For decades, Pro Tools owners have been yearning to load up actual Roland instruments and dial in their favorite sounds. Today, that’s now possible.
With just a couple clicks, your Pro Tools session can host a staggering number of enviable Roland gear. Have you had the chance to play with a JUPITER-8, a JUNO-106, and an SH-101 all at once?
Now you can and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. As of today, Roland Cloud delivers perfect circuit-precise recreations of dozens of analog and digital instruments in AAX plug-in format. Whether you are looking for the genre-defining TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines, the digital dreaminess of the D-50 or JV-1080.
Roland also tells us they will continue to add new features and instruments each month and are committed to delivering the widest array of extremely high-resolution instruments available.
Here is an overview video of what’s inside the Roland Cloud instrument collection followed by a listing the different families of instruments.
LEGENDARY Series is a growing collection of Roland’s most famous synthesizers and drum machines meticulously modeled after the actual product by actual Roland engineers.
Just a few of the analog and digital synths available inside Roland Cloud.
TERA Series features world-class guitar and piano powered by Roland’s next generation sampler: Concerto. This is high resolution at its finest.
FLAVR Series is a growing collection of bite-sized, genre-based soft synths perfect for a quick taste of Deep House, Chip Tune, Disco Funk, and more.
AIRA Series provides all the sonic power and versatility of the acclaimed SYSTEM-1 and SYSTEM-8 synthesizers in an AAX plugin.
ANTHOLOGY Series is a “Roland Remastered” suite of Concerto sampler instruments made from classic sounds from the 80s and 90s.
In sum, Roland’s product offering is pretty enticing and is constantly growing with new sounds and plug-ins to inspire your next production.
How to get it?
You can try Roland Cloud free for 30 days or subscribe for $17.95 per month on an annual plan, or $19.95 month-to-month. Click here to check out the latest Roland Cloud update, featuring AAX support!
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Roland synthesizers and drum machines have been an integral and essential part of my music career since day one. Having these instruments and genre defining sounds, both classic and modern, from the Roland Cloud as AAX virtual instruments, available in Pro Tools is literally a dream come true for me, and so many others. These instruments will enable so many users to create and realize their musical dreams, in Pro Tools. I am one of them, and I can’t wait for everyone to get their hands on these amazing instruments in Pro Tools!