These four new all-analog eurorack synth modules designed in collaboration with Malekko heavy Industry look pretty tasty indeed. Check out these videos to see and hear them in action.
Roland has taken a new approach with its Cloud system and the latest additions are the classic Juno 106 and Jupiter 108 models. But how do they compare to the real thing?
The Roland System 8 plug-out synthesizer promises a vast palette of sounds, improved ACB, 8-voices & 3-oscillators with filters and effects. Is it the powerhouse synth you are hoping for?
909Day is finally here. If you want to stream live from the different events being held worldwide by Roland to celebrate 30+ product and service launches, then you can do it here on AskAudio.
The AIRA Bitrazer, Demora, Scooper & Torcido from Roland are 21HP eurorack synth modules and USB audio interfaces. And using the software editor they become very flexible indeed. We test them out.
We heard vague rumors about this and now Serato have announced that they have indeed be working with Roland on something new. Watch the teaser video below. Only 14 days to wait to see the results.
It turns out 909 Day is very real. This teaser video 'A Future Redefined' is a glimpse into a number of big product announcements from Roland and a live streaming event.
Disclaimer: There are rumors of new Roland AIRA & Boutique synths case in a flurry of interest. This speculation is from sources like Gearslutz & Gearnews only. Here's what they think is coming soon.
The Roland TR 808 has not only shaped much of the electronic music we listen to and make since its release, it's also become nearly ubiquitous with the idea of beat making and many styles of music.
Roland's Scooper is a programmable scatter effect module with CV/Gate and its compatible with Eurorack! Here's what happens when you combine it with the AIRA VT-3. The results? Just awesome.
Take this with a pinch / shovel of salt. We're not sure Roland would see value in re-releasing an analog TB 303 to compete with the AIRA TB-3, but many companies are re-issuing classic synths...
The AIRA range of hardware music machines are inspiring to get hands on with. In this tutorial, Sara Simms shows how easy and satisfying it is to create techno tracks using the TR-8, TB-3 & MX-1.
Producing music. It can be cathartic. It can be inspiring. It can be fulfilling. And, as this ex air traffic controller has discovered, it can help you cope with anxiety and stress.
The Roland AIRA TR-8 and TB-3 demand to be played, tweaked and performed with. In this tutorial for beginner users, Sara Simms shows how to create an Acid House beat and bassline using these machines.
As if pattern sequencing 808-style wasn't already fun enough, Roland's TR-REC is a music game app that is set to bring music making (game-style) to the masses for iOS and Android users.