After waiting for a few months, I received the call yesterday that the Jupiter 80 (aka. JP-80) arrived.
I know there are a few of you who never heard of a Roland Jupiter keyboard before. The new JP-80 is a big deal, considering the last Jupiter model that Roland released was in 1983 - so there were no Jupiter keyboards models Roland made in between 1983-2011. Also, the JP-80 is very expensive too (MSRP is $3,999).
For extensive reading, I recommend reading this wiki article to understand the history and uses of the classic Jupiter 8:
I just got back from a Sade show - so I haven't had much time to go in depth with my new synth. I was busy all day with school and picking the keyboard up in LA. I have just set it up.
I want to share some of the photos of the JP-80. Here they are:
Howard Jones also apparently owns the JP-80 too. In fact, he was involved in testing and creating patches for it since he was well known to use the JP-8.
revolver ocelot ◕‿◕ [berry] said:
you are now the howard jones of atnw. congratulations!
you do need that sweater, though...
Jupiter 80 said:
I love the fat sounds.
Here is a good example of what the arpeggiator can do alone. Sorry there are no beats to go with it.