12 Jan · FP-X brings a fresh generation of portable pianos to your home or studio with something for everyone.
Roland - News and Rumours
You want all the latest news, rumours and everything else there’s to know about Roland? We're happy to oblige: On this page you’ll find everything at a glance – and it’s always up to date!
11 Jan · Cool, compact and clever: VERSELAB MV-1's new approach to music production has it all: patterns, sounds, effects and vocal recording. A new standard?
29 Dec 2020 · 2020 saw wonderful software by Korg, Roland, Softube, Audiomodern, Cherry Audio GranuRise, Klevgränd, Matt Tytel, Mike Moreno DSP and Newfangled Audio.
31 Oct 2020 · As cheaper clones of fantastic - and fantastically expensive - gear proliferate, where does value reside in the world of synthesizers in the 2020s? Time to tackle some thorny issues.
08 Oct 2020 · 808303.studio is a web-based music creation platform built on the Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer and TB-303 Bassline developed by Yuri Suzuki and Roland. It's an 808 and a 303 - now go and play!
01 Oct 2020 · Roland delights us with a bit of historical wallowing as they pull out their old TR-606 and gives us two updated hardware versions and an authentic software recreation.
28 Sep 2020 · Roland has slowly filled their ZENOLOGY virtual instrument with vintage sounds well now you can blow the lid off and get down into every parameter with ZENOLOGY Pro.
21 Sep 2020 · Roland introduced the FANTOM in 2019 as an all-in-one music production environment. Version 2 overhauls the sampling engine, introduces effects to the master section and brings automation editing to the touch ...
05 Sep 2020 · You're going to finally realise your dream and buy your dream polysynth, now you're standing in a showroom surrounded by magical music machines: How do you choose your first polyphonic synthesizer?
03 Sep 2020 · Roland's Zenology, the software version of their ZEN-Core technology, hits the much-anticipated milestone which is the arrival of the legendary JUPITER-8 polyphonic synthesizer.
01 Jul 2020 · Roland's Zenology virtual instrument gets its first Model Expansion in the shape of the classic 1985 JX-8P polyphonic synthesizer and includes the editing functions of the PG-800 programmer.
12 May 2020 · Now they've done it. Roland has broken free of the confines of their history and takes everything forward into the world of ZENOLOGY and it could be tragic or terribly exciting!
14 Mar 2020 · So, you're self-isolating and run out of things to watch on Netflix? Here are the best synthesizers to spend 14 days with to help you stay sane as you wait out the Coronavirus.
05 Mar 2020 · Graphic designer Robert Chrispijn has conceptualised the perfect companion to the Roland Boutique JX-03 by reimagining the PG-200 hardware programmer as the GP 002 virtual extension. Shame it's not real.
15 Jan 2020 · Roland's CEO opens up about ZEN-Core that makes all sounds available across all instruments. He also explains why the Jupiter-Xm is the ultimate synth studio and why they're not looking to the past.
15 Jan 2020 · Roland has announced a lighter, more portable and more affordable RD Stage Piano called the RD-88. It takes the RD 30 year history and puts it in a gig and home-friendly compact package.