Scotland-born Michael Dodds was raised listening to digital groupings including Kraftwerk and Depeche Setting, and began collecting keyboards and drum machines. He began producing tracks beneath the name Rolanoid, in tribute to Roland’s seminal TR-808 tempo machine. Relocating throughout the world many times throughout his lifestyle, Dodds continues to be located in Australia for some of his musical profession. His tracks have got encompassed trance, home, and EDM designs, aswell as downtempo/chillout. Rolanoid monitors have been highlighted as soundtracks to applications on BBC, MTV, and CBS. His music have been presented in a number of songwriting competitions, like the International Songwriting Competition, the Australian Songwriting Competition, as well as the Billboard Music Competition. Without aid from a recording agreement, Rolanoid’s music continues to be self-released online through websites such as for example Broadjam and Bandcamp.