We just posted our 2014 Best Desktop DAW poll – and for the first time, mobile DAWs are getting sophisticated enough that we needed to distinguish between desktop and mobile DAWs.
WaveMachine Labs Auria turns an iPad into a 48-channel audio recording system. Steinberg’s Cubasis lets you record up to 24 tracks simultaneously. And new apps, like Korg Gadget, offer complete virtual studios.
But, while mobile music apps are getting very powerful, most electronic musicians still think that desktop operating systems are best for music making.
Which leads to our question for you….. Continue reading
Korg recently announced a variety of new features for Gadget for iPad.
This video demonstrates some of the new features from the latest Gadget update, listed below: Continue reading
Developer Geert Bevin has been working closely with Roger Linn on the firmware for the new LinnStrument, and is testing a new mode that lets it be bus-powered by devices like an iPad.
In the video above, Bevin tests out using the LinnStrument to control ThumbJam on the iPad. Continue reading
Here’s a sneak preview, via Retronyms, of their latest software synthesizer, Digits.
Digits is based on phase distortion synthesis, pioneered in the classic Casio CZ hardware synthesizer. Continue reading
The IK Multimedia iRig Pads USB Pad Controller is featured on the latest episode of Sweetwater’s iOS Update. Continue reading
Developer Jakob Penca has released STROM – described as ‘an incredibly fun sampler’ for the iPad. It also offers tight integration with the Elektron Analog Rytm.
STROM lets you record up to 10 seconds of audio, slice and sequence it and resample it to create something new.
The interface lets you sequence your source material in unique ways. You can always resample what you play, and you can even edit slices while you are playing them. Continue reading
Fiddlewax Pro is a new music app that turn your iPad into a musical instrument, drum kit, chorded zither, sequencer and multi-channel looper.
Here’s an in-depth walkthrough of Fiddlewax Pro: Continue reading
iceWorks has introduced Laplace – a new physical-modeling synthesizer, based on resonator synthesis, that makes it easy to create bowed string, plucked string, blown pipe and metallic sounds.
Here’s the official video introduction: Continue reading