Secret Base Design Releases Apollo Remote Recorder, iOS Recorder

Secret Base Design has released Apollo Remote Recorder, an iOS app that allows the user to capture iOS synthesizers and integrate the recording into a DAW-based workflow.  Apollo Remote Recorder is an iOS recorder app that is controlled by MIDI — so you can capture synths (using Audiobus).

Developer Patrick Madden explains, “There are hundreds of great synthesizers and samplers for iOS, but getting recordings in and out of a device has been a hassle. Apollo Remote Recorder is designed to bridge the gap between iOS and the professional desktop DAW world.”
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AD 480 Pro – A Studio Reverb Effect For Audiobus & Inter-App Audio

ad-480-reverb-audiobusFiedler Audio has updated AD 480 Pro – a ‘studio reverb effect’ for Audiobus and Inter-App Audio.

New in the latest version:

  • full Audiobus 2.0 support
  • (AD 480 basic) easy restoring upgrade after reinstallation
  • (AD 480 pro) Audiobus 2.0 State Saving
  • (AD 480 pro) direct playback from iTunes Library (no import necessary anymore, still to find by pressing import button)

Here’s what the developer has to say about it:

The AD 480 delivers a realistic acoustic sound with a fine sonic character in best studio quality. From small boxes to the Grand Canyon – practically any size and shape is possible.

The highly intuitive user interface is designed from the ground up for today’s touch screens. It gives you quick and responsive access to all parameters and on the iPad it offers a special graphics mode (stage mode) for low light environments. The MIDI functions let you fully remote control / automate the AD 480 and the audio routing matrix gives you greatest flexibility in a multi app / multi channel environment.

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All Your MIDI Are Belong To QWERTY

Secret Base Design, makers of the MIDIMorphosis and Apollo over Bluetooth apps, has just released a new music-making iOS app, Double Decker, which turns the user’s Bluetooth keyboard (or iPad keyboard) into a MIDI controller.

In the Double Decker app, the middle two rows of the keyboard (the “asdf” row and the “qwerty” row) are arranged like a piano keyboard. The bottom row of keys uses a different synthesizer patch; the top (number) row triggers drum patches, with the option to add more drum sets using Soundfonts. The user can also send MIDI notes to apps (like SunRizer) running in the background. There are also four different 4×4 grids for triggering samples. Continue reading

FunkBox Drum Machine Updated With Inter-App Audio, AudioBus 2

funkbox-drum-machine-iosSynthetic Bits has released FunkBox version 3.4, an update that adds iOS 7.1 support, Inter-App Audio and Audiobus 2 compatibility.

FunkBox is an iOS app that simulates the sound and look of vintage drum machines.

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Audiobus 2 Now Available

audiobus-2Audiobus 2 – a major update to the app-to-app audio routing app for iOS – is now available.

Audiobus 2 introduces a new interface and a number of significant new features:

  • New Multi-Routing feature (In-App Purchase) allows unlimited connections and effect chaining.
  • Presets let you save and share connections and the settings of the individual apps within your Audiobus workflow.
  • Multi-channel input hardware support.
  • New hardware latency controls

A list of apps that have been updated for compatibility is available in the Audiobus forum.

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