Apple Intros iOS 8

Apple today introduced iOS 8, at its World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC), being held June 2-6 in San Francisco, CA. While iOS 7 was a dramatic makeover, IOS 8 focuses on refining and polishing the mobile OS. Key Features: Faster and more intuitive user experience; iCloud Photo Library lets you use your photos and videos more easily across… Read More Apple Intros iOS 8

iPhone 5s Packs ‘Desktop-Class’ Power Into A Mobile Device

Apple today announced two new iPhones, the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c. The announcements were largely what people expected Apple to introduce – a more powerful top-of-the-line iPhone and a more competitively priced iPhone. The real news, though – and what makes today’s announcements relevant to musicians – is the state of performance on… Read More iPhone 5s Packs ‘Desktop-Class’ Power Into A Mobile Device

Universal Guitar To MIDI Converter For iOS, Sonuus G2M

Sonuus has introduced G2M – a Universal Guitar-to-MIDI Converter app for iOS. According to the developer, Sonuus G2M delivers high-performance, low-latency, MIDI conversion for guitar and other musical instruments. The G2M app gives you access to the same technology of the Sonuus hardware G2M: Any electric guitar can be used as a solo MIDI guitar: i.e.,… Read More Universal Guitar To MIDI Converter For iOS, Sonuus G2M

Rode Intros iXY Stereo Microphone For iPhone, iPad

RØDE has announced the iXY, a stereo microphone for iPhone and iPad with 30-pin connector. It’s designed to allow high quality recording at sampling rates up to 24-bit/96kHz. The mic is intended for recording live music, meetings, lectures, reporting, dictation and sound design, and also is ideal for use on-camera as a dual-system recorder for DSLR.

uPhase+ Pattern Phase Sequencer Now Available

Developer Gregorio Zanon has announced that uPhase+ – a pattern phase sequencer & synthesizer for iOS – is now available. Zonon describes uPhase+ as ‘a door to Interactive Minimalism’. Here’s a demo of the app in action, being used for a cover of Steve Reich’s Piano Phase:

64 Presets For Impaktor

Sunsine Audio has released Impact, a set of 64 new presets for Impaktor. The pack makes full use of every aspect of both synthesis engines. Physical Modeling is explored through the “Membrane” and “Resonator” sections, Noise Shaping through the “Noise + Vocoder” section, and Frequency Modulation though the FM synthesizer section. Many of the presets contain… Read More 64 Presets For Impaktor