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Is Roland Set To Re Release The TR-909?

A celebration of the studio favorite Roland TR-909 is scheduled to go down next month. Promising the offer of "new and inspiring electronic instruments," Roland is set to release a slew of new instruments with rumors of a possible 909 re release coming some...
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The io808 Is A Roland 808 For Your Browser

Hours of fun right here, as Roland's TR-808 is now available in browser version. There are a few 808 browser apps around, as we have reported here, but according to Electronic Beats this one is the "definiti...
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Classic Soviet Era Polivok Synth To Be Reissued

The Polivok was the Soviet Union's favorite synthesizer and now the company behind its production then has lifted the veil on its impending reboot. Of course the completely hand made synth will be limited, w...

New Interactive Rare Synth Museum To Open In Melbourne

A Melbourne not-for profit organization, Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio (MEES), will soon open, providing one-on-one experience with a slew of vintage synthesizers, which is being described as an interactive synth museum. Conceived and operated by artist...
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Jeff Mills Unveils Complete ADE ‘Time Tunnel’ Details

Inspired by the American science fiction TV show “The Time Tunnel“, created by Irwin Allen in the 60's, Detroit Techno music producer/DJ and conceptualist Jeff Mills has created a live sound, visual and dance music event series designed to pull the dancing aud...

Make Beats With This Browser Drum Machine App

Because office hours can be spent much more wisely than actually working, the good people at Irritant Creative have constructed an in-browser drum machine called xOx that makes it possible to actually lay down ...

Acid House Pioneer Charanjit Singh Dies At 74

Widely considered to have produced the first acid house track back in 1982, Indian electronic music pioneer Charanjit Singh passed away over the weekend. He was 74 years old. With a career that mostly centred on Bollywood soundtracks of the 1960's and 1970s...

Analogue Lego Machine Creates Driving House Beats

Much like acid, two of the world's great inventions, house music and lego, have combined to blow your mind. A full on Lego acid music machine, dubbed Play House, is what programmer and artist Alex Allmont ha...

Roland’s Iconic History Documented In New Book

The history of Roland is riddled with revolutionary moments in dance music from around the world.  From the Jupiter 8 to the TR-808, Roland's collection of synthesizers has become synonymous across genre. Now, ...

Rolands Adds AIRA Modular Options With SYSTEM-1m

With roots in the very origins of electronic music, AIRA is a new series of products designed to meet the evolving needs of the contemporary electronic musician. In the studio or on the stage, AIRA brings genre-defining sounds and modern performance features t...