Create Your Own Music with Blocks by Roli

A Perfect gift for the music lover, you should check out an affordable music creation device that gives you a unique way of creating music without having to step into a studio.


Roli, a popular music technology innovator announced BLOCKS, a scalable music creation system that allows the average joe the ability to create music in a unique way.

The Blocks all connect together in order to create a full kit that can fit any musical style or budget. Using magnetic connectors, you can build your music on the train, on the plane, or even on your couch if you see fit.

Some of your favorite artist, including Steve Aoki and RZA of Wu-Tang are making their music on BLOCKS, and vouch that it’s not only versatile and intuitive, but it’s also one of the most powerful mobile tools they’ve used to date.

The Lightpad Block features a tactile, glowing surface that lets you shape your music through gestures, giving you the ability to naturally make a selection. The Live Block and Loop Block features controls that not only are powered by controls to perform in real time, but each has their own companion app that connects over Bluetooth to give you a more seamless experience.

Roland Lamb, founder and CEO of ROLI, and inventor of BLOCKS, said, “Many areas of life have been transformed by the digital. Music, though, remains a universal language that everyone understands, but only a few can speak. BLOCKS will change that, and enable people around the world to experience the joy of music-making for the first time.”


Available now, the Roli Live and Loop BLOCKS start at $79 (Loop Block), while the Lighted Block retails for $179. You can purchase them all exclusively at, and Apple Stores around the world.

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