On Tuesday, Roland Corporation announced the availability of their System-8 Plug-Out Synthesizer, the new performance instrument which, they tout, features “the latest generation of the acclaimed Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology.” The System-8 is a new hardware synth that uses analog circuit modeling to implement its own synth architecture and to recreate the circuits of… Read More Roland System-8 Plug-out Synthesizer Now Available
Roland has announced JD-Xi v1.5, an update that adds shuffle, side-chain compression & more. … Read More Roland JD-Xi Update Adds Side Chain Compression, Shuffle & More
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
Roland has shared a series of artist interview videos, featuring artists associated with the iconic TB-303 bassline synthesizer and TR-909 drum machine.… Read More Roland Boutique Interviews With Paul Hartnoll, A Guy Called Gerald & DJ Pierre
Roland has shared a series of videos, featuring professional composers sharing their first impressions of the new System-8 synthesizer.… Read More Roland System-8 Synthesizer First Impressions
The late Earl Smith Jr of Phuture, explains the origin of the ‘acid’ bassline style.… Read More Earl Smith Of Phuture On The Roland TB-303 And The Origin Of Acid House
Roland shared this playlist of videos on getting started with the new TR-09 Drum Machine.… Read More Getting Started With The Roland TR-09 Drum Machine