27 Aug 2022 · Explore the world of Muse, one of the most gear-centric bands ever. We check out some of their gear choices from studio and stage.
Roland - News and Rumours
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26 Aug 2022 · Looking to stay creative while traveling, or simply to step outside your DAW? We check out the best grooveboxes for crafting beats.
13 Aug 2022 · Dive into the world of Vince Clarke, a true legend of synth-pop. We check out his most prominent projects and how he got his sound.
12 Aug 2022 · Ever get a creative itch for synths in situations where a mobile app simply won't do? Let's check out some of the best pocket synths!
30 Jul 2022 · Front 242: The cult electronic band famous for pioneering the EBM Genre and their role in defining the sound of Industrial music.
01 Jul 2022 · Roland has released the 2.0 firmware update for the SP-404 MKII. Among many other improvements, the update brings TR-style sequencing to the SP-404.
17 Jun 2022 · Roland has announced the classically chunky and Compuphonic JUPITER-4 as an ACB modelled VST plugin or plug it out on your SYSTEM-8.
10 Jun 2022 · NAMM 2022 was much smaller than previous shows. Do trade shows need to evolve and are they still relevant in a world of social media?
10 May 2022 · With shades of Korg Volcas and Behringer Minisynths Roland's AIRA Compact series introduces the T-8 Beat Machine, J-6 Chord Synthesizer and E-4 Voice Tweaker.
27 Apr 2022 · The JUNO-X combines iconic JUNO-106 styling with Roland's advanced ZEN-Core synthesizer engine to offer a vintage experience with huge sound potential
22 Apr 2022 · Easily one of the most famous Polysnths ever made it's high time that we looked at the best Jupiter 8 Software Synth Recreations.
21 Apr 2022 · Roland has released a new firmware for the Jupiter-X and XM ZENCore synthesizers, including a new Jupiter-X model based on the Jupiter heritage.
01 Apr 2022 · Producing authentic dub delay has always been tricky to do in the box. We go through some techniques and some of the best plugins available.
16 Mar 2022 · The new FANTOM-0 takes its sonic power and fluid workflow from the flagship FANTOM synthesizer workstation and works it into three lightweight designs
11 Mar 2022 · An 808, 303 and 101 running in my browser? Say goodbye to your productivity because the Roland50 Studio is going to keep you busy and entertained all day.
09 Mar 2022 · Roland has added the JUNO-60 Chorus plug-in to Roland Cloud. It's far from the first Juno chorus emulation, but it's certainly the most expensive (if you're not a subscriber, that is).
05 Mar 2022 · The sound of the Roland Juno has spanned four decades! We check out some of the best synth plugins that capture its classic sound.
03 Mar 2022 · It's 303 day and so it's time to get squeaking on that filter, cranking up those basslines and embracing those long lost days of hope and happiness.
26 Feb 2022 · Recreating the sound of a classic synth requires technique and the right tools. Let's talk 303 and look at the best software emulations.
29 Jan 2022 · 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.
21 Jan 2022 · Roland has updated their FANTOM workstation to v3.0 to support the EXM007 n/zyne Model Expansion all-new synthesizer engine.
20 Jan 2022 · 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.