Wizdom Music's GeoShred 2 arrives with MPE support

GeoShred 2 comes with new effects.
GeoShred 2 comes with new effects.

A year on from the launch of the first version of GeoShred, Wizdom Music has released version 2 of its modelled guitar instrument.

The update adds support for the upcoming MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression) MIDI spec, meaning that, as well as being a performance synth, GeoShred 2 is now also an iPad-based MIDI/MPE controller.

There are new effects, too, and additional tweakable parameters for the guitar model itself.

Check out the specs below. GeoShred 2 is is available now from the Apple App Store and costs $19/$25.

Wizdom Music GeoShred 2 features

  • A fluidly expressive playing surface coupled with a Physically modeled guitar
  • MIDI IN/OUT and MPE support
  • MIDI control using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, virtual MIDI and all digital interfaces including the
  • TASCAM iXR and iConnectivity
  • MIDI configuration presets
  • Customizable control surface that can be mapped to physical MIDI Controls
  • Inter-App Audio and Audiobus support.
  • Multiple Modeled effects
  • Modeled feedback and VCF effects
  • Echo, a unique looper and multi-tap echo
  • Finger vibrato, slide and fret scraping
  • Unique mono mode using intervals of multiple strings.
  • Built in Arpeggiator
  • Alternative tunings
  • Intelligent pitch rounding
  • Easily share presets with friends
Ben Rogerson
Deputy Editor

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it.