Shape Synth 4 Updated With Ableton Link, Expanded Synthesis Capabilities

Developer Erik Sigth has released Shape Synth 4, an updated version of his polyphonic synth for the iPad.

Shape is a 16-voice polyphonic synthesizer that lets you draw the shape of the oscillator waveform.

The update adds Ableton Link support, enhanced synthesis capabilities and more.

Here’s what’s new in Shape Synth 4: Continue reading

Numerical Audio Intros RP-1 Dual Digital Delay For iOS

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Numerical Audio has introduced RP-1, a flexible stereo delay for iPhone and iPad that supports Audiobus, Inter-App Audio, Ableton Link and more.

RP-1 also comes with a solid standalone application that makes real-time effects processing as simple as connecting a USB Audio Interface or singing into the internal microphone. Continue reading

Charge Your iPad While Using USB Devices

lighting-camera-connection-kitApple has introduced the Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter, a new accessory that may interest musicians using iPads for music making.

The Adapter lets you power your device, while you connect USB peripherals like hubs, Ethernet adapters, audio/MIDI interfaces, and card readers for CompactFlash, SD and microSD.

Compatible models include: Continue reading

Novation Intros Blocs Wave Beatmaking App For IOS

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Novation today introduced a new sub-brand, Blocs, focusing on app development and a new beatmaking app for iOS, Blocs Wave.

Blocs Wave is a music creation app designed for touchscreen beatmaking. Here’s a performance demo: Continue reading

Liine Skram – A Streamlined Virtual Studio For iPad

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Liine, creator of the Lemur MIDI controller platform for iOS, has introduced Skram, a virtual studio that features four virtual instruments and sequencing features designed to streamline beat making.

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

scriptSONIC Turns Your iPad Into A Programmable Javascript-Based Instrument

Developer Jonathan Mackenzie has released scriptSONIC – a programmable musical instrument for the iPad.

scriptSONIC is designed to combine the open-ended power of a programming language (Javascript) with the expressiveness of a touch-screen. Continue reading