Update: Orphion v1.1 Released – Adds Virtual MIDI, Three New Layouts & Retina Graphics
Bastus Trump have released version 1.1 of Orphion – their musical instrument for the iPad with a unique sound between string instrument and percussion. The update adds support for CoreMIDI (including Virtual MIDI), three new pad layouts (harmonic minor, chromatic columns, lydian mood), and high resolution graphics for the new iPad.
- MIDI support (including Virtual MIDI)
- 3 new pad layouts (harmonic minor, chromatic columns, lydian mood)
- High resolution graphics for the new iPad
Orphion Controlling Animoog via Virtual MIDI:
Orphion is a musical instrument with a unique sound between string instrument and percussion. Everyone can play expressive, wonderful sounds and easy or virtuosic melodies on it just by moving fingers on virtual pads.
This video shows you how to play: https://vimeo.com/35131490
What can I do with it?
• Express the sounds you feel
• Play polyphonic music very expressively
• Crazy drumming
• Dream and relax
• Create soundscapes and melodies without musical knowledge
• Visually explore music and music theory
• Different articulations from soft to plucked to hardly slapped
• Natural interaction
• Extend your ways of expression as a percussionist, guitarist, pianist or other musician
• 15 transposable pad layouts with different tonalities from easy to complex
• 8 individual voices for 8 fingers (4 on iPad 1)
• MIDI support: Play your favorite synth with the revolutionary Orphion interface
• Audiobus support: Stream live audio from Orphion directly to other Audiobus-compatible apps
• Orphion Editor (availible as upgrade): Create and share your own custom pad layouts. Download new pad layouts from Orphion Universe
What others say about Orphion:
"We love this instrument! So cool. Great for Deep House, IDM, Ambient, and whatever!" - iPadloops
"A simple but profoundly beautiful and expressive music app" - Evolutionaryarts.org
"Orphion is very customizable and flexible — truly functioning as a full-fledged electronic instrument" - Harrison Weber, The next web
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Latest Release Notes - v1.6.2
Fixes problems with the editor upgrade
Screenshots & Videos
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