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  • The new Roland Boutique SH-01A Synthesizer is a faithful recreation of the classic Roland SH-101 from 1982, a synthesizer that helped shape the sound of countless genres of music including Pop, House, Techno, and Electro. It is a monophonic powerhouse that has one of the most recognizable sounds out there. Its ease of use makes... The post Sounds of the Roland Boutique SH-01a Synthesizer appeared ...

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  • Once their child is enrolled in a pre-school or kindergarten, one of the things that parents may fret over is the potential learning activities for their children. Typically, most of us feel a bit anxious before starting something new. So before your child begins taking lessons, we would like to give you some useful tips.... The post Your Child’s First Piano Lessons – Pt.2: Why Do People Learn the...

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  • So, you’ve been DJing for a while now. Fantastic! You’ve also gotten to know your way around the decks. Great stuff! What you are probably wondering now is, “How do I take that big step from playing in my bedroom to my first club gig?” It can be daunting, but remember – every DJ started... The post How to Go From the Bedroom to the Club – Getting Your First DJ Gigs appeared first on PowerOn.

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  • 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the Boss Compact Pedal. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we have launched Boss Collectors Club a new platform for you to register your purchases and find out about new and exciting Boss events. Register now and you can be part of a new campaign, PEDAL PERKS where you get prizes for the compact pedals you buy. As a special gift to you, we have created three...

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  • BOSS Collectors Club is an online community dedicated to celebrating all things BOSS. We’re launching the site with a very special offer for BOSS pedal aficionados… Pedal Perks is a new loyalty scheme that can earn you a free BOSS pedal, along with a range of limited-edition collectibles and merchandise. Join Boss Collectors Club to start building your collection and get ready for some free stu...

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  • Some of the most inspiring stories of the music industry come not from the brightest-shining stars but from the slow-burning musicians and songwriters whose ability and smarts have provided them with an enviously long career. One such musician is Geoffrey Williams, a singer-songwriter and loop artist who has written for artists such as Michael Jackson... The post 4 Proven Tips to Inspire Your Song...

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  • With just hours to go until showtime at Prague’s Eden Arena, Peter Gordeno of Depeche Mode slipped an Access All Areas pass around Roland’s neck and invited us to soundcheck. Armed with tunes that span from 1989’s Personal Jesus to this year’s Where’s The Revolution, the Essex trio are the dark lords of British synth-pop... The post Depeche Mode’s Peter Gordeno reveals his stadium-filling Roland r...

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  • The Roland Icon Series is a collection of articles looking back at the most popular and recognized Roland instruments. In over four decades, Roland has designed many world-first instruments, like the first touch-sensitive keyboard and first guitar synthesizer.     MOVING FORWARD   The late 1970s and early 1980s saw Roland pioneering synth design with... The post Roland Icon Series: The D-50 Linear...

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  • Drummers love to expand and customize their kits. Customizing a kit helps to reflect a drummers personality, as well as assisting them with fitting into any musical situation. Already well known for their huge possibilities for great sounds and playability, Roland’s V-Drums are also capable of some fantastic customizing. Apart from making sure you have... The post Expanding and Customizing Your V-...

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  • Product specialist David Ahlund performs on a Roland AIRA Creative Hub at Cato Music, London. AIRA CREATIVE HUBS can be found in leading music retailers across Europe and give you access to test drive an inspiring array of the latest instruments from Roland. Find your nearest Roland Aira Creative Hub: https://www.roland.com/uk/promos/aira-creative-hub/

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Roland UK
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  • There is no doubt that the popularity of modular synthesis is rising. You don’t have to look far to see the enormous interest in these instruments, in clubs, studios and bedrooms and worldwide. But what exactly are these boxes of coloured cables and knobs? Are they worth the investment? Do they live up to their... The post How to Get Started in Modular Synthesis appeared first on PowerOn.

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  • Synthesizers are incredible instruments. With an abundance of sounds and options available to you, your tonal choices never dry up! With USB, MIDI, and editing software, it has never been easier to create, tweak, store, recall and import custom sounds in and out of your synthesizer. If you want to look further than the presets... The post How to Get New Sounds for Your Roland Synth appeared first ...

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Roland UK
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  • As we discovered in our previous article, effects pedals prior to 1977 were quite clunky. Big and cumbersome, effects pedals were barely on the average guitar player’s radar throughout most of the 70s. This was due to the high cost, low production numbers and inconvenient nature of these boxes. BOSS changed all that in 1977,... The post How 3 Boss Pedals Changed the World – Part 2 appeared first o...

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  • We had an amazing response to our Blues Cube Audition competition. After going through a stack of great entries, we've chosen the grand-prize winner who has won the greatest Christmas present of all time! They'll receive a prize of over €12,000 worth of Roland & Boss gear. The response was so overwhelming that we've also decided to give a few extra runner-up prizes out in the new year, so keep an ...

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  • Dean Rowbotham, owner of Bedford Guitars and professional guitar tour technician has been building rigs for years and after setting up shop has found the ES-8 to be a real key in building high quality touring rigs for his clients. Dean explains all the great features that ES-8 makes it’s it an invaluable piece of equipment. Check out Bedford guitars here: http://www.bedfordguitars.com/

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  • Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Keys player Ayo 'Ayce' Oyerinde talks about his "main board" the Roland RD-800 stage piano and how he uses it in a live situation. "The sound really worked for me and sat very well in the mix. The pianos are great and there is a world of possibility with their sound, which is as realistic as they come!" - Ayo Oyerind...

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Roland UK
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  • Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Toby Chapman has toured alongside many of the scene’s biggest names, joining Tom Jones, Spandau Ballet, Il Divo, Kylie Minogue and more, for triumphant stadium tours around the world. A musician this flexible needs a setup that bends the rules, and recent times have found Toby drilling into the Roland RD-800 stage pia...

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Roland UK
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  • Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ London-based songwriter and session musician Berenice Scott splits her diary between live work for stars like Heaven 17 and Tony Visconti, while finding time for projects like 2015’s acclaimed solo album Polarity. Her latest passion is the new Roland JUNO DS-88 synth, which has become a cornerstone of both her home pr...

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Roland UK
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  • Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Ayo Oyerinde's soulful touch and adaptable style behind the keys have seen him work with major artists including Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Rebecca Ferguson and Duffy, and while each gig requires him to master a new genre and recreate a different album, Ayo rises to the challenge with a rig including his Roland RD-800 st...

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Roland UK
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Roland UK
Roland UK
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  • Boz Boorer’s pedalboard takes some beating. In this exclusive video interview, the rockabilly kingpin and long-standing Morrissey wingman reveals how he uses his BOSS lineup on classic songs like Meat Is Murder. Read the full story - Boz Boorer, Boss pedals and life on the road with Morrissey: https://www.roland.co.uk/blog/boz-boorer-boss-pedals/

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