08 Aug · Here it is, the Boutique synthesizer we've all been waiting for. Roland announces the SH-01A, their 4 voice polyphonic ACB reissue of the classic SH-101.
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08 Aug · It's 808 day and Roland finally announce the TR-08, the Boutique reissue of the classic TR-808 Rhythm Composer we've all been waiting for. All those lovely knobs and buttons are all a bit tiny in this format ...
08 Aug · Roland announced a new sampler today, the SP-404A. With a maximum 12-voice polyphony, the SP-404A is able to store up to 120 samples and up to 120 patterns. It looks like a great tool for DJs wanting to ...
27 Jul · Roland's recently announced SE-02 caused some shockwaves to ripple through the synth community - now the first demos and reviews are in! Sit back and enjoy some twiddling!
23 Jul · Grabbed from an Instagram Story video posted in the middle of the night, could this be a Boutique Roland SH-101? Check out these images and tell us what you think.
13 Jul · Rock up with this DR-01S rhythm box of tastefully designed grooves and percussion for your acoustic set, busking or just jamming along to. It doesn't have to be complicated to be groovy and useful.
12 Jul · How close can Behringer's low-cost synth get to the sounds of classic instruments like the Jupiter 8? A new video pits the DeepMind 12 against Roland's classic, and offers tips on how to mimic the original.
28 Jun · Behringer goes on the offensive after Roland and Studio Electronics muscle in on their cheap-as-chips Moog Model D clone with the release of the SE-02. How far will the Behringer D go to stay cheapest?
23 Jun · Boss have announced some new effects pedals, plus a mini-amp for guitarists and a multi-effect for bass players, too. Will these new products be enough to make you want to go out and part with your cash?
22 Jun · With all the excitement of the SE-02 we missed the sneaky release of a vintage digital classic - the Roland D-50 Linear Arithmetic Synthesizer recreated as a plug-in.
21 Jun · Roland and Studio Electronics kick off a new partnership with the stunning SE-02 Boutique synthesizer. What could be next? how about an ARP 2600 clone - the SE-26?
20 Jun · Completely overshadowed by the announcement of the SE-02 analog synthesizer the FA-07 is a new 76 key workstation keyboard for the already existing FA series.
20 Jun · The unexpected collaboration between Roland and analog synth masters Studio Electronics brings us the vintage looking SE-02: a fully analogue monosynth with sequencer, cross modulation and DSP effects
02 Jun · The new model in Roland's Blues Cube Hot series can handle many situations and comes with some useful features. Could this be your one-stop shop for a compact, British-voiced amp?
28 May · With a single exception, our selection includes only products announced and launched (or soon to be released) in 2017. They are spread in five price categories from entry-level to high end pro.
26 May · Roland announces the single pad SPD::ONE digital percussion pad as part of their Future Redefined event - but why are there four of them?