Launchpad for iPad Updated With Performance FX

Novation has updated Launchpad for iOS – its freemium loop-based sequencing app – with new ‘Performance FX’.

Performance FX at a glance:

  • New Delay FX and Gater FX, create stunning fills and breakdowns
  • Enhanced Stutter FX and Autofilter FX, add movement and dynamics to your music
  • FX Pads have new animated graphics, focusing you on your performance
  • A new Edit FX screen lets you tweak and perform your FX
  • Track FX routing lets you target fx to specific tracks such as vocals, or drums
  • Fully tweakable FX parameters for deep customization

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Updated Koushion 4.2 Now Available

koushionDeveloper Ian Wagner let us know that Koushion – his step sequencer app for iOS – has been updated to version 4.2.

Here’s what new in Koushion 4.2:

  • Per-step gate and velocity editing
  • Embedded app manual viewer for offline reference
  • Minor UI tweaks to improve accessibility to frequently accessed controls

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Monoplugs Releases B-Step Sequencer 2.1 Update

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Monoplugs has just released version 2.1 of their B-Step Sequencer for iOS, Windows, Mac, Raspberry Pi and Linux.

B-Step Sequencer is a step sequencer for creating melodic loops, chord progressions, arpeggios, drum grooves and basslines.

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New App, Pepp, A ‘Twisted Groovebox’ For iOS

pepp-smallDeveloper Patrik Hedmalm has introduced Pepp – a new iOS music app, described as a sort of ‘twisted groovebox’.

Here’s what Hedmalm has to say about Pepp:

This twisted groovebox/arpeggiator/synthesizer lets you quickly forge original electronic music, using sixteen sliders and a sixteen-step sequencer.

Instantly save and recall your ideas without missing a beat. With 160 memory slots you’re not likely to run out of storage.

While it’s designed to be easy to use, Pepp also offers:

  • MIDI support, including playing via a MIDI keyboard, MIDI sync & MIDI control of parameters; and
  • Audiobus integration.

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midimux Brings USB MIDI To iPad, iPhone

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zerodebug has introduced midimux for iOS – a new app that talks MIDI to your Mac, using the standard usb to lightning or 30 pin cable.

midimux is the first of a planned pair of apps, with audiomux following, that promise to route both midi and audio over your device’s USB cable.

Features:

  • Creates Mirrors of all MIDI devices that are connected to the computer on the connected iOS devices.
  • Creates Mirrors of all MIDI devices that are connected to the iOS devices on the Mac.
  • Lets you create custom virtual Ports that can be used by both sides of the connection to communicate.
  • does it all via a wired usb connection – using the standard charge & sync cable.
  • works on all iDevices from iOS 5.

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MC Studio Brings 8-Channel Audio Analysis To iOS

mc-studioDeveloper Sascha Bienert has introduced MC Studio – a powerful digital multichannel real-time audio monitoring and analyzing toolbox for your iPad or iPhone

MC Studio includes an analyzer, oscilloscope, goniometer and a full scale level meter

It displays signals from the internal microphones as well as the 3.5 mm audio jack. In combination with an external multichannel USB-audio-interface it is capable of displaying even up to 8 channels simultaneously.

MC Studio also fully supports Audiobus and Inter-App Audio.  Continue reading