Conductr Controller For Live, Traktor Gets Major Update

Patchworks has updated Conductr – its controller for Ableton Live and Traktor – to version 2.0.

Conductr is specifically designed to be a controller that is tailored to the iPad, vs imitating traditional hardware. See our interview with Conductr’s Oriol Rosell for his perspective on why iPad apps shouldn’t just imitate hardware controllers.

Here’s what’s new in Conductr 2.0: Continue reading

iDensity Update Adds Multi-Channel Granular Synthesis


apeSoft has released iDensity 2.0 – an up to its iOS ‘granular playground’.

iDensity offers: time/pitch shifting, time/pitch jittering, intricate textures, grain fountain/pulverizer, recording and manipulation of buffers, complex scrub pad exploration, dynamic envelope shape and more.

Here’s what’s new in version 2.0: Continue reading

SoundScaper Update Adds Deep MIDI Control & More

soundscaperSoundScaper – an experimental sound mini lab for creating soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones and glitches – has been updated with deep MIDI control and more.

With filtering and mixing of up to three oscillators, you can create soundscapes, textures and drones for your music. With complete MIDI control, this application is now comfortable to use for real-time sound creation and live performance.

Here’s what new in SoundScaper 1.2: Continue reading

iDisplay Lets You Use An iPad As An Additional Display

In the latest episode of the iOS Update, host Mitch Gallagher takes a look at iDisplay, a screen-sharing app that allows you to use your iPad as an additional monitor for your desktop computer.

Along the way, Gallagher covers several ways that iDisplay can be used with desktop music software.  Continue reading