The Frankfurt Musikmesse is Euorpe's version of the NAMM Show at Anaheim - only it's even bigger! Well the show opened to day and Roland was quick to announce some terrific new products. See Roland Connect for all Roland's new products for 2011.
The Micro BR digital recorder has a new family member - the Micro BR BR-80, with an eight-track MTR (Multi-Track Recorder), an eBand mode for onstage backing tracks and phrase training, and a Live Rec mode for instantly capturing high-quality stereo recordings. And it comes with Sonar X1 LE to provide professional mixing, editing and mastering on your desktop. Here's a link to learn more.
Most exciting for us, was the rebirth of a keyboard legend - the new Roland Jupiter 80. With Roland's SuperNatural grand pianos, strings, brass, 4 layers of synthesis the new Tone Blender function allows you to quickly adjust to create and save new sounds, a huge library of of over 2,500 Live Sets, and 76 semi-weighted keys - this performance keyboard will be the hit of the show! Plus, it comes with Sonar X1 LE. Get more information here.