Final Touch Update, Now With AAC Format Preview

Positive_Grid_Final_Touch_AAC_iPadPositive Grid announced today that the new version of its Final Touch Audio Post Production System for iPad is now available with the new AAC format preview, the first of its kind on iPad.

With this new update, Final Touch adds real-time auditioning through the Apple AAC encoder, which provides accurate level metering and preparation for Mastered for iTunes process on a Mac.
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Arturia iProphet Brings Sequential Circuits Prophet VS Sound To iPad

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Arturia has officially introduced iProphet – an iPad software synth that recreates the sound of the classic Sequential Circuits Prophet VS synthesizer.

According to Arturia, iProphet is great for evolving pads, sharp leads and punchy digital bass sounds. It comes with over 500 presets, and you can share patches between iProphet and Arturia’s Prophet V synthesizer. iProphet also supports key iOS music technologies, including Inter-App Audio, Audiobus and CoreMIDI.

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Steve Reich’s ‘Radio Rewrite’ Inspired By Radiohead

steve-reich-radio-rewriteNonesuch Records has released a new album by electroacoustic pioneer Steve Reich, Radio Rewrite.

The title piece references two songs by the English band Radiohead. Alan Pierson conducts this premiere recording of Radio Rewrite, which was composed in 2012.

The album also includes recordings of Electric Counterpoint (1987) and Piano Counterpoint, which is a 2011 transcription by Vincent Corver of Reich’s 1973 Six Pianos. The works are performed, respectively, by Radiohead’s guitarist, Jonny Greenwood, and pianist Vicky Chow, who is a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars. Continue reading

apeFilter Advanced Equalizer Now Available For iOS

apefilterapeSoft has released apeFilter – an advanced equalizer for iOS.

The graphic interface lets you design a precise and smooth frequency response by directly manipulating up to 36 Peaks Filters.

You can use apeFilter to sculpt sound using the embedded sampler or live from Audiobus or Inter-Audio-App Input.  Continue reading