ROLAND 50TH ANNIVERSARY 1972 - 2022

THANK YOU FOR BEING PART OF THE STORY SO FAR.
HERE ARE SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS.

2010

SPD-30
OCTAPAD

Aimed at drummers and percussionists who need plenty of pro sounds, the Octapad SPD-30 is like a super-portable V-Drums kit.

TD-12KX

V-Drums

HP-302

SuperNATURAL Piano

VR-700

V-Combo Organ

2011

SPD-SX
SAMPLING PAD

As seen on stages all over the world, the second generation SPD offered USB storage and 2GB of internal memory for three and a half hours of stereo sampling at 44.1khz 16bit. Waveform editing on screen and numerous DSP functions allowed sound creation and audio manipulation without needing a computer.

DERRICK WRIGHT

Adele

JACK GARRETT

Live

COLDPLAY

Live

SIMON SANTUNIONE

Zara Larsson

ROLAND ALL ACCESS: SIMON SANTUNIONE, DRUMMER FOR ZARA LARSSON, AND HYBRID DRUMS

VR-5 / AV MIXER AND RECORDER

World’s first livestreaming AV mixer and recorder.

V-PIANO GRAND / V-PIANO

Flagship instrument incorporating the expressive V-Piano sound engine into a concert-class grand piano.

JUPITER-80
SYNTH

A beast of a synth, combining monstrous analog modeling power with pristine, beguilingly-realistic acoustic sounds from Roland’s SuperNATURAL technology and behaviour modeling.

2012

INTEGRA-7
SuperNATURAL Sound Module

Powerhouse “greatest hits” rack module with sounds from Roland’s flagship keyboards and V-Drums modules, plus a coveted lineup from the legacy SRX sound library. The spritual successor to the JV/XV module line-up.

TD-30KV

Flagship V-Drums

GR-55

Guitar Synthesizer

VR-09

V-Combo Organ

2013

FR-8x / V-ACCORDION

HPD-20 / HANDSONIC

RC-505
TABLETOP LOOP STATION

HISTORY / STORIES

Find out how global superstar Ariana Grande uses the BOSS RC-505 in her new Vevo video series and learn about her looping history.

ARIANA GRANDE - POSITIONS (OFFICIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE) | VEVO

2014

AIRA TR-8
RHYTHM PERFORMER

Kicking off the launch of the AIRA sub-brand, the TR-8 included drum sounds from the TR-808 and TR-909, with added live performance features like ‘scatter’ mode. Often spotted at gigs being used by artists and DJs who don’t fancy gigging their now-rather-valuable original TR hardware.

KINK

Live

DJ LORD

Public Enemy

MATHEW JONSON

Live

BOYS NOIZE

Live / Studio

DAEDELUS COMPARES THE AIRA TR-8 WITH THE ORIGINAL TR-808

SYSTEM-1

Synthesizer

TB-3

Touch Bassline

VT-3

Vocal Transformer

OD-1X / DS-1X / BOSS X-SERIES PEDALS

TD-1K/KV / V-DRUMS

BLUES CUBE STAGE / GUITAR AMP

BD-2W / DM-2W / SD-1W / WAZA CRAFT PEDALS

2015

JD-XA
FLAGSHIP ANALOG/DIGITAL CROSSOVER SYNTHESIZER

Considered by some as a JD synth for the 21st century, the JD-XA is a unique crossover synth that brings together analog warmth and digital versatility in one super-creative, no-compromise instrument.

BERENICE SCOTT

Simple Minds
Heaven 17

MIKE LINDUP

Level 42

KOLA BELLO

Ellie Goulding

GUY FLETCHER

Mark Knopfler

DURAN DURAN’S NICK RHODES AND THE ROLAND JD-XA SYNTHS USED ON THE PAPER GODS WORLD TOUR

JD-XI
ANALOG/DIGITAL CROSSOVER SYNTHESIZER

Tiny, mighty, affordable and fun, the JD-Xi puts a true analog synth engine, Roland’s SuperNATURAL synth sounds, and many other creative tools under one hood. Fat, warm analog bass and lead tones with controls for hands-on tweaking, plus polyphonic PCM essentials like pads, strings, brass, and more.

KF-10 / KIYOLA

V-1HD / HD VIDEO SWITCHER

ROLAND BOUTIQUE SERIES

Launching with the recreations of classic Jupiter, Juno, and JX synths of the ‘80s, Roland Boutique is a range of instruments that inspire electronic music creativity, expanding on the legendary sounds of the past with a workflow to suit the modern musician.

ROLAND BOUTIQUE

Behind-the-Scenes Developer Interview

2016

AEROPHONE AE-10 / DIGITAL WIND INSTRUMENT

SYSTEM-500 / MODULAR SYNTHESIZER

SYSTEM-8
PLUG-OUT SYNTHESIZER

An eight voice analog-modeling hardware synth with the ability to load different sound engines, turning it into a JUPITER-8, JUNO-106, or SH-101. The PLUG-OUT concept takes the idea of a software plug-in and applies it to hardware, changing the synth’s sound and behavior entirely.

UNKLE

Live

CHRISTIAN VARELA

Live

JEAN-MICHEL JARRE

Live

EVERYTHING EVERYTHING

Live

JAMES LAVELLE / UNKLE
SYSTEM-8 SYNTHESIZER

EC-10
ELECTRONIC LAYERED CAJON

The world’s first hybrid cajon, the ELCajon EC-10 allows cajon players to easily enhance their music with layered electronic sounds.

BOSS WAZA AMP SERIES

Guitar Amplifier

BOSS KATANA AMP SERIES

Guitar Amplifier

DJ-808

DJ Controller

TD-50K/KV

V-Drums

V-MODA JOINS ROLAND

V-MODA joined forces with Roland to redefine and develop the next breakthrough in design-centric music products. Crafting with a “creators first” approach, V-MODA and Roland create high-quality audio products made for sound as both the artists and audio engineers intended.

2017

RD-2000
STAGE PIANO

The RD-2000 delivers unmatched performance on stage and in the studio. Blending evolved piano technologies with extensive modern control, this next-generation instrument takes Roland’s industry-standard stage piano series to new levels of inspiration and creativity.

PETER GORDENO

Depeche Mode

ROGER HODGSON

Supertramp

MYRON McKINLEY

Earth, Wind & Fire

RACHEL Z

Peter Gabriel
Omar Hakim

PETER GORDENO AND RD-2000 STAGE PIANO DEPECHE MODE SPIRIT TOUR

GO:PIANO
PORTABLE DIGITAL PIANO

A compact and playable piano with a surprisingly big sound.

BOX-40

Compact Pedal 40th Anniversary Box Set

GO:KEYS

Music Creation Keyboard

SPD::ONE SERIES

Percussion Pads

SE-02

Analog Synthesizer

2018

ROLAND CLOUD

Use over 50 Roland virtual instruments. Embrace the future with the ZENOLOGY Pro software synth. Share your sounds across software and hardware with the ZEN-Core Synthesis System. And keep your music fresh with regular content updates including genre-specific patches, patterns, sound packs, sample packs and Jam Tracks.

TR-8S / RHYTHM PERFORMER

Update to the AIRA TR-8, adding sample import and playback capabilities.

AX-EDGE

Keytar

TD-17 SERIES

V-Drums

GT-1000

Guitar Effects Processor

GO:MIXER PRO

Audio Mixer

2019

LX-700
DIGITAL PANO SERIES

The ultimate piano playing experience.

WAZA-AIR
WIRELESS PERSONAL GUITAR AMPLIFICATION SYSTEM

This personal amplifier system brings stunning realism to playing with headphones, using a gyro sensor and moving 3D space to deliver natural “amp-in-room” tone that’s rich, resonant, and infinitely inspiring

TM-6PRO

Trigger Module

FP-10

Digital Piano

JUPITER-Xm

Synthesizer

VR-1HD

AV Streaming Mixer

ZEN-CORE SYNTHESIS SYSTEM

Roland’s ZEN-Core Synthesis System works across hardware and software, delivering decades of genre-defining sounds with the power to shape them in new and exciting ways.

FANTOM 6/7/8
SYNTHESIZER

FANTOM is a new kind of creative hub, made for rapid production and expressive performance. Inspiring onboard production tools and deep computer integration fuel an experience that feels intuitive, natural, and full of possibilities.

JUPITER-X
SYNTHESIZER

JUPITER-X faithfully recreates sought-after instruments from our long history of genre-defining sounds. Craft huge, spacious sounds with sparkle, warmth, and punch.

MC-101

Groovebox

MC-707

Groovebox

MC-101/MC-707
SAMPLING GROOVEBOXES

A pair of ZEN-Core production powerhouses that bring the GROOVEBOX concept right up to date. Both instruments are super-creative and the smaller MC-101 even runs on batteries.