The new 2.3 update of FL Studio Mobile for iOS which has just been submitted to the App Store contains a brand new instrument called MiniSynth. Check out the video below to see the new addition in action. The new version should show up in the App Store soon, Android users will have to wait until early 2014 for their next update.
Chordion, a fun app developed by Olympia Noise Co is currently free on the App Store. Use it to play chords and melodies alongside an arpeggiator or drumbeat. You can choose to sculpt the sounds to your liking in Chordion or use...
Chordion, a fun app developed by Olympia Noise Co is currently free on the App Store. Use it to play chords and melodies alongside an arpeggiator or drumbeat. You can choose to sculpt the sounds to your liking in Chordion or use it as a Midi controller to control other apps like Animoog. Check out a new(!) Momupro video below of me toying around with the default setup.
While these would make for a perfect gift under the Christmas tree, we’ll have to wait until February 2014 for Korg’s take on the toy piano. Korg tinyPIANO will be released in different colours (black, red, white and pink) and will feature 25 built-in sounds such as a classic grand piano, electric piano, clavinet, organ and bell. You’ll also find the classic toy box and toy piano sounds in the tinyPIANO, although in tune. Besides just having your kids smash the keys into avant-garde compositions, the tinyPIANO also offers 50 built-in demo songs for you to listen to. You can […]
The OP-1 has a basic but nifty sampler on board with which you can sample from multiple sources. YouTuber ZuluMonk feeds a sample from his turntable into the OP-1’s line input and shows you how you can edit your sample and put it to use in your composition on the OP-1. Check out the video below:
I’m a heavy fan of recording my environment and using unique sounds in my music. While our current smartphones and tablets replace a lot of devices from the past, the one area where they are still lacking is in the mic department. Although internal microphones keep on improving, there’s nothing like whipping out a high-quality portable recorder for capturing sounds on the go. This is an area where Zoom keeps a large footprint in and the Zoom H6, their new flagship offering featuring interchangeable mic heads looks like a promising new option. Let’s take a closer look. Overview There are […]
News hit the Audiobus forums today that Audiobus 2 will see a release in 2014. Next to a polished up iOS 7 interface, the new Audiobus answers to a lot of long-awaited features like multiple device chains (via in-app purchase), advanced routing and preset management(!). Best of all is that Audiobus 2 will come as an update to your existing Audiobus installation. Check out this teaser video below: And some animated gifs of Audiobus 2 in full effect: Read the full forum post here Audiobus on the App Store
We’ve reached a time where it’s hard to keep track of all the controllers and accessories being released for iOS devices to assist you with music production. And with the latest iPads slowly crawling towards a worthy laptop replacement for serious producing I think it’s time to recap the latest and greatest keyboard controllers that you can pair up with your iPad. Korg MicroKey 25 While the 37-key version is the sweet spot for key real estate, the Microkey 25 can draw its power from just an iPad and is therefore the one we’d take with us. The elegant black […]
Not too long after the Launchpad S release, which was a long due replacement of the original version, Novation released the Launchpad Mini along with the Launchkey Mini and Launch Control. It’s an even smaller version of the successful 64-pad grid controller. Does it make the ‘S’ obsolete or does the Launchpad Mini occupy its own space in the Novation product line? Now that we’re able to catch our breath after the storm of releases let’s check it out. Overview Where I found the Launchpad S heavier than I expected, the Launchpad Mini is indeed the lightweight controller it claims […]