The Light pad Block is the center of the BLOCKS system. You make music through natural movements on the Block’s smooth, glowing, pressure-responsive surface. Drop beats and shape melodies by striking, sliding, and pressing your fingers on the surface. Illuminated grids help you find your notes. Light Trails guide you to learn musical gestures quickly. To get started on BLOCKS, all you need is a Light pad Block and NOISE, the iOS app.
The surface of the Light pad Block is tactile and pressure-responsive, letting you shape music through taps, glides, presses, and other intuitive gestures. The surface is arranged in illuminated grids that guide you to find Notes and shape Sounds special modes help you learn, Play in tune, and stay in time
The Light pad Block connects wireless with Noise, the Free app, so you can choose a sound on Noise and Play it on the Light pad Block. The Light pad Block connects to other Blocks in the system, so you can expand Your kit and add more Control
Mobile & Tablet Requirements: iPhone 6 or newer, iPad Air 2 or newer, iPad Mini 4 or newer, iPad Pro (9.7, 10.5 and 12.9 inches), iOS 9.0 or above, Google Pixel or Pixel 2 (Limited Support)
1. Knees, Tables, Carseats, and Lawns - You can make music anywhere with BLOCKS. Play it on your knees, or play it on your kitchen counter. Take BLOCKS to the park. Each Block is lightweight and fits in your pocket, so you can carry them around as easily as a smartphone. Everything is wireless, so you don’t even need cords. BLOCKS opens up a new world of music-making — and a world of new places to make music.
2. Expand Your Surface - Lightpad Block is one piece of an award-winning music creation system: BLOCKS. Connect to a Seaboard Block, Live Block, Loop Block, Touch Block — or more Lightpad Blocks. All Blocks snap together and talk to each other wirelessly. Customize your kit from the beginning, then build as you grow.
3. Powerful tools for beginners and professionals - The Lightpad Block includes NOISE, Equator Player, Strobe2 Player, Ableton Live Lite, Tracktion Waveform, BLOCKS Dashboard and a three month trial of Max MSP. It is also compatible with leading studio software including Logic Pro, GarageBand, Bitwig Studio, SWAM, and Kontakt. So whether you’ve just started making music or you’re already creating high-quality productions, you’ll have all the tools you need.
4. Explore a Universe of Sounds - The Lightpad Block comes with a huge library of sounds, from string sections to glitched-out synths. Access sounds on the desktop in Equator Player, or on your mobile device in NOISE. You can grow your collection further by purchasing NOISE soundpacks from world-class audio designers and renowned artists like Pharrell, Grimes, and RZA
1. Lightpad Block
2. NOISE Soundpacks
3. Equator Player
4. Strobe2 Player
5. Ableton Live Lite
6. Tracktion Waveform
7. BLOCKS Dashboard
8. Max MSP License
9. USB-C to USB-A Cable
10. Quick Start Guide