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:
Now that the Audiobus SDK has been publicly released you could dedicate a whole website on all the app chains you can create. For all the producers that love to sample sounds, there are numerous ways to get your fix on iOS nowadays. SoundCloud was in my top three of apps that I’d love to be able to sample on my iPhone and this is now possible with the help of some third-party assistance. Read on to find out how.
Working within iOS’ constraints can be a bit frustrating at times. Sometimes you just want to bounce that piece of audio you’ve got going on your iPhone or iPad straight to a big DAW, such as Logic Pro or Ableton Live on your Mac. There are numerous ways of getting your audio to your bigger studio setup. Software-wise there are iOS apps that provide the ability to export your audio to cloud solutions like Dropbox or allow you to find your audio back in iTunes. Hardware-wise, more and more professional dock-enabled interfaces are released that can provide a proper way of getting high-quality audio into your DAW. And if your options are sparse, there’s always the headphone out that you can cable up to your PC or Mac. In this tutorial we’ll show you a way of recording your audio into your Mac DAW wirelessly with the help of a pair of handy software apps.
Controlling your iPad synths with the on-screen keyboards can only get you so far. You can truly express yourself musically with a hardware midi controller connected through a midi interface for iPad or the Camera Connection Kit. However if you lack these accessories or you just don’t know how to play a keyboard good enough, the App Store provides more and more midi sequencing apps such as Genome that can control other apps through virtual midi. You can easily draw in your midi data and hear your synths play back your compositions. In this short tutorial I’ll explain how you can configure Genome MIDI Sequencer to control the all-new Cassini for iPad synth to demonstrate this process.
Animoog has become one of the most popular and versatile iOS synths around. The launch price of a dollar made it even that greater. Delving into the Animoog can be a little frustrating if you’re not a synth-veteran and the presets only get you so far. Check out the tutorial videos from Dubspot below that will leave you without any questions on how to create your own stunning Animoog patches from scratch.