While I didn’t see a heavily marketed announcement by IK Multimedia yet, a new pad controller called the iRig PADS was showcased at IK’s stand at NAMM. This fully programmable pad-controller seems like a good fit for the pad-controlled apps on your mobile devices. Check out the pictures below.
Audiobus developer Sebastian Dittmann gave Audiofanzine a quick overview of the new stuff in Audiobus 2 at the NAMM conference. Check out the video below where he showcases adding multiple Audiobus chains (available as an IAP) as well as saving them as a preset in the app.
Still very fresh in the App Store, Fugue just had its first update submitted to Apple by developer Michael Aldridge. It adds some much welcome functionality to the innovative sequencing app such as background MIDI and track / note mute (!) to start off a more subtle sequence. Here’s the full post from the Fugue blog: The app will now transmit MIDI in the background, so you can leave it playing and focus on tweaking your iOS synths! When the app loads, be sure to allow access to the microphone. Although the microphone is not used within the app, this […]
The announced 3.20 update of Guitarism is now available on the App Store. As expected the update adds a whole range of effects and new guitars, named the Rockstar Collection IAP. To celebrate this new addition, there is a 40% introductory discount running on the IAP. What’s New Rockstar Collection IAP! A complete suite of stunning guitars, a powerful amp, fantastic effects, beautiful skins and a diverse range of presets! FREE EQ and Reverb effects! Smart Looper: – Records when you play, stops when you open menus – Play your loops while exploring guitars & effects – Smart loopback on […]
Like AUFX: PeakQ earlier the Dub & Space effect plugins also got an update. Here’s what was added in version 1.1.2 for both apps: • Left/right/stereo input selection • Improve input/output level meters • Fix occasional iPhone scrolling bug • iOS7: Check microphone permission at launch in case user accidentally turned it off • Minor icon tweak Get AUFX: Dub Get AUFX: Space
After debuting on the App Store with Scratchpad, Cakewalk is looking to bring over their Z3TA+ 2 synth for Win/Mac to iOS in February as their second music making app. Features Over 500 on-board, expertly crafted presets Support for Inter-App Audio, Background Audio, and AudioBus Classic waveshaping Z3TA+2 synth engine with 6 Oscillators, 6 LFOs, filters and more Modulation Matrix including 16 Sources, Curves, Controls, and Destinations Advanced modular effects including Distortion, Modulation, Compression, Delay, Reverb and Limiter External MIDI control and a user-friendly onboard Keyboard Performance section with Tap Tempo and assignably XY Pad, Mod Wheels, and User Controlled […]
Korg announced what looks like an impressive new app for iPad today called Korg Gadget. Gadget is an all-in-one music production app featuring 15 different compact synths and drum machines in what’s promoted as ‘a second DAW’. You can sequence, mix, record and share your compositions all within the app which uses a vertical orientation as its main view. Korg Gadget supports AudioCopy, Audiobus and WIST out of the box and you can share your music on GadgetCloud, a music sharing site built on SoundCloud. Check out the promotion video below: And another one: We’ll definitely feature this in an […]
There’s a new OS coming for the OP-1 and Teenage Engineering showcased a very early beta stage of three new features in this Future Music video: Here’s a short description of what’s new: New Etch-a-sketch sequencer New D-Synth Global tune configuration No release date announced yet, but we can’t wait to try out the new stuff!
Just like Apogee earlier, IK Multimedia updates their iOS microphone to a higher quality version today. The iRig Mic HD features a 44.1 – 96 kHz sampling rate and what’s new in the HD versus the regular iRig Mic is a internal preamp and analog to digital converter, allowing you to capture a digital 24-bit signal into your laptop or iOS device. The iRig Mic HD comes with a Lightning and USB connection cable, for respectively connecting it to newer generation iPhones / iPads or your Mac / PC. Features • Only digital mic to support all popular mobile, laptop […]