29 Jan · The Roland SH-101 turns 40 this year! We explore its significance in modern music and look at a few ways to reproduce its iconic sound.
Roland - News and Rumours
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21 Jan · Roland has updated their FANTOM workstation to v3.0 to support the EXM007 n/zyne Model Expansion all-new synthesizer engine.
20 Jan · Roland takes us through the history of musical invention with an interactive website, anniversary editions and hints of new products.
27 Dec 2021 · The year's most successful synthesizers, according to sales at Thomann: This year's list has some surprises in store. Was your favourite among the top 20?
17 Dec 2021 · The introduction of new Roland stores offers a shopping experience shaped for the individual where you can interact with their products directly.
17 Nov 2021 · Plug this widget into the back of your Roland synthesizer and get wireless access to your Roland Cloud Pro subscription from your mobile device.
17 Nov 2021 · Vocal Designer uses your voice to control and modulate synthesizer sounds and now it's available as a Model Expansion for the Jupiter-X and Jupiter-XM.
09 Nov 2021 · Roland reworks the JD-800 and JX-8P into the compact and niftily crafted Boutique range of software-driven hardware sound modules.
27 Oct 2021 · Roland has released the JD-800 Software Synthesizer on Roland Cloud. Bathe in early 90s digital glory from the comfort of your DAW software!
20 Oct 2021 · ZenTracker is a free app for Android and iOS that Roland claims gives you a "mobile studio" that's easy to use. But how does the feature set stack up?
14 Oct 2021 · The new V-MODA Hexamove Pro and Hexamove Lite mark the first earphones from Roland's subsidiary company. But does style come with substance?
13 Oct 2021 · Word on the street is that Roland is dishing out an extensive update for the SP-404, a 16-year old sampler that still rocks - in its own way.
25 Sep 2021 · Running out of ideas? In a creative cul-de-sac? Here are some valuable pointers and ideas for gear that will get you composing again.
03 Sep 2021 · Two classic Rhythm Composers get their authentic software versions via RolandCloud. TR-707 and TR-727 - this is your time.
13 Aug 2021 · The sounds of Roland's classic drum machines are masterfully preserved for this and the future generations. Here are our top software choices!
06 Aug 2021 · Not sure how to celebrate 808 day? Why not crank your lifestyle up a gear with this limited edition 808 Day 2021 Bomber Jacket. Oh, and test drive the TR-808 plugin for free.