MidiBlob For The Waldorf Rocket

midiblobDeveloper Maurizio De Cecco has released MidiBlob for the Waldorf Rocket – a performance-oriented multi touch controller for the iPad for the Waldorf Rocket synthesizer.

Using a set of intuitive interactions, you can modify and control your synth sounds. Graphical feedback is designed to keep you in touch with what you are doing and where you are in your sound space.

MidiBlob works with any Core MIDI compatible interface or with a network based Core MIDI connection. Continue reading

FM4 Update Adds Audiobus Support And More

primal-audio-fm-4-synthesizerPrimal Audio let us know that they’ve updated FM4, their four-operator FM synthesizer for iPad.

They also introduced a free version, FM4 Lite, that lets you try the app out, but has a few of the more advanced features, like MIDI and Audiobus, disabled. .

Here’s what’s new in FM 4 1.1: Continue reading

Casio Brings CZ Synthesizer To The iPad

casio-cz-appCasio has introduced CZ App for iPad – a new software synthesizer, designed to reproduce the sound of Casio’s best-selling CZ-series models.

The CZ App features a built-in 4-part PD (phase distortion) sound source. Its 36 waveforms are capable of generating an extensive and diverse range of sounds. The created tones can also be played on MIDI-compatible instruments.

Here’s a video demo: Continue reading

New Looping App For iOS – Everest Audio Looper

audio-looper-iosDeveloper Glowgraph has introduced Everest Audio Looper for iOS – a new app that lets you record, play, and remix audio loops in real-time, on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

According to the company, “Everest puts the power of four road-worthy, independently controlled, self-synchronizing samplers in the palm of your hand.”

Here are the details: Continue reading

Roger Linn Bringing LinnStrument To 2015 NAMM Show

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Developer Roger Linn will be displaying the recently-released LinnStrument electronic music controller instrument at the 2015 NAMM Show.

Here’s a preview, via reader Geert Bevin, who helped develop the open source firmware that runs the LinnStrument: Continue reading

NAMM Preview: Auria Pro iPad DAW To Offer Full MIDI Capabilities

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WaveMachine Labs has announced that it will be introducing Auria Pro for iPad – a new version of its 48-track DAW, with full MIDI capabilities – at the 2015 NAMM Show:

With over two years in the making, we’re really excited to finally give you a preview of the upcoming Auria Pro.

Full MIDI capabilities, real-time audio warping, powerful audio bussing, two built-in synths and much more, Auria Pro raises the bar in mobile recording once again.

Here are the details: Continue reading

Launch Buttons For Android & iOS App Like A Virtual Launchpad

launch-buttonsDeveloper Alexander Nowak has introduced Launch Buttons for Android & iOS, a MIDI control app for Ableton Live that’s like a virtual Launchpad.

Launch Buttons works with Mac OS X and Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 and lets you use your mobile device as a Live controller.

Here’s a video demo: Continue reading