Roland is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic instruments/equipment/software (drums machines, synthesizers).
Roland - Their Story
In 1972 in Osaka, Japan, Ikutaro Kahehashi founded 'Roland'.
Roland has over the years produced products stretching far over all facets of electronic music. Due to this, Roland have marketed under the names 'BOSS', 'Edirol', 'Rodgers' and 'Cakewalk'.
They are one of the highest grossing music companies in the world today.