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Roli Blocks

Making music is difficult, this new modular device aims to change that. Roli Blocks is a powerful instrument that is easy to pick up and lets you create music naturally through intuitive gestures on a touch-sensitive playing surface. The powerful little modular MIDI music studio system allows you to freely manipulate pitch, timbre and volume of every note as well as offering libraries of sounds and recording capabilities, plus mode for scale, chord and arpeggio. The Blocks connect magnetically letting you arrange them in many configurations to create kits that are perfect for you, simply add more Blocks to do more things as your skills and interests grow. watch the video below 



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OP-1 PORTABLE SYNTHESIZER | Image

OP-1 PORTABLE SYNTHESIZER

OP-1 developed by Teenage Engineering in Stockholm - Sweden, is an all-in-one portable Synthesizer, Sampler and Controller. This thing not only looks good, with its color-coded interface and OLED display, it is packed with the latest technology, including a built in 4-track recorder, eight built-in synthesizer engines, multiple effects and some really unique sequencers ready to explore. watch the video...
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THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO COSY HOMES | Image

THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO COSY HOMES

Renown lifestyle publication Monocle have just released a new book, The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes, a great source of inspiration on how to turn a house into a home. The beautifully illustrated book highlights the importance of a work-life balance, and celebrates the comfort of home, presenting a wide range of stunning interiors, furniture, and locations, through striking photography. The book is about the quality of life, a survey of everything you need to know to...
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CALISTOGA RANCH | NAPA VALLEY RESORT | Image

CALISTOGA RANCH | NAPA VALLEY RESORT

Fancy a good wine? Fancy wooden decking and cozy fireplaces? Calistoga Ranch secluded in Upper Napa Valley canyon is the perfect getaway for enjoying good food and Napa wine in a rarefied luxury retreat. At the resort you can stay at the luxurious Napa lodges, they feature welcoming fireplaces, private patios and expansive views. At Calistoga ranch you can rejuvenate at the natural Napa spa sanctuary, nestled away in a wooded canyon in Napa. Other amenities include ...
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