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Start Making It

Everyone has music inside of them waiting to be heard. And every musician had to start somewhere.

Hear stories of artists who pushed themselves to make their first song. Be inspired to create, then learn tips and techniques to begin your first project. It’s hugely satisfying — and easier than you think — to Start Making It.

Find inspiration

Create in the moment

Madame Gandhi, L.A. based electronic music artist & activist
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Madame Gandhi

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James Lavelle

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Little Boots

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Jorge Blanco

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Kwes

Discover your voice

Own your voice

Madame Gandhi, L.A. based electronic music artist & activist
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Madame Gandhi

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James Lavelle

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Little Boots

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Jorge Blanco

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Kwes

Overcome obstacles

Shut out the noise

Madame Gandhi, L.A. based electronic music artist & activist
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Madame Gandhi

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James Lavelle

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Little Boots

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Jorge Blanco

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Kwes

Evolve your process

Make space

Madame Gandhi, L.A. based electronic music artist & activist
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Madame Gandhi

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James Lavelle

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Little Boots

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Jorge Blanco

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Kwes

Upcoming Events: online and in-store

  1. Apple Store Music Labs

    Various dates

    Find your sound with RZA at the Apple Store. Sign up for a skill-building Music Lab at your local Apple Store using BLOCKS, Garageband, and more.

    Learn more

Begin making music with Lightpad M and ROLI PLAY

Lightpad Block M and ROLI PLAY are a perfect pairing for beginners. The ROLI PLAY app holds your hand as you make your first song on the illuminated, super-sensitive surface of the Lightpad M.

Learn to play and play to learn with a free 1 month Melodics subscription with every Lightpad M and Seaboard Block.

Offer ends April 12th

Introducing BLOCKS

Build your skills, build your instrument

BLOCKS is the modular music making system that grows with you. Start with a Lightpad Block or Seaboard Block. Connect more Blocks. Customize the instrument that’s right for you, and grow all the way with your music.

Seaboard Block

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Super Powered Keyboard

Lightpad Block M

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Musical Touchpad

Songmaker Kit

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Create your track anywhere

Loop Block

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Production control

Touch Block

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Expression control

Live Block

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Performance control

Equator

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5D soft synth

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.

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