Seaboard BLOCK M
Experience ultimate musical freedom with Seaboard BLOCK M. Compact and powerful, play any sound imaginable and express yourself effortlessly — wherever creativity finds you — on this evolution of the multi-award-winning original.
Preorder bundle includes:
24 keywave playing surface
5D Touch technology
Discover limitless expression with 5D Touch technology as you play intuitively on a tactile keyboard surface. Easily manipulate pitch, modulate sounds and explore unique sonic landscapes with every gesture.
MIDI Polyphonic Expression
The power to play instruments with realistic expression is at your fingertips. Seaboard BLOCK M's unparalled 5D Touch technology allows you to shape your sound with incredible nuance and sensitivity. Use pressure, velocity, and gestures like Slide, Glide and Lift to give you ultimate control over every note.
Strike to sound a note at different velocities.
Press to deepen sounds, such as simulating the effect of breath on a wind instrument.
Slide up and down to add brightness, texture, or depth to a sound.
Glide from side to side to bend pitch, creating a vibrato effect.
Lift off at varying speeds to effect a sound's resonance.
Bring new sonic textures to your productions. Create seamless glissandos, expressive vibrato, and dynamic control with Seaboard BLOCK M's soft, tactile and continuous surface of 24 keywaves. 5D Touch technology reinvigorates the creative experience, giving you more ways to play and discover your signature sound.
From the vibrato of a violin to the trills of a flute, play any instrument with impeccable clarity and realism. Whether you're laying down synth leads or orchestral arrangements, capture every nuance of your movements for emotive and expressive performances.
Included with Seaboard BLOCK M
Bring your creative ideas to life with ROLI Studio, the all-in-one production suite. Discover a wide range of incredible sounds, powerful production tools, intuitive design and inspirational features to take your music to new heights.
Complete your track with ROLI Studio Drums, an MPE plugin that revolutionizes beat-making. Playing percussion sounds is as easy as shaping melodies on Seaboard BLOCK M's responsive surface.
A dynamic, versatile instrument
Whether you play in a home studio or perform on stage, Seaboard BLOCK M gives you complete versatility with your creative setup. Connect to your hardware instruments with MIDI Out or add more devices using USB-C.
Seamlessly integrate ROLI Studio Player and ROLI Studio Drums into your preferred DAW or use them as standalone apps. Enjoy a smooth and efficient workflow as you compose, arrange, and shape your tracks with the extensive features and capabilities.
Adjusting parameters and MIDI settings is simple with your included ROLI Dashboard software. Tweak your expressivity to perfection with enhanced 5D visualizers.
Seaboard BLOCK M's MPE capabilities are compatible with most leading DAWs and synths. You can easily add it to your production suite and unlock even more creative potential.
Seaboard BLOCK M can sit comfortably at the heart of your studio. Connect with other ROLI instruments using the magnetic DNA Connectors for versatile creativity. Unlock more musical possibilities and extend your range from 24 to 48-keywaves, and more — by instantly snapping multiple Seaboard BLOCK Ms together.
From world-renowned film composers to up-and-coming producers, the Seaboard has made waves with fans across the globe:
"Seaboard empowers expression. It will lead us somewhere very distinctive and new."
A. R. Rahman
“Finally the Seaboard is accessible to all. Any piano or keyboard player can now translate their skills more quickly than ever before.”
“It’s not just a next-generation keyboard — Seaboard is a brand new instrument.”