Elastic Drums Offers 6 Channels Of Drum Synthesis

elastic-drumsElastic Drums is a software synth for iPhone that offers 6 channels of synthesized drum sounds, a step sequencer and 4 FX channels.

Features:

  • 6 synth channels with 10 different percussion synth engines (kick, snare, hit, clap, tom, … fm, grain)
  • 12 parameters for each synth engine
  • automation for each parameter via knob recording or velocity
  • 4 send effect channels with 2×11 mono effects and 2 x 9 stereo effects
  • automation for all of the 8 possible effect parameters via xy pad
  • master effects (stutter, delay, compressor …)
  • 16 step sequencer for the 6 channels, each with it’s own tempo multiplier & length
  • record audio and export to Soundcloud or Audioshare
  • email audio recordings and presets
  • iOS 8 supported

Here are official Elastic Drums audio demos:

The developer notes that several key features are in the works:

  • genuine iPad version (landscape instead of portrait)
  • Audiobus support
  • IAA support
  • midi support
  • new sequencer features (rolls, etc.)
  • new synth engines (tom tom, sampler, etc)

Note: Because all sounds get generated in realtime, the app is cpu heavy! iPhones 5 and greater can handle it with no problem, on iPhone 4s and iPad 2 effects 3 and 4 get switched off by the engine automatically to save some cpu power.

Elastic Drums is available from the App Store for US $3.99.

If you’ve used Elastic Drums, leave a comment and let us know what you think of it!

6 thoughts on “Elastic Drums Offers 6 Channels Of Drum Synthesis

  1. looks nice, been looking for a deep drum synthesis app like Impaktor but with several channels and midi control.
    I do like to know how far the app supports an iPad2. After bying Stroke Machines which didn’t properly work on an iPad2 and was a waste of money i’m hesistant for heavy cpu apps. I mean i’m happy to have less effects as long the app does’t crackle and stutter when using 2 sounds (like Stroke machines).

    1. i says in the description on the app store store, iPad 2 has less functionality due to CPU usage.

      “Because all sounds get generated in realtime, the app is cpu heavy! iPhones 5 and greater can handle it with no problem, on iPhone 4s and iPad 2 effects 3 and 4 get switched off by the engine automatically to save some cpu power.”

  2. Looks promising. Will keep an eye on it,and more than likely purchase after midi and iPad support have been implemented.

  3. This gem is up there with Samplr, it’s really solid. I am already deeply in love with the sound and versatility. Deep bow to the Devs who created this…

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