As iPhones and iPads become more powerful and the apps more capable here's the essential gear needed to turn your iOS device in the heart of a powerful music production studio.
GeoShred 5.1 for iPad was impressive before, but how does it appeal to musicians after the SWAM update now that six world-class instruments from Audio Modeling are available? Find out here.
This slick and futuristic beat-making app for iOS is addictive and sounds great. Hollin Jones can’t stop making tunes with Auxy Pro…
Created by Blue Mangoo and The Beat Community, Multiband is a unique iOS app that splits the output for non-multi-out apps into 4 frequency bands, ideal for multiband processing and more.
It's a 9-channel sampler and sequencer with powerful features, some you'd only expect to find in a pro DAW... and it's a collaboration made between Andrew Huang, Oliver Greschke & Christian Blomert.
You’ve got a shiny iPad and some music apps for it, but how can you really power up your productivity? Hollin Jones has 5 suggestions…
Possibly the most iconic synthesier, Minimoog Model D, got its own app in 2018. Moog made the synth app free during the global pandemic and since then it's been downloaded 1 million times!
ClassicFX combines some much-loved audio effects in new and interesting ways on your iOS device. Hollin Jones took it for a spin.
FRMS (pronounced frames) gives granular synthesis a musical edge by mixing it with subtractive and FM synthesis to produce a wide variety of possible timbres.
Soundstorming aims to help musicians and artists use their phones as a remote platform to be discovered instead of their sonic ideas being recorded, discarded and forgotten about.
NInja Tune and Coldcut have released what could be the most powerful sample sequencer ever built for iOS. Hollin Jones finds out if it's true'¦
Emulating the character of guitar amp reverb systems, this new plug-in from Eventide goes beyond what is possible in the hardware domain.
Jams are like live chat for making music. Jam with as many or few people as you want - find out how to sign up for the beta here.
Roland's multi-platform, free-to-access music app gets a boost with new features in the 1.1 update. Here's what's new.
Geert Bevin has been a pioneer of MIDI, musical instrument and software design for many years. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick and what his future holds.