The Seaboard Rise is Roli's extra reasonably priced rubber-keyed piano
British startup Roli has launched a comply with-as much as its reimagined keyboard with a steady, rubberized exterior: this one, nevertheless, is sort of smaller and much more reasonably priced. The Seaboard Rise was designed to be the extra moveable model of the corporate’s Seaboard Grand instrument launched a few years in the past. It solely has 25 keys — Roli calls them “keywaves,” as a result of they do seem like waves on a black floor — whereas the smallest Grand iteration has 37. Because of that, although, it can solely set you again $800, which sounds extra affordable than the most cost effective Grand ($1,999), particularly in case you simply need one for a house studio.
These Seaboards’ “keywaves,” by the best way, aren’t simply rubber-coated conventional keys: You’ll be able to bodily bend, press, slide on and pinch ‘em to supply totally different sounds. Because you in all probability should see them in motion to completely perceive how they work, be sure that to observe our previous demo video that includes the units’ creator, Roland Lamb. Should you’re all set to get one, you’ll be able to go to the startup’s web site to pre-order, however notice that the devices will not begin delivery out till October ninth.