One developer known as Audanika thinks that they've developed a new instrument interface that alleviates the need for any prior training in music. Have they succeeded? G. W. Childs finds out.
From DAW plug-in to iPad app, Sugar Bytes have designed something rather special for the digital mobile musician in Turnado. Hollin Jones gets mangling with this iOS processor powerhouse.
Since it was announced, we've been eagerly waiting to get hands-on with IK Multimedia's iRig HD Guitar interface. Now it's here, Mike Watkinson wasted no time putting it to the test.
How does sound affect us? Can sound be used as a healing tool? Lynda Arnold sits down with sound healing pioneer, Jonathan Goldman, to discuss this and more (including his new Chakra Tuner iPad app).
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.
Not only does Borderlands Granular by Chris Carlson look the part on your iPad, it also can produce some impressive granular synthesis textures and rhythms as Rory Dow discovers.
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!
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.