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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by Bitexion » Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:39 am

I think I will get that JP8 module, simply because I'll never probably see a real JP-8 nevermind play one.
I just hope it isn't like the Arturia JP8V in a hardware skin.

Kind of sucks that it doesn't have 8 voices, but that would've increased the price even more I suppose.

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by meatballfulton » Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:56 am

I don't buy this need to replicate the originals in places like limited patch storage and the original stupid way of accessing the patch banks when they are not slavishly recreating the voice count and added step sequencers that only the JX3P had (but it was polyphonic as I recall).

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by salwa » Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:02 pm

I want to buy Juno recreation, but I'm afraid, that before I save up enough money, limited edition will come to an end (if it's really limited). Some people on GS forum, who ordered Boutiques, were told by retailers, that synths will be availible late november/early december.
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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by garranimal » Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:09 pm

It would be great if Roland just releases these models as plug-outs for the System-1. It CAN handle 4-voice polyphony. Better yet, if Roland would release a 49-key successor capable of loading more than one plug-out at a time. And if it would have better key action, you would have an 8-voice poly.

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by Broadwave » Wed Oct 07, 2015 6:15 am

meatballfulton wrote: Online dealers advertising they ship next week.
Delivery date for my JP has slipped from this week to Nov 25th :(

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by Bitexion » Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:52 am

So we've got a Minibrute situation again..how do massive megacorps like Roland manage to fumble a release date so badly? I don't understand.

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Post by salwa » Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:06 pm

I may be wrong, but i don't remember, that anyone from Roland said anything about Boutiques being in shops on 1 X. It was rather date of "unveiling" the line.
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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by Bitexion » Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:58 pm

Aha, probably just some triggerhappy online stores that have set a date to get the orders in first, then. Not Roland's fault.

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by Broadwave » Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:20 am

Bitexion wrote:Aha, probably just some triggerhappy online stores that have set a date to get the orders in first, then. Not Roland's fault.
Yup, cast your line, reel them in and earn wads of interest on all the payments received until orders are fulfilled.... What? Cynical? Me? No, never! ;)

I realize it's not Roland's fault, but I've cancelled for the time being. I'll still get one eventually though.

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by garranimal » Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:09 pm

Everything synth is limited edition. Except the Microkorg, 13 years and running. They'll still be making those many years from now.

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Re: Roland Boutique

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by salwa » Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:06 pm

That's interesting, I think.
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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by Rokk » Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:18 pm

As much as I want to dislike them for having only 4 voices I'm pleasantly surprised most of the time while listening to the demos. Sound-wise I really like them. Maybe the JX the least, but the JU and JP sound great.
I'm not sure about the tiny sliders on the JP, though.

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by Percivale » Mon Oct 12, 2015 2:48 am

I was thinking it ought to be called Roland "Budget" synths :D

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Re: Roland Boutique

Post by Kidney05 » Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:48 pm

Broadwave wrote:
meatballfulton wrote: Online dealers advertising they ship next week.
Delivery date for my JP has slipped from this week to Nov 25th :(
from what vendor?

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