Mitosynth Update Adds Improved Automation, Step Sequencing, MIDI & More

mitosynth-iphoneWooji Juice has updated Mitosynth for iOS, increasing the flexibility of the step sequencer, adding automation features, expanding MIDI functionality, adding iOS 8 support and more.

Here’s what’s new in Wooji Juice 1.2:

  • Step Sequencer automation feature, supporting blend curves and sustain
  • Pitch Tracking and Note Tracking automation modes
  • MIDI Program Change & Patch Bank mapping
  • MIDI Polyphonic Aftertouch support
  • XY Pads highlight where they were last touched
  • iPhone users can now flip Performance Mode between XY pads, tempo controls, master gain control, and IAA Transport Control (where available)
  • 20 new built-in patches
  • Latest Audiobus SDK

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Read This Before You Upgrade To iOS 8

ios-8If you’re a user of iOS music apps, you may be excited to upgrade your device to iOS 8, which was released today.

You should generally wait to do OS upgrades, though, until your most important applications have been explicitly updated for new operating systems.

And multiple iOS developers are saying to wait to upgrade, because they’ve got updates for IOS 8 on the way, but the updates haven’t gotten through Apple’s approval process yet.

We’ve got a sampling of developer messages about the update below.

tl:dr version: Wait a week or so to upgrade to iOS 8 or some of your music apps may be hosed.

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Five Reasons The New iPhones Are Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger For Musicians

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Apple today made its biggest announcements so far this year, introducing two new larger phones, a new mobile payment system, a release date for its new mobile operating system, a new wearable computer platform and more.

As with previous iPhone announcements, Apple tried to explain why this year’s models are Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger than the previous generation. And the new models are bigger, with tougher screens, faster processors, better camera and more.

Since Apple has established iOS as the leading computer platform for mobile music making, though, we though we’d take a look at the announcements to see what’s new that will be of special interest to iOS musicians. Continue reading

75 Presets For Sunrizer Synthesizer

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Alba Ecstasy has released Steam, a collection of 75 presets for Sunrizer synthesizer for iOS.

The patch library offers 75 new sounds for Sunrizer synthesizer for iPad & iPhone that are 100% royalty free.

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