Demo of the ROLAND JUPITER-6

October 9, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

The Jupiter-6 is an incredible analog synth. All of the Jupiters have a sound that was unlike any other synthesizer and the Jup 6 is no exception. This sound is due in part to classic analog Roland technology in its filters, modulation capabilities and a thick cluster of 12 analog oscillators at 2 per voice. Easy and intuitive programming via front panel sliders, knobs and buttons for all your tweaking needs.

The Jup 6 is a scaled down version of the Jup 8 in terms of programming and polyphony. However the Jup 6 has some major improvements of its own such as newly added MIDI control and better tuning stability! While the Jup 6 does have MIDI, the implementation is very rudimentary and hard to control. The Jup 6 was one of the very first (along with the Sequential Prophet 600) synths to use the then new MIDI protocol, and the implementation on the Jup 6 is far from complete.

Synthcom Systems, Inc. offers the Europa firmware upgrade for the Jupiter-6 which gives it an up-to-date and comprehensive MIDI implementation. All parameters are controllable via Continuous Controller or SysEx. Europa also features an extensive arpeggiator which will sync to MIDI clock with programmable clock divisors and rhythms, and has about 50 more playback variations than the JP-6’s original Up, Down, Up/Down, and Down/Up. A Europacized Jupiter-6 is a thoroughly modern synth with a classic sound.

The Jupiter-6 is an excellent for ambient drones, pads, blips, buzzes and leads.

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Roland Jupiter-8 With NEA Pyxis Aftertouch System

September 18, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

This video shows a Roland Jupiter 8 with the New England Analog Pyxis aftertouch system.

The purpose of this particular video is to show how you can disable the lower 4 voices on the JP8 so that aftertouch wont affect them. However, using the aftertouch sensor on the lower half of the keyboard can still affect how the aftertouch modulates the upper 4 voices. This creates some interesting effects. Using “whole” mode with the lower 4 voices disabled will produce a sound much like a CS80 or something with polyphonic aftertouch.

On this particular Jupiter, there are two separate disable switches; one for disabling filter and VCA effects from Pyxis on lower 4 voices, and another for disabling Pyxis control of VCOs.

Roland Jupiter-8 vs. OP-X PRO-II

August 31, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment…

Comparing some factory presets of the Roland Jupiter-8 to the cloned ones in the Jupiter-8 Collection bank for the SonicProjects OP-X PRO-II virtual analog VSTi synth.

The original Jupiter-8 clips were recorded by Paolo Di Nicolantonio from and were licensed for this comparison:

The cloned presets in OP-X PRO-II were modeled by ear after these clips and are available in the “Jupiter-8 Collection” bank which can be downloaded here:…

The flexible engine of OP-X PRO-II allows to mimic the character and sounds of several different synths. These direct comparison examples show that it works quite well for the Jupiter-8.


Roland Jupiter-8 VSTi
Roland Jupiter-8 Comparison
Oberheim VSTi

Jupiter Dream

August 11, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

This track is all about the Jupiter synth’s, the sound effects, it’s arpeggiator’s & that distinctive Jupiter 8 sound.
The bassline/sequencing using & Pro-one.
Additional arpeggio effects with monopoly.
Hope you enjoy.

This is the 3rd track from the electro anyone? EP.
Available for a free download on following links.

Synchronizing Roland Jupiter 4 to Oberheim DMX with Garfield Electronics Modulator

August 7, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Background video description:

A fellow VSE’r was wanting to know how to sync his JP-8’s arpeggiator to his DMX. I don’t know of any way to do that directly without another piece of gear in between to convert clock pulses.

The Garfield Electronics Modulator can program trigger pulse rhythms up to 2 measures synched to 24ppq DIN, 24, 48 or 96ppq phone jack.

Accelerator goes Analog

July 21, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Here is a Single patch on the Accelerator that attempted to replicate the sound of a Roland Jupiter-8. Chords were played over a sequenced portion of the same patch.
With clever programing a digital synth can sound really analog.

Hands on with Jupiter-50 – Pads & Synths

July 7, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

A demo of some of the pad and synth presets in the Roland Jupiter-50 synthesizer.

See some of ‘keybdwizard’s’ other demo videos for examples of other patches such as pianos, electric pianos, organs, bells, guitars, etc.

Roland Jupiter-50 demo videos are here:…

Yamaha MOX6 demo videos are here:…

Omnisphere demo videos are here:…

DSI Prophet 08 demo videos are here:…

Access Virus TI demo videos are here:…

Moog synthesizer demo videos are here:…

Korg Micro X demo videos are here:…

Korg M3 demo videos are here:…

Roland XV-5050 demo videos are here:…

Roland JV-1080 demo videos are here:…

Various software synthesizer demo videos are here:…

DSI Mopho demo videos are here:…

Exclusive synth spotting session in Depeche Mode’s studio

April 26, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

There is lots of nice gear for all of us electro fans in this in-studio performance of Broken by Depeche Mode.

Check out the Teenage Engineering OP-1, Roland Jupiter 8 synthesizer, Oberheim OB8,  Korg MS20 and Korg MonoPoly synthesizers. Not to mention, the tasty Eurorack modules that have been seen in pictures of the Delta Machine studio sessions.

Roland Jupiter 8 1983 Demonstration by INHALT & Bunker Studio SF

November 8, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

This is the first part of an upcoming series of videos showing some of the instruments used by group INHALT. This is our Roland Jupiter 8 14 bit Revision from 1983.

12″ Vehicle EP Available on Dark Entries Records

12″ Single Walking on Glass Dance Mix
available on World Unknown Records

Digital Available:


Jupiter-8, Roland Juno-60, Juno-106, Poly 6 – Analog synth song

August 27, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Gear used is jupiter-8, juno-106, juno-60, Poly 6, td-30 V-drums. Recorded and mixed in Sonar X1. EFX from Sonar.

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