Focusrite has come up with a tiny audio interface for iOS that can phantom power from your phone or iPad. Matt Vanacoro welcomes an ultra portable solution.
If you like the idea of building your own instrument but don't fancy one of the heavier desktop tools, Reactable Systems' ROTOR may be just what you're looking for.
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.
Novation/Blocs have released a major update for Launchpad for iPhone & new iPad version. Update 4.0 makes it possible to edit pads and import your own audio on iPhone and pan per pad on iPad.
This new iOS app for iPhone and iPad, Focusrite Control, not only allows you to control interfaces from the Scarlett 6i6, Clarett and RED ranges but it's free too.
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.
Have you ever taken a photo or video at a concert using your smart phone? This patent from Apple could enable them to disable your camera at certain venues and could change everything.
Lurssen Mastering Console for iPad from IK Multimedia is pretty darn good. Make no doubt about that. So we think many producers will be pleased to know it's now available for iPhone too.
If you're looking for clip-on lavalier microphone, with a quality external signal converter, Apogee & Sennheiser's ClipMic digital brings pro mobile recording for iOS devices. Here's our video review.
You can now inject that legendary high-gain Boogie magic into your playing with the AmpliTube MESA/Boogie app for iPhone & iPad - the official mobile MESA/Boogie tone studio collection of MESA amps.
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.
The support popular DS-10 for Nintendo DS has had a major upgrade and is now available, as iDS-10, for iPhone. Check out the info and video for full details on this portable synthesizer studio.
IK Multimedia tell us their iRig Acoustic brings studio-microphone quality sound recording from any acoustic guitar which is an industry first for a mobile mic/interface for iOS, Mac & Android!
In recent years cymatics has been used to make geometric patterns created by vibrations, and often, sound vibrations. The new app, CymaScope makes this more accessible to the masses than ever before.