ShakeMidi has got to be one of the most innovative instruments for musicians and dancers around. Do you know why?
✓ Turn your dance moves into an instrument. ShakeMidi enables you to use your body motion to create wireless MIDI notes. These notes can translate into any sort of tone, sound, bass or sample. Essentially, it's a stage-ready wireless MIDI controller & sequencer that you can shake.
✓ Keep a perfect beat, no matter what. Turn on Quantize and your notes will snap to the nearest beat position, allowing for a flawless performance and zero latency over WiFi.
Shakemidi is an iPhone instrument that follows your every move as you flow with the music, sending wireless MIDI notes.
It was created by Nat Weiss, a seasoned musician who's been splitting his time between his love for code and his love for music.
Originally conceived to be used by dancers playing live music, ShakeMidi will surely help musicians find new and exciting ways of creating rhythm, both on and off the stage. This wireless MIDI app gives you all the freedom you need to create, playing notes and patterns any way you want allows for endless combinations.
Interested in music? ShakeMidi is not the only instrument you can play on your iPhone or iPad. Take a look at other great examples and see how far other musicians are pushing the boundaries of music with their iDevices. And if you know another app that deserves to be here, drop us a line!
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