Roland AIRA: The Next Step for the TR-808

Without giving too much away, Roland have announced the evolution of the original TR-808 rhythm machine will be called AIRA. Check out their teaser video to be suitably teased!  

Details are thin on the ground at this time (well, it wouldn't be much of a teaser if they weren't). There's no photos, specs, pricing or availability info … and yet, just the mention of AIRA is making us here at suitably excited. But, what "the evolution of the Roland TR-808 Rhythm Machine" mean? 

Check out this teaser video for the AIRA from Roland:

So, what do you think the AIRA will be? What would you like to see? How are Roland going to improve upon the original, iconic TR-808? 

As soon as we find out, we'll let you know, and expect a review here too!

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Gary Hiebner
Awesome, can't wait to check this unit out.

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