Category Archives: Adventures in synthesizers

in-depth view and how-to’s on a specific aspect of synthesizers – and I’m just learning myself :)

Roland JD-Xi Firmware 1.5 Interactive Chord – External Gear!

Please subscribe to my youtube channel, leave a comment and thumbs up – it really helps with the algorithms and searches!

This video shows how to use the interactive chord feature on the JD-Xi with external gear. The feature is able to transpose sequences via the root note of a chord.

See video description for more info 🙂

UPDATED firmware!

Roland have released a small fix for the Interactive Chord feature:

https://www.roland.com/global/support/by_product/jd-xi/updates_drivers/c9b73cc2-9b73-4656-8ea8-dd9ba7655029/

Many users were complaining there was some weirdness happening with the chord if a root note other than “C” was used. This is the fix for this bug.