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.

Here’s a quick video demo: Continue reading

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

IK Multimedia Updates iGrand Piano, iLectric Piano For iOS

ik-ilectric-ipad-pianoIK Multimedia has released updated versions of iGrand Piano for
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and iLectric Piano for iPad.

The apps now sport
a variety of new features:

  • Full compatibility with Audiobus and Inter-App Audio in iOS 8;
  • New instrument expansion libraries;
  • An improved user preset management system; and
  • iGrand Piano now includes the same semi-parametric
    equalizer included in iLectric Piano.

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Free App, MIDI LE, Adds USB MIDI Support To iOS

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Developer Matthias Frick has released an updated version of his free MIDI LE app that adds USB MIDI support.

Alongside its MIDI over Bluetooth functionality, MIDI LE now can establish connections to iOS Devices via a USB Lightning or 30-Pin cable. This means that Macs without Bluetooth LE can now make use of low-latency MIDI, without the need for separate hardware. Continue reading

AUFX:Push Stereo Dynamics Processor Now Available For iOS

aufx-push-audio-effectsKymatica has released AUFX:Push, a highly tweakable stereo dynamics processor for iOS.

AUFX: Push offers noise gate, compressor/expander with external side-chain input, and limiter/clipper. The effect can create effects from subtle compression to extreme pumping to maximum loudness.

This app is part of the AUFX series, a collection of simple and powerful audio effect apps.

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Zed Synth For iOS Offers Physical Modeling, Virtual Analog & Waveshaping

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Developer Richard Meyer – creator of Patch Morpher – has introduced Zed Synth – a new software synthesizer for iPhone & iPad.

Zed Synthc combines virtual analog synthesis with physical modeling synthesis, letting you create ‘rich and immersive sounds’, ranging from bright electronic dance music patches to subtle and expressive solo instruments. Continue reading