New App, SidTracker64, Turns Your iPad Into A Commodore 64 Chiptunes Music System On Steroids

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Daniel Larsson has introduced SidTracker64, a new app that turns your iPad into ‘the ultimate chiptune production package tool’.

SidTracker64 emulates the classic SID sound chip from the Commodore 64. The app is a retro-style music creation tool and synthesizer, combined with modern features such as MIDI keyboard and controller input, Audiobus 2 and Inter-App Audio for recording in your favorite DAW-app.

MIDI clock in lets you sync to other apps and hardware drum machines and synthesizers.

Here’s a quick demo from the bathroom at Musikmesse 2015: Continue reading

Earth Moments Launches Rututu ‘Music Playground’ App Kickstarter

Music sample production group Earth Moments has announced the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign to fund its Rututu ‘Music Playground’ app.

Slated for release later this year, the Rututu app will offer a touch-based interface that combines “authentic, pristine” samples of indigenous ethnic, world and Western instruments, along with several bundles spanning different genres like rock, pop, hip hop, dubstep and more. Developers say that the app’s unique, custom-designed control surface and non-linear music composition tools will make it extraordinarily easy for both musicians and non-musicians to create original music.
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New App, Korvpressor, Puts Hot Dog in Your DAW

Swedish app maker Klevgrand has added a compressor / limiter, Korvpressor, to their app lineup.

Korv is Swedish for sausage, and the Korvpressor has packed a fairly sophisticated set of algorithms into a super-simple user interface, that they’re calling a “smart, dynamic hotdog device.”
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Animoog For iPhone Gets Major Performance Upgrade

animoogMoog Music today released an update to Animoog for iPhone, its Anisotropic software synthesizer.

The update improves support for iOS 8, 64-bit devices, improves Audiobus support, delivers a long list of bug fixes and more.

Here’s what’s new in Animoog for iPhone: Continue reading