Roland has announced Jupiter Synth Legends Volume 1, the first in a series of free sound libraries for the Jupiter-80 and Jupiter-50 synthesizers. The sound library features a collection of sounds from some of the most legendary and iconic instruments in Roland’s history.
Jupiter Synth Legends Volume 1 features sounds taken from, or inspired by, these seven Roland instruments from the 1980s:
- JUPITER-8 (1981)
- JUNO-60 (1982)
- D-50 (1987)
- TB-303 (1982)
- JUPITER-6 (1983)
- SH-101 (1982)
- JUNO-106 (1984)
Kurzweil has released two new sound libraries for the PC3K line, SynthScapes and Take 6 Vocals, as free downloads:
These extensive sound collections were developed with painstaking attention to detail and recorded in some of the world’s best studios. They helped to build the legacy of the famous K2 Series keyboards and now they’re available to enhance the latest generation of Kurzweil instruments.
Synthscapes provides a palette of rich, complex digital waveforms, many of which are layered together and combined with analog filters. Bearing the name of the acclaimed vocal group, the Take 6 library features numerous vocal articulations, with a variety of single and ensemble voices.
Download the free sound libraries from the Kurzweil site.