Welcome to our latest #ThisWeek blog! This week includes the launch of the new model of Lightpad Block - the Lightpad M! The DigiTech CabDryVR receives Total Guitar magazines ‘Best Buy’ award, we have a fantastic new post on our Musicians’ Blog ‘How to build a fanbase’ and we have a new #NordSpeedyTutorial - Nord Stage 2 EX ‘How to Crossfade using Morphing’

As always thanks for reading.

ROLI announces major advancements to BLOCKS including next-generation Lightpad Block and NOISE 3.0

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ROLI have launched a new model of Lightpad Block and a sweeping series of upgrades to its NOISE app that further advance the position of ROLI BLOCKS as the most versatile and expressive portable music creation system on the market today.

DigiTech CabDryVR receives Total Guitar magazine's 'Best Buy' Award

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"The CabDryVR's emulated cabinets are astonishingly realistic…"

Nord Speedy Tutorial: How to create a Cross-fade using the Morph Function on a Nord Stage 2 /EX

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This Speedy Tutorial demonstrates a great tip using the powerful Morph Function to set up a crossfade between two instruments with the Modulation Wheel.

Musicians Blog: How to build a fanbase

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Whether you’re an artist playing to 10 people or 10,000 people, the one unifying thing is your fanbase. The people who are going to turn up to your shows, buy your t-shirts and CDs, tell their friends about you and generally support your every movement are undeniably crucial to building success as an artist. It’s understandably frustrating, then, to see your fanbase grow so slowly, even with major hard work. However, there are a few things that can be really beneficial to building a dedicated fanbase and keeping it.