• TR-707 and TR-727 Rhythm Expansions now available for AIRA TR-8
    Get four classic Roland drum machines in one When the AIRA TR-8 arrived earlier this year, there was plenty of hype. Roland had decided to return to the mighty TR-808, often cited as the most influential drum machine of all time. The TR-909, the younger, tougher sibling focusing on techno and house, was also part of the deal, so you basically got two classic drum machines in one. And although these two understandably got most of the headlines, …
  • 5 reasons why the Roland TD-1K is the ultimate digital drumkit for beginners
    You can’t do much with £400. Buy an unreliable car. Take a terrible holiday. Own one leg of a champion racehorse. Alternatively, if you’ve got a pocket full of Christmas cash, and a head full of musical dreams, then £400 is enough to start drumming today with the Roland TD-1K. As the entry-level member of Roland’s mighty V-Drums range, this kit punches above its price tag, to put aspiring drummers behind a serious digital kit. Maybe yo …
  • Aeolian Mode for Guitarists
    This post was originally published on the Roland Australia Blog Background ‘Music. It’s What Feelings Sound Like.’ Although the original author for this quote is unknown, it was probably inspired by a song that contained the Aeolian melodic structure. Many guitar players have used the Aeolian mode – without even knowing it. However, understanding how the mode works, and knowing when to use it, opens up a whole new world. The mode …
  • Roland’s 10 year digital piano warranty
    Effective December 1st 2014 Roland’s HP and LX range of digital pianos will be covered by a ten year warranty, protecting against failure from faulty workmanship. Product warranties aren’t the most exciting part of buying new and shiny gear. But they could be the most important – especially if your latest purchase breaks down a week after the warranty expires. Whether you’ve just bought a new piano, a games console or a washing ma …
  • Top 15 Musical Gifts To Spark Creativity This Christmas
    With Christmas fast approaching, you may be looking for inspiration for the music lover in your life: if so, why not give them more of what they love? Luckily, we’ve created a top 15 gift list to spark their musical creativity. With musical must-haves and stocking fillers ranging from just £25 right up to a shiny new HP-508 digital piano, you'll find the perfect gift for that special someone. Suggested Gifts from £25 - £135 TU- …