Roland has announced the availability of four new products: the DJ-808 DJ Controller; the TR-09 Rhythm Composer drum machine; the TB-03 Bass Line synthesizer; and The VP-03 Vocoder.
At Knobcon 2016, we talked with Roland’s Peter Brown and got a quick demo of their latest Boutique boxes: the TB-03 bassline synth; the TR-09 drum machine; and the VP-03 vocoder/synthesizer.… Read More Roland TB-03, TR-09 & VP-03 Hands-On Demo
Here’s an in-depth look at the new Roland TR-09 drum machine.… Read More Roland TR-09 Drum Machine In-Depth Demo
This short video captures a Roland drum machine smack down, featuring:
None of these images are official and no specifications have been released. But if they are real, then Roland will be unleashing some serious new synth firepower on #909day. … Read More #909Day Rumors: Roland Introducing System-8 Synthesizer, TR-09 Drum Machine, TB-03 Bass Line Synth & More
Roland today announced that it is celebrating 909 Day (9/09/2016) with a 24-hour online music festival and the introduction of 30+ different pieces of gear, including five new synthesizers and more. … Read More Roland Announces #909day Celebration With 5 New Synths, DJ Gear & More
This set of videos takes a brief look at the history of house music and then digs into production in the house music style. … Read More A Style Guide To House Music & Making A House Track In Ableton Live
e-licktronic has introduced the Nava – a DIY kit to build a Roland TR-909-inspired drum machine. According to the company – the analog circuitry of the Nava reproduces the design of the 909 and uses the original components. The sequencer, though, is redesigned ‘for a more intuitive approach to rhythmic composition’. Here’s a sneak preview of… Read More Build Your Own Roland TR-909-Inspired Drum Machine