Traditional MIDI controllers are typically keyboards or grids, designed to be played with one technique. But there are so many more ways to create. Enter the Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1: a new kind of digital instrument that adapts to you. Strum, slide, tap, and drum any sound on a single interface.
choose the way
you want to play
Play your favorite sounds and samples using multiple positions and a range of intuitive techniques. Revolutionary digital strings let you easily customize tunings, switch between fretted & fretless modes, and even control effects and bends with pressure sensitivity.
GUITAR & STRINGS
Use your guitar, bass, and other string skills to play any sound imaginable with synths or samples.
KEYS & PADS
Get out of your comfort zone with new progressions and finish that demo with drums and keys.
Translate your stringed instrument skills to new digital productions, and easily find your voice with custom tunings and onboard transposition. Even bend strings on the INSTRUMENT 1's pressure-sensitive fingerboard.
The INSTRUMENT 1 goes with you anywhere and sounds like anything. And since it’s Made-for-iPhone, iPad, and iPod, you can leave your computer at home when traveling light. Stereo speakers put out all the sound you need for the writing session, while the built-in headphone jack allows for stealth mode on the subway.
Play chords at the touch of a single finger using Smart Strum™, lay down unique melodies with the integrated hardware arpeggiator, and more. The INSTRUMENT 1 is a rush of inspiration – get out of your comfort zone, finish that demo, and take your tracks to new heights.
YES, IT WORKS WITH THAT.
The INSTRUMENT 1 is MPE MIDI class-compliant and works with all of your favorite MIDI production software. Whether it's the free Artiphon companion app or your DAW of choice, we've got you covered.
tHE Band in your backpack
Connect to your favorite apps & music-making programs across iOS, Mac, and Windows including GarageBand, Ableton Live, Logic Pro X, and more. Take your music-making on the go with built-in speakers, all-day battery life, direct iOS connection, and MIDI MPE compatibility.
See how beatmaker extraordinaire The Phronetic creates his song "Move" around New York City using only the Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 and his own voice.
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The INSTRUMENT 1 is an intuitive musical toolkit that adapts to the way you want to play. It’s the first MIDI multi-instrument that lets you strum, slide, tap, and drum any sound on a single interface.
Hold the INSTRUMENT 1 in multiple positions and play using a range of intuitive musical techniques. Revolutionary digital strings let you easily customize tunings, switch between fretted & fretless modes, and even control effects and string bends with pressure sensitivity.