Review: Cakewalk Scratchpad HD for iPad

Want to mashup your iPad? Well, not literally... but, create mashups on your iPad? Cakewalk (famous for their flagship DAW, Sonar) have an app for that. Hollin Jones checks it out.  

Cakewalk is one of the few remaining major DAW developers that hadn't made an iOS app '" until now, that is. You might not be surprised to hear that it isn't actually related to the company's flagship DAW, SONAR, since that's Windows-only. Instead, it's a standalone mashup and performance tool for loop-based performance. Weighing in at a shade under 150 MB, it comes with a selection of up-to-the-minute loops and costs $4.99 /

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More

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