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Songmaker Kit

Unleash Your Music

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
  • Next day dispatch
  • 30-day returns
  • Lifetime support
  • Compatibility
  • Mac OSX 10.10+
  • Windows 7, 8 and 10
  • iOS only app support
  • No Android support


The latest addition to the BLOCKS family

Songmaker Kit: Create your track anywhere


A complete studio experience

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    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, Cypher2 Player, 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.


A suite of software for any music maker

Whether you’re crafting an album or just starting to produce, Songmaker Kit comes with a range of software tools that help you take your sound to the next level.

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  • Melodics


    Jam along to interactive lessons to build your finger drumming and keyboard skills with Melodics, the online educational platform.

    3-month free subscription included with Songmaker Kit.

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  • Equator


    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.

    Learn more about Equator.

    NOISE for iOS

    NOISE for iOS

    Sketch your musical ideas and start building tracks with NOISE, a free app that includes hundreds of sounds. NOISE pairs wirelessly with Songmaker Kit, so you can play anywhere you have a connected device. iOS only.

    Download NOISE

    Strobe2 Player

    Strobe2 Player

    A desktop sound player version of the acclaimed Strobe2 polysynth from FXpansion. Play 50 expressive presets and explore 3 macro controls.

    Discounted upgrade price to the full version included.

    Cypher2 Player

    Cypher2 Player

    A desktop sound player version of the premium Cypher2 software synth from FXpansion. Play 50 expressive presets and 3 macro controls.

    Discounted upgrade price to the full version included.

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  • Ableton Live Lite

    Ableton Live Lite

    Turn the Songmaker Kit into a portable controller for Ableton Live Lite, the renowned digital audio workstation (DAW). Through a customized integration you can play instruments, create tracks and launch within Ableton Live with the Lightpad surface.

    Tracktion Waveform 8

    Tracktion Waveform 8

    A cutting-edge Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) that performs seamlessly with the Seaboard's multidimensional expressive surface, Tracktion Waveform 8 helps you visualize and edit your projects with a range of features that are approachable to learners but also powerful for professionals.

    ROLI Dashboard

    ROLI Dashboard

    Control Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) and desktop software programs with ROLI Dashboard. Plug Songmaker Kit into your workflow, customize your surface, and use your Kit as a controller for Ableton Live, Logic Pro X and many more.

    Max MSP

    Max MSP

    Push the limits of musical creativity with Max MSP, an open-ended environment for plug-in development.

    Three month free trial with Songmaker Kit.

    BLOCKS works with programs including:


    • Logic Pro
    • GarageBand


    • Strobe2
    • Cypher2

    Native Instruments

    • Kontakt
    • Massive


    • Studio


    • Live

    Audio Modeling

    • SWAM

    Cycling '74

    • MaxMSP


    • Omnisphere


    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 you 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.



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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. Cypher2 Player.
    8. Strobe2 Player.
    1. Tracktion Waveform 8.
    2. ROLI Dashboard.
    3. Ableton Live Lite.
    4. Melodics Subscription (Three Months).
    5. Max MSP License (Three Months).
    6. 2 x USB-C to USB-A Cable.
    7. Quick Start Guide.
    8. 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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