New App, Pepp, A ‘Twisted Groovebox’ For iOS

pepp-smallDeveloper Patrik Hedmalm has introduced Pepp – a new iOS music app, described as a sort of ‘twisted groovebox’.

Here’s what Hedmalm has to say about Pepp:

This twisted groovebox/arpeggiator/synthesizer lets you quickly forge original electronic music, using sixteen sliders and a sixteen-step sequencer.

Instantly save and recall your ideas without missing a beat. With 160 memory slots you’re not likely to run out of storage.

While it’s designed to be easy to use, Pepp also offers:

  • MIDI support, including playing via a MIDI keyboard, MIDI sync & MIDI control of parameters; and
  • Audiobus integration.

Here’s a quick video demo: Continue reading

Groove Machine Mobile For Android, iOS and Windows Now Available

groove-machine-mobileImage-Line has announced that Groove Machine Mobile is now available for Android, iOS and Windows (aka FL Studio Groove).

Groove Machine Mobile is a touch-based groove production & performance app, featuring a 10 pad sample-based drum machine and 5 polyphonic synth / sampler channels.

Here’s the official video intro to Groove Machine Mobile: Continue reading

Pro Midi For iPad Updated

pro-midiVitaliy Tarasyuk has updated Pro MIDI – a MIDI sequencer for the iPad.

New features in Pro MIDI include:

  • Inter-app audio with multichannel Audio Recorder.
  • Endless play (something like Song mode. After the end of the clip, next clip begins to play)
  • Export wav, midi through “Open in…”.
  • Improved access for clip “add/copy/paste/duplication, etc” actions
  • Quick link to create clip.

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Free Bitwig Studio & Music Production Course

This series of videos, created by Brian Bollman, is a free video course on working with Bitwig Studio.

The comprehensive series, embedded above, is already up to 266 videos. It covers the ins and outs of Bitwig Studio, but also covers synthesis, the foundations of sound, audio interfaces, basic music theory, effects, production and more.
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The 7 Best iOS Music Products Of NAMM 2015 On The iOS Update

In the latest episode of the iOS Update host Mitch Gallagher shares his picks for the best new products for iOS music making from the 2015 NAMM ShowContinue reading

Auria iPad DAW Currently Half Price

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iPad DAW Auria is currently on sale for 50% off the regular price.

Auria is a 48-track digital recording system, designed from the ground up for the iPad.

Developer Wavemachine Labs has announced an update, Auria Pro, that will add MIDI sequencing. Auria users will be able to upgrade at a discounted price.

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Zed Synth For iOS Offers Physical Modeling, Virtual Analog & Waveshaping

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Developer Richard Meyer – creator of Patch Morpher – has introduced Zed Synth – a new software synthesizer for iPhone & iPad.

Zed Synthc combines virtual analog synthesis with physical modeling synthesis, letting you create ‘rich and immersive sounds’, ranging from bright electronic dance music patches to subtle and expressive solo instruments. Continue reading