Are you stuck in the mud creatively? We check out some of the best budget grooveboxes for standalone beat creation and live performance.
Roland has added two FM variations to the oscillators on the System-8 featuring 2 operator and 5 operator waveforms. It also gets filters from the Jupiter-8 and Juno-106 amongst other bits and bobs.
New Roland System 500 modules spotted at the Puma launch party in Berlin that featured those TR-808 trainers. Confused? Who cares - look, new unannounced System 500 Eurorack modules!
Take the TR-8 Rhythm Performer, tone down the green and import your own samples and you have the TR-8S. It's not groundbreaking but it's probably exactly what we wanted for a live performance groovebox.
A mysterious and rather foggy video hints at something with glowing faders that Roland are planning to announce on Monday the 5th March. What do we think? Sampler? Mixer? Groovebox? TR-8 Mk2?
This latest news from Roland involves a new cooperation with Serato and is announced as part of their 909 Day event.
The Future Redefined. That's the tag line and it appears there will be a lot of new equipment launched to celebrate 33 years of the TR-909.
Is Roland about to add a new ACB synth to the AIRA and Boutique ranges? Are they planning a new System-8 Plug Out synthesizer? The rumours are intensifying...
Will Roland finally satisfy users' wishes and expand their Rhythm Performer with more than just a 7X7 kit?
Developed independently, this clever standalone and plug-in controller application will set you back less than the cost of a Big Mac meal.
A bunch of analogue goodness for Eurorack users, plus a special new case to put them all in.
Roland’s AIRA hardware looks pretty cool and now you can get the headphones to match; they work with other gear too of course.