Tag: ipad

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

Pioneer Announces First iPad Effects Unit

Back in 2012, Pioneer released the RMX-1000 DJ Effects unit, which allowed DJs a multitude of effects and sample possibilities for their sets. Becoming an instantly popular piece of hardware, Pioneer has now announced that the RMX-1000 will come to the iPad with a nearly identical look to its non-digital brother. Drawing audio from a users ITunes Library, and compatible with Garageband, as well as a host of iPad synths and drum machines, the RMX-1000 seeks to be more of a tool for production than live performance emulating the hardware to deliver touchscreen control of Scene FX, Isolate FX, X-PAD ... Read more

Dutch ‘Tuna Knobs’ Invention Turn iPad Into Actual Controller

With iPads becoming a pretty serious alternative to midi controllers and other digital DJing equipment, it was about time to fix the tablet with some knobs – as rubbing your fingers across a screen just doesn’t really do the trick when you’re trying to rock a nice mix. A Dutch engineering student, however, has come up with the solution to the problem: the tuna knob. A kick-starter campaign by Dutchie Samuel Verburg had the goal to create actual knobs that stick to any touchscreen of your choosing in order to control your DJing app or any other music-making application like ... Read more