Blamsoft Intros F-16 Filter For iPad, With 16 Filter Modes

f-16-filterBlamsoft has introduced F-16 Filter – a flexible multi-mode filter for iPad.

F-16 Filter offers sixteen modes, frequency and resonance controls, saturation for analog-style soft clipping, and wet/dry mix.

The 4 pole lowpass mode is designed to provide the frequency response of the Moog ladder filter. The other modes provide the choices available in the Oberheim Matrix 12 and Xpander synthesizers. Continue reading

Roland AIRA Modular Customizer Update Adds 16 New Modules

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2016 NAMM Show: Roland has updated the AIRA Modular Customizer app, adding 16 new modules.

The new modules include:

  • SHORT DELAY
  • TUBE CLIP
  • COMPRESSOR
  • NOISE GATE
  • 3 BAND EQ
  • LOGIC OPERATION
  • CROSS FADER
  • SWITCHER
  • ENVELOPER
  • TRIGGER TO LFO RATE CV
  • FILTER 18dB
  • FILTER 24dB
  • FORMANT FILTER
  • SAW OSCILLATOR
  • SQR OSCILLATOR
  • MIDI NOTE TO CV/GATE

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading

Apple Intros Music Memos For iOS, Like ‘Voice Memos For Music’

apple-music-memosApple today introduced Music Memos, a free app for iOS that lets you quickly capture, organize and develop musical ideas on your iPhone or iPad.

Musicians and songwriters around the world have used the Voice Memos app on their iPhone to record ideas. The new Music Memos app is inspired by Voice Memos and takes the functionality even further, by adding musician-friendly features designed specifically for songwriting and developing musical ideas.

With Music Memos, you can record any musical instrument through the iPhone’s built-in microphone in a high-quality, uncompressed format, then name, tag and rate it to start building a library of your ideas. Continue reading

Apple GarageBand For iOS Update Moves It Into Ableton Live Territory

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Apple today announced a major update to GarageBand for iOS that introduces multiple new features, including Live Loops, automation curves, 32 simultaneous track recording, Audio Unit support and polyphonic aftertouch.

Live Loops seems to take some inspiration from Ableton Live’s Session View – bringing grid-based loop sequencing to GarageBand: Continue reading

DrumPerfect Pro A ‘Human Feel Drummer’ For iPad

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Developer Marinus J.G. van de Molengraft has released DrumPerfect Pro, described as a ‘human feel drummer’ for iPad.

What sets it apart is the fact that it’s designed to be more of a virtual drummer, rather than a drum machine.

Here’s a video intro: Continue reading