Roland Joins West L.A. Music for ASCAP Expo 2012


Exclusive Public Debut of Jupiter-50 in U.S.

Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 2012 — Roland Corporation U.S. will be joining West L.A. Music for the ASCAP Expo 2012 with an industry-leading collection of musical instruments and equipment built specifically with performing and recording musicians in mind. During this year’s show, an exclusive lineup of Roland’s premier gear will be publicly unveiled in the U.S., making Expo-goers visiting the West L.A. Music compound among the very first musicians in the world to experience Roland’s groundbreaking 2012 roster in person.

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This special U.S. debut includes Roland’s newest pro-level synthesizer, the JUPITER-50, featuring the JUPITER-80’s fat synth tones and massive voice, and the U.S. debut of Roland’s most powerful and responsive stage amplifiers, the GA-212 and GA-112. Demos with the new Fender® Powered by Roland V-Guitar series are also planned, including the GK-Ready Stratocaster® GC-1 with 13-Pin output, perfect for pairing with Roland guitar synths, and the VG Stratocaster® G-5 with proprietary onboard COSM® modeling and effects. A unique mix of Roland’s leading recording products will be on hand, as will Roland’s newest flagship electronic percussion kits, the TD-30KV and the TD-30K V-Pro® Series V-Drums®, featuring SuperNATURAL® sounds and Behavior Modeling technology.