Dutch House oddball Legowelt has released a free sample pack of sounds from the Roland JD800.
The noted synth aficionado, who has has recently released on L.I.E.S and Clone, has assembled an assortment of 350 sounds available for free download over on his official website. Accompanying the release of the sample pack is a hilarious infomercial ( below ), which extols the virtues of the JD800’s ‘uncanny strings, mystifying effects and entrancing chords’.
Released in the nineties, the JD800 is a favourite amongst synth geeks, lauded for its high degree of flexibility and ease of control. Featured on records by the likes of Depeche Mode, Underworld and LTJ Bukem to name but a few, the synth is assured it place in tech history.