Tag: iOS

Moog Releases Revolutionary App Of Iconic Minimoog Model D Synth

Based on Moog’s original analog designs for the first portable keyboard synthesizer, the Minimoog Model D App invites users to explore the fundamental elements of sound. Created by Moog exclusively for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, supporting any 64-bit iOS device to deliver advanced audio desktop-class performance on the go, while integrating seamlessly with mobile DAWs. New Functions Include: – ability to play chords of up to four notes at once, – an easy-to-use arpeggiator module for rhythmic pattern creation – a real time looping recorder with unlimited overdubs – a tempo-synchronizable stereo ping-pong delay module – the Bender — ... Read more

FRISKY Radio Expands Role As Premier Underground Music Service With Android Launch

Featuring the largest category of electronic music, anytime, anywhere, FRISKY Radio has expanded its reach with the launch of its brand new Android application. Launched late last month, FRISKY’s extensive catalogue of Mixes and Programming will be available across iOS and Android, WORLDWIDE. You can even listen to all content offline, as well as discover music 24/7 with the always on FRISKY Radio in Hi Res Audio. Shows from the likes of Robert Babicz, 16 Bit Lolitas, Dave Seaman, Bespoke Music, Quivver, Wild Dark, Of Norway, Just Her, Justin Massei, Chus & Ceballos and many, many more make up the ... Read more

Apps Of The Month: July 2016

From Discogs finally on Android to a new music discovery tool, we took a look at some of the top apps and updates over the month of July 2016. This month we see apps for iOS and Android and, for the first time, we also see Virtual Reality in the mix. Did we miss any? Let us know what your favourite apps from the past month were. Discogs | Android Already available for iOS, Discogs mobile app has now been released for Android. Simply, scan a barcode with your phone’s camera, or manage a search results by swiping to add or delete ... Read more

New Korg Synth Recreates Classic 80s Video Game Audio

In partnership with video game designer Bandai Namco, Korg has created a new chiptune synth for its app, Gadget. Gadget, which launched back in 2014, features numerous virtual synths and drum machines based around the iconic Japanese company’s arsenal of products. It is also a sequence and mixer for those recording full tracks. With the apps latest update, it allows you to utilize the “Kamata” synth, recreating the sounds found in classic Namco games like Pac-Man and Galaga. Kamata will join the 8-bit “Kingston” synth, with a very 80s inspired interface to match. Gadget retails for £14.99, while Kamata is ... Read more

Apps Of The Month: June 2016

From full artistic control of booking to a customized earprint, we take a look at some of the apps and updates of the month this past June 2016. This month it seems as though all applications only come in iOS versions. Did we miss any? Let us know what your favourite apps from the past month were. MIDI Designer Pro 2 | iOS A major update to the original MIDI controller platform for iOS, MIDI Designer Pro 2 includes new features like a redesigned look,IAP with new control types: Image Panels, Pickers and Meters, and new Preset Packs. Mimi | ... Read more

New Apple Technology May Block Cameras On Dancefloors

We all know the phones on the dancefloor conversation: should you? shouldn’t you? where? why? all of that… Well, everyone’s favorite multi-national behemoth Apple seems to know this conversation too and has now been awarded a patent that, theoretically, will be able to block mobile phone camera within certain spaces. Basically, using the iPhones infrared sensor (see diagram below), participating venues would be able to transmit data points, making iPhone cameras shut off when pointed at the stage. The patent has been circling around Apple since 2011 and, at time of writing, there has been no announcement to implement the ... Read more

Korg’s plugKEY Makes Production On The Go A Breeze

Designed for Producers constantly on the move (at this point, who isn’t), KORG has released plugKEY, a miniature widget plug. Featuring an audio input, MIDI input compatible for any keyboard or controller to use on iOS music applications, and a lightning connector, the widget is an “essentials-only” style device. Roughly the size of an iPhone, simply plug it in to iOS device and synth, and it can be taken anywhere. Designed for iPads and iPhones, plugKEY is the first accessory of it kind to feature all types of connectivity. Also, KORG has developed a handful of compatible (free) apps, specifically ... Read more

New iOS Speaker Recreates The Sounds Of Vintage Vinyl

Designed by Italian creator Paolo Cappello,’Louis,’ a “wooden trumpet” speaker system for iOS draws its inspiration from the sounds of vintage vinyl. The speaker, which uses no electrical components, relies on its wooden structure, which bring out the retro sounds. Coupled with a specially designed iOS app that allows users to control the playlist, as well as their ideal sound experience, ‘Louis’ becomes a sum of all its parts. Available in natural, yellow and anthracite and is crafted from carefuly selected beech grain. Check out the video below for a better idea of how ‘Louis’ works. The speaker retails for ... Read more

Discogs iOS App Finally Lands

Starting Monday, the internet’s preeminent domain for vinyl record collectors, Discogs, is going mobile. With the long-awaited release of their mobile application, Discogs has finally taken the plunge, moving out of Beta testing and inviting the general public access to its extensive database. The app itself (which will be available for iOS, with an Android version announced for the future) is fairly easy to navigate. Simply, scan a barcode with your phone’s camera, or manage a search results by swiping to add or delete to your wish list. Also, any given LP’s marketplace pricing is prominent, for better or worse. ... Read more

Apps Of The Month: November

From Soundcloud creation to sonic emotion, we take a look at some of November’s best electronic music-related apps. All applications come in both Android and iOS versions, unless otherwise specified. Did we miss any? Let us know what your favourite apps from the month were. Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library | Download The Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library is a royalty-free library of one shots, loops, and stems recorded at the various fixed and pop-up Rubber Tracks studios. Created in partnership with Indaba Music, the library provides a unique resource for musicians all over the world and it doesn’t cost you ... Read more

Native Instruments Gives iOS iMaschine A Powerful Overhaul

Two years ago, Native Instruments launched their iOS production app iMaschine, and now the company has unleashed a massive upgrade to the portable music production software. As the first music production app to take advantage of iPhone 6′ 3D touch technology, iMaschine 2 has evolved from its original’s sketchpad approach to a full on music production tool, allowing users to create entire tracks on their iphones and/ore ipads. One of the most noticeable improvments to the app is the inclusion of “step mode”, which switches pad grip mode to step sequencer (something handy for small screen devices). Also, iMaschine 2 ... Read more

Studio Quality Production App Now Available For Android

Having already released for iOS back in 2013, Ninjajamm was just one of many music production apps in the spectrum of the Apple-centric digital sphere. Now, Ninjajamm has separated from the pack a bit by releasing their intuitive touch controlled platform for Android devices. Essentially, working off the “stems” approach, Ninjajamm allows users to remix remix “tunepacks” you chose using a sequence-based interface by using its touch, tilt, and gesture controls alongside effects and filters (reverb, glitch). The app was developed by Coldcut‘s Jonathan Moore and originally provided Ninja Tune artists (Moore is a co founder of the seminal dance imprint) such as Amon Tobin ... Read more

Beatport Releases New Streaming App For iOS and Android

With an ever-expanding catalog of tracks from dance music’s top artists and labels, the newly redesigned Beatport has officially launched their streaming app for iOS and Android.  Simply put, the app will put millions of tracks in users pockets alongside unlimited, free streaming. Listen to all your favorite tracks from a wide range of leading dance imprints, plus explore playlists curated by the Beatport team handpicking each week. Users will also be able to discover festival and event information from around the world, or find out what’s happening locally. Beatport users can: Discover millions of new tracks and music from ... Read more