Stockholm, Sweden, January 19, 2017 —KORG today announced a partnership with Allihoopa, the social network for making music. The partnership will result in the release of KORG Gadget for Mac and iOS with support for Allihoopa’s social network, which will enable KORG Gadget users to “drop” music they’ve created to the Allihoopa network for easy sharing and collaboration with anyone else on Allihoopa.
“We see the Allihoopa network as the place music collaborators of all ilks will meet up,” says Hironori Fukuda, Manager at KORG. “With just a tap, KORG Gadget users can be collaborating with the tons of vocalists, guitar players, rappers, producers and creative souls that make up the Allihoopa community.”
KORG Gadget* with Allihoopa support will be available in February 2017. The “Drop to Allihoopa” function will also be available in the newly released KORG Gadget for Mac directly from the menu bar. Allihoopa users can build on those Gadget tracks by opening them directly into their app of choice such as Allihoopa Take or Propellerhead Reason. * KORG Gadget Le for iOS is also planned to support Allihoopa.
“KORG Gadget is a perfect app to create a beat, backing track or song bed for other Allihoopa users to build on,” says Gustaf Kellner, CEO at Allihoopa. “We are extremely proud that Korg is now joining us in opening a whole new set of collaboration opportunities to the music doing community. We can’t wait to hear what comes of it.”
KORG joins Allihoopa’s Figure and Take apps and Propellerhead Reason software as the first applications supporting Allihoopa’s social network. Allihoopa offers software toolkits for third-party developers to integrate directly into their applications and services into is platform.
User can download KORG Gadget for iOS on the iTunes AppStore: itunes.apple.com/app/korg-gadget/id791077159?mt=8. The Mac version will be available in February 2017.
Browsing, listening and signing up for Allihoopa accounts is free at allihoopa.com
Since its establishment in 1963, KORG INC. has always strived to manufacture epoch-making electronic musical instruments using innovative creativity and the company’s own extensive technological expertise. In 1975, KORG introduced the world’s first compact tuner with a needle meter and has continued to produce innovative products worldwide which are at the forefront of the musical instruments market.
KORG synthesizers combine excellent sound quality and advanced technology which have earned the admiration of music fans and professional musicians everywhere. Today, KORG continues to design and develop a wide range of electronic musical instruments from synthesizers, software and tuners, to digital pianos, signal processors, digital recorders and other peripheral equipment.
Allihoopa unites everyone doing music together—wherever they are, whenever they like and however they choose. Inviting all ambitions, skills and levels of participation, Allihoopa is the only social network that connects people, music content and music apps. It is a place for “music in the making,” where people from all over the globe come together to exchange ideas, collaborate and encourage each other. Allihoopa users can freely use anything they find from the growing pool of over one million user-generated pieces. Allihoopa provides access to its platform through open APIs and software toolkits, enabling integration of any app or service. Founded in 2016, the company is based in Stockholm Sweden.