Premier Guitar reviews iRig Acoustic and AmpliTube Acoustic
"The sound I produced through the iRig Acoustic and its partner app was impressive for such a small and simple setup….to get warm and surprisingly natural tone from a pick-shaped, clip-on device and my iPad? That’s pretty cool."
A strong recommendation from one of the world's most influential technology authorities
The Guardian newspaper has published its round-up of "Thirty of the Best Gadgets under £30". Covering everything from headphones, kettles, chargers and gaming controllers, writer Kit Buchan couldn't leave out iRig Mic Cast: "The iRig Mic Cast is a godsend for on-the-hoof interviewers and smartphone film‑makers."
Business Insider's top pick for an interface is IK's iRig PRO
"If you've been looking for an easy way to record high-quality music on-the-go then, the iRig Pro may be the solution you've been looking for. It's a one-plug solution that works not only with my Mac, but my iPhone and iPad too. You can record using any software you'd like…Most importantly, the sound was clean, and free of hum and distortion. Ease of use and iOS compatibility are what puts this device over the top for me."
"Simple to use and capable of professional-sounding results"
Guitar & Bass Magazine have featured iRig Pro DUO in their "Six of the Best - Home Recording Essentials" round-up: "The home recording revolution has made it possible to get pro-level results on a shoestring budget."
Bass Musician Magazine reviews IK’s new broadcast mount with integrated preamp
"Developed with the assistance of mobile broadcast professionals, the iKlip A/V will easily become your best friend if you do a lot of YouTube demos and rely on your smartphone. In this day and age where everything is online, having something like the iKlip A/V is an easy way to make the quality of your videos stand out above the rest."
"A real bargain, not only for its intrinsic quality but also for the amount of software that comes with it"
"It’s hard to create a more versatile interface. The connectivity is really comprehensive and everything you may ever need is there. A very smart, well-conceived product."
"Extreme ease of use combined with a magnificent sound full of nuances"
"Saturator X impressed us through its ability to work flexibly both as a sound refiner and destructor. And this with an extreme ease of use combined with a magnificent sound full of nuances. Not only can this tool be successfully used to provide single tracks with more character, warmth and spirit but also, when necessary, it can deliver wonderfully brutal - while always musical - results."
“It captures the sound faithfully and without any unwanted noise”
"Considering its affordable cost, iRig Acoustic offers the best solution for all those acoustic, classical guitar and ukulele players out there who need a quality tool for recording on computer, smartphone and tablet or who just simply need it for live gigs."
"The dynamics and timbre of the instrument’s natural sound are captured with an astounding detail"
"The sound quality is remarkably high and the extreme ease of use at an unbeatable price easily explains why iRig Acoustic is already flying off the shelves."
"The ideal tool for all musicians who want to play on the go or in the studio"
"The sound is faithful to the original source and without any artifacts: Being able to use such a tool on a mobile device is just incredible! From the viewpoint of quality and versatility, there is little to be said: it is a brand new generation interface."
"It really does present the character of a condenser mic well"
"A solid package at a decent price that provides a good mobile recording option ... this is the first time acoustic musicians have an easy hardware and app package to inspire mobile recording."
"Great range of sounds, stunning graphics, clever Feedback Killer"
"The clean acoustic sounds are true and clear, and there are enough tonal customisation possibilities to satisfy even the most feature-hungry player. Throw in all the extra goodies and I have an extremely comprehensive acoustic guitar setup."
"IK Multimedia have a bit of a winner here!"
Reviewing iRig Acoustic in MusicAppBlog, editor John Walden was impressed with its audio quality and ease of use: "Most novice users are going to find it way easier to get a decent acoustic guitar recording with this system than with a budget-level mic."
"It turns out to be an absolute winner at the end of the recording process"
"A dream for anyone who would like to apply the final touch to their songs - even without the necessary knowledge of mastering. Everyone who has found mastering to be an art in itself or who just ended up with worse results after having tried to improve their songs for hours and hours should definitely check it out."
"Truly offers everything that a producer's heart could desire"
"Everyone who needs an excellent sounding, relatively well-priced orchestral library, should definitely check out Miroslav Philharmonik 2: beautiful HD sound, extreme ease of use and wide-ranging sound editing options which truly offer everything that a producer's heart could desire."
"The sound is leagues above what a phone mic will provide"
"If you're shooting video using a smart phone or a DSLR and want better shots, less camera shake, mic phantom power and much more in an easy to use and clever device, then you need to check this out."
"A versatile and affordable all-in-one studio for iOS, Android and desktop computers"
Reviewing iRig Pro DUO in their July 2016 issue, Sound on Sound reports: "ln session, pre-amp and playback quality is perfectly respectable, and the interface is simple to operate."
USA Beatbox television advertisement scored with and shows IK products
Check out the HP Computer TV ad featuring producer and singer/songwriter, KOVAS, with Vine star & Beatbox artist, Marcus Perez, that shows iRig Pads and was also scored using SampleTank 3, T-RacKS and iRig Pads. The commercial is about how Marcus is inspired by everyday sounds in the world to incorporate into his beatbox. After tracking ideas on his HP laptop, he heads to the studio to meet his producer, KOVAS. He shows him the ideas and then they create a new song together.
Leading technology TV series highlights IK at MoJoCon 2016
MoJoCon is the leading annual event for mobile journalism technology. Every year it attracts visitors from the world's leading news and broadcast organisations. BBC Click sent a team to check out this year's innovations - so of course they headed straight for the IK stand!
"The program scores with extreme ease of use, fast workflow and excellent results"
"IK Multimedia has managed to put together a very handy software solution to greatly simplify the very complex workflow surrounding mastering. The program scores with extreme ease of use, fast workflow and excellent results. It addresses both the needs of a home studio as well as any professional sound studio."