iPad Accessories for Musicians
The Best Piano/Keyboards/MIDI iPad Accessories
Are you looking for a way to hook a MIDI controller up to your iPad? Or perhaps you are looking to get started with a MIDI keyboard that is iPad-compatible. The iPad began supporting MIDI with the iOS 4.3 update, which added internal APIs to help process, send and receive MIDI signals. And there are a number of great apps that can be...
The Best Guitar Accessories for the iPad
The iPad can make a great companion to the guitar, with many cool apps that can handle amp modelling and work as an effects processor. This can make a great way to practice, especially for those that travel a lot or want an easy way to hook their Guitar into their iPad and jam in any room of the house without lugging a lot of gear around. But...
The Best Vocals/Mic/DJ Accessories for the iPad
There are a number of good accessories for hooking a microphone up to your iPad or turning your iPad into a portable DJ station. And if you both sing and play an instrument, there's a cool studio dock that allows you to hook in a microphone, MIDI instrument and even your electric or bass guitar to get the most out of the various recording an...
The Best iPad Apps for Musicians
Beyond GarageBand, there's a whole host of cool iPad apps designed for both musicians and the would-be musician. These apps include everything from virtual tuners to sheet music libraries to a full-fledged music studio, a unique touch-based instrument and a solid drum machine.
How to Connect a MIDI Controller to the iPad
Once you have the right adapter, it's simple to hook a MIDI controller up to your iPad. And this allows MIDI access to a host of cool apps like Garage Bands.
iRig Review: Play Your Guitar Through Your iPad
The iRig from IK Multimedia allows you to plug your guitar into your iPad and use it as a virtual effects processor and goes hand-in-hand with their AmpliTube app. But how well does it work? We'll take a look at the iRig and uncover whether it belongs in your music collection or if it should stick to collecting dust on a store shelf.
Review: Griffin Stompbox for iShred
The Griffin Stompbox is a great idea, but it is held back by requiring the iShred Live software package. For those who like iShred, the Stompbox can be a great way to control the app, but for those that prefer a different app for amp modeling and effects processing, this accessory is a bit of a dud.