08 Oct · 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!
Roland - News and Rumours
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01 Oct · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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.
11 Jan · Winner of Roland's Digital Piano Design Award the GPX-F1 Facet Grand Piano is an extraordinary instrument that showcases many Roland breakthroughs and inspires them for the future.
08 Jan · Roland has announced the GO:LIVECAST live streaming studio for smartphones. It's a hardware/app combo for delivering live streams directly from your phone, without the need for other gear.
07 Jan · Roland has announced a new version of their slim but fully weighted A-88 MIDI controller. The A-88MKII comes with some useful expressive control but most remarkable is that it supports MIDI 2.0
11 Dec 2019 · Roland defined the sound of the "naughties" with the XV-5080 PCM-based sound module and now it's available on Roland Cloud with all the editing that software can offer.