Roland Expands Boutique and AIRA Lines with TR-08 Rhythm Composer, SH-01A Synthesizer and SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler

Roland Expands Boutique and AIRA Lines with TR-08 Rhythm Composer,
SH-01A Synthesizer and SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler


Roland announces the expansion of the Boutique and AIRA lines with the introduction of three products that are all debuting on “808 Day.”
The TR-08 Rhythm Composer is a new Roland Boutique recreation of the TR-808, the world’s most famous drum machine. The SH-01A Synthesizer recreates the Iconic SH-101 synth from the 1980s in the compact Roland Boutique format. The Roland AIRA Line now includes the SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler, a compact performance sampler based on Roland’s popular SP-404SX.
Roland Announces TR-08 Rhythm Composer
Los Angeles, CA, August 8, 2017
— Roland announces the TR-08 Rhythm Composer, the latest addition to the popular Roland Boutique instrument lineup. The TR-08 is a compact recreation of Roland’s classic TR-808, one of the most influential drum machines ever made. Built with meticulous attention to detail, the TR-08 combines the sound, look, and feel of the TR-808 with enhanced features and modern reliability. And with its affordable price, the TR-08 puts the legendary “808” vibe within reach of anyone who’s ever dreamed of owning the iconic original. 
Roland Announces SH-01A Synthesizer
Los Angeles, CA, August 8, 2017
— Roland announces the SH-01A Synthesizer, a new addition to the Roland Boutique electronic instrument lineup. The SH-01A is a compact reproduction of the Roland SH-101, one of the most popular analog synthesizers from the 1980s. Building on the iconic sounds and creative immediacy of the original, the SH-01A offers exciting new polyphonic capabilities, inspiring new performance features, and a level of authenticity that could only come from Roland.

Roland Introduces SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler

Los Angeles, CA, August 8, 2017 — Roland has introduced the SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler, a new performance sampler added to the AIRA instrument lineup. Designed for live use, the SP-404A expands the sounds of the Roland AIRA TR-8 Rhythm Performer for a combination of sample and percussive synthesis. It also functions as a portable standalone sampler with a built-in mic and battery-powered operation. Offering a fast, hands-on approach, the SP-404A is a perfect fit for the rhythmic effects and step-sequencer of the TR-8.
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