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Tom Odell interview with Roland

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Tom Odell talks with Roland UK about using digital pianos on tour, his favourite live venues and writing his 2nd album. Tom Odell uses the Roland LX-15 Upright Digital Piano: http://www.roland.co.uk/products/productdetails.aspx?p=1186

Tom Odell interview with Roland

Tom Odell interview with Roland

Tom Odell talks with Roland UK about using digital pianos on tour, his favourite live venues and writing his 2nd album. Tom Odell uses the Roland LX-15 Upright Digital Piano: http://www.roland.co.uk/products/productdetails.aspx?p=1186 Watch video.

Brian Culbertson

Brian Culbertson "Another Long Night Out" Live

Keyboardist and entertainer Brian Culbertson shares his thoughts on the RD-800 Stage Piano and debuts tracks from his latest album “Another Long Night Out” as he performs live in concert. To learn more about Brian Culbertson, visit http://www.brianculbertson.com/ Watch video.

Keys N Krates – Adam Tune on tour with Roland V-Drums

Keys N Krates – Adam Tune on tour with Roland V-Drums

Keys N Krates on tour in support of their hit “I Just Can’t Deny” with Adam Tune laying it down heavy on Roland V-Drums and the Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad. For more information on the TD-30KV V-Drums Kit, and the SPD-SX, visit http://www.roland.ca/. Follow Keys n Krates on Facebook: https... Watch video.

League of Rock Member of the Month Series - Terry

League of Rock Member of the Month Series - Terry

Roland and BOSS have teamed up with League of Rock to bring you the League Of Rock Member Of The Month Series. Exclusive for Roland and BOSS customers - Get a FREE League of Rock Open House, or $200 off a Join A Band Session! For more information, visit http://www.leagueofrock.com/roland. Watch video.

Interview with Flo Mounier

Interview with Flo Mounier

Flo Mounier, from the extreme metal band Cryptopsy, talks about incorporating the TM-2 and other Roland gear into his hybrid drum kit. For more information on Flo, visit http://cryptopsy.ca/. For more information on the TM-2 Trigger Module, visit http://www.roland.com/products/en/TM-2/. Watch video.

Roland Interview with The Neighbourhood

Roland Interview with The Neighbourhood

Get an inside look into The Neighbourhood and the gear they use on stage. Watch video.

Judith Hill

Judith Hill "Take One" Interview

Roland Take One live performance series Episode 1: Interview — We sit down and visit with solo artist Judith Hill as she shares stories on her life, her music, and her future. Judith Hill appears courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Watch video.

Chris Whitten Interview Part 1 of 2

Chris Whitten Interview Part 1 of 2

See Chris playing live here... http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL01_etydZZ_7jzbjVJQdZrk2PnSI7FJni In this revealing two part interview, Chris Whitten recounts his early days and experiences playing with Paul McCartney during the sessions and subsequent 'Flowers In The Dirt" world tour... Watch video.

Chris Whitten Interview part 2 of 2

Chris Whitten Interview part 2 of 2

See Chris playing live here... http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL01_etydZZ_7jzbjVJQdZrk2PnSI7FJni In this two part interview, Chris Whitten recounts his experiences playing with Paul McCartney during the sessions and subsequent 'Flowers In The Dirt" world tour. Gain a fascinating insight... Watch video.

Drum Lessons: Chris Whitten - Part 1- Introduction Video

Drum Lessons: Chris Whitten - Part 1- Introduction Video

Learn how to drum like a pro in this fantastic new multi-part series 'Behind The Drums'. The now Australian residing accomplished British drummer Chris Whitten shares with us his down to earth musical approach to creating exciting and memorable drum performances using the techniques and ideas he... Watch video.

Alt-J: drummer Thom Green on the Roland TD-4KP V-Drums Portable

Alt-J: drummer Thom Green on the Roland TD-4KP V-Drums Portable

Learn more about the TD-4KP V-Drums Portable: http://www.roland.co.uk/products/productdetails.aspx?p=1257 Mercury Prize award winning band Alt-J have had a busy few years. As well as penning award winning albums, they've toured relentlessly. As a drummer on the road, it's not easy to have the... Watch video.

Tom Odell on the Roland LX-15 Digital Piano

Tom Odell on the Roland LX-15 Digital Piano

Tom Odell talks about using the Roland LX-15 upright digital piano and why it's his go to instrument for using live on tour and for song writing. For more information on the Roland LX-15 piano, go to: http://www.roland.co.uk/products/productdetails.aspx?p=1186 Watch video.

Tom Odell on the Roland FP-80 Digital Piano

Tom Odell on the Roland FP-80 Digital Piano

Tom Odell talks about the Roland FP-80 digital piano, explaining why he likes it and the benefit of using it on tour. To learn more about the Roland FP-80 digital piano, visit: http://www.roland.co.uk/products/productdetails.aspx?p=1276 Watch video.

Tom Odell Interview with Roland UK

Tom Odell Interview with Roland UK

Tom Odell takes some time out backstage to chat with Roland UK about touring, song-writing and his dream Glastonbury line-up. For a chance to win a Roland FP-50 Digital Piano signed by Tom Odell, go to: http://news.qthemusic.com/2013/10/watch_a_video_interview_with_t.html This interview was... Watch video.

Orianthi and the Roland CUBE-80GX

Orianthi and the Roland CUBE-80GX

Orianthi talks about playing guitar, her new album, and the Roland CUBE-80GX. Watch video.

Roger Taylor (Duran Duran) on the Roland TD-30KV Electronic Drums

Roger Taylor (Duran Duran) on the Roland TD-30KV Electronic Drums

Duran Duran are currently in the studio penning their new album and drummer Roger Taylor is embracing electronic drums in his sound as much today as he ever. He takes us through why he loves Roland's flagship TD-30KV V-Drums kit and how he is using it on the new Duran Duran album. Learn more... Watch video.

Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger Pad Overview with Sarah Jones (Hot Chip, Bat For Lashes)

Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger Pad Overview with Sarah Jones (Hot Chip, Bat For Lashes)

Drummer Sarah Jones (Hot Chip, Bat For Lashes) shows us how she incorporates electronic percussion with her acoustic drum kit to create a hybrid setup. She uses the Roland BT-1 Percussion Pads with an SPD-SX Sampling Pad to trigger all electronic sounds while playing. To find out more about the... Watch video.

Roland GR-55 In-Depth Overview With Alex Hutchings

Roland GR-55 In-Depth Overview With Alex Hutchings

Alex Hutchings takes us through his live looping setup using the Roland GR-55 guitar synthesizer and Boss RC-300 Loop Station. Alex connects to the GR-55 via a built-in Roland GK pickup on his guitar. The GR-55 can act as an Audio and MIDI interface allowing you to trigger sounds from a computer... Watch video.

Roland INTEGRA-7 — Sean Murray Interview

Roland INTEGRA-7 — Sean Murray Interview

Television, film, and video game composer Sean Murray talks to Roland about the INTEGRA-7 SuperNATURAL® Sound Module. Watch video.

Roland INTEGRA-7 — Richard Vission Interview

Roland INTEGRA-7 — Richard Vission Interview

House music producer, remixer, and DJ, Richard Vission, talks to Roland about the INTEGRA-7 SuperNATURAL® Sound Module. Watch video.

Roland INTEGRA-7 — Dennis White Interview

Roland INTEGRA-7 — Dennis White Interview

Dennis White (Static Revenger) talks to Roland about the INTEGRA-7 SuperNATURAL® Sound Module, and the inspiration and creative possibilities that come from a having a new sound palette. Watch video.

Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Herman Li Interview

Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Herman Li Interview

Herman Li of DragonForce talks to Roland about his musical beginnings, his influences, and using the GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer live and in the studio. Watch video.

Geared Up: Jordan Knight - Sean Alexander Interview

Geared Up: Jordan Knight - Sean Alexander Interview

Sean "SynthSei" Alexander, keyboardist for Elevation Theory, Jordan Knight (NKOTB), JoJo, Pastor John P. Kee/Diddy, talks to Roland about his musical beginnings, studying at Berklee College of Music, his live rig, and being on MTV's "Making His Band." Watch video.

Roland Users Group — Bubby Lewis Interview

Roland Users Group — Bubby Lewis Interview

Robert "Bubby" Lewis, bass player for Snoop Dogg and Lupe Fiasco, talks to Roland about his early influences, touring with Snoop and Lupe, being a self-proclaimed nerd, and his massive bass rig dubbed the "Power Wall of Eternity." Watch video.

Roland JUPITER-80 Artist Impressions

Roland JUPITER-80 Artist Impressions

Top artists share their thoughts on the JUPITER-80 Synthesizer. http://www.JUPITER-80.com Watch video.

Geared Up: John Legend - Eugene Roberts Interview

Geared Up: John Legend - Eugene Roberts Interview

Eugene "Man-Man" Roberts, Musical Director for John Legend, talks to Roland about touring, his live rig, and playing two keytars simultaneously. Watch video.

Geared Up: Beyoncé - Brittani Washington Interview

Geared Up: Beyoncé - Brittani Washington Interview

Brittani Washington, keyboardist and entertainer for Beyoncé Knowles, talks to Roland about her early years as a church performer, working with Beyoncé, and the using the Roland Fantom-G on tour. Watch video.

JUPITER-80 Synthesizer Howard Jones Interview

JUPITER-80 Synthesizer Howard Jones Interview

http://www.rolandconnect.com/product.php?p=jupiter-80 One of the most revered prefixes in the history of synthesis returns. Welcome the arrival of the JUPITER-80—a live-performance powerhouse that pays homage to its legendary namesake with road-proven hardware and massive sound, yet blasts into... Watch video.

Geared Up: Lady Gaga - Kern Brantley & Brockett Parsons Interview

Geared Up: Lady Gaga - Kern Brantley & Brockett Parsons Interview

Kern Brantley and Brockett Parsons talk about using Roland synths on the Lady Gaga tour. Watch video.

Geared Up: Ke$ha - Jennifer Stone Interview

Geared Up: Ke$ha - Jennifer Stone Interview

At the center of Ke$ha's live sound is her keyboardist, Jennifer Stone, who never expected her musical career to lead her from Nashville to being on stage with one of music's biggest stars. We caught up with Jennifer during a stop over in Los Angeles at Roland's AR offices where we had the chance... Watch video.

Geared Up: Owl City - Adam Young Interview

Geared Up: Owl City - Adam Young Interview

Adam Young of Owl City talks to Roland about the new record, touring, and using Roland and BOSS gear on stage. Watch video.

Roland INSIDER - Joe

Roland INSIDER - Joe "Flip" Wilson Interview

Joe "Flip" Wilson, Musical Director for Lada Gaga, Greyson Chance, P. Diddy, and Keri Hilson, talks about using Roland keyboards and pianos on tour and in the studio. Watch video.

GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Steve Stevens Interview

GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Steve Stevens Interview

http://www.rolandconnect.com/product.php?p=gr-55 Steve Stevens talks to Roland about the GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer. Watch video.

George Duke on the V-Piano (part 1)

George Duke on the V-Piano (part 1)

http://www.roland.com/V-Piano/ George Duke Interview and playing the Roland V-Piano Watch video.

George Duke on the V-Piano (part 2)

George Duke on the V-Piano (part 2)

http://www.roland.com/V-Piano/ George Duke Interview and playing the Roland V-Piano 2/2 Watch video.

Lyndsay Evans: Roland & Boss TV

Lyndsay Evans: Roland & Boss TV

Lyndsay Evans, drummer and percussionist for Black Eyed Peas, Ricky Martin, Tap Dogs and Nicola Roberts, agreed to show us her fave features of the SPD-30 OCTAPAD. Enjoy! Watch video.

Frank gambale Interview (part 1)

Frank gambale Interview (part 1)

http://www.Roland.com/products/en/VG-99/ Frank Gambale, who made great performances on Roland VG-99 at the Musikmesse 2009, talks about the latest V-Guitar. Frank's New Album Coming Soon! "NATURAL SECTION" Please check more detail at "www.frankgambale.com." Watch video.

Frank gambale Interview (part 2)

Frank gambale Interview (part 2)

http://www.Roland.com/products/en/VG-99/ Frank Gambale, who made great performances on Roland VG-99 at the Musikmesse 2009, talks about the latest V-Guitar. Frank's New Album Coming Soon! "NATURAL SECTION" Please check more detail at "www.frankgambale.com." Watch video.

Paul Mirkovich on the V-Combo VR-700

Paul Mirkovich on the V-Combo VR-700

http://www.roland.com/products/en/VR-700/ Composer, Keyboardist, and musical director Paul Mirkovich talks to Roland about the V-Combo VR-700. Watch video.

VB-99: Darryl Jones Interview (part 1)

VB-99: Darryl Jones Interview (part 1)

http://www.roland.com/products/en/VB-99/ Darryl Jones (Rolling stones, Sting, Miles Davis) talks to Roland about the VB-99 V-Bass System. Watch video.

VB-99: Darryl Jones Interview (part 2)

VB-99: Darryl Jones Interview (part 2)

http://www.roland.com/products/en/VB-99/ Darryl Jones (Rolling stones, Sting, Miles Davis) talks to Roland about the VB-99 V-Bass System. Watch video.

VB-99: Derrick Murdock Interview

VB-99: Derrick Murdock Interview

http://www.roland.com/products/en/VB-99/ Derrick Murdock (The Jay Leno Show, B.B. King, Gladys Knight) talks to Roland about the VB-99 V-Bass System. Watch video.

VB-99: Gary Willis Interview (part 1)

VB-99: Gary Willis Interview (part 1)

http://www.roland.com/products/en/VB-99/ Gary Willis (Tribal Tech, Wayne Shorter, Allan Holdsworth) talks to Roland about the VB-99 V-Bass System. Watch video.

VB-99: Gary Willis Interview (part 2)

VB-99: Gary Willis Interview (part 2)

http://www.roland.com/products/en/VB-99/ Gary Willis (Tribal Tech, Wayne Shorter, Allan Holdsworth) talks to Roland about the VB-99 V-Bass System. Watch video.

Mystery Jets with JUNO-Gi CUBE-XL Amp

Mystery Jets with JUNO-Gi CUBE-XL Amp

http://www.rolandconnect.com/ Mystery Jets performance with the CUBE-XL amp line and JUNO-Gi synthesizer exclusively for Roland CONNECT 2010. Watch video.

Mirror Machines with JUNO-Gi (Interview)

Mirror Machines with JUNO-Gi (Interview)

http://www.rolandconnect.com/ Jeremy and Chad of Shiny Toy Guns talk to Roland about using the JUNO-Gi on their new project, Mirror Machines. Watch video.

Young Legionnaire with Roland's CUBE XL-Amp

Young Legionnaire with Roland's CUBE XL-Amp

http://www.rolandconnect.com/ Young Legionnaire perform with the CUBE-XL amp line exclusively for Roland CONNECT 2010. Watch video.

Roland INTEGRA-7 — Dennis White Interview

Roland INTEGRA-7 — Dennis White Interview

Dennis White (Static Revenger) talks to Roland about the INTEGRA-7 SuperNATURAL® Sound Module, and the inspiration and creative possibilities that come from a having a new sound palette. Watch video.

Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Herman Li Interview

Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Herman Li Interview

Herman Li of DragonForce talks to Roland about his musical beginnings, his influences, and using the GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer live and in the studio. Watch video.

Geared Up: Jordan Knight - Sean Alexander Interview

Geared Up: Jordan Knight - Sean Alexander Interview

Sean "SynthSei" Alexander, keyboardist for Elevation Theory, Jordan Knight (NKOTB), JoJo, Pastor John P. Kee/Diddy, talks to Roland about his musical beginnings, studying at Berklee College of Music, his live rig, and being on MTV's "Making His Band." Watch video.

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