The Songmaker Kit Studio Edition is the premier music creation kit from music tech innovators ROLI. BLOCKS Studio Editions are the most versatile and powerful MPE-based MIDI controllers for producers. 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.
ROLI Songmaker Kit Studio Edition Features
Introducing ROLI Studio:
- The premier music creation kit from music tech innovators ROLI
- Includes Seaboard Block and Lightpad Block, ROLI’s revolutionary “5D Touch” MIDI controllers
- 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 ROLI Studio Drums, world’s first MPE drums plugin
- Includes groundbreaking production tools like Smart Chords and Multi-Layered Arpeggiator
- Protective case for carrying and playing Songmaker Kit anywhere
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
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.
Songmaker Kit Studio Edition Description
The complete kit for creators:
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
The all-in-one kit for making music with unparalleled expression on the touch-responsive surfaces of the Lightpad Block and Seaboard Block. Live Block, case, and ROLI Studio software suite included.
Songmaker Kit Studio Edition gives you everything you need to create a track with unparalleled expression. Explore MPE sounds, and new ways of playing on the touch-responsive surfaces of the Seaboard Block and Lightpad Block. Achieve deeper control with the Live Block. Songmaker Kit is now bundled with ROLI Studio, a desktop software suite that has 400+ sounds plus cutting-edge audio effects and other production tools.
Now with ROLI Studio Player:
Songmaker Kit Studio Edition features ROLI Studio desktop software, which for the first time unifies the industry-leading sounds, effects, and production tools 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.
Play with more expression:
Create new musical ideas on the Seaboard Block and Lightpad Block, two revolutionary touch-responsive controllers. Bend and warp beats on the Lightpad Pad with the help of ROLI Studio Drums, the world’s first MPE drums plugin. Shape your sound through pressure and other gestures on the Seaboard Block.
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. Includes MPE and standard MIDI sounds.
Paired with ROLI Studio software, the Songmaker Kit Studio Edition deeply integrates the capabilities of its MIDI controllers with ROLI’s most advanced sounds and effects.. The Live Block directly controls production tools within ROLI Studio, and custom Lightpad apps help you control parameters in your DAW.
Compatible with your workflow:
Through ROLI Studio software, the Songmaker Kit Studio Edition integrates with your favorite tools and fits with your workflow. Use ROLI Studio as a plugin in your DAW, or configure it to control other software tools through ROLI Dashboard.
Take your kit anywhere:
Songmaker Kit Studio Edition comes with a stylish, protective Snapcase. The case protects the Blocks when you’re travelling, and snaps back to create a chassis that holds the Blocks together when you’re playing and producing.