Korg Adds Audiobus, Virtual MIDI To All Its iOS Apps

korg-adds-audiobus-ios-appsKorg has released updates to all its major music apps for the iPad, adding Audiobus support, virtual MIDI, iCloud support and more.

Here’s what’s new in Korg iPolySix:

  • Background Audio support allows to play other music apps
  • iCloud data backup
  • “Audiobus” enables audio streaming between iOS Musical Instrument Apps
  • Virtual MIDI enables MIDI communication between iOS Musical Instrument Apps
  • Parameter Control via MIDI
  • A few bugs have also been addressed, improving operational operational stability

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Open Mic: What Are Your Favorite Music Apps For iOS?

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Open Mic: This video captures Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess demoing his favorite music apps for iOS, including: Magellan, Tachyon, Cassini, Nlog, Cylon Voice, Garage Band, Geo Synthesizer, DrumJam, NanoStudio, SynthX, VoiceSynth, BitWiz, SpaceWiz, Animoog, iDensity, iKaossilator, PixiTracker, TC-11, MorphWiz and SampleWiz.

What are your favorite music apps for iOS?

Korg iKaossilator 2.0 Adds iPad Support

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Korg has updated iKaossilator, its Kaoss style synth app for iOS, adding support for the iPad and more.

Here’s what’s new in Korg iKaossilator 2.0:

  • Audio Export records and saves your performance, just as you heard it
  • iPad native support allows the iKaossilator to fill the iPad’s large 9.7″ screen
  • “SoundCloud” allows users to share and remix loops with other users worldwide
  • “AudioCopy” provides an easy way to copy audio data between musical instrument apps
  • Flex Play makes it easy to generate fills and breaks

iKaossilator 2.0 is now available in the App Store. Through the end of December, it’s priced at 50% off.

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Korg iKaossilator Review

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Ean Golden reviews the new Korg iKaossilator app for iOS – a new app that turns the screen of iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a Kaossilator-like instrument.

iKaossilator isn’t as deep an instruments as something like Korg’s own iMS-20. But, as Golden demonstrates, it’s an electronic music app that anybody should be able to have some fun with. And with WIST and a 5-part loop sequencer, it should be capable of a lot more in the right hands.

If you’ve tried out iKaossilator, what do you think of it?

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Korg iKaossilator For iPhone (Sneak Preview)

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Korg has announced another app for iOS, iKaossilator for iPhone, which is available now in the App Store.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

Korg has revolutionized the musical instrument world with their dynamic line of Kaoss products, using an intuitive X-Y pad to provide expressive musical control.

The palm-sized KAOSSILATOR synthesizer placed modern music-making in the hands of thousands of musicians and non-musicians alike. Now that same excitement has been captured in the iKaossilator app for iPhone!

iKaossilator for iPhone Highlights:

  • Play sounds by simply stroking, tapping, or rubbing the screen with your finger
  • Bold Visual Effects move along with your performance and add excitement
  • 150 diverse built-in sounds cover any style of dance music
  • Scale/Key settings allow anyone to perform with musical precision
  • Easily create tracks with the loop sequencer using up to five parts
  • Control loops in real time for DJ-Style live performances
  • WIST capability allows wireless sync-start with other apps such as the iElectribe

iKaossilator is currently available for $9.99, half off the regular price.

If you try out iKaossilator, let us know what you think of it!.

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