I was recently working on a track with Cisko Bars and needed to go on a a scavenger hunt for some imaginative sound effects (SFX) to illustrate a rap verse (a-la classic Eminem). About 5 years ago I had tried finding good royalty-free SFX online, but failed--free user-generated content was just not there yet.
Roland sets the record straight regarding their design motto... it sounds like they have some innovative gear to release soon.
Right, right, I know what some of you are thinking: "dude, @Roland_US only has 35,069 followers... it's not like @KanyeWest with 10,177,031 followers twitted you, get over it". Well, yeah, but may I remind you that even Kanye named his album "808s and Heartbreak" after Roland's TR-808.