As the iPad continues to evolve, so do its apps. And this is a good thing for iPad producers and musicians in particular. Hollin Jones highlights 10 excellent apps for iPad designed for making beats.
It's not hot news anymore when we realize that Apple's iPad is now powerful enough to run a dedicated DAW. So, which DAW iOS app is the best around? Here are our top four choices...
Propellerhead create great sounding synths & playable apps for iOS devices! As soon as Thor for iPad was released, G. W. Childs, one of the original sound designers, took it for a long spin.
It’s just you up there, making the crowd groove... with just your iPad! Native Instruments’ Traktor DJ for iPad is powerful indeed! In this Hollin Jones shares 10 excellent tips for Traktor DJ users.
Steinberg's latest iOS app, Cubase iC Pro, is a nifty controller for Cubase on your Mac/PC. Hollin Jones investigates just how worthy this iOS controller really is.
If you wish to route audio and MIDI internally on a Mac, there are a number of useful options. On the iPad/iPhone platform, however, it becomes more tricky... that is until Audiobus arrived!!
Mixed in Key's iMashup for iOS is designed to make making mashups much more manageable! Sara Simms takes it for spin in this feature review for MPV Hub.
The iRig Stomp from IK Multimedia allows you to use your guitar with your iPad... without cracking the screen with your foot! Mike Watkinson puts his foot down in this revealing review.
Native Instruments scored a hit with iMaschine for iOS beat makers. And for DJs? Traktor DJ for iPad has hit the app store! Hollin Jones takes this app for a spin in this exclusive review.
When faced with teaching music using iPads in a school, college or other setting, which apps should you turn to? There are so many apps! Lynda Arnold chooses 5 essential ones every classroom needs.
Before GarageBand for iOS was introduced, a DAW on a tablet seemed far-fetched. GB for iOS (and Auria) changed all that, though there's still room for more. So, how does Cubasis for iPad fare?
NodeBeat is the perfect app to generate fresh musical ideas. Adam Goldberg shows how to use it with Logic Pro to get your creative juices flowing… wirelessly!
IK Multimedia are back with another music app for iOS: iGrand Piano. No prizes for guessing the focus of this app... but how does it measure up to the real thing? Mike Watkinson investigates.
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.
Mike Watkinson lets his hair out & gets ready to shred using JamUp Pro for iOS. Before he does, he's kindly written an excellent review of this guitar amp and effects simulator! Read on.