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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 wi...
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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 "definitive browser-based version," created by Programmer V...
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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...

HTML-909 Lets You Play A Roland 909 In Your Web Browser

We already brough to your attention the browser drum machine app, and the 303 Acid Machine, but you can play around with the real Roland 909 sound - well, sort of. Web app developer Teemu Kallio has released drum machine html inspired solely on the iconic Rola...

Roland Re-Introduces System-100 As Plug-Out Synth

Amidst the stream of rebranded classic Roland instruments, the hardware producer announced yesterday that the iconic semi-modular synthesizer System-100 will be reissued as a digital plug-out synth. The latest installment will feature patching possibilities to...

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 centre...

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 has made using Lego Technic to create an incredibly ...

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, ...