Smart Strum Contest – September 2017

We’ve been having so much fun with Smart Strum, the newest feature for the INSTRUMENT 1, and we’re throwing a contest to celebrate!  

And if you don't have your INSTRUMENT 1 yet, we're offering $50 off throughout September so everyone can get their hands on this exciting new feature. Just enter code SmartStrum17 to get $50 off at

How to enter:

  1. All you have to do is film yourself using Smart Strum! It can be a cover song, something original, who knows, go bananas 🍌 
  2. Submit your video by October 1 by uploading to social media + tagging us @Artiphon with the hashtag #SmartStrum in your post, and you’ll automatically be qualified to win.

Here is some inspiration to get you started: the marvelous Kate McRae playing one of her original songs on the Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 using Smart Strum.

The Prizes

  • The top three entries will be featured in an Artiphon blog post and email campaign with personalized artist bios.
  • Top prize is a $100 iTunes gift card (so you can get all the music apps you want!) 🎶

The Judges

Our panel of esteemed guest judges includes Jeremy Bullock of Wild Cub, cellist/arranger/and 90s cover-band ninja, Larissa Maestro, and Nashville singer-songwriter Anthony da Costa.

Brand New to Smart Strum?

Watch our Smart Strum Explained video to get the basics: