Tech News: Roland JD-Xi

image_03_LThe world has been asking for it and now we have it:  the Roland JD-Xi. Rolands New Analogue/ Digital Crossover Synth. This new keyboard has 15 feeling knobs for sending and receiving midi with Backlit  selector buttons. Throw in the easy to read red LCD and we are in business! The Roland looks similar to a Korg microKorg, yet with the black and red color scheme you will definitely stand out. There are 256 Digital and 64 analog presets bundled with 32 drum kits. Some the JD-Xi comes fully loaded ready to go. With price tag $499 it’s a little expensive for my taste but if you are looking for that Roland synth sound then it’s a must have.