GeoShred by MoForte and Jordan Rudess is one of the best apps in the field of playability. Above all, the app is far superior to other music applications because the developers have correctly implemented what the iPad/iPhone stands for. Make music in an innovative way with fingers. Add to this, GeoShred is powered by a very powerful physical modelling engine with which you can design unlimited special side instruments.
Today, the developers announced GeoShred Play, a second version of the powerful GeoShred app that includes less features but mainly focus on playability. GeoShred Play is especially exciting for musicians who are not familiar with sound design but only want to play an instrument. An additional in-app-purchase allows you to activate and discover the complete physical modelling engine. So seen, this second version opens the world of GeoShred to more musicians but for a more affordable price.
GeoShred Play is an expressive musical instrument with a multi touch performance surface, coupled with an advanced guitar physical model. A fusion of Wizdom Music’s Geo Synthesizer user interface (Jordan Rudess), and moForte’s powerful, modeled guitar and effects chain based on the next generation Physical Modeling research of Dr. Julius O. Smith III of Stanford/CCRMA.
GeoShred Play Overview
With GeoShred Play, everyone can shred using the the new diatonic playing surface! You can Shred the Blues and never hit a wrong note. Slide your finger in any direction and let the magic happen using a scale that fits perfectly against a backing track. GeoShred Play is a play-only version of the award-winning GeoShred musical instrument for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. GeoShred Play can be used to perform GeoShred Pro presets. It’s a great way to get started with GeoShred, AND it can be upgraded to ALL of the powerful GeoShred Pro features like preset editing, MIDI/MPE and setlist editing.
- A fluidly expressive playing surface + a Physically modeled guitar
- A diatonic keyboard where every key on the screen is in the scale.
- Support for backing tracks
- 3D touch on devices that support 3D touch.
- Inter-App Audio and Audiobus support.
Update 2.6 Adds Diatonic Keyboard Support To GeoShred Pro & Play
Beside the release of GeoShred Play, the developers also announced a major update for the GeoShred Pro. It features now a diatonic playing surface that brings a lot of new ways how to play it. Also, they fix important bugs (iPhone X, iOS 11 edge detection) and added the option to turn off background music.