ModStep For iPad Video Overview

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AppBC shared several new videos for Modstep, its new iPad MIDI sequencer.

The first video, below, is an overview that looks at using Modstep with ‘all of your stuff’ – whether it’s a new iPad, an old iPad 1, software synths, your samples, your computer or your hardware gear: Continue reading

Mouse On Mars Intros Fluxpad (Sneak Preview)


Mouse on Mars has introduced Fluxpad – a sample based groovebox/workstation with a unique approach to sequencing.

It’s developed by Mouse on Mars’ Andi Toma & Jan St. Werner, with developer Jan T V Falkenstein.

In Fluxpad you “paint“ in your music with your finger, which leads to completely different results than a traditional sequencer with piano rolls or step buttons. Continue reading

Arturia iSpark A Powerful iPad Drum Machine, Compatible With Spark 2

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Arturia has released iSpark for iPad – an iPad version of its Spark virtual drum machine.

iSpark is designed to let you play drum patterns in-real time and to tweak your sound on-the-fly. It also integrates a powerful and flexible 64-step sequencer.

iSpark combines Arturia’s TAE technology with with a modular engine and multi-layered samples – so it can do drum and percussion sounds – but also sonic effects and virtual analog synth sounds.

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

scriptSonic Combines The Power Of Computer Music With The Immediacy Of A Touchscreen

Developer Jonathan Mackenzie shared this sneak preview of scriptSONIC – a programmable musical instrument for the iPad.

According to Mackenzie, scriptSONIC combines the open-ended creative power of a programming language with the expressiveness of a touch-screen. Continue reading

Korg Gadget 2.0 Now Universal


Korg has updated Gadget for iOS to version 2.0, making it Universal (iPhone, iPad & iPad Pro), adding support for iCloud synchronization between your devices; adding insert effects; support for Korg’s wireless controllers and more.

KORG Gadget offers a collection of more than 20 different synthesizers and drum machine virtual instruments called “Gadgets “.  Continue reading

Vezér – A MIDI/OSC/DMX Timeline & Control App For Multimedia Artists


Developer Tamas Nagy, the founder of Imimot Software, let us know about Vezér – an OS X app that’s designed for control and synchronization of MIDI, OSC or DMX enabled environments, using timeline-based automation.

Vezér lets you create projects that combine audio playback and basic audio routing with MIDI, OSC or DMX. It can also handle realtime MIDI/OSC/DMX data recording during playback.

The application can also be a MTC master or slave, it can send MMC commands as well, and it can be synced to a MIDI Clock, too. Continue reading