Roland Announce BK-3 Backing Keyboard & TD-4KP V-Drums Portable
Roland Unveil TD-4KP V-Drums Portable & BK-3 Backing Keyboard
Our friends over at Roland seem to have been very busy lately, preparing for the release of numerous brand new and exciting products.
One of our favourite things about these guys is that they rarely leave anyone out. Today, they have unveiled the new compact and affordable BK-2 Backing Keyboard with auto accompaniment, and they've also revealed their latest electronic drum kit, the TD-4KP V-Drums Portable, with such great looks you'd be happy to include it in your living room furniture design. Finally for the guitarists, they're bringing you guys two new twin stompboxes, the GR-D Distortion and GR-S Space guitar effects pedals with 13-pin inputs.
The Roland TD-4KP V-Drums Portable is exactly what it's title implies. A portable V-Drum Kit, posessing the power of Roland's Electronic Drum Kits with the advantage of extreme portability and the easiest storage capabilities you have ever seen. Featuring a small footprint and an innovative folding design, the TD-4KP V-Drums Portable is the ultimate electronic drum kit for mobile drumming and small spaces.
The included TD-4 sound module is equipped with a wide range of expressive, editable sounds and essential practice features via the on-board Rhythm Coach, while the integrated pads provide a satisfying feel and natural playability. The TD-4KP combines V-Drums performance and features with impressive mobility and stow-away convenience.
- Fold up and go, with the TD-4KPs innovative fold-up stand design, the kit transforms into a surprisingly condensed size for easy transport and storage
- Natural-Feel Pads for Expressive Playing. The compact 7.5-inch drum pads have a cushioned-rubber playing surfaces that provide a low noise, sensitive and accurate response with a natural feel*
- With the TD-4 Percussion Sound Module sounds can be easily edited from the front panel, allowing players to quickly customise their kits
- Carrying case designed specifically for the V-Drums Portable available both separately or as a bundle
*An optional PDX-6/-8 V-Pad is required to play rimshots and cross stick.
Easy-to-transport V-Drums Kit with Innovative Folding Design
Compact, Affordable Keyboard with Auto-Accompaniment
Perfect for solo entertainers and those who just like a little jam now and then, the BK3 Backing Keyboard brings a new level of performance to entry-level auto-accompaniment instruments. The BK-3 is available in either Black or White.
The new keyboard from Roland features a wide range of quality on-board sounds and rhythms, song playback via USB memory, built-in speakers and more. The BK3 is portable, self-contained, and brings the power of a full ensemble to your fingertips. From solo performances to social gatherings to pgeneral practice sessions, the BK3 Backing Keyboard delivers endless hours of enjoyment for playing all musical styles.
- Wide Range of Sounds and Rhythms Onboard from around the world, including Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Asia
- Play a variety of external backing formats from optional USB memory, including WAV and MP3 audio, SMF, and Roland rhythms (BK, E, G, and VA series)
- It's simple to record audio directly to USB memory, allowing you to capture full-ensemble BK-3 performances any time you wish
- Roland Wireless Connect for iPhone and iPad. There are lots of free iOS apps available, including Air Recorder for capturing BK-3 audio to your iPhone, and Lyrics Viewer for displaying SMF song lyrics on your iPad