Behringer just unveiled the return of a Roland drum machine classic

It’s been a month since 808 Day and Behringer have just gotten the world drooling again over the return of another of Roland’s classic Drum Machines. At this year’s Knobcon, the self proclaimed “World’s Only…

Roland founder, pioneer and 808 creator Ikutaro Kakehashi has died

One of modern music’s biggest influencers, the Japanese engineer behind some of the world’s most iconic drum machines and synths has died. Roland’s original founder, Japanese engineer Ikutaro Kakehashi, has died at the age of…

Discover the legacy of Roland’s famous 808 drum machine in this Apple exclusive documentary

‘808: The Movie’ is a deep exploration of history’s most influential drum machine, Roland’s famous TR-808 that created a generation of entirely new sounds. If there’s one name that people associate with when they think…

Leaked images of Roland’s gorgeous TR-909 re-issue + more

Ahead of Roland’s ‘909 day’ some images of their new products have been leaked including the gorgeous contemporary re-imagining of their classic TR-909 drum machine. Roland’s 909 day, named after their legendarily influential Roland TR-909…

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…