The Roland SH-01 Gaia is the coolest high performance analog synthesizer on the market, was just released, and has arrived at Avalon Music. The Gaia has three virtual analog synthesis engines, with fingertip controls that are easy to see, simple to understand and fast to use, with . Each engine has a dedicated oscillator, filter, amplifier, envelope, and LFO. Plus, you can layer up to five simultaneous effects, including distortion, flanger, delay, reverb, low boost. Roland has added its D Beam hand controller and Phrase Recorder.
The Gaia has 64 Preset patches and 64 User patches. Roland has included an audio input for you iPod or other audio device, plus separate USB ports for storing patches and phrases using a flash drive and for computer connectivity. The Gaia comes in a lightweight and portable package with 37 full size keys, weighing in at 10 lbs. and running on AC or battery power.