Long gone are the days when the iPad was a mere sketchpad. Now, it really can be the heart of your music-making setup, as Hollin Jones explains.
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.
Korg's Gadget sequencer for Mac, PC and iOS is a fun and powerful way to make beats, record guitars and put tracks together. Here are two videos to get your skills up to speed.
When Korg recreates one of its own classic synths in iOS format, the results are always worth paying attention to. So how did G.W Childs get on with iMono/Poly for iOS?
Portable DAWs have got really powerful over the years, and Beatmaker was one of the first on the scene. Now at version 3, G.W Childs finds out if this really could replace his desktop system.
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.
Macros and shortcuts are one of the best ways to speed up your DAW workflow. Metagrid for iOS aims to bring control of all your DAWs together in one handy location.
Cubase on your Mac or PC may be the heart of your studio but Steinberg has developed a number of cool apps running on iOS to help you work more creatively and flexibly. Here’s how it happens.
Korg just made the ARP Odyssey even more accessible than before. Its popular analog synthesizer is now available for iOS devices as a faithfully modelled app.
Imagine being able to start a music track on your iPad or iPhone and then export it directly as an Ableton Live Set, then open it in Live and re-arrange, mix, master, etc. and finish it off.
Is Quantiloop one of the most powerful and comprehensive loop pedal apps for iOS ever? Before we downloaded and it had promise, but how did it fare after we tested it extensively?
Fancy a synthesizer drum machine that sounds like your old vintage drum synth with plenty of tweakability as an audio unit plugin for iPad & iPhone? Welcome to Ruismaker. We were seriously impressed.
Tascam has announced a new way to bring out the power and performance of your iPad and iPhone music and recording apps - the all-new iXR USB Audio/MIDI interface with iOS connectivity.
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.
Your iPhone, iPad, or iPad Pro is the perfect tool for getting musical inspiration on the move, and Blocs Wave is an app that wants to help you do it. Is this the start of a new wave for music makers?