This video demonstrates a distributed beat making session, using two Android tablets connected to the same GrooveCloud song.
Here’s what the developers have to say about GrooveCloud:
GrooveCloud is a collaborative music sequencer for the Android platform that enables users to make music together. Within GrooveCloud, songs can be composed by multiple musicians at the same time.
For example, imagine yourself arranging a drum pattern while a friend is taking care of the bass section and someone else is arranging the track. The interaction is also available in the mixer and the fx section, allowing remote set of the mix scene on all the devices connected.
GrooveCloud is designed to be a ‘social sequencer’, letting you interact with remote friends over the Internet, and connected to social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Soundcloud. Continue reading
Image-Line has released an update to FL Studio for Windows, version 11.1.
Here’s what they have to say about FL Studio 11.1:
FL Studio 11.1 is now available and we are really piling on the freebies this time round.
First, FL Studio 11.1 is FREE for existing customers under the Lifetime Free Update policy. FL Studio 11.1 includes support for the FREE and hugely popular Image-Line Remote Android and iOS MIDI remote controller application and a new FREE synthesizer MiniSynth, that also works as a crossover synth with FL Studio Mobile.
Here’s what’s new in FL Studio 11.1: Continue reading
Mixvibes has announced the release of an update to its Cross DJ app for Android.
Mixvibes’ Community Manager Theo Malleval commented on the update, ” We are very proud of this app because we managed to include numerous pro DJ features, which is rare in current Android DJ apps.”
Cross DJ v 1.2 features include: Continue reading
LIVKONTROL – an Ableton Live controller previously available for iOS – is now available for Android devices.
Here’s what the developers have to say about it: Continue reading
Yello’s Boris Blank has released Yellofier – a mobile sampling application – for Android.
The app is designed to be an easy tool for making music with sampled sounds. Continue reading
Image Line has announced that MiniSynth – a software synth for FL Studio (WIndows) and FL Studio Mobile – is now available for beta testing.
Here’s what they have to say about MiniSynth: Continue reading
Caustic – a software virtual studio – has made the leap from Android to iOS.
Caustic 3 lets you create a custom studio rack by adding up to 14 machines from a choice of:
- Subsynth – Virtual analog subtractive synthesizer
- PCMSynth – Multi-sample wave synthesizer
- BassLine – 303-like monosynth
- BeatBox – 8-channel sampling drum machine
- PadSynth – Harmonic table pad synthesizer
- 8BitSynth – 8bit equation solver synthesizer
- Modular – Fully configurable and routable synthesizer
- Organ – Tonewheel organ with rotary speaker
- Vocoder – 8-band harmonic vocoder
- FMSynth – DX-style 3-operator fm synthesizer
When Microsoft released Windows 8 and its line of Surface tablets, we reported that Surface RT tablets are DOA, but that Windows 8 beats Windows 7 for audio and that Windows 8 music apps could be huge.
Yeah – those last two predictions didn’t work out so well for us. Windows 8 has been panned by users and blamed for causing the “most precipitous PC decline in history.”
Now Microsoft has released Windows 8.1 – an update that adds some new features, but more importantly, fixes some of the things people hated about Win 8. Is it enough to make you reconsider the OS? Check out the details and let us know what you think! Continue reading