Submitting a video performance with any Roland GR, GI or GM series guitar synthesizer and win $3000 in any BOSS and Roland gear of your choice.

Los Angeles, CA (October 5, 2010) — Roland U.S. is proud to announce the Guitar Synth Challenge online video contest, where forward-thinking musicians who stretch the boundaries of guitar performance will be able to show their creativity with Roland’s industry-leading guitar synthesizer technology.

Start by submitting a video performance with any Roland GR, GI or GM series guitar synthesizer, and the result could be $3000 in any BOSS and Roland gear of your choice.

How To Enter:
* Create an original music performance video that is five minutes or less, relying primarily on a Roland guitar synthesizer product (any GR, GM, or GI series model).
* Upload video to YouTube, and make sure the title begins with “Roland Guitar Synth Challenge.”
* Fill out the contest registration form at RolandUS.com/GuitarSynthChallenge.
* Entries will be judged and selected by Roland, who will be looking at the creativity, musicianship, and technical skill of the performance.

Prizes:
* Grand Prize: $3,000 retail value of Roland and BOSS gear
* 2nd Place: $2,000 retail value of Roland and BOSS gear
* 3rd Place: $1,000 retail value of Roland and BOSS gear

The Guitar Synth Challenge is open now through December 31, 2010. This contest is open to U.S. residents only. To enter, visit RolandUS.com/GuitarSynthChallenge.

Source: Press Release

From channeling life experiences through his playing to his gospel influences and learning from right-handed players, Gales digs deep.

Read More Show less

Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

Read More Show less

Developed with Nashville session ace Shawn Tubbs, this compact dual pedal provides organic, vintage tones, and the innovative "tilt boost."

Read More Show less
x