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Roland quietly made their DJ controllers into live-hybrid machines

Roland’s 1.10 DJ controller update adds a bunch of features – and plays to the machines’ strengths, drawn from the TR drum machine line, as live machines. First, a recap: Why Roland? The DJ-202/505/808 line may look like bog-standard Serato controllers with Roland logos on. But they promise to be something else: DJ controllers made […] The post Roland quietly made their DJ controllers into live-hybrid machines appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.
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