Roland has introduced a powerful new software-based musical instrument available exclusively on Roland Cloud, GALAXIAS. Dubbed a “super instrument,” GALAXIAS allows musicians and producers to explore and experience all of Roland’s genre-defining sounds in one environment with infinite creative possibilities. Keep reading for more.
Roland has been a pioneer in music technology for over half a century, delivering a continuous stream of influential instruments and effects that have fueled countless hits, defined genres, and driven cultural trends. With GALAXIAS, musicians and producers can explore and experience them all in one creative environment.
GALAXIAS runs as a standalone application on macOS and Windows. It will also be available in VST3 and AU plug-in formats for DAW music production soon after the initial release. Within GALAXIAS, users can work with any instrument on Roland Cloud and instantly access a vast searchable library with over 20,000 ready-to-play sounds.
From historic icons such as the JUPITER-8, TR-808, and D-50 to modern instruments like ZENOLOGY and SYSTEM-8, GALAXIAS harnesses Roland’s evolving sonic legacy into a single “Super Instrument” with infinite creative possibilities.
With Roland GALAXIAS, you can:
- Work with any instrument on Roland Cloud and instantly access a vast searchable library with over 20,000 ready-to-play sounds.
- Layer up to four instruments and create massive sonic superclusters called Scenes.
- Enjoy a new level of expression with ultra-powerful macro controls and simultaneous operation of up to 128 parameters via internal LFOs or an external MIDI controller.
- Quickly translate ideas into great-sounding tracks thanks to the carefully forged interface designed with local organization for rapid creativity and instant satisfaction.
Roland GALAXIAS is available now with the Roland Cloud Ultimate membership, which is $19.99 monthly or $199 annually. Take advantage of a 30-day free trial that provides access to GALAXIAS and everything Roland Cloud offers.