Dungeons of Infinity: Kingdom Cost

LUMI: The smarter way to learn and play music

A project in London, UK by ROLI

Funding Successful

The illuminated keyboard and app that lets you play great songs and learn music as you go.
Backers: 7212
Average Pledge Per Backer: £226

Funded: £1,629,014 of £100,000
Dates: Jun 18th -> Jul 18th (30 days)
Project By: ROLI
Aw shucks, no tags yet. +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: July 18 @ 08:01 -0400 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

$2 million in one month! THANK YOU!! Here’s what’s happening next.

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
What a phenomenal Kickstarter! It’s been a fun, fast-paced month with over 7,000 people pledging $2 million for LUMI. We’ve hit all three Stretch Goals including the addition of the awesome Create Mode (more about that in the last update). ... (Read More)

Up your pledge — only 3 days left to save on LUMI!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
With only three days left, we’re so close to reaching our final stretch goal. Thank you for everything you’ve done to make LUMI one of the most successful music projects ever on Kickstarter! Help us in the final mile by upping your pledge —... (Read More)

LUMI is just as fun as Guitar Hero — but teaches you MUCH more

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
There's a way to play LUMI that's a little like Guitar Hero, and it's just as fun. But what makes the LUMI app so different is how far — and how quickly — it can take you beyond beginner mode. If you want, you can go all the way from reading... (Read More)

LUMI's key size is utterly unique. Here's why it matters.

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
They're not minikeys ... and they're not quite full-sized piano keys. LUMI's unique key size of DS 5.5 (on the "Donison Steinbuhler" scale, that is) make them better sized for the average human hand. They're comfortable, they're easy to play, and... (Read More)

LUMI expands in a snap! Here's how it works.

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
LUMI Keys is modular. That means you can expand your keyboard by snapping it together with other LUMI Keys ... or with ROLI BLOCKS! Trust us, one of the most satisfying sounds in the musical world is the click of two LUMI keyboard connecting. ... (Read More)

Introducing the LUMI Backpack: Take LUMI anywhere

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
 SAVE 50% BEFORE JULY 8  LUMI lets you play and learn music anywhere. It’s lightweight and wireless — so it fits easily into a backpack. Now our award-winning ROLI designers have created the perfect backpack for anyone who wants to travel with... (Read More)

Join the band and JAM!

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
It's easy to improvise when all the notes in the song's scale light up. From the app to the keyboard we’re perfecting LUMI day by day, bit by bit. One feature we’re really excited about is Jam. It’s an incredibly fun way to lose an afternoon... (Read More)


June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Many of you have been in touch to ask if our Kickstarter backers will get a discount on our ROLI BLOCKS range. So we’ve decided to add two new pledges, available until July 1st only! These bundles are for advanced music makers who want to compose... (Read More)


June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
The brightest RGB-illuminated keyboard ever made ... now with colour customisation! We did it!! Actually, you did it! 5,000 backers have pledged £1 million for LUMI, making it one of the most successful music projects ever on Kickstarter — after... (Read More)

A new way to learn — follow the hand!

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Practice Mode This summer we’re developing some very cool features in the Learn section of the LUMI app. We’re excited to share a little more about Practice Mode. Along with colour, lights, and so much else about LUMI, Practice Mode radically... (Read More)

Double Your Reward - How to Add More LUMI Keys to Your Pledge

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

ICYMI: M&D headphones, ROLI keyboard, new Ring cams & more

June 22nd - via: appleinsider.com
Each week, there are a ton of great products that get released that we don't have time to cover. Here are our top picks for new gear from the last seven days you should check out. (Read More)

NEW STRETCH GOALS: Help us make the LUMI app even better!

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for the incredible support LUMI has received so far!  As a thank you to our backers, we’re adding stretch goals as we pass certain milestones — because more support lets us dedicate more resources to making the LUMI app even better.... (Read More)

Roli swaps soft keys for solid with Lumi learning platform

June 20th - via: newatlas.com
Instead of separate black and white keys, the whole spongy surface of the Seaboard Grand was offered up as the playing area. Now Roli has come about face with the Lumi learning platform, with solid keys that light up to teach the next Jordan Rudess how to play.? (Read More)

Roli launches Kickstarter for Lumi educational instrument

June 19th - via: musically.com
The instrument is called Lumi, which is pitched as  (Read More)

LUMI illuminated keyboard offers a smart way to learn music

June 19th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
If you are interested in learning to play music on a keyboard, you might be interested in a new system called LUMI developed by a team based in London and this week launched via Kickstarter. (Read More)

MUSIC TO OUR EARS: We're fully funded in 90 minutes!

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow. In UNDER 2 HOURS, our LUMI Kickstarter project has had over 600 PLEDGES and we’ve already smashed our £100,000 target!  Thank you so much for your enthusiastic support so far — we couldn’t have done it without you.  And thanks too for... (Read More)

Roli's light-up Lumi keyboard teaches you how to play

June 18th - via: engadget.com
Roli has been making unconventional electronic music instruments for about a decade now. Its Seaboard series take the traditional keyboard design and infuse it with some notable tricks, like pressure-sensitive keys that allow for far more modulation effects than you can do on a piano (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!