Who we are
Artiphon crafts connected instruments that feel magical from the first touch. We aim to build a musically creative world that exists outside of traditional music spaces conventional instruments.
Chorda is a versatile instrument that combines the sounds and gestures of multiple instruments. With 12 touch-sensitive pads and a bridge for strumming, Chorda adapts to the way you play.SHOP NOW
"The music-making hemisphere I can't put down."
"Artiphon’s ‘band in a box’ allows you to produce beats just about anywhere."
"Compulsively playable for musicians and non-musicians."
“This Pokéball-Sized Sampler Is the Perfect Gift for People Convinced They’re a DJ.”
For sonic explorers
Whether you're looking to be more musical during your morning commute or wind down after a long day, Orba and Chorda make the perfect addition to your creative lifestyle.
From exclusive sounds to unique collaborations, explore how these artists use our instruments in their work and get inspired to create something great yourself.
Delve into how May Zoean seamlessly integrated our instruments into her creative process, and witness firsthand how this talented producer and creator crafted an entire song using just Chorda.READ MORE
Experience Dom McLennon's first reaction to Chorda as he discovers this magical instrument. And download "Halcyon," an interactive Stem Song experience, exclusively available on the Artiphon Connect app.
See the world through Venjent's glasses with stems from his DnB track 'R U Guna Move' now in the Artiphon Connect app!READ MORE
What will you make?
Join our community of thousands of creators around the world making music with Chorda and Orba. Tag #OrbaLoops, #ChordaLoops and mention @artiphon to be featured on our homepage.
Orba fits in the palm of your hand, but still packs a punch with its onboard speaker and built-in sounds.
Hold Chorda flat like a keyboard or strum it like a guitar: whatever your flavor, Chorda adapts to the way you play!
You've got questions, we've got answers.
What regions do you ship to?
Customers in the United States, Canada, and Hong Kong can purchase from this webstore. We have dozens of retailers all around the world, and you can see the full list on our Where To Buy page.
How do I learn to play Artiphon instruments?
We design instruments to be simple and intuitive from the very first note. In addition, each instrument ships with an easy-to-follow quick start guide, and we have a full library of videos for all of our products.
Who are Artiphon instruments for?
All sorts of people have found their voice with Orba and Chorda, from professional musicians to bedroom producers to social creators to everyday people who need a break from unending video calls. Rather than designing products for any one person, we design products that get people making more music, more immediately. If you're looking for an instrument that lets you unwind after a long day, or helps you connect with friends and family by sharing a beat, we're sure to have something you like.
Can I use headphones with Chorda and Orba?
Yes! We built in a 3.5mm headphone output, so you can connect headphones for private jamming. Or, you can connect to an external speaker or amp and get loud! This is the same for Orba, Orba 2, and INSTRUMENT 1!
Do Chorda and Orba make sound on their own?
Yes! Orba and Chorda make sound right out of the box. They feature over 120 different sounds, all accessible from the Artiphon Connect companion app.
Orba and Chorda can also be used as wireless or USB MIDI Controller with any DAW including GarageBand, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, and FL Studio.
We’re a company made up of musicians, non-musicians, and creatives who want to bring the joy of musical creation to everyone in the world. We believe all people are inherently musical, and that design and technology can bring that potential to life.