Revolution JD800 / 990 Vol.3

Patches for Hardware Synth Roland JD800 JD990

64 sounds (*.mid and *.syx format)
suitable for trance & electro & ambient
also available for jd990 users

Synth Presets (Roland JD800/990)

24.95 € (incl. VAT)

This product is also available within the SOR – Revolution JD800/990 Bundle for a discounted price.

Oliver Schmitt aka SOUNDS OF REVOLUTION (SOR) continues his highly acclaimed soundset series. This is one of the most popular soundsets we ever created. The 3rd JD 800 soundset also contains 64 patches: slowly evolving soundscapes, dark tones, twisted ambiences, galactic textures, many classic/retro stuff, technoid material, incredible dream & trance pads (you´ve never heard before – believe us !), house chords, unheard leads…

This cult machine still sounds fantastic! If you like Jean-Michel Jarre, too, there is no alternative.

For me, the Roland JD800 is still one of the most powerful and fascinating synthesizers of all time. In a way, it was a forerunner of the current trend for virtual analog synthesizers. Not so much in terms of sound, but in terms of the extremely practical programming interface.

Even though it was released back in 1991, it still sounds stunningly contemporary. It appeared at a time when synthesizer manufacturers were trying to reduce the number of physical controls on the synthesizer to a data entry wheel and a few buttons to navigate through a small menu. With the JD800, Roland took a completely different approach with a large number of buttons and sliders, which were summarized and clearly identified in the relevant sections.

Note: JD990 users can order the JD800 Trilogy as well, ´cause we converted each sound in den JD990 format (*.MIDI). The demo track includes patches of Revolution JD800/990 Vol.1-3.

If you need help with installation, please visit my distributor’s Help Center.


Reviews by Artists & Press

Ian Carey & Brad Holland
Being fans of classic Roland Gear (but not the factory sounds) Oliver really blew us away with his AMAZING banks. The JD800 has a new lease of life and is now in constant use. The JP8080 banks are hugely addictive with each patch being really relevant and useful, which is very refreshing considering the saturated market of mediocre soft synth patch banks. Congratulations Resonance sound. we can’t wait to hear more… YOU GUYS ROCK!!

RW Jam El Mar 102Jam El Mar
SOR is a must for any electronic musician. Their versatile and fast applicable sounds fit excellent to any playback. The JD800 sounds are perfect for styles like trance. The sounds of SOR belong to my fixed sound repertoire.

RW Torsten Strenzel 102Torsten Strenzel
My first contact with SOR was through their famous JD800 trilogy with its unbelievable atmospheres and complex modulation pads.Today I use most of their sets in my productions. Sound programming could not be better – awesome!

RW Amazona
Warm und analog klingende Pads bis zu Retro und FX-Sounds, 303 Emulationen und Danceleads, verschiedene Arpeggiosounds. Das Repertoir ist sehr gut gemischt und die Sounds klingen nie billig. Von dezent bis druckvoll und gelegentlich auch mal bissig kommen die Sounds rüber, jedoch niemals unangenehm. Sie laden oft ein, etwas zu verweilen und spontan damit zu spielen. Der ein oder andere Sound wird einem vielleicht bekannt vorkommen, aber es gibt auch sehr viele Nuancen, die ich aus dem JD800 so noch nicht gehört habe. Besonders die Pads und der ein oder andere Retro-Sound haben mich auch etwas beeindruckt. Von den internen Effekten wurde meist Gebrauch gemacht, was dem JD800 und den Sounds zum Teil den eigenen Charakter verleiht.Die Bänke sind nicht nach Sound-Typen sortiert und auch innerhalb der Bänke liegen die Sounds thematisch nicht in Reihenfolge vor. In jeder Bank sind also alle Soundkategorien vorhanden. Da man die JD800-Bänke auch einzeln erwerben kann, erhält man so immer von jedem etwas. Die Patches benutzen übrigens ausschließlich die internen Wellenformen.

German MagazineKEYS Magazine
Die Serie des Programmieres Oliver Schmitt besticht vor allem durch ihren elektronischen Purismus. Hier findet sich Material für jeden Frequenz- und Härtebereich.

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