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Roland Keyboard Rigs Jean Michel Jarre

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From 1976’s smash-hit Oxygène to present day, Jean-Michel Jarre has enjoyed a “personal relationship” with Roland and pushed these groundbreaking synths to greater heights. Find out how, as the French keyboards legend takes you on a guided tour of his live rig.

Roland Keyboard Rigs Jean Michel Jarre

Roland Keyboard Rigs Jean Michel Jarre

From 1976’s smash-hit Oxygène to present day, Jean-Michel Jarre has enjoyed a “personal relationship” with Roland and pushed these groundbreaking synths to greater heights. Find out how, as the French keyboards legend takes you on a guided tour of his live rig. Watch video.

Roland Keyboard Rigs: “Peter Sene and Everything Everything”

Roland Keyboard Rigs: “Peter Sene and Everything Everything”

As live keys man for Everything Everything, Pete Sené is tasked with recreating the band’s UK#5 album, A Fever Dream. In our behind-the-scenes interview, Peter reveals how he uses the Roland SYSTEM-8 synth on new songs like Ivory Tower, Night Of The Long Knives, and more. Watch video.

Roland Keyboard Rigs: on stage with Depeche Mode

Roland Keyboard Rigs: on stage with Depeche Mode

Playing on the Global Spirit tour with Depeche Mode, Peter Gordeno needs a live synth rig that can take him from Personal Jesus to Enjoy The Silence. In this video walkthrough, he reveals the Roland gear behind his stadium-filling sound. Watch video.

Roland Keyboard Rigs: live with Alan Walker

Roland Keyboard Rigs: live with Alan Walker

“Ever wondered how DJ sensation Alan Walker gets such a great live sound? Musical director Jonas Barsten invites us into his Oslo studio to reveal his Roland rig and pro techniques, revealing how he recreates hits like Faded live on stage.” Watch video.

Duran Duran’s Nick Rhodes and the Roland JD-XA synths used on the Paper Gods world tour

Duran Duran’s Nick Rhodes and the Roland JD-XA synths used on the Paper Gods world tour

Nick Rhodes knows a great synthesizer when he plays one. In this interview, he reveals how Roland gear has always played a big part in the Duran Duran sound, from the JUPITER-4 used on Rio right through to the new JD-XA analog/digital crossover synth powering their Paper Gods world tour. “I’m... Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Mike Lindup (Level 42) on the Roland JD-XA & RD-800

Keyboard Rigs: Mike Lindup (Level 42) on the Roland JD-XA & RD-800

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Mike Lindup (Level 42) talks about his history of playing keyboards live and how he's enjoying playing his newly upgraded rig with an RD-800 and JD-XA synth. Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Joseph Nelson (Jess Glynne) on the Roland JUPITER-80 Synth

Keyboard Rigs: Joseph Nelson (Jess Glynne) on the Roland JUPITER-80 Synth

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Keys ace Joseph Nelson talks about how the Roland JUPITER-80 synthesizer has become his go-to keyboard. Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Joseph Nelson (Jess Glynne) on the Roland JD-XA Synth

Keyboard Rigs: Joseph Nelson (Jess Glynne) on the Roland JD-XA Synth

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Keys session player Joseph Nelson on how he uses the Roland JD-XA synthesizer to recreate the studio sounds from his clients’ records live. Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Toby Chapman on the Roland RD-800 Stage Piano

Keyboard Rigs: Toby Chapman on the Roland RD-800 Stage Piano

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Toby Chapman explains how he uses the Roland RD-800 Stage Piano and some of the reasons that persuaded him to upgrade his Roland RD-700NX keyboard. Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Toby Chapman on the Roland JD-XA

Keyboard Rigs: Toby Chapman on the Roland JD-XA

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Toby Chapman has toured alongside many of the scene’s biggest names, joining Tom Jones, Spandau Ballet, Il Divo, Kylie Minogue and more, for triumphant stadium tours around the world. A musician this flexible needs a... Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Berenice Scott on the JUNO-DS88 Synth

Keyboard Rigs: Berenice Scott on the JUNO-DS88 Synth

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ London-based songwriter and session musician Berenice Scott splits her diary between live work for stars like Heaven 17 and Tony Visconti, while finding time for projects like 2015’s acclaimed solo album Polarity... Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Ayo Oyerinde (Jessie J) on the Roland JD-XA

Keyboard Rigs: Ayo Oyerinde (Jessie J) on the Roland JD-XA

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Ayo Oyerinde's soulful touch and adaptable style behind the keys have seen him work with major artists including Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Rebecca Ferguson and Duffy, and while each gig requires him to master a new... Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Ayo Oyerinde (Jessie J) on the Roland RD-800

Keyboard Rigs: Ayo Oyerinde (Jessie J) on the Roland RD-800

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Keys player Ayo 'Ayce' Oyerinde talks about his "main board" the Roland RD-800 stage piano and how he uses it in a live situation. "The sound really worked for me and sat very well in the mix. The pianos are great... Watch video.

Keyboard Rigs: Lawrence Insula (Rita Ora)

Keyboard Rigs: Lawrence Insula (Rita Ora)

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Lawrence Insula has risen to the heights of the modern music scene. He’s co-written in collaboration with some of the world’s biggest hit-makers, sprinkled fairydust over a catalogue of albums in his role as producer... Watch video.

Kola Bello on the Roland gear powering Ellie Goulding's Delirium tour

Kola Bello on the Roland gear powering Ellie Goulding's Delirium tour

Learn more about Roland Keyboard Rigs: https://www.roland.com/uk/keyboard-rigs/ Keys ace Kola Bello introduces his live Roland setup and reveals his unique approach to sampling and triggering at a sold-out Ellie Goulding stadium show. Roland JD-Xi Synthesizer: http://www.roland.co.uk/products... Watch video.

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