“It can go head to head, feature by feature and preset by preset, with the best sound engines and plugins in the world,” says ROLI CEO Roland Lamb.… Read More ROLI Equator2 Offers ‘Vastly Expanded Synthesis Engine’
ROLI has launched new Studio Editions of its award-winning Blocks. The new Studio Edition controllers are equipped with “groundbreaking” sounds and effects, new composition tools, and deeper integration with ROLI software and leading DAWs. … Read More ROLI Launches Blocks Studio Editions, ROLI Studio Software Suite
ROLI has released Equator, the Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression (MPE) synthesizer behind the company’s Seaboard RISE and Seaboard GRAND, as a standalone software synth for Mac & Windows.… Read More ROLI’s MPE Software Synth, Equator, Now Available Standalone
Music technology company ROLI has acquired FXpansion, a developer of software instruments including BFD3, billed as “the world’s largest collection of acoustic drum sounds,” and Strobe2, an analog-modeled software synthesizer. Spokesmen for ROLI, makers of the Seaboard RISE and Seaboard GRAND, say that the acquisition of FXpansion adds a “vast collection” of sounds and effects… Read More ROLI Acquires FXpansion, Expands ‘Ecosystem’ of Music Creation Tools
Music creation startup ROLI today introduced the Seaboard RISE 49, the four-octave model of its Seaboard RISE controller, during Media Preview Day at the 2016 NAMM Show. Featuring a larger playing surface, the Rise 49 introduction comes about four months after the debut of the two-octave Rise 25, and expands the family of Seaboard RISE… Read More ROLI Reveals Seaboard RISE 49 , A 4-Octave MPE Controller
Reader Bruno Di Micco, keyboard player of Irish prog band The Dystopian Project, shared with us a couple of video demos that capture his early experiments with the new ROLI Rise controller.
Advanced MIDI controller creator ROLI today announced two new products for mobile music-makers. The Equator for iPhone app ports the company’s Equator software synthesiser to the latest iPhone, using the Apple device’s 3D Touch capabilities. One of the first music apps on Apple’s App Store to take advantage of the iOS 9 interface update’s 3D… Read More Roli Debuts 3-D Touch Equator Synth for iPhone, Flip Case for RISE
Advanced MIDI controller creator ROLI today announced the new Seaboard RISE, their most affordable expressive MIDI keyboard controller yet. Like the Seaboard GRAND, the Seaboard RISE reimagines the keyboard as a pressure-sensitive, continuous surface that responds to even the subtlest gestures. This lets you change the sound of each note in three dimensions, with left/right, up/down, and in/out movements of… Read More ROLI Debuts Seaboard RISE Expressive MIDI Controller