New FM Synthesizer For iPad, FM4, Recreates Classic Yamaha DX Sound

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Primal Audio has announced FM4 – a new FM synthesizer for iPad, modeled on classic 1980s Yamaha DX series keyboards.

According to the developers, “Great care has been put into analyzing and replicating inherent sonic characteristics of the original hardware, such as internal quantization errors and digital-to-analogue conversion.” Continue reading

Steinberg UR44 Audio Interface Overview & Demo

On the latest episode of the iOS Update, host Mitch Gallagher takes a look at the Steinberg UR44 Audio Interface.

The Steinberg UR44 is a 6-input audio interface for iOS, Mac, and PC. It offers 24-bit/192kHz recording, with USB 2.0 connectivity, and onboard DSP effects.  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

nChord v3 HeartEater ‘MIDI Control Super-Instrument’ Now Available

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Avantgarde Sound has released nChord v3 – HeartEater – a ‘harmony modular super algorithm/MIDI control super instrument’ for the Liine Lemur platform on iPad.

The app turns an iPad into a MIDI controller based on music theory, with a library of 7,000 chords and dozens of scales.

Here’s what’s new in nChord v3: Continue reading

zMors Modular Synthesizer Integrates iPad, Hardware Modulars

zmors-modular-synthesizerMobile Only has introduced zMors modular – a new modular synthesizer for iPad.

Zmors lets you create patches using a variety of modules, but also lets you connect hardware gear with up to 8 USB outputs, for audio and/or control voltages.

Features:

  • 64 bit support
  • send up to 8 audio/cv to your modular synth via USB Audio
  • 32bit float audio engine with up to 16x oversampling
  • InterAppAudio up to 96K
  • Midi input
  • very low Storage usage
  • skinning with custom background images

Here’s a video intro: Continue reading

Koushion MIDI Step Sequencer Updated

koushionKoushion MIDI Step Sequencer for iPad has been updated with some significant functionality improvements.

Koushion turns an iPad into a step sequencer that can be used to control iOS apps, desktop music software or hardware MIDI devices, using a hardware MIDI adapter.

Here’s what’s new in Koushion 4: Continue reading