Caustic 2 update for Android

caustic-2Developer Single Cell Software has updated Caustic 2 for Android, adding MIDI Support and more.

Caustic 2 is a rack-mount virtual studio that lets you use synthesizers and samplers to create music. It lets you create a virtual rack, using any 6 of these machines:

  • Virtual analog subtractive synthesizer
  • PCM synthesizer
  • BassLine synthesizer (303-like synth)
  • Sampling drum machine

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PPG Wavegenerator iPad App From Wolfgang Palm – Sneak Preview

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Here’s an official sneak preview of the PPG Wavegenerator iPad App From Wolfgang Palm.

PPG Wavegenerator is a ‘next generation’ iOS based synth from Wolfgang Palm, the inventor of the classic PPG Wave keyboard.

Pricing and availability are to be announced.

Wavegenerator has been described as a synth “worth buying an iPad for.” Check it out and let us know what you think!

via PPGWavegenerator

MicroTrack dB – New Virtual Studio For iOS

MicroTrack dB is a new ‘virtual studio’ style music making app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, inspired by classic Roland gear like the 303, 808 & 909.

MicroTrack dB offers intuitive sequencing, flexible drum programming and powerful synthesis, plus a range of effects and performance features.

Here’s a demo of MicroTrack dB in action:

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Addictive microSynth Gets AKAI SynthStation 25 Support

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VirSyn has updated Addictive microSynth, a software synth for iOS, adding support for the AKAI SynthStation 25.

With Version 1.1 you can use the AKAI SynthStation 25 as a hardware controller. Use the hardware buttons for scrolling through presets and arpeggios, operating the Arpeggiator and ‘rolling the dice’ to get new patterns with Addictive microSynth’s arpeggiator.

Addictive microSynth is available in the App Store.

Sample Lab For iPad 1.5 Virtual MIDI Sync (Sneak Preview)

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This is a sneak preview of Sample Lab for iPad 1.5 w/ virtual MIDI sync:

This is a beta demo of version 1.5 due out with iOS5.

Virtual MIDI lets you sync the tempo of two apps simultaneously on the same iPad.

Sample Lab 1.5 also adds time stretch, per-beat panning and per-beat start/stop/loop selection.

via SampleLabApp

IK Multimedia Intros iRig MIDI CoreMIDI Interface & SampleTank For iOS

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IK Multimedia have introduced iRig MIDI – a CoreMIDI interface for iPhone, iPod touch &  iPad and SampleTank for iOS.

iRig MIDI is a compact standard CoreMIDI interface for iOS that connects any MIDI compatible device to the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

This, along with CoreMIDI interfaces from Yamaha and Line 6, mean that there’s now competition in the world of MIDI interfaces for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

iRig MIDI connects MIDI keyboards, drum machines, drum pads, pedal boards and more to an iOS device to control not only the included SampleTank Free, but also a world of MIDI-compatible apps such as GarageBand.

You can also use iOS apps to control external MIDI equipment such as sound modules, DAWs or lighting systems right from the mobile device.

The included SampleTank for iOS also offers a mobile alternative to traditional software and hardware sound modules. According to IK Multimedia – SampleTank has been designed ‘from the ground up to work as a live performance instrument’, where it can access as a vast 1GB library of over 500 ready-to-use sounds.

IK Multimedia iRig MIDI is ‘coming soon’ and will sell for US $69.99.