ROLAND JUPITER-4

GET THE SOUND OF THE ROLAND JUPITER-4

The first of Roland's Jupiter series - It was notable as the company's first playable Polyphonic synths and released in 1978. Our JP4 sample pack brings all the unique tone and vibe of his brilliant analog synth.

GEAR OVERVIEW

The JP4 creates some truly unique sounding analog synth pads, fat basses and soaring leads. The original hardware is capable of 4 voice polyphony, which can all be combined into one voice to produce some truly fat sounds!

THE HISTORY

Manufactured between 1978 and 1981 by Roland, the JP4 was priced at $2,895 (more than that these days!). The JP4 is a staple of 80's retro synth sounds, and although it's bigger brother the Jupiter-8 came along and improved upon it's design, the JP4 still had a place amongst the big artists of its day, as well as in the heart of retro synth nerds around the world today.

FAMOUSLY USED BY

Michael Jackson (Thriller), Duran Duran (Rio), Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Soft Cell, Sir Paul McCartney and more.

WHAT'S IN THE COLLECTION

  • 10 hand crafted patches captured from the real hardware
  • Patches ready for Ableton Live (V9.7 Required)
  • Patches ready for Logic EXS24 (Mainstage compatible)
  • 24bit 44.1k WAV samples

HEAR THE SOUND