Music technology company ROLI has announced that the company has raised an additional $27 million in investment “to accelerate growth” and bring its instruments, like the Seaboard RISE, right, to musicians around the world. Company representatives say the Series B fundraising will help ROLI scale to meet growing demand, expand in new markets, and “intensively build” out… Read More Seaboard Creator ROLI Raises Additional $27M Funding ‘To Accelerate Growth’
ROLI has announced it is now shipping the Seaboard RISE 49, a four-octave version of its expressive Seaboard RISE MIDI controller. Pliable, pressure-sensitive keywaves take the place of keys on a traditional keyboard. The sensor-embedded keywave surface lets you shape sound through touch. Three faders let you fine-tune the responsiveness of the surface to touch.… Read More ROLI Seaboard RISE 49 Controller Now Shipping
At the Winter NAMM Show, expressive controller manufacturer Roli featured a variety of artists at its booth, showcasing its RISE controllers with virtuosic musical performances. In this video, keyboardist and synth designer Jordan Rudess performs a classically-inspired composition on the Roli Seaboard Rise 49 controller.
This set of videos, via Marius Leicht, is an in-depth eview of the Roli Seaboard Rise MIDI controller.
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
ROLI, the maker of the Seaboard Grand and Rise expressive MIDI controllers, has announced the acquisition of Blend, a music collaboration platform. This announcement follows on Roli’s acquisition of JUCE, a C++ framework for cross-platform audio development. The hardware innovator is framing these acquisitions of software and social platforms as “extending its areas of expertise”… Read More ROLI Acquires Blend Social Collaboration Platform