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Put on a show with DrumKick


by Mark Jeschke
FREE in the App Store

Put on a show with DrumKick.

What is it about?

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For those who...

  • It’s ideal for drummers and anyone else who enjoys creating music.

Not for those who...

  • If you don’t have multiple iDevices at home, the magic of the app will be lost.

Why we love it

If you’re a drummer, you need this app installed. There’s nothing like it in the App Store. The intuitive layout and low-latency is simply icing on the cake.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Music Education
Last updated
December 22, 2015
Release date
April 26, 2013
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App Store Description

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DrumKick is the ultimate live performance drum app on-the-go! It gives you the freedom to play a great-sounding, intuitively laid-out drum kit anywhere—without the hassle of lugging your entire acoustic set to the show. Simply plug into a P.A. system, headphones, a boombox, or an amplifier, and you're ready to rock!

– Connect to your Bluetooth-enabled laptop or device with MIDI over Bluetooth.
– Core and Virtual MIDI support.
– Audiobus & Inter-App Audio support.
– Featured in Apple's December 2014 Music-Making Apps for "The Song."
– Featured in Apple's Band In Your Hand showcase.
– Rated as a Killer App on Apps4iDevices.


DrumKick is the only stereo drum app that allows you to play the kick drum with your foot!

With DrumKick installed on two iOS devices, such as an iPad and an iPhone, you can use the iPhone as a Bluetooth remote to play the kick drum with your foot! It also works with two iPhones or iPod touches. Or, you can mix and match.

How does it work?

Playing the virtual kick drum pedal is achieved by inserting the iPhone (upside down) into a snug fitness band that's wrapped around your ankle, or the front tube of your relatively clean crew sock. Tap your toes with your heel down, and the iPhone's accelerometer will trigger the kick drum sound on the iPad via Bluetooth.

Feature Highlights:

• Play the kick drum sound with your foot, using a second iOS device via standard Bluetooth connection.

• High-quality drum stereo sounds with independent control of their volume, pitch and pan levels.

• Low-latency with drum taps and sounds.

• Retina-enhanced, interactive, 3-D animated drums and cymbals.

• Multiple tap regions for triggering different drum and cymbal sounds.

• Ability to switch the drum kit's audio output from stereo to mono when connected to stereo speakers, such as a P.A. system.

• Touch-hold on the crash cymbal for a choked cymbal* muting effect.

• Audiobus & Inter-App Audio support (iOS7+) for adding effects apps to DrumKick's output and recording into to GarageBand, Loopy, or AudioShare.

• Audiobus Remote triggers for playing DrumKick's sounds via a secondary iOS Device with the Audiobus Remote app installed. Requires the Audiobus app, iOS 8.3 +, and a Bluetooth LE-enabled iOS device, such as an iPad 3, iPhone 4S & higher.

• Core MIDI IN & OUT support, thanks to Nic Grant of Audeonic Apps for his robust MidiBus Library ( and generous help.

• MIDI over Bluetooth support.

• Compatible with the iRig BlueBoard MIDI foot controller. Requires Bluetooth LE-enabled iOS device, such as an iPad 3, iPhone 4S & higher. The iRig BlueBoard does not work with iPad 2.

• Jam along with music apps that run in the background, such as GarageBand, Pandora, or your iPod music library.

• Minimum requirements: iPad 2, iPhone 4S and newer devices are recommended.

* No cymbals were harmed during the making of this app.

DrumKick is not just for professionals. Kids and toddlers love playing it, too! The best part about it is volume control and the headphone jack!

Please feel free to rate and review DrumKick in the App Store. As an independent developer, your feedback will allow me to make further improvements, and make DrumKick the best drum app that I can.

Note: If you have an issue or find a bug within DrumKick, please do not inform me about it in an App Review, since that method doesn't provide your contact information. For help and support, please send an email to:

Known issues:

• Missing UI panel for controlling the playback and recording from an Inter-App Audio connected app.

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