The Roland Boutique TB-03 Synthesizer is an electrifying and modern re-creation of the original TB-303 bass line synthesizer. This synthesizer offers up innovative and easy-to-use features, which redefines the iconic sound of the original.
The synthesizer module is compact, durable and equipped with a range of contemporary features that makes it an ideal choice for bass sequence enthusiasts, electronic music producers, and sound engineers. Roland has chosen to manufacture this Boutique version similar to the original, during a period when technology was just evolving, by offering the same controls, switchable modes, and connectivity.
With the TB-03, digital sound generation meets analog circuits to offer a unique sound, which is capable of creating old-school acid-style music, as well as contemporary EDM basslines. The synthesizer is well constructed, and the metallic body features a smooth and curved surface, giving it a modern look.
The TB-03 features a step sequencer with 16 steps that allow you to program in real-time to create rhythmic sequences. Its multiple modes include step input, step erase, shuffle and transpose. This, alongside the arpeggiator and accent controls, gives the TB-03 a capacity to create intense rhythmical patterns, adding a modern twist to the classic acid sound.
The synthesizer is equipped with 4-digit LED display, eight LED indicators, and a dedicated slider for Tempo controlling that make it intuitive and easy to use while producing music. It also comes with a few modes, such as wide, narrow, and classic, that adjust the filter character and resonance to create versatile filters types.
To produce a unique sound, the TB-03 has the ability to conduct sound mixing, which enables one to blend both the original signal and the crisper digital input to generate an exciting new sound. With the help of its gain boost switch and delay effect, you can add additional fuzz to any sound, and its unique distortion tip can create a dynamic sound.
In terms of connectivity, the TB-03 features MIDI in/out, USB connectivity, and a trigger input that allows you to connect other devices and support the MIDI clock. With the MIDI clock sync, this synthesizer can work seamlessly with other analog equipment.
In conclusion, the Roland Boutique TB-03 Synthesizer is an ideal device for music producers, sound engineers, electronic music enthusiasts and musicians looking for an authentic and modernized acid-style sound. With its easy-to-use interface, portable design, and a range of sound options, the Roland Boutique TB-03 has taken the classic acid sound to a new height while maintaining its authenticity.
Roland Boutique TB-03 properties
|Product name||Boutique TB-03|
|Connections||MIDI, MIDI In, USB|
|Power Supply||Battery, Electrical Cable to Wall Socket|