Roland’s stake in new company hints at more headphones from the music tech vets

Roland have revealed that they plan to buy a 70% stake in headphone makers V-Moda, suggesting we could be seeing some new headphones from Roland. Japanese music tech manufacturers Roland have revealed their plans to pick…

Hex Loops release massive 808 samples pack

Pure 808 Drum Samples is a unique and authentic sample pack that includes real TR-808 drum machine samples recorded in 24-bit. Roland’s T-808 vintage Drum Machine has massively influenced all electronic music producers for over…

Roland TR-909 emulator plugin free from Monade Sounds

Monade Sounds just launched their 909 emulator as a free plugin with a brilliant, expanded version available for cheap. Pure909 is a fantastic new plugin from the talented people at Monade Sounds. It emulates the…

Roland look for the ‘future of piano’ with unique designs in award competition

Roland held a digital piano design awards to get some of the world’s unheard minds to create unique new designs that could inspire future Roland pianos. Roland are synonymous with some of the most high…

V2 of Free Roland Synth Emulator Plugin Sounds Awesome

Plugin developer Martin Lüders returns with version 2 of his PG-8X which plays brilliantly, sounds epic, and is totally free to download. PG-8X is a virtual analog synthesiser that emulates the classic Roland JX-8P. The…

Roland Launch Their First Music Game Application

Roland have launched their first music-based game application for iOS and Android devices. TR-REC GAME is now Roland’s first ever mobile game, an application that combines rhythm-based, touchscreen gameplay with the music devices and over…

Hybrid Drumming – Using Acoustic Kits For Electric Sounds

The convergence of technology in music is something that some will protest madly and others embrace with open arms but no-one can deny the incredible presence technology has on music today. With innovations every week creating…

WebXOX – Free In-Browser Drum Machine

WebXOX is a drum machine and sequencer that you can access instantly in browser through the web (for free), creating the sounds entirely in the browser without using samples. It features four different voices for…

Roland AIRA MX-1 – The Electronic Music Rig Nerve Center

Roland’s AIRA series’ MX-1 Mix Performer is designed to be your central hub for all of your electronic music gear with inputs for a wide variety of your electronic tools and enough alterable effects and…

Roland AIRA VT-3 Vocal Processor Demo Video

Roland AIRA VT-3 Vocal Processor Demo Video. The final piece of the AIRA puzzle is the new vocal processor VT3. Capable of a variety of vocal processing, formant shift, pitch shift, vocoder and more.