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Roland FA-08
Preempting NAMM 2014, Roland has announced its new breed of music workstation. The FA Series, available in 61-key (FA-06) and 88-key (FA-08) models, is naturally being talked up by Roland, with hyped statements such as “taking the ‘work’ out of the music workstation”, “completely reimagines”, “effortless real-time power”, “ultra-fast workflow”, […]

Roland FA-06/FA-08 Music Workstation revealed





Roland has introduced its latest performance-oriented keyboard, the V-Combo VR-09. Touted as an ideal all-in-one solution for performing keyboard players, it offers fast access to the sounds most frequently used by musicians. This means dedicated piano, organ and synth sound engines, quickly selectable and editable from the large LCD screen. […]

Roland V-Combo VR-09 Live Performance Keyboard [NAMM13]


Roland FR-1x V-Accordion Red open view 1
Roland takes another step on its decade-long V-Accordion journey with the introduction of the FR-1x V-Accordion. It builds upon the current FR-1 V-Accordions with the following key features: FR-1x Piano type and FR-1x Button type with stereo speaker system onboard USB memory port for Wave/MP3 player, new-sounds upload, data loading/saving […]

Roland intros FR-1x V-Accordion [NAMM12]


Roland PK-6 dynamic MIDI foot pedal top view
Roland has updated its impressive MIDI foot pedal with the introduction of the PK-6 dynamic MIDI pedal. Looking much like the pedals found on an organ, this versatile piece of kit allows the keyboard player/pianist great creativity and flexibility by controlling MIDI with the feet. Compatible with most MIDI devices […]

Roland intros PK-6 dynamic MIDI pedal [NAMM12]




Roland Atelier AT-900 Platinum Edition organ top view
Three years after the launch of the Atelier AT-900 organ, Roland has updated and released the flagship “platinum edition” AT-900. This edition has a newly-updated cabinet design, expanded voices and additional features, including: Lustrous walnut finish Acclaimed Virtual Tone Wheel organ sound Improved and expanded Pipe Organ voices Expressive, organic […]

Roland intros Platinum Edition Atelier AT-900 organ [NAMM12]


Roland RP301R Digital Piano USB port
Roland has introduced the RP301 and RP301R digital pianos, both featuring its SuperNATURAL sound technology, Ivory Feel-G keyboard and a number of features designed to make piano playing more fun and rewarding. We don’t have the detailed specifications for each model, but it seems that the RP301R additionally features 60 […]

Roland intros RP301 and RP301R digital pianos [NAMM12]




Roland HP507 Digital Piano USB closeup
Hot on the heels of Roland’s LX-15 announcement come three upright digital pianos in the new HP500 series. By now you’ll be fairly familiar with Roland’s SuperNATURAL sound technology. It’s appeared in many of Roland’s newer digital pianos including all in the HP300 series (the HP302, HP305 and HP307) as […]

Roland intros HP500 Series of digital pianos [NAMM12]


Roland LX-15 digital piano USB port close up 1
Roland has introduced its LX-15 digital piano, building on the technology found in the LX-10 and LX-10F. Featuring the SuperNATURAL sound engine with Soundboard Behaviour system, it offers organic sound and expressive potential. The Acoustic Projection system delivers a natural, multi-dimensional sound, with a range of new and expanded keyboard […]

Roland intros LX-15 upright digital piano [NAMM12]




Roland V-Drums TD-30KV drum kit
Roland continues to build on its decade-long history of V-Drums with the introduction of the SuperNATURAL-powered TD-30KV and TD-30K V-Pro Series electronic drum set. You’ll probably best know SuperNATURAL from its role in the V-Piano. Key features include Behaviour Modelling and advanced sensing technology that reacts and responds to a […]

Roland introduces V-Drums V-Pro Series [NAMM12]
















roland jupiter-80
Synth history meets synth future as Roland unveils its showcase Jupiter-80. It features proven hardware and a massive sound and integrates the Roland’s latest SuperNATURAL audio processing technology. Main Features Powerful integrated SuperNATURAL synthesis engines designed for legendary vintage synth sounds to realistic organic acoustic sounds and more Single Tone […]

Roland shows off Jupiter-80 synth


Anyone interested in personal audio recording could do worse than take a look at Roland’s latest pair of USB audio interfaces, the TRI-CAPTURE and DUO-CAPTURE. Whether you want to record vocals, guitar or other types of mobile audio, the TRI-CAPTURE lets you do it. It features a mixer-like design with […]

Roland intros two USB and one MIDI interface [NAMM11]


roland bk-7m backing module
Unless your musical style is dance, electronic or some other highly synthesised genre, surely the ideal backing band is a live one. In reality, though, that’s never practical — humans are temperamental, they tire easily, and most don’t do what you want all (most) of the time. Enter auto-accompaniment. Whether […]

Roland BK-7m backing module offers versatile accompaniments and voicing [NAMM11]











Building on the DP990R digital piano launched this time last year, Roland has introduced two new digital pianos — the DP990F and DP990RF. At-a-glance features include Roland’s SuperNATURAL piano engine for enhanced audio authenticity and sophistication, 337 onboard tones, the PHA II piano feel with escapement, twin-piano keyboard splitting feature, […]

Roland introduces two new digital pianos: DP990F/DP990RF