ROLI has taken three of its popular hardware units along with a generous software bundle and created the Songwriter Kit. Matt Vanacoro was excited to find out how they all fit together.
ROLI's Lightpad Block is fully customisable, and you don't need to be a coding expert to do it. Liam Lacey shows you how to hack this powerful hardware.
ROLI's ecosystem keeps growing with an upgraded Lightpad Block - the M. Hollin Jones found out what sets it apart from its predecessor, and from pretty much every other MIDI controller...
Bringing the functionality of its high-end Seaboard hardware to the BLOCKS family is a welcome move from ROLI, making it more accessible and affordable to users. Hollin Jones plugs in.
ROLI adds to the software bundle that comes with Seaboard hardware including the Seaboard Block, now giving you a fullly fledged DAW, Tracktion Waveform.
Thanks to the new Dashboard app, it's now easier than ever to connect your ROLI Blocks to Ableton Live or indeed any other DAW. Matt Vanacoro shows you how it's done.
Here's a great opportunity to see first hand the many things you can do with ROLI's powerful and unique music hardware. Enrol for free, watch and ask questions in realtime!
Anyone wanting to get into the expressive world of Seaboard controllers on a budget will be very happy to hear about this new Seaboard Block, priced at $299 (£279, €329).
ROLI's Lightpad Block will soon be able to control just about any MIDI software or hardware you can think of.
Just one week after causing tremors with Blocks, their modular-style, playable gesture based music making devices, ROLI have unleashed a new app to support the Seaboard RISE with free sound packs.
ROLI's vision of the future of music making involves an iOS app, portable, wireless Blocks that connect together with multi-gesture input. That's Blocks in a nutshell, but these videos go deeper.
ROLI's Seaboard RISE and Noise are amongst the most innovative in the music making industry. Now with Blocks ROLI seek to redefine and revolutionize how accessible music making can be for everyone.
Before you become concerned, ROLI has promised to continue development of FXpansion products as they look to integrate hardware and software to create musical instruments of the future.
If you've taken the plunge into the brave new world of the ROLI Seaboard keyboard (but not a keyboard) instrument along with the impressive Equator software, then this tutorial is for you.
If you're tired of the "my MIDI controller is better than yours" studio talk, it's time for more mature read. Matt Vanacoro presents 5 cool features that 5 different MIDI controllers can be proud of.