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BLOCKS

The building blocks of music

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.

Introducing BLOCKS

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.

Seaboard Block

Super Powered Keyboard

  • Multi-award-winning Seaboard interface
  • 5D Touch technology
  • 24 keywave, two-octave playing surface
  • Hundreds of free sounds
  • Suite of music making software for desktop and mobile
  • Wireless and portable for making music on the go
  • Connects to other Blocks

Lightpad Block M

Expressive Musical Touchpad

  • Touch responsive soft silicon playing surface
  • LED illumination reconfigures Lightpad M for different notes and scales
  • Adaptable surface can become a drum pad, fader bank, effects launcher and more
  • Hundreds of free sounds
  • Suite of music making software for desktop and mobile
  • Wireless and portable for making music on the go
  • Connects to other Blocks

Add more control

Control Blocks help you produce and perform faster. They provide shortcut buttons to features you use most, so you don’t need to interrupt your flow by delving into software.

Live Block

Performance control

Loop Block

Production control

Touch Block

Expression control

Get a complete modular instrument

Realize the full power of modular music making straight out of the box with BLOCKS Kits. Combining state-of-the-art expressive playing surfaces and premium bundled software packages, Kits are curated BLOCKS collections that form dynamic instruments in their own right.

Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition

Unleash Your Music

  • Expressive 24 keywave Seaboard Block
  • Illuminated LED Lightpad M playing surface
  • Loop Block for production control
  • Seamless integration with Apple's GarageBand and Logic Pro
  • Hundreds of free sounds, all browsable within GarageBand
  • Access step-by-step tutorials and inspiring artist projects
  • Software bundle: Equator, Strobe2 Player and more
  • Protective Snapcase

Songmaker Kit

Unleash Your Music

  • Expressive 24 keywave Seaboard Block
  • Illuminated LED Lightpad M playing surface
  • Loop Block for production control
  • Hundreds of free sounds
  • Software bundle: Equator, Ableton Live Lite, Strobe2 Player, Tracktion Waveform and more
  • Protective Snapcase

Beatmaker Kit

Unleash Your Beats

  • Learn finger drumming and improve your beatmaking skills with Melodics
  • Illuminated LED Lightpad M playing surface
  • Loop Block for production control
  • Hundreds of free sounds
  • Software bundle: Melodics (6-month subscription), Ableton Live Lite, Equator Player, Strobe2 Player and Cypher2 Player
  • Wireless and portable

Special Offer

Save on Seaboard Block and Touch Block together in one high-powered package. This bundle has everything you need to express yourself with 5D Touch.

Seaboard Block Bundle

Save now on Seaboard Block + Touch Block

  • Expressive 24 keywave Seaboard Block
  • Touch Block to control the responsiveness of Seaboard Block
  • Hundreds of free sounds
  • Suite of music making software for desktop and mobile
  • Upgrade to Equator to save more and unlock additional sounds and tools

Carry them anywhere, in style

Sleek, durable Snapcases protect your Blocks when you’re on the move. They’re also a cradle that secures multiple Blocks, making it easier to play anywhere — on any surface.

Hear how Grimes' sound comes alive with BLOCKS

Powered by mobile and desktop software

Connect BLOCKS to your favorite sound engine to start making music. Pair BLOCKS with NOISE — our free app for iOS and Google Pixel — to choose from a huge library of expressive sounds on your mobile. Or customize your BLOCKS to control leading music software and plug-ins on desktop, from Logic Pro and Cubase to ROLI's Equator. Explore more sounds and effects with included desktop players and synths.

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.

MIPA award

Best Innovative Product

Organisation Name
Musikmesse International Press Awards

Best in Show 2017

Organisation Name
NAMM

Innovation Consumer Product of the Year 2017

Organisation Name
IoT Breakthrough

Build an app for BLOCKS

Are you a developer? BLOCKS is the most open, hackable music creation system ever made. Turn a Lightpad M into a controller for applications in music, gaming, and beyond. Start building your app today with BLOCKS Developer Kits.