Blocs Wave for iOS gets Ableton Link support, Now Jam in Sync Via Free Update

Designed to get you jamming across multiple platforms and devices, the (Novation) Blocs Wave for iOS music creation app now includes Ableton Link support. It's a free update for existing users.  

Blocs Wave for iOS, the new music-creation app released last month, now gets Ableton Link support for epic mobile jamming sessions. Now combine Blocs Wave’s real-time stretch engine, with a super-fast and intuitive browser, to make this the perfect partner app for real-time jamming. Playing together is now easier than ever. 

With support for Link in Blocs Wave, you can now jam in sync with other Link-enabled apps simply by joining the same wireless network. Forget the hassle of setting up — just focus on playing music. You can even connect to Ableton Live running on a laptop. Anyone can start and stop their part while others keep playing. Anyone can adjust the tempo and the rest will follow. No MIDI cables, no installation, just free-flowing sync that works.

This free update for Blocs Wave includes Ableton Link support.

This free update for Blocs Wave includes Ableton Link support.

A growing number of other great music-making iOS apps also support Ableton Link.

Highlight Features

  • Sync easily over Wi-Fi with other music-making apps
  • Change tempo in real-time, even from another app
  • Sync with your other iOS devices or with Friends
  • Sync with Ableton Live
  • Blocs Waves browser lets you quickly add loops that work in-time and in-key
  • It’s a free update

Combine professional sounds from a wide array of genres. Tweak sounds using beautiful touchable waveforms, and even record your own vocals or instruments to help bring your ideas to life in minutes. With a real-time stretch loop concept at its heart, the app is designed to get you moving through new combinations quickly, in search of the perfect groove or musical idea. When you’re done, export each sound and then continue in your own favourite external music software.

Watch the Blocs Wave Link Video

About Blocs

The Blocs team grew out of Focusrite / Novation, where they were responsible for previous innovations such as the original Launchpad hardware and the Launchpad for iOS app. They are now based at Tileyard Studios in Kings Cross, London. Learn more about us here:

Blocs Wave is a Novation Sub-brand.

Get Blocs Wave for iOS here:

  • App Introductory Price: $3.99, $4.99
  • Website with further product information here:
  • Asset Pack available for download here: Public link 
  • Want to try the app? pre-launch or post-launch contact:
  • Codes for the app can be made available for competitions upon request


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