SYNTH GEMS 1 – Exploring Vintage Synthesizers: The Rare, The Odd, and The Awesome. The latest publication in Kim Björn’s brilliant book series takes you on a tour of over… Read More
Roland Jupiter-X / Jupiter-Xm – the last stand?
Let’s be clear about this: “The last stand” has no militant connotations. It is meant positively (well, at least neutrally). Jupiter-X is Roland’s latest and most superior synthesizer flagship, but… Read More
Roland Jupiter-8 – the grand master of synth-pop
Roland Jupiter-8 Synthesizer: The name alone is magic to many musicians’ ears. And as much a desired object today as in 1981. Next to the Sequential Prophet-5, this synthesizer represents one… Read More
Roland Jupiter-8 Video by SynthManiaDotCom
For many years Roland’s Jupiter-8 was one of my favorite synthesizers and I always wanted to get one. This video from SynthManiaDotCom and some of its pads remind me why.… Read More