SynthMaster One iOS gives your iPad Desktop Synth Power

The folks at KV331 did it again. This time out, they successfully ported their desktop synth plugin – SynthMaster One – to the iOS platform. Any sonic differences between the two are barely noticeable, if at all. iPad synth aficionados need to add SynthMaster One iOS to their shortlist. SynthMaster One iOS Features Semi-Modular Architecture […]

AudioKit Synth One revolutionizes the iOS Synthesizer World

The open source movement revolutionized the technology world by changing how software gets written. A stunning amount of today’s tech products boast at least a partial open source background. Its community-driven focus attracts talented developers wanting to learn, contribute, and be a part of something bigger than simply schlepping code for some faceless corporation. AudioKit […]

Recording Digest: Church of Hed – Sandstoned written by Jerry Kranitz

Editor’s Note: Jerry Kranitz is an aficionado of spacerock and psychedelic music, as evidenced by his work with Aural Innovations for nearly two decades. He is now focused on a new book: Cassette Culture: Homemade Music and the Creative Spirit in the Pre-Internet Age chronicling the underground cassette music scene. It’s scheduled for publication in […]

Perforator adds Rhythm to your iOS Synths

Bram Bos continues to worm his way into the workflows of iOS musicians across the world. We previously covered a host of cool iPad music apps from Bram, including Troublemaker, Ripplemaker, Kosmonaut, and the essential Rozeta Sequencer Suite. His latest app, Perforator, serves as a rhythmic gate effect for iOS. Perforator for iOS Features Gate […]

AAS Objeq is a Unique Effect worthy of the iOS Musician

We love Objeq Delay on the desktop; it’s perfect for otherworldly beatmaking and sound design. Now AAS brings a version of the effect to the iOS platform. Enter AAS Objeq – providing the same unique physical modeled resonator effects as its big brother, but this time without the delay. AAS Objeq Features Three Physical-Modeled Resonators […]

Kosmonaut takes your iOS Music Tracks to Deep Space

Bram Bos from Ruismaker is back with another essential iOS effect app. Blessed with the moniker of Kosmonaut, it essentially serves as a multi-tap delay with benefits, while also supporting the AU plugin format. Mobile musicians looking to blast their projects off into deep space need to consider adding it to their app arsenal. Kosmonaut […]

Elastic FX is an Intuitive Multi-effects Unit for iOS

MoMinstruments, the folks behind the excellent iOS drum machine, Elastic Drums, recently introduced something new at the iTunes App Store. Elastic FX is a virtual 4-channel multi-effects unit with the same intuitive interface and fun factor that made Drums a top pick among iPad musicians. It belongs on the shortlist of anyone needing an iOS […]

Rozeta Sequencer Suite revolutionizes iOS Music Production

Over the past two years Ruismaker and developer, Bram Bos, forged a status as one of the top shops in the iOS music scene. Their new product, Rozeta Sequencer Suite, revolutionizes the use of MIDI on Apple’s mobile platform. Providing nine AU-compatible MIDI plugins, including sequencers and other cool utilities, it belongs in the library […]

A Venerable Chord Organ is yours with iOptigan for the iPad

The Optigan brought the chord organ concept into homes in the early 70s. Backing patterns, recorded in a variety of genres onto optical discs, were part of the allure of this early sample playback instrument. Now you can enjoy those halcyon days of yore on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch, as the Optigan is […]

GridInstrument controls your iOS Music Apps – Synth News Digest 12

The touchscreen on any iOS mobile device opens up a world of possibilities for controlling synths or other music apps. We previously covered Aftertouch, an app that takes advantage of 3D Touch on newer iPhones for additional control options. This time out, we train our eye on GridInstrument, which eschews the traditional piano-style keyboard in […]