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ER-99

Electronics and software engineer Matthew Cieplak has developed a browser-based virtual analog instrument based on the classic Roland TR-909.


The ER-99 drum machine can be...

Sampling Pad

Roland has launched its new SPD-SX PRO sampling pad, which uses the brand's latest sensing technology and claims to "raise the bar" following its previously...

Roland Store

Roland has opened a new store and showroom in central London.


Located on Soho's historic Denmark Street, the Roland London Store is part of Outernet...

Roland has announced the JUPITER-4 software synthesiser, an "authentic recreation" of the classic JUPITER-4 – the company's first-ever polyphonic synth and the first to bear...

Roland AIRA Compact

Roland has announced a new affordable hardware drum machine, polysynth and vocal processor in the form of a new AIRA Compact lineup. The T-8 is...

Roland Juno-X

Roland has unveiled a new hardware polysynth called the Juno-X. Based on Roland’s hardware polysynth classic, the Juno-106, the Juno-X features a similar layout and...

Roland 808

Sister Bliss, Richie Hawtin, Orbital and more are to be featured in a new book celebrating 50 years of Roland.


Inspire The Music: 50 Years of...

roland space echo family

Boss has announced two new clones of the classic Roland Space Echo RE-201 hardware tape delay. The RE-202 is the more advanced, bigger version of...

Roland Juno 60 chorus

Roland has announced a new plugin as part of their Roland Cloud subscription service. The new plug mimics the famous Juno-60 chorus effect, which became...

303

Roland has launched a new microsite featuring the history of the 303, as well as new interviews with acid house innovator DJ Pierre. The new...

The new microsite documents the creation of some of electronic music’s most iconic kit

Roland will turn 50 years old in 2022 and to celebrate they’ve launched a new website, covering the development and emergence of some of their...

For recording mixes at home, learning to DJ, live streaming or scratching the itch of playing your favourite tunes back to back, affordable controllers have...

Buying your first controller can be overwhelming. Not only is there an endless amount of choice, many of which look almost identical to each other...

The new mini models are based on the JD-800 and the JX-8P

Roland has announced two new hardware synths as part of their Boutique series – the JX-08 and the JD-08. Modelled on the JX-8P and the JD-800...

The news follows leaked details last week, as reported by DJ Mag

Roland’s infamous SP-404 sampler has been given its first major update since the original release back in 2005. The unit is famous for making lo-fi...

The leaked MkII info appeared on a subreddit last week

Roland’s popular SP-404 sampler has been a go-to for electronic music producers, especially those making lo-fi beats, since 2005. Leaked details of a MkII version...

The new apparel is a collab with BPM Supreme

Roland has launched a new apparel series including a 909 bomber jacket to celebrate 909 day – Sept 9th. The new accessories include hats, t-shirts...

The iconic units are now part of the plugin subscription service

Two iconic drum machines have been added to Roland’s Cloud synth subscription service. The 727 and the 707 aren’t quite as famous as the other...

Among the items available are 88 bomber jackets, priced at $808 each

Roland has launched a limited edition run of merch to mark this year's 808 Day, which took place on August 8th.

Among the items for...

The German Federal Cartel Office fined the manufacturers and retailers

Three music brands and two retailers have been fined a total of €21m for price-fixing and colluding over minimum pricing from 2014 to 2018. As...

The GO:MIXER gets an update

Roland has introduced a new mixer for livestreaming, recording podcasts, music videos and more – the GO:MIXER PRO-X. The original GO:MIXER was a popular choice for...