Roland’s DJ gear has a built-in TR drum machine; here’s how to use it

Roland’s DJ controllers have an extra twist: a built-in TR-606/707/808/909 drum machine. We’ve put together a cheat guide so you can get the most out of it.

Quick tip: Roland SH-01A + TR-08 trigger sequencing fun

A defining feature of the original SH-101 was its ability to take trigger ins as clock. Here’s what that means and how to use it on the new Roland SH-01A.

Peter Kirn - December 19, 2017

Video hands-on: jamming with the TR-08 and SH-01A is lots of fun

We got a hands on with the new 808- and 101-inspired Roland Boutique models the day before release. And… then we got a bit carried away.

Peter Kirn - August 8, 2017

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