Apple has finally made it possible for iOS app developers to offer free, time limited trials. But this could affect users and developers differently. Here's why.
A portable recording interface that can be self-powered, with seamless software integration? Watch Matt Vanacoro's video review to find out if iZotope Spire Studio delivers all it promises.
2017 was a great year for making music on iPads and iPhones, with several major new releases. Here are some of our favourite tools for mobile music-making.
Building up and controlling music or SFX cues for your live shows can be tricky without the right tools. Jay Asher road tested the specialised but still user-friendly Go Button 3.
The team behind Blocs Wave and Launchpad for iOS has released a brand new music app called Groovebox - and it's free to download. Here's everything you need to know.
After a successful Kickstarter, Data Garden are making 60 MIDI Sprouts available to buy on May 22nd at 12pm EST. Because Plants can make music too using your synths or iOS devices.
Be prepared to have your mind blown wide open. Moog have just released possibly the best emulation of a modular synth ever for iPad and iPhone. Details and video demos a plenty of Moog Model 15 below.
Liine (the creators of the super popular Lemur app) are back with Skram, a highly-accessible, intuitive, and addictive app for making electronic music on iPad. Music making experience not required.
As if pattern sequencing 808-style wasn't already fun enough, Roland's TR-REC is a music game app that is set to bring music making (game-style) to the masses for iOS and Android users.
When Ableton announced Link along with Push 2 & Live 9.5 yesterday, it probably didn't get the attention it deserved. This video featuring Elastic Drums shows just how impressive it is.
Korg's latest app interpretation of a hardware machine is the iElectribe drum machine. With a great sound, pattern editing, and the ability to be used as a sound module, this one comes up trumps.
There's an iOS app for every type of musician, DJ and producer out there. The same is true for vocalists. So, here's a neat roundup of four worthy apps every vocalist should check out.
If you make music and own an iPad (capable of running the upcoming iOS 9) then allow yourself a wide smile. Apple are bringing audio units (you know effect and instrument plugins) to iOS 9 iPad soon.
Imagine being able to stream audio seamlessly between your iOS and desktop music software via an audio unit plug-in that lives in your DAW? Audreio does just that!
Ever wanted to try different syncopated rhythms but didn't know where or how to start? PolyRhythm app for iPhone and iPad to the rescue! Lynda Arnold tests it for composition and as a learning tool.