iOS MIDI Performance app roundup – apps as an alternative to playing a MIDI keyboard

As I’ve written elsewhere, the touchscreen has introduced a whole range of new ways to create music. However, perhaps one of the less-than-perfect experiences of an iOS virtual synth is playing complex keyboard parts via a virtual touchscreen piano keyboard. Don’t get me wrong – these are great to have when you want to make some music on the move and only have access to your iPad – but, even for accomplished keyboard players, it’s not the same as playing a real, physical, set of keys. The … [Read more...]