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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.

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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
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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

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.

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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

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.

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Powered by mobile and desktop software

Connect BLOCKS to your favorite sound engine to start making music. Pair BLOCKS with NOISE — our free app for iOS and Google Pixel — to choose from a huge library of expressive sounds on your mobile. Or customize your BLOCKS to control leading music software and plug-ins on desktop, from Logic Pro and Cubase to ROLI's Equator. Explore more sounds and effects with included desktop players and synths.

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.