Wolfgang Palm’s MiniMapper Now Available For iPhone

minimapperWolfgang Palm has released PPG MiniMapper for iPhone and iPod touch.

PPG MiniMapper is a performance synthesizer with a wide range of sounds for iPhone and iPod Touch.

Key Features:

  • New Sound map concept – create new sounds playful and experimental
  • Map Recorder generates new programs on the fly
  • Features the same audio engine that powers the highly popular PPG WaveMapper
  • Arptor – a flexible Step Sequencer / Arpeggiator combination
  • Schematic touch keyboard – zoom and scrollable
  • Build your own keyboard, with the keys you prefer for your music.
  • Powerful sound browser – sorting by category, bank management
  • Virtual and Hard-MIDI in/out – sending/receiving keys and polypressure
  • Sending/receiving the Icon positions and X/Y performers
  • Audiobus support
  • 10 min Audio recorder and Audio Copy
  • Context specific help for all pages
  • Easy data exchange between MiniMapper and WaveMapper

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GuitarJack Model 2, Now iOS Lightning-Compatible

Sonoma GuitarjackSonoma Wireworks has announced that their GuitarJack Model 2 audio interface for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is compatible with Apple’s new iPhone 5, new iPod touch, iPad mini, and fourth generation iPad, which all use Apple’s new Lightning-to-30-pin adapter cable.

GuitarJack connects a wide range of instruments, microphones, and other audio hardware to iOS devices via 1/4 inch instrument and 1/8 inch stereo mic/line inputs and an 1/8 inch stereo/line output. GuitarJack includes input level control with 60 dB of gain plus 12 dB pad for 72 dB of adjustment, configurable Lo-Z and Hi-Z modes, and more. GuitarJack Model 2 works with Sonoma’s iOS apps, which are compatible with iOS 6, as well as third party apps like GarageBand.

Summer NAMM 2012: Griffin MIDIConnect

At the 2012 Summer NAMM Show: Griffin Technology has announced the availability of MIDIConnect, a MIDI interface for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad.

“MIDIConnect offers musicians a compact and portable solution to create and edit music on the go, at a fraction of the cost of a recording studio,” said Ethan Opelt, Line Manager of Griffin’s Audio category. “We are excited to be showcasing MIDIConnect… at Summer NAMM in Nashville, our home town.”

MIDIConnect adds a MIDI input and output to iOS devices, and allows the user to plug MIDI keyboards and other MIDI-capable devices into an iPad, iPod touch or iPhone. The user can play MIDI instruments straight into MIDI-capable applications like GarageBand. MIDIConnect users can also download MIDI controller apps to make use of the MIDI out port and the iOS devices’ touchscreens as a MIDI controller.

Both MIDI in and out ports are industry-standard 5-pin DIN connectors, compatible with most commonly available MIDI cables and connectors.

MIDIConnect is now available for purchase (MSRP $79.99) at www.GriffinTechnology.com.

$.99 Convolution Reverb For iPhone, iPad

SpaceSampler is an audio convolution application that lets you record audio and apply filters from real acoustic spaces and equipment.

Features:

  • Effects are modeled from actual rooms, spaces and gear
  • Fast convolution algorithm
  • Simple, intuitive interface
  • Integrated sampler with resume recording
  • Live monitoring for low-latency, real-time effects
  • Big mix knob blends between effected and dry signals
  • Recording browser for easy file management
  • Re-load recordings for multilayered effects
  • Copy & Paste audio in and out
  • Share via e-mail, MAPI Audio Copy, Dropbox and SoundCloud
  • Choose between .wav and .mp4 for file encoding

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MIDI Control In AmpliTube 2.5 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

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AmpliTube 2.5 is a major upgrade for AmpliTube, a guitar amp and FX app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. It now also includes full MIDI control and Digital Audio in and out.

MIDI control

Now you can control AmpliTube 2.5 remotely using an iOS compatible MIDI interface, like iRig MIDI, a standard foot controller or any other MIDI controller. This lets you:

  • Send preset up and down commands
  • Assign presets to switches or other controls, and
  • Control any amp or FX parameter with the learn function

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Noisemusick Brings Chaotic Noisemaking To iOS

Reader Stefan sent word about an unsual sound app for iOS, Noisemusick:

I’ve come across a nifty little iOS app called Noisemusick by Fluxama which is a rendition of circuit board kits done in 2007 by Jessica Rylan.

And since I couldn’t find any videos that demos the app I’ve done one myself.

Here’s that video demo:

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