Roland has introduced the latest Zenbeats update for the popular music creation app with Zenbeats 3.0. Featuring a surplus of curated music creation tools for all styles and sounds, provides a mobile-friendly format allowing anyone to be creative anytime, anywhere.

With Zenbeats 3.0, the app is your instrument making it easier than ever to drop a beat, sketch synth ideas, record audio tracks, and mix musical masterpieces on the go.

The latest app update includes new features such as the ZR1 Drum Sampler with classic drum tones from the TR-808 and TR-909, enhanced UI/UX functions for superior browsing, group track options, fresh new sounds weekly, and more all available for $3 USD/month with the Roland Cloud membership, plus users get access to even more Roland offerings.

Experience a New Kind of Beat Machine with ZR1

With Zenbeats 3.0, you can now fast track your percussive prowess.

Roland ZenBeats 3 ZR1 Drum Sampler

Our ZR1 Drum Sampler is a new kind of beat machine. Fast track your percussive prowess with seminal Roland drum tones from the TR-808, TR-909, and more. Not finding what you’re looking for? Then use your own sounds to build the kit of your dreams.

  • Sample your world – Sample and import directly into ZR1’s drum pads with the touch of a finger.
  • Edit. Refine. Repeat – Tweak your sounds with advanced editing functionality.
  • Beatmaking bliss – Create complex rhythms with the deep and dynamic step sequencer, complete with accents, per-step automation, and more.

Enhanced MIDI and audio power at your fingertips

With enhanced UI/UX functions for easy browsing and discovery, Zenbeats 3.0 will keep every new composition fresh and exciting.

Roland ZenBeats 3 Browser

Grab the sounds you’re looking for with the intuitive browser. Loops, kits, instruments, and presets are clearly labeled with pack artwork to find the perfect sound. Use the Favorite feature to tag and filter your go-to sounds with a single tap, and explore new tones with weekly browser offers.

  • Browse, Discover & Create – Grab the sounds you’re looking for with the intuitive browser, plus tag and filter your go-to sounds with a single tap.
  • Fresh sounds. Fresh ideas – The Zenbeats Store is loaded with sounds, loops, and creative tools to expand your musical palette with new sounds added weekly.

Zenbeats is available in a free version, with paid option from $14.99 USD. All Roland Cloud membership tiers include Zenbeats Max Unlock.

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