Mystery Islands has announced the upcoming version 2.0 of its JP-80×0 Editor Plugin for Roland JP-8000 / JP-8080 synthesizers.
Version 2.0 of the editor plug-in comes with a Librarian.
There has been a lot request emails, facebook chats etc about this long waited new feature we are pleased to announce today. Librarian!
JP-80×0 plugin has walked the line for almost an year now with great overall success. Now it’s time for us to give something back to you and we have been working hard to get you the librarian mode. This means you can scroll thru midi & sysex files within the JP-80×0 plugin and use that data as you wish in terms of common sense. ;)
Changes in JP-80×0 Editor v2.0
- Full librarian browser to view, edit and store MIDI and SysEx content from hard-drive.
- Patch and performance data can be sent to JP-8000 / JP-8080 directly from the plug-in.
- Upper and Lower layer patch name can be viewed and set.
- Option to load single patches in upper or lower layer of active performance.
- Velocity sensitivity controls for both layers individually.
- Performance and Remote MIDI channels can be set from the plug-in UI.
- Init patch and performance banks included.
- GUI elements has been worked out.
The update is scheduled for release in March / April 2014. It will be free to existing users of the
JP-80×0 AudioUnit & VSTi Editor Plugin.
More information: Mystery Islands / JP-80×0 Editor Plugin
Mystery Islands releases Roland JP-80×0 Massive EDM volume 1, a soundset featuring 64 patches for the Roland JP-8000 / JP-8080 synthesizer.
Massive EDM volume 1 is built up from ground zero using our own AudioUnit / VSTi Editor Plugin. This first volume includes 64 new performances with modern EDM (Trance, Dubstep, Electro etc) Basses, Leads, Effects, Plucks and lush Pads!
These sounds are programmed in Performance mode, but we made it possible to squeeze every detail out from the JP-8000 & JP-8080 into on layer! This means:
- You can program your own sound on the second layer to maximize the usage of our JP.
The soundset is available to purchase for 19.95 EUR.
More information: Mystery Islands / Massive EDM Vol 1
Mystery Islands has released version 1.1.8 of its JP-80×0 Editor Plugin for the Roland JP-8000 & JP-8080 synthesizers.
First of all, thanks to everyone who’s been patient with our Windows VST development. It’s time to announce the Windows VST version of our JP-80×0 plugin and it is available right now!
We have also included Alan Marcero’s great trance bank to go with our plugin and anyone who’s registered with the JP-80×0 plugin, will have access to them with the latest MAC or PC release.
The plug-in is now available for Windows and Mac (VST/AU), priced at 49.95 EUR.
More information: Mystery Islands / JP-80×0 Editor Plugin
Mystery Islands has released version 1.1.6 of its JP-80×0 Editor Plug-In for Mac.
You ever wanted to control, automate & work with your Roland JP-8000 / JP-8080 the way this modern world requires? Now it’s possible with our AU / VST plugin that allows you to get your Hardware into your modern DAW.
We developed this plugin together with Arto Vaarala who’s long experience with coding made all this possible. This plugin is great even if your JP-8000 / JP-8080 is broken (knobs & sliders not working).
Changes in JP-80×0 Editor Plug-In v1.1.6
- All knob movements from Hardware can be seen visually in Plugin user interface.
- All button / menu selections are updated to the Plugin user interface as well.
- Added delay between outgoing SysEx packages, so the data is handled correctly.
- Added All Notes Off (CC#123) message to prevent hanging notes while changing patches.
- Fixed value displays for Tempo, OSC 2 range and Fine tuning knobs.
- New knobs added to replace the old ones.
- Storing patches to the hardware unit is now possible.
- Soundset by Alan Marcero included.
The plugin is available to purchase for Mac (VST/AU) for 49.95 EUR. A VST version for Windows is in development.
More information: Mystery Islands / JP-80×0 Editor Plug-In
123creative has announced the release of the Apple Emagic Logic ES2 volume 2 soundset by Mystery Islands and the Virtual Solid Bass sample pack.
While this sound bank is primarily aimed at Trance, is well suited for any kind of electronic dance music creations. Analog characteristics have been applied with LFO’s, filters, drive and FM functions to make this bank stand out from the rest of the ES2 soundsets out there. The suitable partner for Volume 1 in this series.
New Synth bank combine thrilling leads, monstrous basses and lush pads to give you the most up-to-date sounds for the latest dance genres. Each preset has been carefully programmed for the best sound quality.
The Logic ES2 Vol 2 soundset costs 14.95 EUR.
The Virtual Solid Bass sample pack includes 350 bass samples.
This soundbank is suitable for IDM, dustep, breakbeat, psytrance, dub, drum and bass… Samples made thru Clavia Nord rack, Roland JP-8080, Logic and Cubase.
The package includes Digital Emulator folder with software synthetized samples and Virtual Analog folder with hardware synthetized samples.
The Virtual Solid Bass sample pack costs 18.90 EUR, with an introductory price of 14.17 EUR.
More information: 123creative
Mystery Islands has announced the release of the JP-80×0 Hardware Editor Plug-in for Mac.
You ever wanted to control, automate & work with your JP-8000 / JP-8080 the way this modern world requires? Now it’s possible with our AU / VST plugin that allows you to get your Hardware into your modern DAW. We developed this plugin together with Arto Vaarala who’s long experience with coding made all this possible.
JP-80×0 editor features
- Load in as an AudioUnit or VST for MAC (32 & 64 bit INTEL only!)
- Edit both layers separately from single plugin window.
- Link layers to edit both layers at the same time.
- Scroll thru User Performances (U:11 – U:88) from Hardware.
- Sends out all parameter values when you open up your project with the plugin or load a saved patch.
- MIDI & SysEx transmission between the DAW and the Hardware (requires MIDI interface).
- Patches saved within your daw are scrollable.
- Load and Save banks to and from your HDD.
- Edit almost every function of your JP. JP-8080 and JP-8000 incompatible parameters marked with **.
- All important parameters can be automated.
The plugin is now available to purchase for Mac (VST/AU) for 49.95 EUR. Windows VSTi is scheduled for release in Q3, 2013.
More information: Mystery Islands / JP-80×0 Editor
Mystery Islands has released Northern Lights, a soundset for the Clavia Nord 2 series synthesizers and DiscoDSP Discovery.
40 fresh patches from lush Leads to crunchy basses and soft pads to snappy plucks. The reason for this bank being so small is simple: There is only 40-user slots in Nord Rack 2, so I wasn’t able to create more patches.
This package is for Clavia Nord2 -series & DiscoDSP Discovery to use any kind of electronic dance music creations.
Northern Lights features
- 40 preset patch bank in SysEX format.
- 40 preset patch bank in .fxb format.
The soundset costs 9.95 EUR.
More information: Mystery Islands / Northern Lights
Waldorf has announced the Tech Sound Bank for the Waldorf Q Series, and Best Of Both Worlds for Largo, Blowfeld and the Q Series.
Tech Sound bank from Gigaloops brings you a brand new set of presets for the Waldorf Q series.
These patches vary from atmospheric pads to razor sharp leads and plucked, percussive synths. Perfect for producers of Electro, House, Techno and more.
Tech Sound Bank features
- 20 Bass Sounds.
- 20 Plucked Sounds.
- 20 Pad Sounds.
- 20 Lead Sounds.
- 20 FX Sounds.
Best Of Both Worlds is a soundset by Mystery Islands featuring 128 patches for Largo, Blofeld and the Q Series.
The soundset consists of leads, sequence sounds, plucks, basses and pads. Suitable for any kind of electronic dance music creations.
This soundset has been programmed carefully to sound nearly identical on Largo, Blofeld and the Q series. Some differences can be heard due to the slightly different parameter set and value range between the different synthesizers.
The soundsets are available to purchase for 30 EUR incl. VAT each.
More information: Waldorf