This week Korg has launched a new iPad application that wraps 15 unique compact synthesizers and drum machines into a portable DAW. It’s called KORG Gadget – perhaps a shout-out to the wide array of tools that Inspector Gadget had at his disposal anywhere he went.
The app looks extremely powerful; each of the synths have a unique interface and scaled keyboard that feeds into a sequencer. Watch it in action below:
The app seems like a great introduction to the world of production and digital instruments for new producers – but at the same time the level of control would be appropriate for experienced track-crafters to sketch out new ideas on the go. Yes, you can use the Camera Connection Kit to attach a real MIDI keyboard and play, and there’s also AudioCopy and WIST support.
WHAT’S IT SOUND LIKE?
Here’s a Korg-curated selection of tracks made with the synths in the application – listen for yourself. There’s also a Soundcloud-based “GadgetCloud” that allows sharing of finished tracks with other KORG Gadget users and out to social networking sites.
Korg Gadget is available in the iTunes app store now for $28.99/£19.99