18 Sep 2017 · Roland Cloud's latest update brings us an orchestral library from the days when it all had to fit on an 8MB expansion card. Anthology Orchestra brings back a classic JV-80 sound set.
Roland - News and Rumours
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13 Sep 2017 · The V-Combo VR-730 and VR-09-B are vintage looking keyboards for live performance with the sort of organ, piano and synth sounds the gigging keyboard player needs. Light, portable and very useful.
12 Sep 2017 · Can you tell the difference between the classic presets of the original D-50 and the same sounds on the new Roland Boutique D-05? No, we couldn't either - but give it a go!
09 Sep 2017 · Roland's hardware has been faithfully translated onto the iPhone and iPad's screen and features a 16-step sequencer with song mode. Swing and tap tempo controls let you shuffle up the rhythms...
09 Sep 2017 · Roland take us back to the era of menu diving, painful programming and the pop music of the late 1980's with the Roland Boutique D-05 Linear Synthesizer.
06 Sep 2017 · Roland hint at something to do with a D-50 Linear Synthesizer for 909 day this year. But they've already released the VSTi plugin version so why all the mystery?
08 Aug 2017 · 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.
08 Aug 2017 · 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 2017 · 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 2017 · 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 2017 · 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 2017 · 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 2017 · 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 2017 · 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 2017 · 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 2017 · 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.