Olympia Noise Co.’s Patterning drum machine app for iPad has been one of the most talked-about iPad apps in recent memory. And, while the app did not have official tutorials when it was released, demos and tutorials, both official and unofficial, are now becoming available.
Here’s a look at getting started with Patterning’s standard loop mode:
The next video looks at using Patterning with Audiobus Remote:
This unofficial demo video, via thesoundtestroom, offers a quick intro to the app:
This video, via ipadloops, is a demo of importing samples into Patterning:
They’ve also shared a set of free drum samples, created on a Moog Voyager.
- Open AudioShare and copy the above url into the open from web browser option then extract the zip.
- Now move on over to Patterning and hit the sample waveform to open the sample page then hit import. Choose open with AudioShare.
- Your iPad will automatically switch to AudioShare. Select the sound then hit the blue import to Patterning button.
Here’s an example of Patterning being used to sequence a modular synth via MIDI:
Patterning is available for iPad for US $9.99.
Have you tried Patterning? If so, leave a comment and share your thoughts on it!