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OFFER: Free Strobe2 upgrade on purchases for a limited time only

Get a free upgrade to the full version of FXpansion's award-winning polysynth Strobe2 (worth $79), when you purchase BLOCKS before October 3rd!*

Strobe2 comes with hundreds of richly textured 5D presets and dynamic tools for shaping sound in multiple dimensions. Pair with BLOCK's expressive surfaces to unlock all of Strobe2's potential.

*Offer only valid on new Lightpad Block M, Seaboard Block, Beatmaker Kit, Songmaker Kit or Seaboard Bundle purchases made between 17th September — 3rd October 2018 and/or registered on MyROLI by 14th October. Not available on refurbished, pre-owned, demo, or B-stock units. Only one free download of Strobe2 will be given per purchase. Licences are redeemable through once an eligible product is registered. Offer not valid on prior orders.

Songmaker Kit

Create your track anywhere

The Songmaker Kit gives you everything you need to create your track anywhere. Combine the expressive power of the Seaboard Block, Lightpad Block M, and Loop Block, and make your music with a kit that's more than the sum of its parts.

  • Your purchase
  • Free shipping (US, EU & UK only)
  • Lifetime support
  • 30-day returns
  • Dispatches in 3 working days
  • Compatibility
  • Mac OSX 10.10+
  • Windows 7, 8 and 10
  • iOS only app support
  • No Android support

Songmaker Kit: Create your track anywhere


A complete studio experience

  • 07 Icon Keywave
    24 keywave Seaboard Block
  • 02 Icon LightpadLED
    Illuminated Lightpad M playing surface
  • At a glance icons - CB
    Loop Block for production control
  • 12 Icon PairWithBlocks
    Customizable modular system
  • 04 Icon SoundsSpeaker
    100s of free sounds
  • 15 Icon SoftwareLaptop
    Software bundle worth $400: Equator, Ableton Live Lite, Tracktion Waveform, Strobe2 Player
  • 19 Snapcase icon
    Protective Snapcase


Craft the perfect song

Unite two state-of-the-art, touch-responsive playing surfaces. Play melodies with the Seaboard Block, a super-powered keyboard. Play drums and control effects with the Lightpad Block M. Record loops easily with the Loop Block. Everything's right there for building any style of track, anywhere.


Seamless software integration

Not only do the three Blocks connect seamlessly with each other. They also integrate perfectly with a suite of software including Equator, ROLI's premium software synthesizer that's custom-made for MIDI Polyphonic Expression.


Software tools for everyone

Whether you’re crafting an album or just starting to produce, there's a range of software tools that help you take your sound to the next level.



Start making music with NOISE, a free app that includes hundreds of sounds. It pairs wirelessly with Songmaker Kit, so you can play anywhere you have a connected device. iOS only.


ROLI’s flagship software synthesizer and sound engine is custom-made for controlling and editing sound with Five Dimensions of Touch. Choose from hundreds of included sounds and a range of modulation functions.

Strobe2 Player

A desktop sound player version of the acclaimed polysynth from FXpansion with 50 presets and 3 macros to play with.

Ableton Live Lite

Turn the Lightpad Block into a portable controller for Ableton Live, the renowned digital audio workstation (DAW). Through a customized integration you can play instruments and create tracks within Ableton Live — on the surface of one or multiple Lightpads.

Tracktion Waveform

A cutting-edge Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) from Tracktion. Waveform seamlessly integrates the Seaboard and Lightpad's MPE data and helps you visualise and edit your projects with a range of features that are approachable to learners while also powerful for professionals.

ROLI Dashboard

Control music software programs outside the NOISE and Equator environment. Songmaker Kit 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 Songmaker Kit.


Hundreds of sounds from synths to strings

Songmaker Kit comes with hundreds of sounds from funky synths to string sections to drums, including three signature soundpacks from world-famous artists: Grimes, Steve Aoki and Rudimental. They’re all custom-made for 5D Touch. Expand your collection further with new cutting-edge soundpacks available to purchase every month.

Electromagnetic Pulse by Grimes

Enter the sonic universe of Grimes, the singer-producer who’s redefined the boundaries between independent music and pop with albums like Art Angels. Explore Grimes' crazy modulated synths and original drums. From the delicate Ocarina of Thyme to the obliterating Subhumans, this soundpack is for adventurous producers who want to add exciting new sounds to their palette.

Available for download in the NOISE app now


Break it down

The Songmaker Kit is a tried and tested configuration of three Blocks that work together in inspiring ways. But you can break down this setup or build it up — any way your want. The award-winning Seaboard Block and Lightpad Block work independently. Mix and match them. Add more Blocks. Build the instrument that's right for you.


Case it and carry it

The Songmaker Kit comes with a stylish, protective Snapcase. It holds the kit together and protects the Blocks when you carry them around — so you can make music anywhere from kitchen tables to park benches.

Introducing the Songmaker Kit



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Songmaker Kit

Technical Diagram


  1. Seaboard Block.
  2. Lightpad M.
  3. Loop Block.
  4. Snapcase 3/8.
  5. 17 NOISE Soundpacks.
  6. Equator.
  7. Strobe2 Player.
  1. Tracktion Waveform 8.
  2. ROLI Dashboard.
  3. Ableton Live Lite.
  4. Max MSP License (Three Months).
  5. 2 x USB-C to USB-A Cable.
  6. Quick Start Guide.
  7. One Year Full Warranty.


Desktop Requirements

Mac OSX 10.10+.
Windows 7, 8 and 10.
Intel Dual Core i5 2.5GHz+.
4 GB RAM (8 GB RAM recommended).
2 GB hard drive space.
Internet connection to register/download software.

Mobile & Tablet Requirements

iPhone 6 or newer.
iPad Air 2 or newer.
iPad Mini 4 or newer.
iPad Pro (9.7, 10.5 and 12.9 inches).
iOS 9.0 or above.
Google Pixel or Pixel 2 (Limited support).

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