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:
Roland has released this teaser video for the Jupiter Legacy Collection – a new sound library for the Jupiter 50 & Jupiter 80 keyboards that features the sounds of classic Roland synths.
Pricing & availability are to be announced.
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s something for the synth freaks – a live cover of Magic Fly.
Magic Fly was released in 1977 by French space disco synth band Space. It’s sort of cheesetacular by today’s standards, but it was a #1 hit around the world when it was released.
The live performance of
Magic Fly, via glendamster, features Roland Jupiter 8 and Oberheim OBXA.
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This video is a first look at the
Roland Jupiter-50 synthesizer, which was introduced at this year’s Musikmesse.
Stephen Fortner takes a look at the new Jupiter-50, with an overview of the synth’s architecture, lots of audio demos and his first impressions.
Musikmesse 2012: Roland has announced a software update to the Jupiter-80 keyboard.
Here’s what’s new in the
Jupiter-80 Version 2:
Three types of low-pass filters; combined with the previous type, a total of four filters are now available
New MFX structures; in addition to the previous parallel connection, a total of five structures (including serial connection) are available
A Registration Play screen for easier access to sounds during live performance
Better integration with SONAR software; a dedicated plug-in for your computer lets you easily map the JUPITER-80 to control SONAR?s faders and soft synths
This official video from
Roland features a variety of artists offering their impressions of the Jupiter-80 synthesizer.
Details on the
Jupiter 80 are available at Roland’s site.