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Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition

Unleash Your Music

The Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition is the all-in-one expressive companion to GarageBand, the program that has opened up music creation to millions. Take your tracks from start to finish with a plug and play studio that's super powerful yet easy to use.

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  • Mac OSX 10.10+
  • iOS only app support

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Introducing Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition

AT A GLANCE

Everything you need to make music

  • 07 Icon Keywave
    Play GarageBand’s sounds more expressively on the touch responsive Seaboard Block
  • 02 Icon LightpadLED
    Play drums and effects with the LED-illuminated Lightpad Block
  • At a glance icons - CB
    Control production features of GarageBand directly with the Loop Block
  • 19 Snapcase icon
    Create anywhere with a compact, portable setup and protective Snapcase
  • 03 Icon Learn
    Start making music in minutes with onboarding films and project templates to guide you
  • 04 Icon SoundsSpeaker
    Explore hundreds of expressive sounds, easily browsable in GarageBand
  • 15 Icon SoftwareLaptop
    Make tracks with other included music production software like ROLI’s Equator and Cypher2 Player

LEARN

Plug in to begin — it's easy!

Simply plug the Songmaker Kit into your MacBook, open GarageBand and you're ready to go. Step-by-step tutorials help you every step of the way. Once you've covered the basics, you can create your first song with templates for different musical styles from hip hop to pop.

5D TOUCH

Be more musically expressive

Bend, shape, and express your sound in totally new ways on two touch-responsive musical surfaces. The Seaboard Block and Lightpad Block let you play expressive melodies and beats through 5 Dimensions of Touch.

Strike

Strike to sound a note

Slide

Slide up and down to modulate a sound, for example to add brightness or texture

Glide

Glide your fingers from side to side to bend the pitch, like on a string instrument

Press

Press to deepen sounds, like a saxophone player does through breath

Lift

Lift to change a sound’s resonance

Explore hundreds of expressive sounds

Play hundreds of presets from GarageBand's Alchemy synth, ROLI's Equator sound engine and more — all directly browsable in GarageBand. Hear a selection of these deeply expressive sounds below:

PRODUCE

Creative control at your fingertips

Sketch and complete your musical ideas faster than ever before with seamlessly integrated hardware and software. The Loop Block lets you play, record and navigate around your track, without moving back and forth from your MacBook. For more in-depth control, customize the Lightpad Block surface for tweaking effects, switching scales, or mixing volume levels in GarageBand projects.

TRAVEL

Case it, carry it, play it

The Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition comes with a stylish, protective Snapcase. It holds the kit together and protects the Blocks when you carry them around. Put your Songmaker Kit and MacBook in your bag, and then make your music anywhere.

BUILD YOUR SKILLS

Advance in Logic

Songmaker Kit is fully compatible with Apple's Logic Pro X. So when you're ready to upgrade to a more advanced software setup, you don't need to adapt your controllers or your workflow.

SOFTWARE

Complete your tracks with included software

Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition comes bundled with a supporting suite of high-powered software — including the soft synth Equator — which means you have everything you need to take your productions to the next level.

  • LearnMinimize
  • Melodics

    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.

  • PlayExpand
  • Equator

    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.

    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.

    Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition

    Technical Diagram

    Unboxed

    1. Seaboard Block.
    2. Lightpad M.
    3. Loop Block.
    4. Snapcase 3/8.
    5. 17 NOISE Soundpacks.
    6. Equator.
    7. Strobe2 Player.
    8. Cypher2 Player.
    1. ROLI Dashboard.
    2. Ableton Live Lite.
    3. Melodics Subscription (Three Months).
    4. Max MSP License (Three Months).
    5. 2 x USB-C to USB-A Cable.
    6. USB-C to USB-A Adaptor.
    7. Quick Start Guide.
    8. One Year Full Warranty.

    Compatibility

    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.

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