A revolutionary tactile cube that will change the way you and your family enjoy, create and learn music. Skoog is a powerful and fun music interface for iPad that opens up a world of ‘musicplay’ to everyone, including those with disabilities.
Whatever your skills, abilities and musical talents, Skoog’s universal design enables accessible, expressive music-making for children, parents, teachers, musicians and families.
How Does it Work?
Skoog is designed to get you ‘hands-on’ with musical sounds. It’s like a games controller for making music – it’s a squashy foam cube that acts as a wireless (Bluetooth SMART) controller for the App running on your iPad.
Jam with your favourite tracks instantly! The Skoog App integrates with your iTunes media library or music streaming service and automatically tunes your Skoog so you can play along with the music you love. This is musicplay – just choose a song and get playing. Creative and fun, with Skoog you play to learn: that’s what musicplay is all about.
For Families Skoog is a fun way for families to explore sound and music together with the kids and grandparents, with no need to master complicated music theory or playing techniques.
For individuals with a disability For individuals with a disability Skoog is an accessible musical instrument. Adjustable and intuitive, the interface in combination with the App provides a level playing field playing, learning and creating music.
For educators For educators Skoog has a range of application in Special Education and inclusive music provision. Designed with accessibility in mind, Skoog can be used by musicians of all abilities, making it the go-to instrument for music therapists and assistive technologists too.
For aspiring musicians For aspiring musicians Skoog is an easy to learn musical instrument that can play within seconds.
For electronic musicians For electronic musicians it is a real time. multi parameter expressive controller that brings life to you compositions, live sets and synth jams.
The Skoog App
This is the control room for your Skoog. It’s all you need to connect, customise and play, has full MIDI support and is compatible with iOS 9 multitasking. The App supports our unique musicplay functionality. Integrating with your iTunes media library or music streaming service the App can automatically tune your Skoog so you can play along with the music you love. Available from the App store.
Skoogmusic for Mac & PC
In addition to using Skoog 2.0 with iPad & iPhone, it also can be used with your PC or Mac. Skoogmusic is the music-making platform for use with Skoog interfaces. Select from a range of instruments from clarinet to congas, voice to violin… even a space bass. Give a new twist to a hit song with Skoog Skores, or record and layer your own tracks. Skoogmusic is compatible with GarageBand and Logic so you can access an even bigger universe of instruments, sound effects and tools. It also supports MIDI on Windows via 3rd party routing software.
Height: 15 cm
Width: 13 cm
Length: 13 cm
Weight: 585 grams
System Requirements: Bluetooth Low Energy. iOS 7 or 8. Mac OS X v10.6 or later
Compatibility: Skoog is compatible with iPad models that support Bluetooth Low Energy – this includes iPad 3rd Generation, iPad 4th Generation, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad mini, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Pro; and running iOS 9+.