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THE KEYTAR IS BACK WITH ROLAND’S AX-EDGE

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 14, 2018

Get your 80s guitar-synth vibe on, The Keytar is back! The Roland AX-Edge Keytar is a performance synthesizer designed to be played in a standing position with a shoulder strap. Building on decades of refinement and input from artists around the world, the AX-Edge features 49 full-sized keys, 256 notes…

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NAMM 2016: ROLAND BLUES CUBE HOT

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - January 26, 2016

With the 30-watt Blues Cube Hot, guitarists can tap into Roland’s acclaimed Tube Logic tone in the most compact Blues Cube combo amp. Alex Hutchings demonstrates the Roland Blues Cube Hot amplifier at NAMM 2016. Introduced by Australian Musician’s Rob Walker. http://www.rolandus.com/products/blues_cube_hot/

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Eugene “Man-Man” Roberts (John Legend) Gear Tour

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - June 11, 2015

Take a behind the scenes look at Eugene “Man-Man” Roberts set-up (John Legend) and why he uses Roland gear. Filmed at SIR Hollywood 2015.

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DJ/PRODUCER François Kevorkian on Roland AIRA MX-1

Posted in DJ/dance, Gear    //    Post Date - April 27, 2015

Legendary DJ and Producer François Kevorkian talks about the MX-1 Mix Performer and other AIRA gear

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A GALAXY OF NEW ROLAND GEAR FROM FRANKFURT!

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - April 16, 2015

Roland wasted no time in releasing a bunch of new products at this year’s MusikMesse in Frankfurt, Germany. Here’s a brief run down of the main releases this week. Roland JD-XA Analog/Digital Crossover Synthesiser AT NAMM in January, Roland revealed their new JD-XI synth. Now at Frankfurt, they have launched…

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KiNK with Roland MX-1, MFB 522 and Tom 1501

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - March 23, 2015

Here’s a cool video we found on YouTube by an artist named KiNK. He’s using the Roland MX-1 digital mixer with analog gear, MFB 522 for drums and the rare Russian analog poly synth Tom 1501. “The keyboard doesnt have any sequencing functions, memory or effects, so I`m animating the…

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PROMARS PLUG-OUT Software Synthesizer Available Now!

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - March 15, 2015

The PROMARS PLUG-OUT Software Synthesizer is a complete reproduction of the rare and powerful PROMARS synthesizer first released in 1979. With two detunable VCOs and two sub-oscillators per voice, the PROMARS is easily one of the most deep and rich sounding monosynths ever created. Designed for SYSTEM-1 as well as…

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NAMM 2015: ROLAND AIRA MX-1 MIX PERFORMER

Posted in DJ/dance, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 25, 2015

The MX-1 Mix Performer brings together your synths, drum machines, loops, DAW tracks, and more into a single performance-optimized mixing instrument. Combining elements of a mixer, control surface, audio interface, and step-based effector, the MX-1 is designed to be the nerve center of your electronic music rig. It’s a mixer…

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GEORGE DUKE TALKS V-PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 19, 2015

George Duke talks to Roland about life, music and the amazing V-Piano. Post by Roland Corporation Australia.

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IN THE MODE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 21, 2014

The folks at Roland Australia have launched a great new web series on MODES for guitarists. Once you get past strumming a few basic chords and begin to think about solos, you have to know this stuff. In this series, which appears on the Roland Australia Blog, the articles start…

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