New Movements in Portable Productions: Griid, Reactable Live, iRig Mic +


” The world of iOS, Android and tablet music creation has been a hot topic this past year and many creators of music software and hardware are announcing new products for 2011. Griid looks to be a contender for the best Ableton Live interface on the iPad. Check Cliip’s new abilities in the video above. Sounds impressive! Also on the iPad hardware tip is Ion’s Pianomaster, a 49-key music keyboard for the iPad. Aside from iOS gear there are some other cool movements in portable music creaton and the one thing I can’t wait to see this year is Teenage Engineering’s OP-1. Another piece of gear that we are eager to see in-person is Reactable’s new portable Reactable Live instrument. The company explains it as follows: “The Reactable was conceived as an instrument to bring back the expressive possibilities of traditional instruments to musicians who are working with new technologies. The new incarnation of this instrument is still a bit pricey so for those on a budget we recommend checking out the Reactable iOS app which we covered last month. . . . ” (via smmry)

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