Canadian Music Trade - December-January 2022 - Page 31

Roland JX-08 Sound Module Roland has introduced the JX-08 sound module , one of the latest additions to its Boutique lineup of compact electronic instruments . The JX-08 offers a scaled-down recreation of the JX-8P , one of the last analog synthesizers produced by Roland in the 1980s .
The JX-08 reintroduces the unique sounds of the JX-8P in detail , coupled with new effects , a polyphonic sequencer , and more . The JX-08 features expanded polyphony , two-part multitimbral capability , and dual / split modes . It also includes 32 presets from the original hardware and 100-plus new patches tuned for contemporary styles . And to enhance the creative workflow , there ’ s a full panel of hands-on controls derived from the companion PG-800 programmer unit for the original hardware . After crafting sounds , users can store their creations in 256 preset slots for easy recall .
The JX-08 features a built-in USB-C audio / MIDI interface for working with computer production software , along with full-size MIDI I / O for connecting with other MIDI hardware .
For more information , contact Roland Canada : 604-270-6626 , www . roland . com / ca .
Légère American Cut Soprano & Baritone Saxophone Reeds Légère Reeds has released American Cut reeds for soprano and baritone saxophones . These new models follow in the footsteps of the American Cut reeds for alto and tenor saxophone launched in October 2020 .
The American Cut saxophone reeds are designed for easy articulation and crisp , clean sound . Légère Reeds says the new models incorporate the same physical features that make the Alto and Tenor reeds among its most popular . An enhanced spine , a slightly thinner tip , and a moderately wider body give all American Cut reeds their stability and clarity . The American Cut for soprano saxophone runs in quarter strengths from 1.50 to 4.00 . The American Cut for baritone saxophone runs in quarter strengths from 2.00 to 3.50 .
For more information , contact Counterpoint Musical Services : 905-415-0515 , music @ counterpointmusic . ca , www . counterpointmusic . ca .



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