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TR-707 and TR-727 Rhythm Expansions now available for AIRA TR-8

Get four classic Roland drum machines in one When the AIRA TR-8 arrived earlier this year, there was plenty of hype. Roland had decided to return to the mighty TR-808, often cited as the most influential drum machine of all time. The TR-909, the younger, tougher sibling focusing on techno…

Roland Aira Updates Now Available

The Roland Aira range receives a substantial update with system version 1.1, adding a host of new features and improvements that allow you to get even more from your gear With the release of Roland Aira version 1.1 system update, we’ve listened carefully to user-feedback on what functionality they would…

7 Things To Know About SYSTEM-1 and PLUG-OUTS

With the Roland SYSTEM-1 Synth now in stores, and the launch of our first PLUG-OUT, we wanted to let you in on the important things that you need to know.  Here are seven things to know about the SYSTEM-1 and PLUG-OUTS. 1. SYSTEM-1 Has Its Own Synth SYSTEM-1 has a…

Roland TB-303 acid house flashback

By Roland US Image from ‘Forward to the Past 2′ on PokerFlat Recordings. www.pokerflat-recordings.com The machine that put a smile on the faces of electronic dance music lovers all over the world, without even realizing—the incomparable Roland TB-303 Bass Line. It’s hard to make a definitive statement these days without kicking…

Roland AIRA electronic dance music products arrive in the UK

Some people said it would never happen. That Roland would never reissue some of the classic products from its back catalogue. And even if we did, that they wouldn’t sound a patch on the originals. And after Roland AIRA was announced last month, the debates began, speculation reached fever pitch, the…