Reactable Mobile iOS Update Integrates Ableton Link

reactable_mobile_screenshotReactable has released a new version of their mobile iOS music app which integrates Ableton Link, a new technology that allows users to connect and synchronize between multiple Link-enabled apps over a wireless network.

Based on their Reactable Live! software, Reactable Mobile is a synthesiser that enables the user to play and process their own sound samples and audio input. Sessions can be loaded and stored, and shared

Reactable Mobile v2.4 also gives users the capability to add new objects to all of his/her tables. This affords the user greater power to create more complex and extensive tables.
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New Module Bridges Android & Analog Synthesizers

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Pmfoundations has introduced Midi-Seq-8, a Eurorack Android to analog synth interface; and a companion Android app, MIDI Sequencer.

The Interface is sold as a full kit, consisting of a set of 2 high quality PCBs, front panel, all basic and precision components and a pre-programmed PIC processor.

The developer says that “The Midi-Seq-8 delivers the convenience of a smartphone or tablet-driven sequencer that directly controls your analog monophonic synthesizer from your Android device.” Continue reading

New Virtual Analog For Android, iOS, Mac & Windows, DRC

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Imaginando has released a multi-platform virtual analog synthesizer for Android, iOS, Mac & Windows, DRC.

In addition to multi-platform support, DRC offers cloud-based patch syncing. With this feature, you can start the creative process on one device and continue on another, seamlessly. Continue reading

iRig Keys Controllers Now Compatible With Mac, Windows, iOS & Android Devices

IK Multimedia has announced that its iRig Keys controllers are now cross-platform compatible.

Both the iRig Keys and mobile full-size keyboard iRig Keys PRO controllers will now ship with a Micro-USB to OTG cable for Android devices and Lightning and USB cables. Continue reading

n-Track Debuts Musical Collaboration App, Songtree

The creators of iOS / Windows DAW, n-Track Studio, today released Songtree, an app for the collaborative creation of musical tracks.

Designed to be easy to use and with a branching “tree” interface, Songtree enables the evolution of a single song along different paths (branches, we suppose, if you’re going to stick with the tree analogy). Whenever another user overdubs or adds to an existing song, a new branch gets added to the “song-tree.”

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Marshall Intros London Android Smartphone For Audio

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Marshall today introduced the London – an Android smartphone, designed with audio in mind.

Marshall London audio features include:

  • dual headphone jacks, which can be used for queuing with DJ software;
  • dual microphones, for recording in stereo;
  • dual speakers, which Marshall says make the London ‘the loudest mobile phone on earth; and
  • several music apps.

While the Marshall London boasts unique audio features and a premium phone price (about US $600), the phone’s other specifications have been described as ‘pretty low end’.

As for audio latency, which has been the primary show-stopper for Android music software, Marshall says that the London’s Android Lollipop OS provides ‘low latency audio input ensures that music and communication applications provide an amazing realtime experience.”

Since they only mention audio input, it’s unclear yet whether the London will offer the audio performance required for interactive music apps, where low-latency audio input, low-latency audio output, fast audio processing and low-latency touchscreen control are all required.

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