This video, via PortalKlawiszowy, takes a look at beatmaking with the Roland JD-Xi synthesizer, introduced at the 2015 NAMM Show.
The Roland JD-Xi marks the company’s return to analog. Instead of doing a reissue of one of the company’s many analog classics, though, Roland’s latest synth is a completely new design. Continue reading
The Roland AIRA MX-1 Mix Performer was one of the most interesting introductions at the 2015 NAMM Show. The MX-1 is a deep, powerful device, though, that’s hard to understand from an overview from the NAMM Show floor.
In this video, via SweetwaterSound, Roland Group Strategy Manager Brandon Ryan provides an in-depth look at the MX-1 and how it differs from traditional mixers. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Roland previewed another ‘Plug-Out’ synthesizer for the Aira System-1 platform, a recreation of the Promars synthesizer. Continue reading
Roland has introduced Sound Canvas for iOS – a software version of its old-school sound module. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: At the 2015 NAMM Show, KINK improvised a live performance at the Roland AIRA booth.
Kink was joined by audience member Rhavin McSweaney in a house jam session: Continue reading
This video, via Electronic Musician Magazine, captures an overview of the new Roland JD-Xi synthesizer at the 2015 NAMM Show, with direct audio from the synth: Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Roland is offering a preview of their ‘flagship’ JD-Xa Analog/Digital Crossover Synthesizer. Continue reading