Watch Novation Blocs Wave for iOS Helping Produce New Musical Ideas

New Novation sub-brand: Blocs, announced Blocs Wave - a music creation app for iOS a few days ago. Of real interest is the performance video with Toby Gale and the interview video with the Blocs team.  

Blocs Wave for iOS is a music-creation app designed to inspire new ideas. 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.

See Blocs Wave in action here, in a performance video featuring Toby Gale:

Watch this video showcasing the developers behind Blocs Wave:

Start New Music

Find and combine sounds using pads, change key and tempo in real-time.

Make Every Sound Unique

Tweak sounds using beautiful, touchable waveforms.

Record New Sounds

Capture your own sounds, vocals and instruments, even through audiobus.

Import and Export your Own Sounds

Bring in your own sounds from other apps, or export to them.

Huge Library of Pro Sounds

Explore pro sounds across genres, from electronic to indie. Get more sounds via the store.

Bloc Wave

Key Features

  • Made for iPad and iPhone
  • Combine 8 sounds at the same time
  • 6 soundpacks included (nearly 300 loops)
  • Browser Modes include: Discover, Soundpack, Type filtering
  • Store view: 12 soundpacks available, updated weekly
  • New soundpacks are added regularly
  • Download on-the-move - optimised for 3G/4G mobile networks
  • 3D touch enabled on iPhone 6plus - preview waveforms
Blocs Wave with Focusrite audio interface, Novation Circuit & Critter & Guitari Pocket Piano

Advanced Features

  • Real-time Stretch Engine - change tempo at any time
  • In-Key System - helps keep you in key at all times (minor)
  • Low-Latency Recording - ideal for live looping
  • iPad Pro supported - optimised to use the whole iPad Pro screen
  • Import and export from AudioCopy, AudioShare, Mail
  • Record and Monitor using most USB audio interfaces
  • Audiobus, AudioCopy, and hardware input and outputs supported 

More Information 

Get Blocs Wave for iOS here.

App Introductory Price: £3.99, $4.99

Website with further product information here:


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