Don Lewis toured with the Beach Boys, as well as played studio sessions for Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson. He's now the focus of a documentary film by Ned Augustenborg.
The Jupiter name comes loaded with expectation. Can Roland hit their own high standards?
Emerging from the mists of time comes the rejuvenated Fantom, Roland's new flagship workstation synthesizer. Available in three models: Fantom 6 (61 keys), Fantom 7 (76 keys) and the 88-key Fantom 8.
As rare and expensive as it is desirable, Roland's celebrated modular system has always been out of reach for most of us, but now the company have recreated it for Eurorack.
Roland continue to mine their considerable legacy with another Boutique module, this time based on the simple but much-loved SH-101.
Thirty years after the launch of the groundbreaking D-50, Roland’s Boutique version offers the same iconic sound.
The latest in the Boutique range is the result of an unexpected collaboration between Roland and Studio Electronics.
The System 8 may offer ‘plug-out’ recreations of Roland classics, but it’s also a versatile synthesizer with a character all of its own.
Roland have recreated their classic vocoder at a fraction of the cost — and size.
Are Roland’s recreations the last word on these classic instruments?
Roland’s Boutique range recreates three of the company’s classic synths at a fraction of the cost of the originals.
Roland have embraced the Eurorack format with their semi–modular System 1m and four Aira effects modules.
With a large, well–equipped control panel and a gratuitously laden effects rack, the JDXA could be Roland’s most ambitious, hands–on synthesizer in many years.
In 1991 Roland introduced the company’s first Sound Canvas module, the SC55. Aimed at the enthusiast market, the SC55 offered...
Roland’s JDXi crams an awful lot of synth into a very small box.
The System 1 is a fully fledged synthesizer in its own right, but it can also assume the identity of Roland classics using its built–in ‘plug–out’ technology.
As Roland revisit their classic Bassline, we ask does everybody need a TB3?
The Integra 7 might at first glance seem to be a Jupiter in rack form, but it turns out there’s more to it than that — much, much more...
Roland’s Jupiter 80 has gained a little brother in the shape of the Jupiter 50. Does this slimmed-down synth offer the same Supernatural sound?
Roland have put elements of their two very different approaches to guitar synthesis in a single box. Could this be the best guitar synth ever?
The Jupiter 8 looms large in synthesizer history, and any synth bearing the name has a lot to live up to. Is the Jupiter 80 destined for the same legendary status? Find out in our world‑exclusive review...
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