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How To Assist Your Child's Learning With The Right Piano

There are tonnes of studies and articles about the benefits of children learning music. Music can play a big part in a child’s development – from memory to patience, plus helping with cognitive and social skills. Music is a universal language that can benefit anyone and everyone, regardless of background and age. So, you’ve decided to get your child started in learning a musical instrument. Congratulations! There are many instruments to choose from. Strings, woodwind, brass, percussion….but unless your child has a strong preference to play a particular instrument, I feel that learning a keyboard instrument is a great place…

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Synth Bass for Bass Players – Part 2

In Synth Bass for Bass Players, Part 1, we talked about how doubling on synth bass can increase your opportunities to land more work in today’s music scene. We also outlined some of the important features to look for when choosing a keyboard for playing synth bass. This time, we’ll take a closer look at…

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Synth Bass for Bass Players – Part 1

In today’s music world, the vast influence of EDM and other electronic styles has crept into the fabric of nearly every popular genre. The core of EDM is a driving rhythm groove, with the low end held down by synthesizer bass. To cover this essential sound, traditional bass players are now called upon more and…

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BOSS SY-300 Guitar Synthesizer vs. ROLAND GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer

For over 35 years, Roland guitar synthesizers have provided guitar and bass players with the means to coax astonishing sounds from their instruments. There’s something special about seeing a musician wielding a guitar which can unleash the sound of a full orchestra, a percussion ensemble, a sequenced trip-hop bass line, a piano concerto, or a…

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Why Do I Need An Acoustic Amp?

In recent years, we’ve seen a huge boom of popularity in acoustic guitars. Because of this, it should come as no surprise that we’ve also seen a surge of popularity towards acoustic amplification. Acoustic amps cater to the needs of players wishing to amplify the sound of their prized acoustic guitar. They are used either…

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The Ultimate Guide to BOSS Loop Stations

Since the release of the first Loop Station, the twin pedal RC-20 in 2001, BOSS have constantly remained at the cutting edge of looping technology and are today the undisputed product leader of this worldwide phenomenon. With a more comprehensive lineup of looper devices available than any other single manufacturer, BOSS Loop Stations satisfy guitar players,…

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The Roland Blues Cube Range Explained

Since the 2014 release of the Blues Cube amplifiers, Roland have been quietly changing the guitar world – turning traditional values on their head by producing a unique high-tech amplifier that delivers authentic vintage tone, feel and touch sensitivity comparable to the classic tube amplifier. With the fast rise in number of cheap tube amps,…

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I Play Acoustic Guitar – Why Do I Need An Acoustic Amplifier?

You can take a lifetime to find the perfect acoustic guitar. Shouldn’t you take the same care when choosing your acoustic amplifier? 

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Fender G-5 VG Stratocaster

The Fender G-5 VG Stratocaster has the classic simplicity of a Fender Stratocaster combined with Roland’s advanced modelling technology.

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What Roland CUBE Guitar Amplifier Is For You?

There is a Roland CUBE guitar amp for every guitarist, with over 2 million amplifiers sold since 1978. So what CUBE is the one for you?

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Why do I need a BOSS DI-1?

Contributed by David Jiang for the Roland Australia Blog Have you ever found your perfect tone, then plugged your instrument into a PA or recording desk and found that you didn’t have the correct connectors and that it was creating a strange humming sound that you just couldn’t get rid of?