DM1 Drum Machine For iPad Update Adds Sample Import, Time Signatures, More

Fingerlab has updated DM1 – its virtual drum machine for the iPad – to version 3.

Here’s what’s new in DM1 v3:

  • Samples import (from iPod, microphone, AudioPaste, DropBox & iTunes Folder)
  • Time signature
  • FX per track
  • FX automation
  • Pads Ribbon Automation
  • Export new features (separated tracks, AAC encoding & DropBox)
  • Master volume track
  • 22 new drum kits

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DM1 Turns Your iPhone Into A Drum Machine

Fingerlab has introduced DM1 for the iPhone, a iPhone + iPod touch version of its popular drum machine for the iPad.

DM1 offers 5 main sections:

  • THE STEP SEQUENCER frees your imagination with a smart use of the multi-touch screen. Just turn on and off steps in your sequence with the tip of your fingers to create cool beats, or unexpected rhythms!
  • THE DRUM PADS simply lets you play and record the beat that tickles your fingers. No need to be a first-class drummer, automatic quantize does the work for you.
  • THE MIXER for quick and subtle sound mixing of your drum kits. Featuring settings for volume, pitch, sample length, custom drum kit element for each channel, mute and solo mode.
  • THE FX TRACKPADS a creative FX trackpad to distort, modulate and transform your beats. The effects include: Overdrive, Delay, Phaser, Formant, Dalek, Filter and Compressor.
  • THE SONG COMPOSER allows you to quickly make a song with the beat patterns you have created. Just drag and drop the patterns onto the timeline. Fast and easy.

DM1 for iPhone works on iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

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DM1 iPad Drum Machine Gets Major Update (Sneak Preview)

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Fingerlab has announced a major update to its DM1 iPad drum machine:

DM1 now comes with 2 new super cool tools “The Randomizer” and “The Automation” for instant and fun beat making. Patterns are now also expandable to 32 Steps for extra creativity. We have added 24 new drum kits. As well as AudioCopy, WIST synchronisation between two iPads, MIDI In and more cool features. Yes, it is a big update!

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DM1 ‘Advanced Vintage Drum Machine’ Now Available For iPad

Fingerlab has released DM1, their ‘advanced vintage Drum Machine’ for iPad.

It features 24 electronic drum kits. 12 classic vintage drum kits, plus 12 in-house produced electronic kits, edited and mastered at Fingerlab’s studio.

Here’s what the developers have to say about DM1:

As electronic musicians ourselves, we, at Fingerlab, have developed DM1 with the intention of delivering the perfect mix between fun playability and powerful sonic capacities. We always keep in mind the importance of a beautiful design with the right balance of powerful abilities while avoiding clumsy, overbusy interfaces.

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