Liine Skram – A Streamlined Virtual Studio For iPad

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Liine, creator of the Lemur MIDI controller platform for iOS, has introduced Skram, a virtual studio that features four virtual instruments and sequencing features designed to streamline beat making.

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

Lemur Now Available For Android, Supported On Nexus 7


Liine today released Lemur – it’s open-ended multi-touch music controller platform – for Android.

Lemur was originally a hardware controller – the JazzMutant Lemur. But, when Apple released the iPad, the dedicated hardware version was doomed. By 2011, the platform was reborn as a Lemur application.

Now Liine has introduced Lemur for Android. But, while it’s available for Android, it’s only officially supported on the Nexus 7. Liine explains why: Continue reading

nChord v3 HeartEater ‘MIDI Control Super-Instrument’ Now Available


Avantgarde Sound has released nChord v3 – HeartEater – a ‘harmony modular super algorithm/MIDI control super instrument’ for the Liine Lemur platform on iPad.

The app turns an iPad into a MIDI controller based on music theory, with a library of 7,000 chords and dozens of scales.

Here’s what’s new in nChord v3: Continue reading

Lemur 5 Update Adds Sequencing, Custom Object Design


Liine has released Lemur 5.0 – the latest version of its MIDI/OSC control app for iOS.

Version 5.0 introduces the Canvas object, which lets you create completely custom interfaces; and the Sequencer family of features:

  • Canvas is a brand new object that lets you script custom widgets with full multitouch support. The object is adapted from the HTML5 Canvas element, which means you can design widgets featuring complex shapes, animation, shadows, and transparency .The Canvas object opens the door to a completely new Lemur experience, where the appearance and behavior of objects can be designed to precisely match the demands of your project. Polygons, waveforms, circular objects and infinitely more are all possible with Canvas.
  • Sequencer – Lemur 5.0 introduces a family of new features for tight sequencing. This includes three new objects: StepNote, StepSwitch and StepSlider. Each of these provides a different flavour of sequencing and is ready to use right out of the box. The objects do the hard work for you, simple add them to your template and they are ready to control your MIDI instruments.

Here’s a video intro to Lemur 5.0: Continue reading

LiveControl 2 Brings ‘Next Generation’ Live Control To iPad


Liine has released LiveControl 2, a new version of its ‘next generation’ Ableton Live controller.

Here’s what they have to say about LiveControl 2:

LiveControl 2 gives you every single feature you need to jam, produce and perform with Ableton Live.

The interface is divided across four pages: Launch, Modulate, Play and Sequencer. Each page is deep and feature-rich, while the layout is clear and intuitive. Compatible with both Live 8 and Live 9.

Here’s a demo of LiveControl 2 in action: Continue reading