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
On the latest episode of Sonic Touch, Nick Batt & Gaz Williams take a look at AudioBus 2 and mastering on your iPad with Final Touch. They’re joined by the head honcho at Discchord.com, Tim Webb. Continue reading
Synthetic 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.
Here’s what’s new in FunkBox 3.4: Continue reading
Arturiia has updated iSEM – its software clone of the classic 1974-vintage Oberheim Synthesizer Expander Module (SEM) for Apple’s iPad -to support AudioBus 2. Continue reading
Audiobus 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.
Here’s a video overview of the new features in Audiobus 2: Continue reading
Developer Sebastian Dittmann has announced that Audiobus 2 will launch on Thursday, April 3rd 2014.
It will be a free in-app update, with some new features available as in app purchases.
Here are the details: Continue reading
This video takes a look at how to create, load and share presets in Audiobus 2. Continue reading
In this video, developer Christopher Rice (Echo Pad, Stereo Designer) demos the new STATE SAVING feature in Audiobus 2. Continue reading