19 Sep · An unlikely image of two new groovy machines from Roland popped up in the internet. Have they nailed it with the TR-X and MC-X or is this just wishful thinking and Photoshop?
Roland - News and Rumours
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17 Sep · Open Labs has taken Stagelight as far as they can go and Roland has picked up this versatile touch-orientated DAW and will move it forward as Zenbeats. Free move for existing users plus classic Roland kits
05 Sep · If you're after a huge workstation that will be everything and do everything while looking like the flight deck of a moon-sized space station then Fantom is right up your exhaust port.
05 Sep · Much improved front panel design on the reworked JU-06A that brings in the Juno-60 to play with the Juno-106 complete with chorus, arpeggiator and sequencer.
05 Sep · The MC-707 is packed with 8 tracks of sequencing, sampling, loops and phrases with the synthesizer, drum and effects engine of the new Jupiter-X. The MC-101 does the same with 8 tracks - but where's the D-Beam?
05 Sep · The Jupiter-X looks fantastic and runs all their vintage models and has a built-in drum machine. The Jupiter-Xm has all that in a more hipster package. Is this the flagship we've been waiting for?
08 May · Roland brings some high-end professional sounds into the Roland Cloud subscription with a virtual instrument version of the classic SRX Studio expansion card.
03 Mar · Roland has taken on the 3rd March as 303 day to reclaim the beloved TB-303 Bass Line synth and released an authentically modelled software version of the analogue classic - dammit!
07 Feb · Roland pulls their finger out and registers the design and layout of the iconic TR-808 and TB-303 as trademarks in Germany. How will this affect Behringer and other clone manufacturers?
24 Jan · New World Music expansion packs and a bunch of acoustic drum kits have been added to your Roland Cloud account for instant download.
23 Jan · Roland expands its FP range of portable pianos with the simple, cheap and reasonably authentic FP-10. The 88-key hammer-action does what it's supposed to without any fuss for under £500.
18 Oct 2018 · The 1980's classic preset polyphonic synthesizer, the JX-3P has arrived in the RolandCloud via its Plug-Out experience with the System-8. Comes with the iconic soundset and the PG-200 programmer for deeper ...
17 Oct 2018 · Sound like a robot, sing through a megaphone, vocode and harmonise your voice with MIDI controlled chords. The Roland VT-4 is a one-stop vocal messing machine.
13 Sep 2018 · Equal parts nuts and awesome the AX-Edge is the coolest thing ever. Any normal person would feel ridiculous but in the hands of the right sort of extrovert this thing is gonna rock!
13 Sep 2018 · I was so frustrated that the JUNO-DS61 felt a little small and yet the JUNO-DS88 was too many notes for me to cope with. With the new 76-keyed JUNO-DS76 I couldn't be happier.
09 Sep 2018 · Roland has decided to keep 909 Day for celebrating the TR-909 and instead are going to release 3 new "drum and synthesizer" products on the 13th September instead. What could they be?