Roland has released an update to the JD-XA synthesizer that expands the sound library, improves functionality and addresses some bugs. Here’s a preview of the version 1.5 preset sounds:
This pair of videos demo a set of custom patches for the Roland JD-XA synthesizer, created by Janne “Burton” Puurtinen, keyboardist in the Finish rock band, HIM.
Roland announced today that their 7×7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion has been updated to include the TR-606 kit:
Roland Canada Product Specialist Jacob Watters shared this series of video tutorials that explore the basics of subtractive synthesis. The tutorials are created on the Roland System-1, but they are general enough to apply to most subtractive synths. The first video, above, looks at making string synth sound.
This video, via Earmonkey Music, is a demonstration and comparison of filters on Roland’s three Boutique synthesizers: the JU-06, JX-03 & JP-08.
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