Forget burgers. Make beats. A popular fast food chain in the Netherlands created a paper placemat that syncs to a smartphone via Bluetooth and provides comprehensive sampling and beat making features.
Designed to get you jamming across multiple platforms and devices, the (Novation) Blocs Wave for iOS music creation app now includes Ableton Link support. It's a free update for existing users.
From the makers of Loopy and Audiobus, A Tasty Pixel, comes The Amazing Audio Engine, an easy way to create your own iOS audio apps that are compatible with Audiobus and the Audio Unit spec.
iOS musicians stand up. So you want to get audio from one iOS app to another? Audiobus is the app you should have already installed. Here's a quick getting started guide for setting up Audiobus.
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.
The Korg iDS-10 has found its way from the Nintendo DS to iPhone. And it comes with improvements which Korg claim make it the synth studio for iPhone users. G.W. Childs puts it to the test...
There's a growing number of music looping apps available for iPhone and iPad, but LooperSonic caught our eye with its attention to details, flexibility and some powerful features. Check out the video.
Many studies have shown certain sounds and music to have profound health benefits for the listener. With this in mind, Lynda Arnold put the relaxation powers of MyNoise for iOS to the test.
Could your humble iPad or iPhone be the foundation for the future of music making? These 10 apps from 2015 suggest there is hope for the brave new world for musicians and live performers.
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.
One of the stand-out features on Apple’s iPhone 6S & 6S Plus is 3D Touch. In a nutshell it allows pressure sensitive control of apps. Now imagine how that could be used for synths & MIDI controllers.
Elastic Drums for iOS has received plaudits since its release, so we were curious to find out if it really is as good as it sounds. Plus, 5 randomly selected comments will get a copy of Elastic Drums!
Collaboration with legendary electronic music label Ninja Tune sees the release of first two in a series of new artist packs for Novation's popular Launchpad iPhone/iPad app.