New Looping App, LoopTree, For iOS

looptreeCoding Cod has introduced LoopTree – a new looper for iOS.

LoopTree avoides the issues of destructive merging by, instead, combining your loops into layers. You retain individual control over your original loops and you can also control them as one using the new layer.

Features:

  • Unlimited number of loops (practically!)
  • Non-destructive layering
  • Beat repeat – sample, repeat and reverse loops
  • Filter – add variety with an LPF, BPF and HPF

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Audiomux 2 Adds Windows, VST, AU Support

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AppBC has released a major update to Audiomux, a software app that basically lets you use your iOS device’s USB cable as an audio interface.

Audiomux lets you stream audio to a Mac or Windows PC via the standard 30pin/lightning USB cable. It lets you integrate iOS apps into your music production environment, just like you would use a plugin.

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Animoog For iPhone Gets Major Performance Upgrade

animoogMoog Music today released an update to Animoog for iPhone, its Anisotropic software synthesizer.

The update improves support for iOS 8, 64-bit devices, improves Audiobus support, delivers a long list of bug fixes and more.

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Apple Bringing Audio Unit Plugins To iOS

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Buried in the deluge of developer announcements that Apple made at their World Wide Developer Conference yesterday was an interesting development for iOS mobile music making: Audio Unit Extensions.

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New iOS Looper Designed For ‘Drastic’ Mangling

poolpFlart Studio has introduced Poolp – a new iPhone looper that features 3 loopers, 3 send effects and 2 global fx, all tweakable.

Poolp is designed to let you to record your own samples and change them in ‘drastic’ ways.

Features:

  • 3 synchronised loopers
  • independant record length (1, 2, 4 bars and free) for each looper
  • independant direction and speed (0.25, 0.5, 1, 2) for each looper
  • one low pass filter for each looper
  • volume and pan for each looper
  • 3 send effects: Reverb, Delay, Distortion
    2 Master effects: EQ, Autopan
  • Audio input and resample (pre/ post effects)
  • adjustable gain
  • adjustable loop points per sample (trim)
  • adjustable count in (‘record in 2 steps, 4 steps, or immediately)
  • Audio paste
  • Audiobus
  • global performance recorder

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Voice Jam Studio Now Universal

voice-jam-studioTC-Helicon has released an update to Voice Jam Studio – a vocal FX processor and audio/video performance recorder for iOS.

The new version of Voice Jam Studio brings with it some cool new looping modes, performance features and ‘Universal’ compatibility (iPhone + iPad).

Here’s what’s new:

  • Voice Jam Studio is now Universal – Runs on your iOS 8 compatible iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices.
  • Four powerful per-track loop synchronization options
  • Beat Sync: All actions are synchronized to the nearest beat
  • Loop Sync: All actions are synchronized to the wrap point of any other active track in the Loop Sync Group.
  • Serial Sync: Only one loop per Serial Sync group will play at a time. All others will be queued.
  • Free: Completely ignores the active tempo
  • Variable Speed Tape-Scrub, Reverse, and a new Stutter loop effect.
  • Overhauled internals for enhanced performance and a smaller footprint.
  • 5 Vocal FX radio-button presets. Store your 5 favourite presets in each session to be recalled instantly during a live performance.
  • Facebook video uploading. Share your recorded performance videos directly to Facebook with a single click.
  • Improved visual metronome.

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Tin Pan Rhythm App Designed For ‘Song Prototyping’

Tin_Pan_RhythmDeveloper Gil Carmel and team have released Tin Pan Rhythm, a song prototyping tool, based around chord progressions and acoustic instruments.

According to the developers, Tin Pan Rhythm is designed to be a “simple and playful” way to create music.

Carmel explains the philosophy behind Tin Pan Rhythm:

“As a game developer, I’ve spent much of my career optimizing for … human factors – doing my best to craft experiences that are engrossing, intuitive and self-teaching. I wanted to apply these principles to an app aimed at the “musical middle class”: folks who love music, maybe strum a guitar here and there or took viola lessons in third grade.

“My goal is to make tools that are musically expressive, accessible, playful and educational. They should be as fun as playing a real instrument. They should teach you something about music. They should let you make better music than you thought you could. And they should be designed for anyone who wants to use them.”

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