Get Your Drone On With Mononoke for iOS

Bram Bos remains one of the leading lights of iOS synth and effect app development. We’ve reviewed much of his work in the past, including Ruismaker Noir, Kosmonaut, and the incredible Rozeta Sequencer Suite, among many others. They all feature great interfaces, support the AUv3 plugin format, and belong in the library of any iOS […]

miRack Brings the Eurorack Modular Synth to the iPad

VCV Rack garners a lot of praise in the software synth world for essentially being a virtual Eurorack modular synth. It lets users fill their own “racks” with hosts of virtual modules made by the top Eurorack companies. It’s a great way to test drive patches from your own modular hardware rack while also sounding […]

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 […]

Zeeon – a State of the Art Synthesizer App for the iPad

If you are searching for a leading edge iOS virtual analog synth that also works as AU plugin, look no further than Zeeon. The latest release from BeepStreet, purveyors of another excellent iOS synth, Sunrizer, and the very cool drum synth, Impaktor, this is a high quality music app that immediately rises to the top […]

Explore Deep Sonic Vistas with SynthScaper for iOS

If you are searching for an iPad music app suitable for creating rich and unique ambient drones look no further than SynthScaper. An innovative user interface combines with top notch sound quality to make the creation of these sonic atmospheres rewarding and fun. In addition to the spaced-out ambience, this app also offers somewhat traditional […]

Korg Gadget, Stroke Machine, and Thor all get Important iOS Updates

In the past two weeks, three of the leading iOS music apps received vital updates that significantly enhance their functionality. If you want to learn more about Korg Gadget, Stroke Machine, and Thor, check out our previous articles here at TabMuse. Read on further to get the latest news about these updates. Korg Gadget adds […]

Audulus brings the Modular Synth World to the iPad

iOS musicians interested in exploring modular synthesis on their iPad or iPhone need to check out the excellent app, Audulus. Featuring a clean, state-of-the-art user interface and great sound, Audulus does a nice job of scratching that sound design itch when a desktop or laptop computer running Reaktor isn’t available. A Mac OS X version […]

The iVCS3 raises the Bar for iPad Hardware Emulation

The EMS VCS3 — with other models known as the Synthi or Putney — is a legendary analog synthesizer from the Golden Age. Pink Floyd’s “On the Run” from Dark Side of the Moon famously uses the VCS3, and that same synth arpeggiation now serves as the “Hello World” application for many current analog beatboxes, […]

Korg Gadget — Reviewing the Synths, Part 2

So we’ve reviewed Korg’s powerful Gadget iOS beatmaking app; we covered its drum modules, and the first half of its synth collection. Naturally, what follows is a look at the other six synth modules of Gadget. Expect these Gadgets to be useful for creating a wide range of electronic and esoteric music. Wolfsburg offers a […]

microTera — Waveshaping the iPad Synth World

VirSyn’s microTera is an excellent iPad synth app that offers its own take on the world of iPad sound creation. Essentially a smaller version of the miniTera desktop softsynth, which I used on Church of Hed’s Rivers of Asphalt album (“Painted Desert and Mountain Sky“), microTera features an intuitive interface with a unique and powerful […]