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.

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
  • Software bundle: NOISE, Equator Player, BLOCKS Dashboard, MaxMSP
  • Wireless and portable

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
  • Wireless, pocket-sized and portable
  • Software bundle: NOISE, BLOCKS Dashboard, MaxMSP

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

Kit it out

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 RZA adds a 'Spoonful Of Grit' to his music with the Lightpad Block

NOISE and BLOCKS: a perfect pair

NOISE is the software brain of BLOCKS. It's a free music-making app for iOS* 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.

*Early-stage Android support for Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy S8, and select devices

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.

Best Innovative Product 2017

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NAMM

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.

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