The new editions of ROLI’s award-winning BLOCKS are paired with ROLI Studio, a desktop software program that releases the full power of BLOCKS with cutting-edge sounds, innovative composition tools, the world’s first MPE drums engine, and deeper integration with leading DAWs. BLOCKS Studio Editions are the most versatile and powerful MPE-based MIDI controllers for producers.
ROLI Seaboard Block Studio Edition Controller Features
Introducing ROLI Studio:
- Shape sounds through touch on a soft, responsive surface
- Now with ROLI Studio, a new desktop software suite with cutting-edge sounds, effects, and production tools
- Explore 400+ acoustic, synth, and drum sounds
- Includes MPE and standard MIDI sounds.
- Magnetically connects to other ROLI BLOCKS
ROLI Studio software for the first time brings together the industry-leading sounds and effects from the ROLI software suite, all in one place. It also introduces ROLI Studio Drums, the world’s first MPE drums plugin.
Unifies sounds and effects from three ROLI sound engines — Equator, Cypher2, and Strobe2 — in one easily browsable interface that works as a plugin within your DAW
ROLI Studio Player plugin: melodic and synth sounds, plus effects and macros
ROLI Studio Drums plugin: world’s first MPE drums plugin with drum sounds, plus groove editor and audio effects
Includes groundbreaking production tools like Smart Chords and Multi-Layered Arpeggiator
Deeply integrates BLOCKS hardware with ROLI sounds and synths Powered by ROLI Studio, BLOCKS Studio Editions give producers:
Seaboard Block Studio Edition Description
Play more expressively with 100s of MPE and standard MIDI sounds on the touch-responsive surfaces of Lightpad Block and Seaboard Block.
BLOCKS Studio Editions work for any project, any musical style, and any DAW-based workflow.
They’re compact and travel anywhere producers make their music
100s of acoustic, hybrid acoustic, synth, and drum sounds from two groundbreaking plugins: ROLI Studio Player and ROLI Studio Drums
ROLI Studio Drums is world’s first MPE drums plugin, for bending and warping drum sounds in a way that was never possible before.
BLOCKS Studio Edition owners also receive a full license to ROLI’s Strobe2 synth.
ROLI Studio better integrates BLOCKS with sounds and production tools that were previously spread across multiple synths.
Lightpad apps deepen the integration further by programming the Lightpad Block to control specific features of ROLI Studio.
ROLI Studio works as a plugin in all leading DAWs
Play music with unsurpassed expression on the most compact and versatile model of ROLI’s award-winning Seaboard. ROLI Studio software suite included.
The Seaboard Block is an award-winning MIDI controller that opens up new creative possibilities in your music, letting you play a universe of sounds and shape them through touch. Bend pitch, change timbre, and modulate sound through pressure, slides, glides, and other movements on a soft surface. Play with more expression than ever before — and when you're ready, connect it to other ROLI BLOCKS.
Revolutionary “5D Touch” technology:
Play in between the keys of a standard keyboard. Bend pitch with vibrato-like gestures. Modulate sound through pressure, and move between sounds by sliding up the keys. All of this and more is possible on the Seaboard’s uniquely responsive surface.
Now with ROLI Studio, a powerful new desktop software suite:
Seaboard Block Studio Edition features ROLI Studio desktop software, which for the first time unifies the industry-leading sounds and effects from three ROLI sound engines — Equator, Cypher2, and Strobe2 — in one easily browsable interface. Also includes groundbreaking production tools like Smart Chords and Multi-Layered Arpeggiator.
Industry leading sounds:
Explore 200+ acoustic and synth sounds in the ROLI Studio Player plugin. Combined with ROLI Studio Drums there are 400+ incredibly textured sounds to browse. From synths to strings to snares, you’ll find the right one for your track.
Compatible with your workflow:
Seaboard Block integrates with your favorite software tools and fits with your workflow. Use ROLI Studio Player as a plugin in your DAW, or configure it to control other software through ROLI Dashboard.
Expand your instrument:
Seaboard Block is a modular controller that expands effortlessly through ROLI’s DNA Connectors. Connect Seaboard Blocks together to create a 48 or 72-key Seaboard. Or create a customised controller by adding Lightpad Blocks, Live Blocks, or Loop Blocks.