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Roland Cube Lite – Stylish Amp With iOS Interface

Roland-Cube-Lite-Red-2The Roland CUBE Lite Guitar Amplifier combines COSM guitar tones, iOS interfacing, and a quality 2.1 Channel audio system. With this setup, you can play and record at home along with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Just connect your iOS device to the i-CUBE LINK jack and launch the free CUBE JAM app, then play along with backing tracks and record your playing to share your music and archive song ideas.

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New From Roland & BOSS

January 21, Winter NAMM – Roland and BOSS have just announced new products for this year’s Winter NAMM Show in Anahiem, CA. For now, let’s look a three: Cube Lite Guitar Amplifier, DA-2 Distortion Pedal, and the V-Combo VR-09 Live Performance Keyboard.

The new Roland CUBE Lite guitar amplifier lets you play and record at home along with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. It combines COSM guitar tones, iOS interfacing, and a quality 2.1 Channel audio system. Simply put, its a cool guitar amp with a built-in iOS interface.

The CUBE Lite blends in seamlessly with any living space, home, dorm, whatever, and and looks more like a consumer audio system than a typical manly guitar amp. Also, it’s not only a versatile guitar amp, it doubles as a high-quality playback system for your digital music library.

The BOSS DA-2 guitar effects pedal features Multi-Dimensional Processing with multiple distortion processors to seamlessly adapt the sound in real time and create the ideal tone for every register. It’s not like standard distortion pedals that process the entire guitar signal with one effect. As a result, the DA-2 delivers a rich, musical distortion that plays well all over the neck, from tight, edgy low-string tones to fat, smooth highs for lead playing. With the power of MDP, the DA-2’s distortion is dramatically responsive to your playing dynamics, and every note is heard with clarity and definition.

The V-Combo VR-09 is loaded with ready-to-play synthesizer sounds, from vintage analog classics like JUNO strings and ‘80s synth brass to textured, modern-era digital tones and beyond. Front-panel controllers allow you to tweak the synth tones intuitively in real time, including convenient ADR and cutoff/resonance adjustment with the harmonic bars in the ORGAN block. Onboard effects like “Bit Crash” provide the ability to create modern synth voices for current dance music.


New Roland GA-212 and GA-112 Guitar Amplifiers

Roland GA-212 Guitar Amp

Roland GA-212 Guitar Amp

Roland has just announced the GA-212 and GA-112 guitar amplifiers for stage and studio. These new Roland amps are designed to meet the rigorous demands of performing guitarists.

The new GA series guitar amps leverage Roland’s versatile COSM technology to create newly-voiced amplifiers with expressive tones and simple, intuitive operation. They deliver a natural playing experience characteristic of top-level tube designs, with all the advantages that modern digital processing brings, including memory, low noise, and more. From the arena to the club, the GA amps deliver world-class power and tone.

Roland GA Amp Features:

GA-212: 200-watt amp with two 12″ speakers

GA-112: 100-watt amp with one 12″ speaker

COSM amp model (Progressive Amp) with incredible feel, attack, natural compression, and sustain

Morph through clean to super-extreme tones with the DRIVE knob and BOOST button

Intuitive operation with simple, fast-access structure; two volume controls, three tone controls, presence, and reverb

Smart Channel memorizes the current position of knobs in all four channels without programming or saving

LEDs in the knobs show current settings in any channel, great for dark stages