Zivix Announces Partnership with Musopia

Collaboration adds Full jamstik+ Integration into FourChords Guitar Karaoke App
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Zivix’s jamstik+ Now Teaches More Than 1,000 Popular Songs with New Musopia Partnership

Widely acclaimed FourChords Guitar Karaoke App now compatible with the jamstik+ to play along with your favorite songs

Zivix, the technology company with a mission to make music accessible to everyone, today announced a new partnership with Musopia, makers of the popular FourChords Guitar Karaoke App. The collaboration adds full jamstik+ integration into the app, and players learning with the jamstik+ will now be able to learn more than 1000 popular songs in a simple, fun and interactive way.

“Many of our users are first-time guitar players, and after they learn the basics and their first chords with our jamTutor app series, FourChords is the perfect next step for them to start playing their favorite songs,” said Matt Cannon, producer at Zivix LLC. “What’s better motivation to keep learning an instrument than playing your favorite song?”

"New technology provides interesting possibilities to accelerate the learning process, " said Topi Löppönen, chief executive officer, Musopia. "By combining the new ways of learning chords with jamstik+ as well as learning to play entire songs with FourChords, we can offer an incredibly fast track for users to play their favorite music in record time!"

Additional Features of the jamstik+:

  • Infrared light-sensing technology “sees” finger placement and provides real-time feedback
  • Includes Free Apps, jamTutor guitar lesson series, jamstik+ and jamMix
  • Ultra-portable & lightweight, making it ideal to practice or create music anywhere
  • Quiet: Plug headphones into the iPhone or iPad and no one will hear it but you
  • Loud: Plug your favorite speaker into the iPhone and iPad and rock out for a crowd
  • Compatible with GarageBand® and hundreds of other existing MIDI apps
  • Real strings, real frets and real transferable skills… And never needs tuning
  • New picking system: Fishman Magnetic Pickup, increased response and expression

Beginning in September 2015, customers who purchase a jamstik+ will receive a free 30 day VIP subscription to the FourChords App, included in the box ordered at retail or online. The FourChords app can be downloaded here on the iOS App Store for iPhone and iPad. A video detailing the jamstik+ guitar lessons apps and the FourChords integration can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/137888826

About Zivix
Based in Minneapolis, Zivix is a technology company focused on making musical instruments more accessible for everyone. Zivix builds products for musicians, people who want to become musicians, and people who just want to have fun with musical tools. Learn more at jamstik.com or http://www.mipuc.com

About Musopia

Based in Helsinki, Finland, Musopia Ltd is a mobile app development studio dedicated to creating fresh and innovative music software. FourChords Guitar Karaoke, ChordShaker Pocket Guitar and Ukeoke Ukulele Karaoke are the first Apple Featured apps from this team of guitar enthusiasts and IT professionals. The next unique apps are under production.