Orphinio Gets 3D Touch

orphinoDeveloper Bastus Trump has released an update to Orphinio for iPhone, adding support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.

‘3D Touch’ is Apple’s name for its pressure-sensing screen technology.The ability to sense pressure introduces new options for creating musical controllers and software instruments for iPhones. Several developers have added 3D Touch aftertouch to their software synthesizers.

In his announcement, Trump notes that Orphinio 1.2 is ‘Now even more expressive with 3D Touch on iPhone 6S and 6S Plus’. Continue reading

iRig Keys Controllers Now Compatible With Mac, Windows, iOS & Android Devices

IK Multimedia has announced that its iRig Keys controllers are now cross-platform compatible.

Both the iRig Keys and mobile full-size keyboard iRig Keys PRO controllers will now ship with a Micro-USB to OTG cable for Android devices and Lightning and USB cables. Continue reading

Korg iElectribe Vs Electribe ER-1, Mano a Mano

Earlier this week, Korg introduced iElectribe for iPhone – a software version of its classic Electribe ER-1 drum machine.

This video, via Marcus Padrini, compares similar patches on the software iElectribe and hardware ER-1.  Continue reading

Korg Brings iElectribe Drum Machine To The iPhone


Korg has introduced iElectribe for iPhone, a software drum machine inspired by the classic Electribe-R.

The iPhone version reproduces the sound engine and design of the original Electribe-R, and includes the ptterns and functions introduced with iElectribe for iPad. Continue reading

Fusion Guitar Proves That People Really Want An iPhone Guitar Thing


The Fusion Guitar is a new electric guitar design that features a built-in 20W amp and speakers and iPhone integration.

If there’s any doubt that there’s interest in a hybrid guitar amp/guitar/iPhone thing, the project’s IndieGoGo campaign is nearly half-funded, two days into the campaign.

The Fusion Guitar leverages the wide range of iOS guitar and audio apps, and turns them into an all-in-one solution for guitarists.

Here’s the official intro video for the Fusion Guitar: Continue reading