If there’s one company in this world that’s had an impact on dance music, it’s the Roland Corporation. The Japanese company’s drum machines and synthesizers have played an important role in defining the sonic character of house, techno, synth-pop and many other styles.
Considering it’s influence, there are many documentaries out there about the company, but none of them go into such intricate and fascinating detail as this documentary called Land Of The Rising Sound by YouTuber and fan Alex Ball. The hour-long odyssey is available now. Watch it above. Head over to Alex Ball’s YouTube account for other in-depth vidoes.