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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, beatboxers, DJs, accordion players, singers and producers within the audio looping community. With such a diverse selection of musicians using the wide range of BOSS Loop Stations, it’s fair to say that there is a BOSS Loop Station for everyone.   The more complex the…

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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?

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Fender USA G-5A VG Stratocaster

Contributed by Mark Smith One of the most amazing products to be released last year was the limited edition Fender USA G-5A VG Stratocaster in Candy Apple Red. There are two versions – one has a maple neck and the other a rosewood fingerboard.

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10 Original BOSS Stompbox Design Elements

Contributed by Roland US Team When the original BOSS overdrive stompbox, the OD-1, was first released way back in 1977, it looked very different from any other stompbox of the day. Where others were simple squared-off aluminum boxes crudely screwed together, the OD-1 was a smooth cast-metal body. It had no little button to step…

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Choosing a Guitar Practice Amp

Contributed by Roland UK Team By night, it’s all about spotlights, scissor-kicks and stack amps. But by day, you’re more likely to find the average musician hunched alone in a bedroom, coffee on the side, working on speed-picking at a volume that won’t have the bloke downstairs banging on the ceiling. To improve, you need…

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Choosing A Portable Guitar Amp

Contributed by Roland UK Team Respect to the towering 4×12 stack – but if you’ve ever tried humping one eight stops on the Circle Line, you’ll understand why someone had to invent the portable amp. Let’s say you’re a busker, a road-warrior or a musical free spirit who refuses to be handcuffed to plug sockets and…