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. Roland, as you might know, is also the parent company of Boss, who makes the top-rated Katana series of guitar amplifiers.
Today, a wide variety of guitar players use Roland Jazz Chorus and Cube amplifiers because of the versatility, affordability, and durability.