Monthly Archives: April 2011

The GR-55 guitar synthesizer in action

Originally published on the official Roland UK News Site –

You’ve never heard a guitar sound like this before! Roland guitar demonstrator Alex Hutchings got together with Guitarist magazine to show off the amazing Roland GR-55 guitar synthesizer and this video, below, is just a taste of what they got up to. The GR-55 is the fastest and most accurate…

- For more information about the official Roland UK News site – – Read the original article here – The GR-55 guitar synthesizer in action

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Mikey Demus ‘Skindred’: Roland & Boss TV

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By Jamie Franklin / Matt Robinson Skindred are the UK’s premier reggae metal outfit, combining the visceral rawness of metal with the gentle melodies and vocal styles of reggae. Their new album Union Black is released on 25th April and they’re about to start a UK tour. But if you’ve…

- For more information about the official Roland UK News site – – Read the original article here – Mikey Demus ‘Skindred’: Roland & Boss TV

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Julian Velard on the Sun’s Bizarre Sessions

Originally published on the official Roland UK News Site –

Our old friend, New York singer-songwriter Julian Velard, has recorded a session for Biz Live on the Sun’s website featuring a pared-down cover version of Katy Perry’s hit, Teenage Dream. The unexpected choice shows off Velard’s taste for the surreal as well as his skills as a pianist. This was…

- For more information about the official Roland UK News site – – Read the original article here – Julian Velard on the Sun’s Bizarre Sessions

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Joe Stilgoe: Roland Sessions

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By Jamie Franklin Joe Stilgoe is an incredible pianist. His style has been likened to Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans and Les Dawson. Taking inspiration from his songwriter father – Richard Stilgoe – and the sound of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Harry Connick Jr, Joe has honed a cabaret style…

- For more information about the official Roland UK News site – – Read the original article here – Joe Stilgoe: Roland Sessions

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V-Drums Friend Jam Improve drumming for free

Originally published on the official Roland UK News Site –

Make practice more fun with this free app for Roland V-Drums. Simply download Friend Jam and connect your V-Drums to your computer to instantly hook up with a global network of drummers. You’ll also get access to cool backing tracks and see where you need to improve to become a…

- For more information about the official Roland UK News site – – Read the original article here – V-Drums Friend Jam Improve drumming for free

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Top 10 Best FREE VST Synths

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If your anything like me, you absolutely love downloading free sounds. I love nothing more than finding a brand new free VST synth to play with and hopefully find some new sounds as well. So, here is my collection of

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Musikmesse 2011 Day 3 Highlights

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Day 3 at Musikmesse 2011 and here are the highlights… Stanton Control System 4DJ Stanton Magnetics, a member of the Stanton Group of companies and an industry leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio products for DJs, introduces

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Musikmesse 2011 Day 2 Highlights

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Quite a few new things have been announced on Day 2. Roland Jupiter 80 A new addition to the Jupiter family has been released. Just check out the video above, it says it all! Line 6 POD HD “POD HD

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JUPITER-80 Synthesizer

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April 6, 2011 — In 1981, Roland created the JUPITER-8, with the goal of creating the most expressive synthesizer possible. Equipped with the leading technology of its day, the legendary synth’s unique character and rich sound has remained iconic in the popular musical landscape ever since. Today, Roland is extremely…

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Musikmesse 2011 Day 1 Highlights

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Here is our round-up of whats been released today at Musikmesse. Novation Twitch DJ Controller The Novation Twitch DJ Controler is a DJ controller with a difference. It comes with Serato ITCH, which is software that can automatically beat-match tracks.

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