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.
If you want to learn new music more quickly and more accurately than ever before and you have a Mac and/or iOS device, then Capo 3 and Capo Touch could be just what you didn't know you needed.
The innovators over at WholeWorldBand have joined forces with Band Aid 30 to create the Band Aid Challenge. If you don't know WholeWorldBand it gives you the ability to collaborate in unexpected ways!
Whether you need help to create chord progressions or a songwriting tool to help take your songs to the next level, ProChords for iOS is on-hand for you! Darren Burgos gets hands on.
Alchemy Mobile just got an upgrade to support iOS 7 and inter-app audio. Also read, watch and listen to the new Water ($4.99). And, feel good about purchasing as 50% of proceeds go to Frank Water!
Your iPhone / iPad can help you when it comes to music theory. Lynda Arnold takes a closer look at the how well InTunes and Quiztones test help with training ears for musicians and producers.
The beauty of the App Store is how talented developers can create left-field music apps that might never have seen the light of day for desktop computer systems. Adam Goldberg tests out one such app.
Take a tour of Glitchbreaks for iOS with Mike Watkinson. Find out if this nifty app is the ideal way to cut, glitch and loop your beats on your favorite Apple mobile devices.
Has it been a long week? Need to de-stress and find a way to really relax your mind? Check out this review of White Noise for iOS devices - a background ambient music app.
Ever dreamed of playing the flute on your iPhone? Even if you haven't, check out this review of the FREE Songbird app for iOS and TooT - the mouthpiece. Discover your inner ocarina player!
When the father of digital synthesis created PPG WaveGenerator for iPad, Rory Dow (being a self-respecting synthesist) stood up and put it through its paces.