos and synths
  • Can control midi devices
CONS
  • Some synth tones aren't as great as others

Yamaha Montage8

8.9/10 Read review
89 %
Last Amazon price update was: December 14, 2020 9:27 pm
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8.9 Expert Score

This is a quality workstation.  It’s got a ton of great features and has some amazing tools.

Sound
9.1
Price
8.7
Durability
9.3
PROS
  • Great built in tones
CONS
  • Tricky to use as a midi

Moog Sub Phatty

9.9/10 Read review
99 %
Last Amazon price update was: December 28, 2020 10:31 pm
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9.9 Expert Score

You want to own this.  You should own this.  The tones are incredible, its user friendly, it’s affordable.  It’s a gem!

Sound
10
Price
9.8
Durability
9.9
PROS
  • Incredible lead tones
CONS
  • There's really nothing bad about this Moog Synth

Prophet Rev 2

9.7/10 Read review
97 %
Last Amazon price update was: January 16, 2021 6:07 am
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9.7 Expert Score

I love the Prophet Rev2.  It’s a great Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer.   The tones are great, the controls are intuitive and the synthesizer is built for the road.

Sound
9.9
Price
8.9
Durability
10
PROS
  • 16 Voices
CONS
  • Its heavy

Roland Juno DS88

9.3/10 Read review
93 %
Last Amazon price update was: January 25, 2021 3:20 pm
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9.3 Expert Score

If your main goal is to have piano sounds, there are other boards I’d recommend but if you are okay with not having the best piano sounds but want a versatile board with a decent piano and some nice organs and synths, with a great feel and some awesome features like the vocoder, live sampling and ability to upload and play almost any any tone, this is a nice value keyboard and synthesizer.

Sound
9.2
Price
9.4
Durability
9.2
PROS
  • Love the pattern sequencer
  • Vocoder/Autotune Features are nice
CONS
  • Other boards have better tones for Digital Piano

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Synthesizers can be packed with great tones and sounds for Leads, Pads, Modulations, Drums and Percussion and more. Some synths include decent piano and organ tones too, which makes it easier to buy one board that can take care of most of your needs.