Although Roland is known more for their synthesizers, keyboards, and other electronic gear, they actually have a long respected history of making quality guitar amplifiers. Most guitar players have used a Roland JC-120 at one time or another since it’s an amp that has helped define modern clean amplification.
But the company’s Cube line of amplifiers have also been well-respected. The Blues Cube, while solid state, nevertheless is renowned for its tube-like tone and reliability. Other Cube series amplifiers such as the Cube 60, Cube 80XL, and the diminutive Micro-Cube showcase Roland’s COSM amplifier-modeling technology, and Roland was one of the first companies to demonstrate the power of amp modeling.
Today, a wide variety of guitar players use Roland Jazz Chorus and Cube amplifiers because of the versatility, affordability, and durability.