BLOCKS

The instrument that grows with you

BLOCKS is the modular music making system that grows with you. Each Block is incredibly powerful, putting musical expression right at your fingertips. Start with one Block. Connect more Blocks together. Customize the instrument that’s right for you, and grow all the way with your music.

Introducing BLOCKS

Start building

Lightpad Block and Seaboard Block are powerful musical instruments, and they’re also the centerpieces of a BLOCKS kit. Start building your modular instrument by choosing from two expressive musical surfaces. Or start by connecting Lightpad Blocks and Seaboard Blocks together.

FREE Melodics 1-month subscription for a limited time*

Build your musical skills with the app that teaches you how to play MIDI keyboards, pad controllers and drums!

*Receive a free one-month subscription to Melodics, worth $19.99, when you purchase a Lightpad Block M, Seaboard Block, Songmaker Kit or Beatmaker Kit between 15th Feb — 12th April. Eligible customers can download the promotional code to receive a Melodics free month subscription upon registering their ROLI hardware on roli.com/start. Offer not valid on prior orders. Only one Melodics subscription will be given per customer. Offer valid until 12th April 2018.

Seaboard Block

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Super Powered Keyboard

  • Multi-award-winning Seaboard interface
  • 5D Touch technology
  • 24 keywave, two-octave playing surface
  • 200+ free sounds
  • Suite of music making software for desktop and mobile
  • Wireless and portable
FREE Melodics 1-month subscription for a limited time*

Build your musical skills with the app that teaches you how to play MIDI keyboards, pad controllers and drums!

*Receive a free one-month subscription to Melodics, worth $19.99, when you purchase a Lightpad Block M, Seaboard Block, Songmaker Kit or Beatmaker Kit between 15th Feb — 12th April. Eligible customers can download the promotional code to receive a Melodics free month subscription upon registering their ROLI hardware on roli.com/start. Offer not valid on prior orders. Only one Melodics subscription will be given per customer. Offer valid until 12th April 2018.

Lightpad Block M

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Super Sonic Surface

  • The newest, most advanced Lightpad Block
  • Deeper, softer surface topped with 225 microkeywaves
  • 50% brighter surface illumination from high-definition LEDs
  • 200+ free sounds
  • Suite of music making software for desktop and mobile
  • Wireless and portable for making music on the go
  • Connects to other Blocks
Redeem your cash back

Customers who purchased a Lightpad Block* at participating retailers Nov 17 2017 — Jan 14 2018 can claim $50/£40/€40 cash back. Read the full T&Cs here. To receive:

  1. Complete the form and upload proof of purchase here between 30—60 days after the purchase date. E.g. customers who purchased on Jan 14 2018 can claim their reward from Feb 13 — Mar 15 2018.
  2. Receive your cash back via bank transfer within 28 days upon succesful validation.

*Not available on the Lightpad M

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Lightpad Block

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Super Sonic Surface

  • Play beats or melodies on a versatile surface
  • LED-illuminated surface with multiple grid layouts
  • 5D Touch technology
  • Designed for learners and pros
  • 200+ free sounds
  • Suite of music making software for desktop and mobile
  • Wireless, pocket-sized and portable

Add more control

Live Block, Loop Block and Touch Block provide more hands-on control. The buttons of each Block are shortcuts to the functions you use most to make music — whether that’s recording loops, changing scales, or adjusting how your musical surface responds to touch.

Live Block
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Performance control

Loop Block
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Production control

Touch Block
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Expression control

Get a complete modular instrument

Realize the full power of modular music making straight out of the box with BLOCKS Kits. Combining state-of-the-art expressive playing surfaces, premium bundled software packages and protective Snapcases, Kits are curated BLOCKS collections that form dynamic instruments in their own right.

FREE Melodics 1-month subscription for a limited time*

Build your musical skills with the app that teaches you how to play MIDI keyboards, pad controllers and drums!

*Receive a free one-month subscription to Melodics, worth $19.99, when you purchase a Lightpad Block M, Seaboard Block, Songmaker Kit or Beatmaker Kit between 15th Feb — 12th April. Eligible customers can download the promotional code to receive a Melodics free month subscription upon registering their ROLI hardware on roli.com/start. Offer not valid on prior orders. Only one Melodics subscription will be given per customer. Offer valid until 12th April 2018.

Songmaker Kit

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Create your track anywhere

  • Expressive 24 keywave Seaboard Block
  • Illuminated LED Lightpad M playing surface
  • Loop Block for production control
  • Hundreds of free sounds
  • Software bundle: NOISE, Equator, BLOCKS Dashboard, Strobe2 Player, Tracktion Waveform, Max MSP
  • Protective Snapcase
FREE Melodics 1-month subscription for a limited time*

Build your musical skills with the app that teaches you how to play MIDI keyboards, pad controllers and drums!

*Receive a free one-month subscription to Melodics, worth $19.99, when you purchase a Lightpad Block M, Seaboard Block, Songmaker Kit or Beatmaker Kit between 15th Feb — 12th April. Eligible customers can download the promotional code to receive a Melodics free month subscription upon registering their ROLI hardware on roli.com/start. Offer not valid on prior orders. Only one Melodics subscription will be given per customer. Offer valid until 12th April 2018.

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Beatmaker Kit

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Create your beats anywhere

  • Two expressive, LED illuminated Lightpad Ms
  • Live Block for performance control
  • Loop Block for production control
  • Hundreds of free sounds
  • Software bundle: NOISE, Equator, BLOCKS Dashboard, Strobe2 Player, Tracktion Waveform, Max MSP
  • Protective Snapcase

Accessorize your BLOCKS

Sleek, stylish Snapcases protect your Blocks while you’re on the go. If you’re playing a few Blocks at once, the rigid chassis reinforces your kit and helps you play on any surface.

Hear how Grimes' sound comes alive with BLOCKS

NOISE and BLOCKS: a perfect pair

NOISE is the software brain of BLOCKS. It's a free music-making app for iOS and Google Pixel devices that pairs wirelessly with each Block. The musical interfaces of NOISE mirror the layouts of the Seaboard Block and Lightpad Block. Get a feel for BLOCKS by playing around with NOISE — then pair it with any Block.

Join the NOISE.fm community

Share your tracks and pull from others on NOISE.fm, a collaborative community for people making music with BLOCKS and NOISE.

MIPA award

Best Innovative Product

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Musikmesse International Press Awards

Best in Show 2017

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NAMM

Innovation Consumer Product of the Year 2017

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IoT Breakthrough

Build an app for BLOCKS

Are you a developer? BLOCKS is the most open, hackable music creation system ever made. Turn a Block into a controller for applications in music, gaming, and beyond. Start building your app today with BLOCKS Developer Kits.

Further Information

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