Fusion Guitar Proves That People Really Want An iPhone Guitar Thing

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The Fusion Guitar is a new electric guitar design that features a built-in 20W amp and speakers and iPhone integration.

If there’s any doubt that there’s interest in a hybrid guitar amp/guitar/iPhone thing, the project’s IndieGoGo campaign is nearly half-funded, two days into the campaign.

The Fusion Guitar leverages the wide range of iOS guitar and audio apps, and turns them into an all-in-one solution for guitarists.

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Patterning Drum Machine App For iPad Now Available

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Olympia Noise Co has released Patterning – a new drum machine for iPad that they describe as ‘as beautiful as it is powerful.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

Create dynamic drum patterns with the swipe of a finger. Make evolving, poly-metric rhythms, four-on-the-floor dance party jams, or laid back R&B grooves.

Use Patterning’s independent loop settings to explore untapped rhythmic possibilities. Automate parameters to create intricate & complex beats. Arrange patterns on the timeline to construct songs. Use the built-in effects–delay, reverb, distortion, and 3-band EQ–to add atmosphere, shimmer and noise.

Connect to other apps with Audiobus, Inter-App Audio, and MIDI.

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New iOS Looper Designed For ‘Drastic’ Mangling

poolpFlart Studio has introduced Poolp – a new iPhone looper that features 3 loopers, 3 send effects and 2 global fx, all tweakable.

Poolp is designed to let you to record your own samples and change them in ‘drastic’ ways.

Features:

  • 3 synchronised loopers
  • independant record length (1, 2, 4 bars and free) for each looper
  • independant direction and speed (0.25, 0.5, 1, 2) for each looper
  • one low pass filter for each looper
  • volume and pan for each looper
  • 3 send effects: Reverb, Delay, Distortion
    2 Master effects: EQ, Autopan
  • Audio input and resample (pre/ post effects)
  • adjustable gain
  • adjustable loop points per sample (trim)
  • adjustable count in (‘record in 2 steps, 4 steps, or immediately)
  • Audio paste
  • Audiobus
  • global performance recorder

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Zivix Intros Jamstik+ and PUC+ With Bluetooth MIDI

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At the 2015 NAMM Show, Chris Heille of Zivix introduced the updated Jamstik+ and PUC+ with Bluetooth MIDI support.

Bluetooth LE MIDI offers high performance, without sacrificing WiFi connectivity from your iOS devices. Users can be connected to any iOS device or Mac and still browse the web, or use web-based applications.

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The 7 Best iOS Music Products Of NAMM 2015 On The iOS Update

In the latest episode of the iOS Update host Mitch Gallagher shares his picks for the best new products for iOS music making from the 2015 NAMM ShowContinue reading

iModular Integrates iOS Devices Into Modular Synthesizers

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iModularSynth has introduced iModular – a hardware/software combination designed to let you use an iPhone or iPad in a Eurorack modular synthesizer. The iOS device can be used as a sound generator, effects processor or anything else that software allows.

The system is made up of two components: the iModular application and the iModular interface Eurorack module. Continue reading

Deregulator 2 ‘A Journey Into Unusual & Very Cool Sonic Territory’

deregulator-2Developer Savelii Kaliupanov has released Deregulator 2, a major update that introduces a cleaner UI, MIDI control, Audiobus 2.x and IAA support and more.

Deregulator is an audio processing app with 3 FX modules, Echo, Delay and Reverb. You can randomize each of the module’s settings dynamically.

You can even randomize the randomizers, allowing you “to journey into unusual and very cool sonic territory.”  Continue reading