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Seaboard Block

Seaboard is an award winning music keyboard by Roli thatīs taking musical expression to another level. Now the brand have presented the Seabord Block, a smaller more compact version of the bigger and more expensive Seaboard Rise. The Seaboard Block is intended to fit into a backpack and play music with synth apps running on your smartphone, it is essentially a MIDI controller with some unique touch-sensitive features. What’s really innovative about it is that it adds new dimensions to the conventional playing method, that’s why itīs being dubbed as the 5D keyboard, you get the strike, press, glide, slide and lift, it provides a whole new way of creating music and interacting physically with the instrument. You can even extend its power by connecting to the Roli Blocks. watch the video below



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