Playing Techniques

Staying in Tune
When you first play the Seaboard, it might take a little bit of practice before you are able to play in tune. The fingers of a keyboardist aren’t used to ha...
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 at 8:57 PM
Playing a Smooth Glissando
The Seaboard's pitch ribbons – located on the top and bottom of the keywave surface – do not have the keywaves' ridges, allowing you to effortless...
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 at 8:57 PM
Playing Techniques
Using ROLI instruments' 5 dimensions of touch, you can apply playing techniques associated with keyboard, string, and electronic instruments to the Sea...
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 at 8:58 PM
Transposing by semitones
To transpose by semitones using your Seaboard RISE or GRAND: Connect the Seaboard RISE or GRAND to your computer and turn it on. Open ROLI Dashboard. Th...
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 at 8:59 PM
Playing adjacent semitones (minor seconds)
Seaboard RISE When the Seaboard RISE’s Glide Expression Touch Fader is set to maximum, adjacent semitones (also called minor seconds/half-steps/semitones, ...
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Switching Octaves
Seaboard Block To switch octaves simply press the left or right arrow on the upper ribbon. The left arrow lowers the current octave by 1, and the right arr...
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 at 9:01 PM
How to play a bass line, a melody, and chords in NOISE with BLOCKS
Playing and recording with BLOCKS is made fun, easy and intuitive by combining a drum pad-style technique with 5D Touch technology and the unique capabiliti...
Tue, 3 Apr, 2018 at 2:39 PM
How to play drums with BLOCKS in NOISE
Playing drum sounds in NOISE with BLOCKS is made fun, easy and intuitive by combining a drum pad-style technique with 5D Touch technology. 1. Select you...
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 at 9:07 PM
Types of glissando possible with Seaboards
Depending on the Glide sensitivity setting and your playing technique, there are several different types of glissando possible with Seaboards. You can a...
Fri, 2 Nov, 2018 at 7:56 PM