SYNTH ZONE - ROLAND
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Roland/Boss - Company Web Sites
  • Roland Connect
  • Features latest products from Roland / Boss.
  • Boss USA
  • The Boss US site featuring product news and interactive demos.
  • Roland US
  • Roland US official website with product info, user group details and also check the support pages for software, OS & driver updates. Also provides online product documentation and Turbo Starts for many synths. Older documents may be found at this archive of Roland's website.
  • Roland.com
  • Roland is now providing online manuals for current products.

    Roland/Boss - General Resource Sites
  • alt.music.synth.roland
  • A newsgroup for Roland discussion in general.
  • Audiofanzine
  • News and user reviews of Roland products at Audiofanzine.
  • Create Song Styles
  • Forums for creating styles for arranger keyboards including Korg, Roland, Yamaha, Ketron, GEM and Mediastation.
  • Audio Technical Information
  • A small but unique collection of documents describing some Roland & Ensoniq disk formats and also some Oberheim & Alesis sysex charts.
  • E-Music DIY Schematics & Service Manuals
  • E-Music have some technical documents for a number of older Roland synths and controllers.
  • Harmony Central Roland Reviews
  • Harmony Central provide a large database of user reviews of Roland gear. Also see their press releases.
  • Intermusic Roland Reviews
  • An archive of the old Intermusic reviews on Roland gear.
  • IOTech Vintage Synth Patches
  • An archive of patches for analog synths stored as .WAV & sysex files to allow you to load then into your synth. The list of patch files includes MOOG, Roland, Korg, Crumar, Oberheim, Sequential Circuits & Oxford.
  • Keyboardforum.nl
  • A Dutch website with keyboard forums. There are also styles archived for Roland, Korg and Yamaha arranger keyboards. Use Alta Vista Babelfish to translate it from Dutch to English.
  • MEMI
  • A German electronic music site with some synth & drum machine overviews plus some patches for the Roland JD800, JD990, D-10/D20 and Yamaha SY-77 synths in the Equipment & Record section in Downloads.
  • Music Machines: Roland Page
  • A synth info site with some coverage of many Roland synths.
  • RetroSound
  • Pictures and resources for a wide range of synths including Roland.
  • Roland-Arranger.com
  • This forum for Roland arranger keyboards grew from the old G-70 User Club Denmark.
  • Roland Clan
  • Provides links and information about all known user communities.
  • Roland Guitar Synths
  • Bill Hillman lists a number of Roland guitar synths with info and pictures.
  • Roland Sound Cards
  • Lists the features of most Roland sound cards over past years.
  • SBS Media
  • Provide an archive of patches for a variety of synths including Access Virus, Roland JV-80 & U220, Korg M1, Yamaha DX-7 and SY-77 and others plus softsynth patches.
  • Sound-On-Sound
  • SOS magazine provides excellent articles on music electronics including Roland. Also be sure to read these articles Nov 2004 and Mar 2005 outlining the history of the Roland company.
  • Synthman.com
  • Info, pictures and some documents for many Roland synths.
  • Synth Services
  • Provide service bulletins for 80s Roland gear. Only intended for techs servicing older Roland equipment.
  • Synth.Site Roland Page
  • Good Roland page with a lot of user's reviews of many Roland synths. Discussion page also.
  • TheLoneArrangers
  • Forum for arranger keyboards.
  • Vintage Synth Explorer
  • Info, sounds and pictures of many vintage synths including Roland. Plus a good page showing each of Roland's programmer/controllers that were created to program synths like the Juno 60, Alpha Juno 1/2/MKS50, JX3P, JX8P/JX10/MKS70 and D50/550.
  • VSM Roland Room
  • Info on a variety of pre 1990s Roland synths at Virtual Synth Museum


    Roland/Boss Resources
  • 100M Modular
  • Chris Carter's Sound-On-Sound retrospective article on the Roland 100M Modular synthesizer. Includes many other SOS reviews.
  • A-series Forum
  • A new Yahoo forum for Roland A-series controllers. See the A-Series Page for downloads and turbo start documents for A-Series controllers.
  • Alpha Juno - PC-JX8P
  • Marc Schreier's freeware JX8P editor software for Windows now has Alpha Juno support.
  • Alpha Juno - Sealed's Deep Synthesis Page
  • Info and MP3 demos of the Alpha Juno.
  • Alpha Juno - Da Alpha Juno 2 Page
  • An archived site with links, sysex, and a Cakewalk INS file to download.
  • Alpha Juno 2 Group
  • A Yahoo group for Alpha Juno 2 users to exchange info and ask questions.
  • Alpha Juno / MKS-50 Group
  • A Yahoo group for Alpha Juno / MKS-50 users to exchange info and ask questions.
  • Alpha Juno 1/2- Synthesized Dreams
  • Includes an archive of some patch sheets and manuals for gear including the SCI Six-Trak, the Roland Alpha Juno 1/2, CSQ-100 and PG-300 programmer
  • BR-8 Resources
  • A great BR-8 info site including a very good guide to upgrading the 100MB Zip drive to 250MB with instructions and pictures. Presented by Blame Productions.
  • BR-8 Manifesto
  • Resources and support for the Boss BR-8 studio. Also read a guitarist's ongoing review of the BR-8.
  • BR-8 Patch Bank
  • BR-8 FX patches with diagrams and descriptions.
  • D10/20 Hidden Features 
  • Undocumented info from Mark Lakata
  • D10 Control For Windows
  • Windows patch editor for the D5/D10/D20. Download from Harmony Central.
  • D110 - Windows MIDI Watch
  • WMW is a Win3.1/Win95 MIDI monitor, arpeggiator and D110 tone editor combined and is free to download.
  • D-Series/L/A Synths - Ginosoft Software
  • PC midi editors for GS & LA synth (MT32,D110 etc)
  • D-Series Patch Sharing Site
  • Patches for D-series synths including D50,D20, D10 and D70.
  • D-Series/L/A Synth - Lugnuts
  • The Lugnuts (Linear User Group) is an online forum presented by Gord Braun for all L/A synths including D-50, D-10, D-20, D-5, D-110, D-70, MT-32, CM32L, CM64, LAPC, GR-50, and RA-50.
  • D-Series - SysEx
  • Freeware Macintosh universal system exclusive librarian with some added features for the Korg Wavestation and Roland D5/20/10/110 synths.
  • D2 Group
  • Yahoo group for users of the D2 groovebox.
  • D50/D550 - Martin's Page
  • Archived site that provided patches for the D50/D550.
  • D50 Personal Patches
  • D50 soundbanks in sysex format.
  • D50 - Rec'Up
  • A good archive of patches, links and resources for the D50.
  • D50 - Richy
  • Roland D50 LA Synthesizer Service Notes and circuit diagrams.
  • D50 - SOS Retro Review
  • Sound-On-Sound take a look back at what made the D-50 such a success at the time and now.
  • D50 - Stoffel's Home
  • German language web site with D50 sounds, MIDI implementation chart plus tips and tricks.
  • D50 - Tim Loepp's D50 Patches
  • Archived site with Tim's patches for the D50 in both MIDI Quest and sysex format.
  • D50 Virtual Editor
  • A beta Windows editor for editing patches on the D50.
  • D70 Users FTP site
  • D70 file archive that you can download from
  • DR-110 - Resonant Frequency
  • Schematics and mods that can be performed on the Boss DR-110 drum machine.
  • DR-5 - Boss DR-5 Support Group
  • A message board dedicated to the Boss DR-5 drum machine.
  • DR-5 - Boss DR-5 Mailing List
  • Mailing list for users of the Boss DR-5 drum machine.
  • DR5Edit
  • Dr5Edit is Windows DR-5 librarian software with basic editing features included. And you can download DR5Doc, an evaluation version.
  • DR5Tool
  • Mac software that allows you to upload standard MIDI files to your DR-5.
  • E-600 Web
  • User support site for the E-600 featuring styles to download and links to E-600 resources.
  • E-86 - Brazilian Midi
  • Luiz Flavio Vieira presents Brazilian GM/GS midi files produced on his E86.
  • E-86 - Vic's Roland E-86
  • Some E-86 styles available to download, plus the page is available in both Russian and English.
  • EM-2000/G-1000 UPS Editor
  • A Windows editor for the EM-2000 and G-1000.
  • EXR-3 & EXR-5 Userpage
  • Links to online resources for the EXR-3 and EXR-5.
  • Fantom Club
  • Roland Fantom Club at Yahoo.
  • Fantomized.info
  • A great Fantom user site with tips, related files, live chat and discussion.
  • Fantom Fan
  • Fantom-S & Fantom-X info, tutorials and resources.
  • Fantom - SOS Review
  • Sound-On-Sound magazine reviews the Roland Fantom.
  • Fantom Users Group
  • Yahoo group for users of the Roland Fantom FA-76 Keyboard. Group is open to all synthesizers lovers and users.
  • Fantom S Groun
  • Yahoo group dedicated to Roland Corporation's Fantom S and Fantom S88 Keyboards.
  • Fantom X
  • Yahoo group dedicated to the Roland Fantom X Series Synths. X8, X7, X6 and X Rack or XR.
  • G-1000 Homepage
  • Info, tips and links to style sites & resources for the G-1000. Also has a list of Roland keyboard clubs including some newsletters online.
  • G-1000 - RKCA
  • Roland Keyboard Club Antwerp provides downloads for the G-1000 including styles and OS upgrades. Also support for other arranger keyboards as well. Dutch language option only.
  • G-1000 - Steen's Roland Arranger Forum
  • Info, tips & resources for the G-1000
  • G1000/G800/RA800 - Roland Arrangers Group
  • This an archive of what was once Bob Richie's G800, G1000 & RA800 users forum. The download files are no longer valid.
  • G-70 & PA1x Homepage
  • Dutch website that provides resources for the G-70, PA1x, VA7 and G1000 and an archive of files to download.
  • G-70 - Richard Shotbolt
  • Home of the G70 Session Manager software for Windows.
  • G-70 - Roland-Arranger.com
  • This forum for Roland arranger keyboards grew from the old G-70 User Club Denmark.
  • G-70 Yahoo Group
  • Discussion group at Yahoo for G-70 users.
  • G-800 - Arranger Workstation Page
  • Styles, hints and tips for the Roland G-800.
  • G-800 - Style's Arranger
  • Styles available to download for the Roland G-800 & E-series, Solton MS-series and Korg i-series synths.
  • GI-10 Manifesto
  • Sysex, info and related links for the GI-10 guitar MIDI interface.
  • GI-10 Control Panel
  • Windows control panel allows you to control the GI-10 parameters and save & load your configuration. Free to download but you need to fill in a request form. Presented by Sasho's & Branka's Homepage Also AWE32/64 bank manager software and AWE32/64 Cubase mixermap available.
  • GK-2A
  • Roland's FAQ and manual download page for the GK-2A pickup ( for use with a GK compatible Roland module ).
  • GP-100 - GM Arts
  • A guitar oriented page with patches and info for the GP-100
  • GP-100 Web Site
  • Patches, info & other related resources for the GP-100 processor.
  • GP-100 Web
  • Patches, reviews & links the GP-100
  • GP-100 Patch Editor
  • A Windows patch editor for the GP-100.
  • GR-09 Yahho Group
  • Discussion and resources for GR-09 users.
  • GR-1 Info
  • Resource links for the Roland GR-1 synth
  • GR-1/09/300 - Resources Page
  • Resource links for Roland GR synth users
  • GR-30 Page
  • Lots of useful information, reviews, links, midi & instrument files for the GR-30 guitar synth. Plus links to Mac editing software.
  • GR-30 Group
  • A Yahoo Group with discussion on the GR-30
  • GR-30 - GuitarSynth.net
  • Nicely laid out website with links, resources and forum for GR-30 users.
  • GR-300 Mods
  • A site dedicated to the GR-300 guitar synth with mods and links to resources.
  • GR-33 Librarian
  • Windows software for managing system and patch data on the GR-33 guitar synth.
  • GSPanel Homepage
  • Featuring GSPanel, a Freeware Win95 panel for control of Roland GS & GM synthesizers (including the RAP-10) from Anders Korsvall. (Thankyouware actually - if you use it let him know you appreciate it & support him !!)
  • GS/XG Sysex Decoder
  • VBSYX is a a sysex utiltity plus librarian editor. Plus other great features. From Mike's GS-XG-AWE Midi Page which has other interesting utilities as well.
  • GT-5 Editor
  • Boss GT-5 guitar effects editor software for Windows.
  • GT-5 - Rolf's Page
  • Boss GT-5 guitar effects processor site with files to download, info and links.
  • GT-5 Spectrum
  • Boss GT-5 guitar effects processor resource and info site.
  • GX-700 Page
  • Boss GX-700 guitar effects processor site with files to download, info and links.
  • JD-800 Center
  • Fan site with links to online resources for the JD-800.
  • JD-800 - Gwydi.com
  • Patches and software are available for the JD-800 and JD-990.
  • JD-800Lovers.de
  • A German JD-800 site with tips and tricks in German.
  • JD-800 - Martin's Page
  • Martin provides patches for the JD-800.
  • JD-800 Page
  • Info and Cakewalk instrument definition files for the JD-800.
  • JD-800 Page
  • Archive of Stephen Drake's JD-800 page with patches & other resources.
  • JD-800 - Synrise
  • Stephan Dargel makes some JD-800 soundbanks available for you in MIDI file format at Synrise.
  • JD-800 Tech
  • A Yahoo group for JD-800 users.
  • JD-990 Files
  • Sounds in sysex format plus other assorted files for the JD-990 found on the web.
  • JD-990 Group
  • Yahoo Group for JD-990 users.
  • JD-990 - Gwydi.com
  • Patches and software ( a modified version of the JD-800 patch tool ) are available for the JD-800 and JD-990.
  • JP-8000 - Brian's JP-8000 Sounds
  • Brian presents his own patches & performances plus hints and tips for the JP-8000.
  • JP-8000 Carnage Visor's Homepage
  • Sounds and service documents for the JP-8000
  • JP8000 - Martin's Page
  • Martin provides patches for the JP8000 in Roland's JP8K Librarian format.
  • JP8000 - Mirage Studio
  • Info, downloads and resources for the JP-8000.
  • JP8000 - WinJPLib
  • A patch librarian for the JP-8000/JP-8080 from Roland. Although Roland US has removed it, it is still available from some European company websites.
  • JP8080 Review
  • A Sound-On-Sound review of the JP-8080
  • Juno - Roland Junos Group
  • Yahoo discussion group for ALL Juno series synths.
  • Junolib Page - Setsu
  • Setsu Homepage presents a shareware Juno librarian for the Mac plus 140 patches in HQX format to download.
  • Juno 106 Connection
  • Factory patches available in .WAV format plus links and other resources like the manual scans
  • Juno 106 - Citric's Home
  • Some patches available to download for the Nord Modular, Roland Juno 106 and Access Virus.
  • Juno 106 information 
  • Info page with midi implementation details.
  • Juno 106 - Philipp Koltsov
  • Provides patches and manuals for a number of older synths.
  • Juno 106 P-Farm
  • Windows program with a very unique approach to patch creation. Available for the Roland Juno 106
  • Juno 60 - Retrosound
  • Factory patches, brochures and test procedure info.
  • Juno Series - Control That Juno
  • Better control of your Juno 106, MKS50 & Alpha Huno 1 &2 through sysex. From the Vintage Synth Explorer website.
  • Jupiter & Juno Page
  • Daredevil presents useful technical info & resources for the Jupiter-6 and Juno 106.
  • Jupiter 6 - Europa
  • Midi upgrade available now for the Jupiter 6 from Synthcom.
  • Jupiter 6 Manual
  • Manual for the Jupiter 6 available.
  • Jupiter 8 Resource Center
  • Offers resources, samples and patches plus other info for users of the analog Jupiter 8 synth.
  • Jupiter 8 Patches
  • Dana makes some of his original patches for the Jupiter 8 available as WAV recordings of the tape save output that you can play/load into a Jupiter 8.
  • Jupiter 8 - MIDI Retrofit
  • Encore make MIDI retrofits for the MOOG Source as well as the Oberheim OBX/OB8 and Roland Jupiter 8
  • JV1000 Site
  • Norman Zeb presents a support site for JV1000, JV80, JV90 users.
  • JV-1010 - BorgStation
  • Freeware librarian that supports the JV-1010.
  • JV-1010 Cubase Studio Module Driver
  • Robert Weigl's Cubase Studio Module Driver for the JV-1010 is available to download.
  • JV-1080/2080 - Unity 2080
  • Realtime Win9x/NT editor for the JV1080/2080 synth modules. English and Hungarian language options available.
  • JV-1080 - Alecs' JV1080 Page
  • Sounds for the JV-1080 and a Roland Impressions bank for the Yamaha AN1x
  • JV-1080 Exclusive Page
  • Sound banks, drumkits, midifiles & links for the JV-1080 from IMP.
  • JV1080/2080/xp50/ xp80 - SuperJV Midi Files
  • A complete Windows editor for the jv1080, jv2080 or xp50, xp80 synthesiser.
  • JV1080/XP50 Midi Files
  • Kostas's JV1080 page with midi files specifically for JV-1080/XP-50 synths only. Plus other JV1080 related files & links.
  • JV/XP Acid Experience
  • Free Acid Experience bank to download, plus Inspiration Banks to order online.
  • JV/XP - Adam's JV/XP Page
  • Sounds, software & other resources for the Super JV/XP range.
  • JV/XP - Changeit Page
  • Home of the ChangeIt JV & XP series editor librarian. Sounds available as well as the software installation info.
  • JV/XP - !Delollis
  • Songs and patches available for Roland JV/XP synths and the Yamaha EX5.
  • JV/XP Files
  • A private archive of JV/XP patches.
  • JV/XP JVEditW99 & JVPerform99
  • JV-XP Patch & Performance editors. Very intuitive editors for the Roland JV-XP series. They also work great with the JV1010 or XP30.
  • JV/XP - The First JV1080 & XP50 Page
  • Sounds & resources for the JV/XP series and also hosts the Roland JV/XP mailing list
  • JV-2080 Songs
  • Some MIDI songs for the JV-2080 are available to download.
  • JV/XP - Magic's JV/XP Page
  • A collection of sounds to emulate the TR909, TR-808, TB-303 and other analog machines as well as natural sounds.
  • JV/XP Mailing List
  • The Super JV / Super XP mailing list maintained by Mark Vitek. Archive search available.
  • JV/XP - Nir Sullam's XP80 Page
  • Nir provides some original XP80 banks for you to download.
  • JV/XP - OSC Software
  • Norzes' Windows software that helps create analog sound on JV/XP synths.
  • JV/XP Patches Download
  • A selection of JV1080 and XP patches available for you to download.
  • JV/XP/XV Planet Groove
  • General info on a number of recent Roland synths plus some patches and songs for the JV/XP synths. Also has the WinJV/XP editors available.
  • JV/XP/XV Resources
  • Links to JV/XP/XV resources onlines.
  • JV/XP Roland Synthesizer Page
  • Information about the XP series of Roland, including the Expansion Boards, Patch & Wave lists and downloadable patches in .SYX and .SVD format. Also a large midifile collection.
  • JV/XP Series Patches
  • Andy Slater provides patches for the JV/XP series synths as well as being the home of the JV/XP Ring
  • JV/XP - Synthpage of Geir Kilsti
  • Page with patch lists for the JV1080 and TD-5 plus many useful utilities and lots of midi info.
  • JV/XP - Tonebank
  • A shareware Windows JV/XP editor.
  • JV/XP - XP/JV Acid
  • JV/XP resources with an emphasis on Acid sounds & grooves.
  • JV/XP - JVEditW99
  • Win9x editor for the JV/XP family of synths JV-1080, JV-2080, XP-50, XP-80 etc. Should work with the JV1010. Trial version available for download.
  • JV80 Discussion At Egroups
  • The old mailing list is going to migrate to this new list at Egroups.
  • JV80 - Midi Page of Henk Jan Oudelaar
  • Patches & resources for the JV80 & JV30
  • JV-80 Homepage
  • Tommi Rotonen's JV-80 page with info, links & tips.
  • JV-80/880 - Sys-Ex Archive
  • Sysex files of JV80/880 patches to download.
  • JV-90 - FM Online
  • JV90 info & patches as well as some info on the A90-EX
  • JX Analogs Group
  • Yahoo discussion group for JX series synths.
  • JX-10 SysEx Edit
  • A hack of the original ROM. This firmware allows editing of the currently active tone via midi. Provides MIDI editing that the Roland engineers weren't able to provide themselves. This requires that you know how to burn an EPROM and replace it in your JX-10.
  • JX-10 - SysXjx
  • Windows System Exclusive Librarian for the Roland Super JX-10.
  • JX-10 - Super JX Page
  • Features the Super JX-10 / MKS-70 synth
  • JX-10 Technical Info
  • JX-10 Sysex details. plus expanding RAM cartridge memory.( converting an M-16C into a M-64C .... very cool ).
  • JX-10 - The Atari JXEditor
  • JX-10 editor software for the Atari ST.
  • JX-305 Message Board
  • A forum for all discussion on the JX-305.
  • JX-305 Yahoo Group
  • A Yahoo discussion group for the JX-305.
  • JX-3P General Info
  • Tips & tricks, schematics and modifications for the Roland JX-3P.
  • JX-3P - Philipp Koltsov
  • Provides patches and manuals for a number of older synths.
  • JX-8P Editor For Mac
  • Dirk Rockendorf kindly provides his Mac patch editing software emulating the PG-800 programmer.
  • JX-8P Editor Page
  • The DOS version as well as the Win95 Beta are available for download. If you use a JX8P, a PC & a MPU-401 compatible midi interface this program is a MUST. Provides an excellent emulation of the PG-800 programmer.
  • JX8P - graylands.ca
  • Photos showing the BR2032 internal battery.
  • JX8P - JX8P Mod
  • An explanation & diagram from Analog.no on how to fix the weak aftertouch response that was a problem with early models.
  • JX8P - PG-800.com
  • Resource site for the JX-8P/PG-800 controller with pictures and details on repairing aftertouch.
  • JX8P - Yahoo JX Group
  • Yahoo Group for discussion on the JX series synths.
  • JXEDITOR
  • JX-8P, MKS-7O, and JX-10 patch editor for the Atari ST, TT, Falcon, and compatibles. Interface based on the PG-800 controller.
  • MC-202 - 202 Hack
  • An innovative feat of reverse engineering that allows you generate a MC-202 tape tone from a midi file. Allows you to use your favorite midi sequencer to program your MC-202 sequences. Presented by the Defective Records Page
  • MC-202 Fan
  • A page from Japan with info & resources for the MC-202 Micro Composer.
  • MC-202 Homepage
  • Very useful site with patches, tip & hints and other info on the MC-202.
  • MC-303.com
  • Info and discussion for MC-303 users.
  • MC-303 File Page
  • Some MC-303 patterns in SMF format.
  • MC-303 Logic Environment
  • This German page provides an environment file for the MC-303 under Emagic's Logic.
  • MC-303/505 - Groovebox Webring
  • A webring that lists sites that provide support for the the MC-303 and MC505 Groovebox.
  • MC-303 MIDI
  • General specs of the MC-303 Groovebox plus a MIDI implementation chart.
  • MC-303 - Planet 303
  • Info, quick reference guides, MIDI implementation and other info for the MC-303.
  • MC-500 Group
  • A Yahoo Group for discussion of all the MC micro composers.
  • MC-500 MK-II - Converting To SMF
  • An article on converting your MC-500 MKII songs to Standard Midi Files (SMF) or vice versa.
  • MC-505
  • A French web site with info & links for the MC-505.
  • MC-505 - Groovezone Mailing List
  • A German language mailing list for users of the MC-505
  • MC-505/MC303 Groovebox Ring
  • A list of sites that support Roland type groovebox gear.
  • MC-505 - Groovezone
  • Roland's own web site with info, news, maintenance tips and more for the MC-505 plus other models in Rolands "groove" range of products. Shockwave option available.
  • MC-505 - Mac505
  • Dedicated to Mac users using the MC-505
  • MC-505 - Norzes' MC505 Editor
  • A Windows editor for editing sounds on your MC-505
  • MC-505 - Zone 505
  • Files, info & resources for the MC-505 Groovebox.
  • MC-909 Group
  • A Yahoo group for discussion and files for the MC-909.
  • MC909.org
  • An unofficial support site for the MC-909.
  • ME-30 Group
  • A Yahoo discussion group and are building a patch archive for the Boss ME-30 effects.
  • ME-30 Page
  • Info & patches for the Boss ME-30 guitar effects unit.
  • Midi Hell
  • Includes some Roland (various models) patches, programs and other assorted synth & midi files from an archive of what once was Cyberden
  • MKS Series Site
  • Presents info and links to resources on each of the Roland MKS modules. Some manual info is available.
  • MKS-30 User Manual
  • MKS-30 schematics, OS upgrade etc.
  • MKS-30 Mod
  • MKS-30 MIDI mod kit that provides full MIDI sysex and MKS-30 parameter control plus DOS editor and PG-200 Cakewalk control panels.
  • MKS-50 Page
  • Features the MKS-50 & Alpha Juno series synth
  • MKS-80 Patch Manager
  • John Buckner invites you to download a free copy of his MKS-80 Patch Manager for Windows 9x/NT that allows loading and saving of patches/tones to/from your computer. The MKS-80 factory patch sets are also available here.
  • MKS-80 Software Editor
  • A freeware MSK-80 Windows editor available for download.
  • M-VS1 - Sound XP
  • A Win95 patch editor for the sound expansion series. Analog style editing. Files saved in ascii for easy cut & paste to sequencers
  • MT-32 - Music Machines
  • Info, patches and drum samples taken from the MT-32.
  • MT-32 - Planet Zero
  • A description of the MT-32, an MP3 demo and the user manual.
  • MT-32 Resource Center
  • MT-32 patches, sequences and technical documentation.
  • MV-8000 - MVNation
  • Forums and patches for the MV-8000 Production Studio.
  • PG-1000 - Talber Tronics
  • Modified by EPROM reprogramming to convert a PG-1000 into a MIDI slider controller. Code and documentation available.
  • PG-300 Online Manual
  • Vintagesynth present an online guide to using the Roland PG-300 controller.
  • RAP-10 FAQ
  • A FAQ for users of the Roland RAP-10 card.
  • RAP-10 Panels
  • Jeff Blatt's Windows MIDI utilities including MIDI File Converter for converting between MIDI File formats 0,1,2 plus other tools including MIDI diagnostics and RAP-10 Control Panels.
  • RD-700NX Review
  • Sound-On_Sound take a close look at the RD-700NX.
  • RD-700SX Videos
  • Video demos of the RD-700SX at YouRepeat.com
  • RS-Edit
  • Low cost Windows editor for RS-5 and RS-9 keyboards.
  • RS Series Group
  • A Yahoo group just for users of the RS Series synths.
  • RS-7000 - RS7K Orbit
  • Resources, info and discussion for RS-7000 owners.
  • S-Series - Roland Samplers Users Group
  • Roland Sampler Users' mailing list, FTP archive OS, samples & utilities for the S50, S550 & S770 and W30
  • The S-10 Archive
  • An archive of a site that no longer exists. Utilities and samples for the S-10 sampler. And read these notes from Lil Chips which recommend using Smith-Corona QD Part # 61838 Quick Disks
  • S-10 Manager
  • A freeware S-10 Manager for Win95 with WAV support that allows you to send and receive samples between your S-10 and PC.
  • S-220 Page
  • Provides info from the S-220 owners manual online.
  • S50 Hacker Page
  • Technical info and schematics for the S-50 sampler.
  • S550 - The PCtoS550 Page
  • Software that converts WAV files to S550 and S330 sample dumps.
  • S-760 Info Page
  • Info on the S-760 and OS installation from the Project BDX HomePage
  • S-760 Info Website
  • Info and tips on the S-760 plus OS downloads are available.
  • SC Series - 88 Edit
  • A system exclusive message generator for the Roland Sound Canvas SC-88 and other sound modules bearing the GS logo.
  • SC Series - Sierra Soundtrack Series
  • MIDI files for the SC-88. Requires the MT-32 tone set.
  • SC Series - Sound Canvas Pipe Organ Project
  • Dedicated to creating SC patches that recreate the sound & feel of actual pipe organs.
  • SCUG - Sound Canvas Users Group
  • Established since 1994 SCUG helps bring Sound Canvas users together to share information and generally assist eachother to get the most from the Roland Sound Canvas. Lots of good info here for all Sound Canvas related products.
  • SCUGLite
  • Choice picks from the SCUG Sound Canvas User Group
  • SC-55 - Kevin's Cakewalk Files
  • Kevin presents his Cakewalk .WRK files for the SC-55 and Alesis D4
  • SC-7 - Loren
  • A collection of midi files for the Roland SC-7 module.
  • SC-88 - MIDIBuzz
  • MIDIBuzz is an editor for the Mac with modules for the SC-88.
  • SC-880 Online
  • Archive of a French site with info, resources and patches to download for the SC-880 synth module. Some files may still be available.
  • SCedit Page
  • SCedit Sound Canvas editor by Gary Gregson.
  • !Sysex!
  • Patches available for downloading for the D-50, XP-80, Boss SE-70 & Korg X5/X5D
  • SH09 & System 100 Samples
  • Original SH-09 & System 100 samples available for free download from AnalogueSamples.com
  • SH09 - The Home Of Roland SH09
  • Pictures, online owners manual & sound samples of the SH09 synthesizer.
  • SH101 - Chubbs Site
  • Online manual plus other info related to the SH101.
  • SH101 Mailing List
  • OneList mailing list forum for the SH101 synth.
  • Soundpool
  • Links to banks & patches for a variety of synth models including JV1080, JD-800 & JP-8000
  • Sound XP
  • Sound Expansion Controller. A Win95 patch editor for the sound expansion series. Analog style editing. Files saved in ascii for easy cut & paste to sequencers
  • SP-808 Users Network
  • Tips & tricks, discussion forum and keeps a contact list of SP-808 users online.
  • SpaceEcho Group
  • Yahoo Group for users of the Roland SpaceEcho, an analog tape echo chamber.
  • System 100M - sys100m.org
  • A forum dedicated to the System 100M modular including discussion and pictures.
  • TB-303 - Bass Line Land
  • Archive of a past TB-303 site with schematics, tips and other info on the TB-303.
  • TB-303 Homepage
  • Lots of resources, info and links for the TB303 with an easy to navigate layout.
  • TB-303 Operation Manual
  • Operation Manual online for the TB-303
  • TB-303 Devil Fish Mods
  • The Devil Fish mod provides a number of new features for the TB-303 including long battery life and improved sound control. See Acid.ch for custom made cases for the Devil Fish modified TB-303.
  • TD-5 - Synthpage of Geir Kilsti
  • Page with patch lists for the TD-5 and the JV1080 plus many useful utilities and lots of midi info.
  • TD-7 Edit
  • A shareware Windows editor for the TD-7 from Dnote.
  • Teebee
  • A TB-303 clone but with memory & midi.
  • TR-505 Manual
  • TR-505 user written manual providing basic info on how to change modes and write patterns. While not the official Roland manual it can provide you with important info on operating the TR-505.
  • TR-606 - Drum Antix
  • A resource site for users of the TR-606 drum machine with modifications, manual, pictures and info. From the Music Machines TR-606 Page.
  • TR-606 - Introduction
  • A PDF of the TR-606 manual introduction with some useful info.
  • TR-606 - Modifications
  • A UK based company that can provide mods for the TR-606.
  • TR-626 - Sound On Sound
  • SOS magazine give a rundown on the Roland TR-626 drum machine.
  • TR-707 Manual
  • A personally written manual by Kenneth Flodqvist on how to get around the TR-707 drum machine.
  • TR909.org
  • Website dedicated to the Roland TR-909.
  • TR-909 - R@F's Page
  • Information on the TR-909 hardware including a schematic & a circuit description for each TR-909 instrument.
  • TR-909 Online Manual
  • VintageSynth present an online version of the TR-909 drum machine manual.
  • TR-909 Resources
  • Info, tips, links and some samples of the TR-909
  • U-20/U-220 RS-PCM Synths
  • Patches, software, programming tips plus other relevant info for the U-20/U-220
  • U-20 - Randy's U20 Site
  • Sounds to download and links to resources for U-20 owners.
  • VA-7 & G-1000 HomePage
  • Provides info in Dutch for G-1000 and VA-7 users as well as styles and variphrase samples to download.
  • VA-7 Homepage
  • Eyal presents his observations and links for the VA-7
  • VA-7 Mailing List
  • Subscribe to the VA-7 mailing list for discussion with other VA-7 owners.
  • VA-7 - Zeds VA-7 Page
  • Styles and resources for the VA-7 keyboard.
  • VDrums.com
  • The unofficial Vdrums site featuring info, new and links related to Roland's VDrum technology.
  • VF-1 Mailing List
  • A Yahoo mailing list for the Boss VF-1 FX processor.
  • VG-8 Homepage
  • V-Guitar System page with downloadable patches and info. Another example of Roland's COSM physical modelling technology.
  • VG-8 Mailing List
  • Subscribe to the VG-8 mailing list for discussion with other VG-8 owners.
  • VG-88 Page
  • An archived page that had info and links for the VG-88 guitar system.
  • VG-88 - Unfretted.com
  • Provides related info and patches for the VG-88.
  • VK-7 Review - Melmusic
  • Brad Coates' review of the Roland VK-7 digital organ.
  • VS-1680 - C-Mexx
  • C-Mexx make Win9x/NT4.0 software to control the Roland VS-1680 recorder.
  • VS Series - 840 880 1680 Mailing List
  • Mailing list for VS-840/880/1680 studio users
  • VS-880EX - Hook's VS-880EX Info Pages
  • Documentation in PDF files as well as Excel files for the VS-880EX.
  • VS Series - VS Pro
  • VS Pro software lets you control the power of any Roland VS series Digital Audio Workstation from your computer
  • VS Series - Blind VS Users Mailing List
  • Mailing list for blind users of Roland's VS digital recorders.
  • VS-840 Mailing List
  • An active mailing list for VS-840 users.
  • The VS-880 Resource Pages
  • An archived site with info & links available.
  • VS-Planet
  • Resource site with news, info and discussion for Roland VS Studio users.
  • V-Synth.com
  • Roland's website for the V-Synth.
  • V-Synth - V-Tribe
  • Worldwide community of users of Roland V-Synth series synthesisers.
  • V-Synth - Variworld
  • Commercial sound design company sell exotic waveform libraries for the Roland V-Synth.
  • W30 Disk Images
  • Some W30 disk images available to download.
  • W30 - SMFW30
  • PC/DOS software that allows you to write W30 disks on your PC. Also convert between W30 songs and MIDI files.
  • W30 Group
  • A Yahoo group for users of the W30 sampler.
  • W30 Homepage
  • The unofficial homepage of the W30 offering info, sounds, OS download and links for the W30.
  • W30 Homepage
  • An archive of the old W30 users page with links, sound disks, FAQ plus other info for W30 users. But of course the mailing list is now dead.
  • W30 Mailing List
  • Mailing list for W30 discussion.
  • W30 - Roland Samplers Users Group
  • Roland Sampler Users' mailing list, FTP archive OS, samples & utilities for the S50, S550 & S770 and W30
  • XV Edit Pro
  • Synth Editor and Librarian for the Roland XV Series Of Synthesizers. Includes the Roland XV-5080 / XV-3080 / XV-88 and XV-5050. Trial version available for download.
  • XV/JV Masterclass
  • Sound-On-Sound presents tips and hints on using XV synths.
  • XV Series Group
  • A Yahoo Group for discussion on any of the XV-Series synths from Roland.
  • XV Series - Kraft Radio
  • Kraftmusic.com presents Ben Kraft talking about and demonstrating the XV series and SRX expansion boards.
  • XV-3080 - Synthfreak
  • Provides some synth sounds and OS updates for the Access Virus, Roland XV-3080 and Novation Nova plus other synths.
  • XV-5080 Group - Yahoo
  • A Yahoo group with discussion and files for the XV-5080.
  • XV-5080 - 5080Land.com
  • Links, info and lots of audio demos in MP3 that exhibit Rolands new XV-5080 synthesizer.

     

    Roland Patches & Files

  • Boss SE50 patches
  • D10 patches -UCSD
  • D10 patches
  • D5 Patches -UCSD
  • D50 Patches
  • D50 patches -UCSD
  • D50 Patches - Synthcom
  • D70 Patches
  • E86 Styles & Songs by Luiz Flavio
  • EG101 Patch List
  • GR50 Factory patches (Midi file)
  • Assorted JD800 patches
  • Juno patches -hyperreal
  • JD-990 Banks
  • JV1000 patches
  • JV1080 Instrument definitions
  • JX3P Info & Samples
  • RD-600 .ins file - by Randall Krull
  • RD-700 .ins file - by Henry Jacobs
  • RD-700 .ins file - by Tom BetGeorge
  • U-20 presets
  • U-20 Presets
  • U-220 patches
  • S-Series - Roland Samplers Users Group
  • Various Roland Patches

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    Roland Software

  • A880 Manager - Atari ST
  • Boss DR-5 Mac utility
  • Cubase Mixer Maps
  • Setup D5,D10,D20 GM /DOSREADME
  • D10 Librarian for Atari 
  • D10/D110/D20/D5 controller for DOS 
  • D110 Editor for Atari 
  • D110 Rhythm Editor /Mac
  • D50 patch retriever / DOS 
  • D50 patch sender / DOS 
  • D70 sound saver program / Atari 
  • D70 General Midi Setup - midifile sysex
  • DR 550 Editor - Atari
  • GP16 Win3.1 Editor
  • GR-30 Win editor
  • GSPanel - GS Control Win95
  • Juno editor for DOS 
  • Juno librarian for Macintosh 
  • Juno librarian for Atari 
  • Juno 1,2 & MKS50 lib
  • Juno 2 Patch Definitions
  • Juno 106 librarian for Windows 
  • Juno 106 librarian for Atari 
  • JV patch editor for Windows 
  • JP8000 Patches & Win95 lib
  • JV80 random patch generator - DOS
  • JV SYSEX editor for Amiga
  • JV/XP - WinJV/WinXP editors
  • JV/XP ChangeIt Editor
  • JX-8P Programmer/MSDOS 
  • JX-10 DOS Bank Dump Tool
  • JX-10 Win95 Bank Dump Tool
  • MK80 Rhodes editor & lib / MSDOS 
  • MKS-50 Editor / Atari 
  • MKS70 Editor/MSDOS
  • MT-32 patch editor / MSDOS
  • MT-32 patch editor / Atari 
  • MT-32 patch editor /Amiga
  • MT-32 Hypercard based ed/lib / Mac
  • RAP10 driver 2.2 for Win3.1 & 95
  • RAP10 Win3.1 Control Panel
  • RAP10 sysex to mute channels 1-14
  • S-10 Send & receive utilities /MSDOS 
  • S550 Librarian / MSDOS 
  • .WAV To S50 / MSDOS 
  • SCedit - Sound Canvas Win3.1 editor
  • Soundcanvas SYSEX editor
  • Soundcanvas editor / DOS 
  • Sound Expansion Module Editor - Win
  • TD7 Editor for the Mac
  • TR-707 editor for DOS
  • U220 Editor/Lib for Win3.1 Read lib220.txt
  • U220Comp - Mac
  • U-220 Cakewalk Sysex Request Macros
  • Various Roland Files

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    Roland Related Products

  • Awave
  • Roland 12 bit & 16 bit .SDK import support. Converts between over 100 different file formats plus Sample Dump Standard supported.
  • Carillon Studios
  • Style disks & software for the Roland G 600, 800, 1000, RA 800, E66, 86, 96, & RA95.
  • CDxtract
  • Allows you to read Roland S-7xx sample disks from your PC's SCSI CDROM drive. Also works under Virtual PC 3.0
  • Cesium Sound
  • Commercial patches for the E-Mu Proteus 1 & 2, Korg 01W & Wavestation, Yamaha SY85 & TZ81Z, Roland JD990 & D50/550, Ensoniq ESQ-1, SQ-80 & VFX series.
  • D-SoundPro
  • Professional shareware sound editor for the Mac. Import/Export Roland S330, S550 & S50 disks and MIDI sample transfer support Fully working version can be downloaded for a 15 day trial period. Now runs native on a Power Mac.
  • Devil Fish TB-303 Mods
  • Robin Whittle's Real World Interfaces offer an extensive mod workover for the TB-303 providing many new features including CV & Gate inputs, much improved bass response and many other sound programming improvements.
  • Discovery Firm Inc
  • A wide range of sample CDs in audio, Akai S3xxx, Roland and Kurzweil format covering all types of sounds including classic synths, drum beats & grooves, Roland TB/TR sounds, sound effects etc.
  • Electronisounds
  • Sample CDs, disks and .td0 files available for Akai S2000/3000 series samplers. Roland S50 samples are also available. They offer a selection of free .WAV samples for you to download to check out some of their sounds.
  • Geerdes Midimusic
  • High quality GM, Yamaha XG & Roland GS sequences available for sale.
  • Greytsounds
  • D-series, SC-55, MT-32, JV-80 and JD-800 sounds from the Soundsource catalog.
  • Kenton MIDI Retrofits
  • Kenton make MIDI retrofits for the Korg Trident, Poly6, Poly61, CX-3 and BX-3 organs as well as the Oberheim OB-X, OB-8, OB-Xa, Sequential Circuits Prophet 5, Roland Jupiter, Juno-6, Juno-60 and Rhodes Chroma, plus Yamaha CS-70M and CS-80.
  • KeyboardCity.com
  • Dan O'Neil is an experienced keyboard demontrator and now sells Roland keyboard products as well as other brands. He also is a specialist in arranger keyboards.
  • KeyboardShop.com
  • European Online musical instrument store specializing in Roland/Boss gear.
  • Kid Nepro
  • Patches for Roland synths, plus downloadable Roland demos for the PC & Atari and Mac
  • Lmview
  • Software for Roland synthesizers with lyrics facility (G-800, G-600, E-68, E-96, E-500). Demo version can freely be used for viewing lyrics in midifiles. Editing of midifiles is only active in the full version.
  • ManyMidi Products
  • Patches for Ensoniq, Kawai, Korg & Roland synths. Their patches come with a money back guarantee !! That's confidence for you.
  • Midi Mark
  • A wide variety of samples in Roland S-330 disk format and are compatible with the S-50, 550, 330, 770, 760, W-30, DJ-70 samplers.
  • Midispot
  • Sell styles and MIDI files for Yamaha, Roland, Solton, Korg, GEM and Technics keyboards.
  • Midi Quest - Sound Quest Inc.
  • Powerful Universal Editor/Librarian software for Win 98, 95, NT 4.0, and 3.1 , Midi Quest for Windows supports over 360 synths, samplers, effects units and drum machines including the A-50, A-80, A-880, Alpha Juno-1, Alpha Juno-2, CM-32/32P/64, D-5, D-10, D-20, D-50, D-550, D-70, D-110, DEP-3, DEP-5, E-660, GM-70, GP-8, GP-16, GR-1, GR-09, GR-50, GS (ALL GS instr), JD-800, JD-990, JP-8000, Juno-106, JV-30, JV-80, JV-880, JV-90, JV-1000, JV-1080, JV-2080, JX-8P,   MC-303 Groove Box, ME-10, MGS-64, MKS-80, MT-32, PMA-5, Pro-E, P-330, RA-50, RAP-10, R-5, R-70, R-8, R-8II, R-8m, S-50, S-330, S-550, SCC-1, SC-50, SC-55, SC-55 MkII, SC-35, SC-155, SCP-55, SC-88, SC-88VL, SK-50, M-BD1, M-PC1, M-VS1, M-OC1, M-SE1), SPD-11, Super Jupiter, TD-5, TD-7, U-110 U-20, U-220, XP-10, XP-50, XP-60, and XP-80. Also available for the Mac, Amiga, and Atari ST.
  • Music Master
  • Win95 sequencing & notation package with a full graphic interface for Roland VS880 control & integration.
  • Music Software Express
  • British software mail order company specialising in music software & synth styles for some Roland keyboards.
  • Musitronics
  • Multimode and memory expansion for the D-50,D-550 synth.
  • Patchman Music
  • Sounds for the JV-80, JV-880, D-110, S-330, S-550 & W30. Now also for the XP50 type synths.
  • Polarsonic VS880 Software
  • Developers of Win95 software products for the VS880. Also download a free copy of VSCopy for transferring audio between your Win95 PC & your VS880.
  • Powerjam Systems
  • Developers of shareware Canvasman editor for all Sound Canvas & GS synths as well as AxeBlaster, the RD-600 editor
  • Pro-Rec Sounds
  • Sounds, sample disks and CDs. Support many Roland keyboards.
  • Rebirth ( now Reason )
  • Tired of looking for that vintage Roland TR808 or TB303 ... checkout this Mac & Windows software 303/808 emulator from Propellerheads. Demo available. Also see the Rebirth Song Page and Dance Net's Rebirth RB-338 archive.
  • Rubber Duck
  • Rubber Duck is a virtual bassline for Windows. "Acid for the masses !"
  • Samplifier
  • A Midi/SCSI transfer utility for the Mac and your Roland S760 or DJ-70MKII
    SCSI For Samplers SCSI Hard Drives, SCSI CDROM Drives, SCSI Adapter Cards and SCSI Cables for your Sampler. Carry compatible equipment for Akai, Ensoniq, Kurzweil, Yamaha, Roland and E-Mu samplers.
  • Sound Design
  • Patches for sale plus demo patches available. Synths supported include the Roland JV-1080/2080 and the JP-8000 & JP-8080.
  • Sound Logic
  • Synthesizer & computer music products including RAM cards, Flash ROM & SCSI kits for certain Roland keyboards.
  • Sounds On Line
  • Sounds Online provide a huge range of Roland and Akai compatible sample CDs.
  • Strawberry Music
  • Sell styles for Casio, Yamaha, Roland and Technics arranger keyboards.
  • Supersonica
  • Suspersonica provides detailed charts and specifications on a variety of electronic equipment including Roland VP-9000 basic operations.
  • Translator
  • Allows you to convert between different types of samples including Roland, E-Mu, Akai, Yamaha and CD-Audio.
  • Voice Crystal's Roland Sounds
  • Sounds available for a range of Roland synths as well as RAM cards.
  • VS Pro
  • Datasonics' VS Pro line of products offers VS Pro Audio Tools, VS Pro Mix Tools, VS Pro FX Tools as well as MIDI sequencing packages to integrate sequencing with your VS Studio projects.


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