Is The iPhone 5 Now The Only Real Option For Handheld Music Making?

The biggest technology news this week, at least in terms of the coverage we’ve seen at sites like TechMeme, has been Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 5. We haven’t posted anything on it yet at Synthtopia, because the new iPhone is an evolutionary refinement of an already capable device, rather than something that brings radically… Read More Is The iPhone 5 Now The Only Real Option For Handheld Music Making?

Apple Buys Redmatica – Are Better Sampling Tools Coming To Logic & GarageBand?

Apple has bought Italian audio software company Redmatica, creator of sample management tools, according to reports. Apple hasn’t released an official announcement on the acquisition and probably won’t. Redmatica makes several sample management tools, including: Keymap Pro – a sampled instruments editor for EXS24, Kontakt3 and 4, Structure and Reason NNXT formats. AutoSampler – an app… Read More Apple Buys Redmatica – Are Better Sampling Tools Coming To Logic & GarageBand?