Calling All iMusicians
In the long list of industries that are benefiting from the tablet craze you will find music. Composing and producing benefit from the portability. Tablets provide a quick way to write and arrange while on the go. Perfect since you never know when the next genius moment will happen.
A leader in iOS music accessories, IK Multimedia has a perfect keyboard solution for the mobile composer. Their iRig KEYS, $99.99 at Sam Ash or €74.99 on their website, gives the convenience of a portable keyboard and capability to perform. The ultra-slim profile and 37 key size means it can fit in a backpack or bag. A typical IK plug-and-play unit, simply connect via core MIDI or USB to any iOS device, Mac or PC. Power via your device or USB. Controls on the panel include octave up/down, modulation and pitch bend wheels and 4 set buttons to create different setups. Edit mode enables you to change the keyboard to suit your need – reassign buttons or change MIDI channel for example. Out of the box you get quality virtual instruments apps (SampleTank and iGrandPiano) which you can immediately download. So if mobility is critical for you keyboard musicians out there check out the iRig KEYS and compose whenever inspiration may strike.