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Roli Songmaker Kit

Digital instrument maker Roli have announced the Songmaker Kit, a portable music studio for creating a track anywhere. The compact kit includes three of the company´s touch-enabled controllers, the Seaboard Block, the Lightpad and the Loop. The first two are both cutting-edge controllers, while the Loop Block records tracks and toggles between sounds. The Kit also comes with a free music-making software bundle worth more than $400 (includes Tracktion Waveform, Ableton Live Lite, and Strobe2 Player), and includes hundreds of sounds from funky synths to string sections to drums curated by world-famous artists. Everything is wrapped in a stylish, protective Snapcase. watch the video below



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