Create astonishingly expressive music on a portable, super-powered keyboard. Touch and shape your sound on Seaboard Block's soft, pressure-responsive musical surface. Play a powerful standalone instrument — and extend its power by connecting to other Blocks.
Every movement is musical
Searing solos, cinematic soundscapes, and simple sketches start with one moment of touch. Then the musical possibilities grow. Make music with Five Dimensions of Touch (5D Touch) on a uniquely responsive surface. Expression is at your fingertips, so you can bring any musical idea to life.
Explore 100+ sounds from strings to synths
Seaboard Block comes with a huge library of sounds from string sections to glitched-out synths. Access your sounds on either mobile or desktop through included software, and add to your collection by purchasing soundpacks from renowned artists like Steve Aoki, RZA, and WondaGurl.
Elementals by ROLI
The perfect package for starting out with Seaboard Block, Elementals is a selection of expressive acoustic and electric instruments. Includes electric pianos, electric bass, harps, kalimba, zithers and more.
Available for download in the NOISE app now
A suite of software for any music maker. Every Seaboard Block comes with four high-powered music production programs. There’s something for everyone — from beginners to pros.
Start making music with NOISE, a free app that includes hundreds of sounds. It pairs wirelessly with Seaboard Block, so you can play anywhere you have a connected device.
Browse 100+ free sounds on a desktop sound player based on Equator, ROLI’s flagship soft synth and sound engine.
Control music software programs outside the NOISE and Equator environment. Seaboard Block becomes a versatile controller for Ableton Live, Logic Pro X, and other plug-ins and programs.
Push the limits of musical creativity with Max MSP, an open-ended environment for plug-in development. Three month free trial with Seaboard Block.
From stage to studio to everywhere in between. Perform with it on stage. Produce with it in your studio. Throw it in your bag and take it to the cafe — it’s as lightweight as a magazine. Seaboard Block is an incredibly versatile controller that suits any musical set-up, anywhere.
Expand your instrument. Connect two Seaboard Blocks together through ROLI's magnetic BLOCKS DNA connectors. Or connect Seaboard Block to Lightpad Blocks, Live Blocks, Loop Blocks, or Touch Blocks — the other musical building blocks in the modular BLOCKS system. Seaboard Block is one piece of an instrument that grows with you.
Advanced music technology is more accessible than ever. Seaboard Block is the newest, smallest, most portable Seaboard, an award-winning family of instruments hailed as “the future of the keyboard.” Seaboard Block features ROLI's signature SEA interface technology, which integrates sensors and a silicone surface and makes every moment of touch musical.
Synthesis: ROM, Sampling
Osc Modulation: After Touch, Continuous Controller, Glide / Portamento, Input, Keyboard, Ribbon, Velocity
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: App Dependant
Patches RAM: TBA
Storage: Internal, USB
Editing: Bluetooth, USB
Keyboard: 25 keys, Touch Plates, Plastic
Controls: Aftertouch, Velocity, Mod - Ribbon
Display Type: LED
Audio Output Connections: Stereo Main
Power: 10 hr Recharable Battery
Year Released: 2017
Manuals & Documents
List Price: $299
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