Synth Jam In The Park, With An iPad, Volca Keys & A Wooden Box

Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Perplex On, captures a synth jam in the park, featuring an iPad, a homemade wooden box (used as a trigger for the Impaktor app), a Korg nanoKontrol and a Korg Volca Keys.

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Ninja Jamm Now Available For Android

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Ninja Tune has released its live ‘mixing and jamming app’ Ninja Jamm for Android devices.

The app is a free download, with 4 packs of content from Coldcut, Roots Manuva and sample dons Loopmasters.Additional content is available via In-App purchases.

Ninja Jamm was originally released in 2012 for iOS, and is still available for iPad and iPhone. Continue reading

Stompwatch Turns iPhone, iPad + Apple Watch Into MIDI Controllers

stompwatchSecret Base Design has released Stompwatch – a new app for iOS that turns your mobile device into a virtual MIDI pedal board.

You won’t want to step on it – but you can use it to control both apps and MIDI hardware, using the screen, a Bluetooth keyboard, the Audiobus Remote app, or the Apple Watch. It is easy to configure and versatile.

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Livid Announces Minim Wireless Controller; Launches Kickstarter

Livid Instruments has launched a crowdfunding campaign for their newest instrument, Minim.

Instrument developers describe Minim as “the world’s first pocket-sized wireless instrument designed for mobile music creation.” Minim’s design allows for “intuitive” control over iOS apps, DAWs, software plug-ins, MIDI effects units, among others.
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VirSyn Tap Delay Brings Tape Echo ‘Into The 21st Century’

tap-delayVirSyn has introduced Tap Delay – a new iOS effect app that combines the sound of vintage tape echo machines with a modern, step sequencer-like tapped delay engine, which they say ‘continues the tradition of the tape echo machines into the 21st century’.

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Mobile Music Making More Than A Trend – iOS Is Now Bigger Than Windows

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It looks like mobile music making – especially with iOS devices – is here to stay.

Sales of iOS devices, which have been increasing steadily for seven years straight, caught up with sales of Windows computers in June: Continue reading