Roland announce NEW 909 Celebration Products!

As you may be aware, Roland have recently held an event showcasing a wide range of musical instruments that are due for release. Here is a quick overview of the 909 Celebration Synth products…

What Roland say…

For 33 years the TR-909 has been one of the most definitive sounds in electronic music, and the beating heart of DJ culture.
Join us as we celebrate 33 years of the “909” with the release of many new and inspiring electronic instruments.

And with the launch of our first product in partnership with Serato, we’re bringing an evolution in DJ production and performance to the next generation.











The DJ-808 is a state-of-the-art DJ controller with a 4-channel mixer, built-in drum sequencing, vocal processing, and the deepest Serato DJ integration available. Going way beyond a typical DJ controller, the DJ-808 is an instrument, with a Roland “TR-S” drum machine that contains the world’s most iconic drum sounds and can even control the Serato Sampler within Serato DJ. The VT Voice Transformer can pitch your voice to match the key of your Serato DJ tracks, while two AIRA Link ports let you connect compatible synths and electronic gadgets, and produce a live remix, with just a simple USB cable. Sound quality is high-end and the hardware is built tough yet easy to carry—ready for inspired sets that push the boundaries of what it means to DJ.

Full details here…


System 8











Powerful and deep, the SYSTEM-8 delivers a vast palette of sounds inspired by over four decades of legendary Roland synths. Its next-gen Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) engine powers an eight-voice, three-oscillator monster with stunning filters and effects, highly versatile LFOs, and a massive array of high-resolution knobs and sliders to control it all. Support for three PLUG-OUT synths means the SYSTEM-8 can host spot-on recreations of numerous Roland classics, and JUPITER-8 and JUNO-106 PLUG-OUTS are even included with purchase. Split and layer synths for unheard of sounds, and tap into the integrated vocoder, arpeggiator, CV/Gate outs, and advanced polyphonic step sequencer to fuel endless creative explorations.

Full details here…


TR-09 / TB-03 / VP-03 Roland Boutique












The limited-edition Roland Boutique series of modules faithfully recreates some of Roland’s most legendary products. With highly-authentic sound reproduction, they’re also highly portable, with a built-in speaker and battery operation for making music whenever – and wherever – you want. New for 2016 are the TR-09, an ultra-compact recreation of the iconic TR-909 drum machine; the TB-03, a descendant of the famous TB-303 Bass Line Synth; and the VP-03, a miniature version of the VP-330 Vocoder Plus.

Full details here…











V-1SDI is a flexible and versatile four-channel video switcher that makes it easy to connect and switch professional 3G SDI cameras and playback sources along with HDMI sources including cameras, smart phones, computers, tablets, Blu-ray players. Compact and portable, the V-1SDI delivers professional switching results with its easy to use hardware interface complete with T-Fader and easy-to-see backlit buttons. With support for 3G-SDI, the V-1SDI can operate at full 1080p resolution and can take advantage of the longer cable distance of SDI making this compact solution suitable for events and applications in even large spaces with the most professional level of SDI camera sources.

Full details here…



Roland TT-99 Turntable















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