WeLcOmE tO LeGoWeLT.OrG ---> Thanks to all the freaks for the supercool party in London it was awesome! I will be back in London 2 march in Fabric with Peggy Gou and more ********* Issue 7 of the Shadow Wolf ASCII Cyberzine is out, check it out below. I got a Yamaha PSS480 during the holidays check out the little blurp, hot pix and sounds below! ******* Also if you didnt check it out yet there is a new SAMPLE PACK, this time with 385 16 bit WAV samples from the Kawai K4 free for you to use in your productions or whatever ******* This week I will travel to the SMEM Swiss synthesizer museum in Fribourg to make their kickstarter reward LP using a selection of their instrument collection and on Friday I will play a live gig at at the MoutinNoir ******** Due to popular demand I will do another performance of my live soundtrack for Werner Herzog's 1979 NOSFERATU this time at the EYE film museum in Amsterdam Friday 15th of February info how to get tickets etc. will be here on monday!!!!!!!! ******* Ok thats it for today laterzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz *********

Synthstuff Roland Super JX10

This was the flagship synthesizer from Roland in the mid 80s…when it was good and big Roland liked to put the SUPER tag on it. The SUPER JX is big and luxurious on the outside but inside its a bit of a rag-tag ramshack example of a product that (probably) had to be put together on a deadline.

The big sleek Super JX contains 2 JX8P circuit boards inside, and apparently it got its 6 1/2 octave keyboard so these boards would actually fit. Maybe thats an urban myth, but the keyboard plays pretty nice, like you are playing a pack of butter. Unlike the JX8P the JX10 can’t recieve MIDI sysex information, so programming it with a MIDI controller or editor is impossible….the only solution is to go with the PG800 programmer or the (kind of) tedious button interface on the synth itself.

Some sounds from the Super JX10:

noodling with a bass sound

Jerking JX porridge

Soundtrack patch

Useless tweaking

It has a rather good monophonic setting with portamento for almost moogy or SH101 like sounds

Monophonic synth mode

The typical JX pad string brass, very filmic

A lazy attempt doing a save a prayer arpeggio

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