Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus Hands-On Demo

This video, via Doctor Mix, takes a look at the classic Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus

The video offers great demos of the VP-330 Vocoder Plus. The VP-330 is a vintage synth (1979) that offers great great string synth and vocal choir sounds, and is one of the best vocoders ever made.

The Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus is known to some as Vangelis’s secret weapon, because he used it prominently in many well-known 80’s works.

4 thoughts on “Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus Hands-On Demo

  1. I was grinning at all of the 70s/80s pieces I could recall that featured this thing. Its a real beauty that cries out for a quality reverb. Roland should use this as part of the demo for their Boutique version. Well done!

  2. The VP-330 is used for Druid-esque chants all over the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s score to Doctor Who’s “Meglos” episode. And for that alone I love it.

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