Skip to main content

IOS Archives - Page 2

IK Multimedia Introduces iRig 2 Mobile Interface for iOS and Android
Accessories & Strings

IK Multimedia Introduces iRig 2 Mobile Interface for iOS and Android

IK Multimedia has revamped their popular mobile instrument interface with the iRig 2. The new version adds several new features including a versatile gain control, a 1/4-inch amplifier output, and Android compatibility. The iRig 2 has a 1/4-inch input that can handle guitar, bass or other line level instruments. Its variable gain thumbwheel lets you adjust your input level to...

New iOS App Dissects Polyrhythms
Apps

New iOS App Dissects Polyrhythms

If you’re crazy about figuring out new rhythms, you may want to check out a new app called . Created in part by bassist Kenneth Dahl Knudsen, the app helps you “study and practice various polyrhythms in a wide range of time signatures.” It has a loop that can be set for up to 16 bars that allows you to...

Book Offers Insight on Using an iPad to Record Music
News

Book Offers Insight on Using an iPad to Record Music

You may already be aware of many ways to use an iPad for making music. However, Hal Leonard Corp. has put together an book — — that covers the device’s “connectivity to the professional, project, and home music studios.” Written by music technology authors Vincent Leonard and Thomas Rudolph, the book in the Hal Leonard Quick Pro Guides series, the...

Montana Floss Co. Launches “Soundproof” Music Player App
Apps

Montana Floss Co. Launches “Soundproof” Music Player App

App developer Montana Floss Co. has released , a music player for iOS designed to help you practice. The app allows you to create set lists as well as set repeat markers to loop certain parts of a track. Soundproof is designed for simplicity and ease of use with an oversized play button and time slider to quickly jump to...

Janek Gwizdala Announces Ultimate Play Alongs App
Apps

Janek Gwizdala Announces Ultimate Play Alongs App

Practicing will be taken to a whole new level with Ultimate Play Alongs, a new app that will be available for iOS and Android devices. The app, created by bassist Janek Gwizdala and drummer Louie Palmer, is built around a play-along experience with the back catalog of some of the world’s greatest musicians including Mike Stern, Nathan East, John Patitucci,...

PreSonus Introduces Capture for iPad and Capture Duo
Apps

PreSonus Introduces Capture for iPad and Capture Duo

PreSonus has ported their Capture audio-recording software to the iPad with two new apps: and . Capture for iPad allows for recording up to 32 tracks simultaneously with 24-bit, 96 kHz fidelity, while Capture Duo is a free version that lets you record and play two stereo tracks. Both apps focus on recording but come with basic mixing and editing...

Nathan Vonnahme Releases Teüna Chromatic Tuner App
Apps

Nathan Vonnahme Releases Teüna Chromatic Tuner App

Nathan Vonnahme has released Teüna, a chromatic tuner app for iPhone, iPad and iPad Touch. The app draws on historical aesthetic for its design. “I started looking at these pocket watches from the 17th century, and I realized, these were the iPhone of their day,” Vonnahme explains. “This was the object that every gentleman and many ladies would whip out...

Shaker Box: A Look at the Shaker Loop App
Apps

Shaker Box: A Look at the Shaker Loop App

Shaker Box is a simple, yet well executed app that gives you an assortment of shakers on your iOS device. Only one shaker is included for free but the app has full functionality with no additional cost. A one time $1.99 in-app-purchase gives you access to 12 additional shakers. The sounds are very actual samples and sound great. The settings...

MarloweDK Releases “Beginning Slap Bass” for iPad and iPhone
Apps

MarloweDK Releases “Beginning Slap Bass” for iPad and iPhone

Bassist and educator Thomas Risell – perhaps best known as MarloweDK – has released his “Beginning Slap Bass” lessons in the form of an iPad and iPhone app. Beginning Slap Bass with MarloweDK features 25 licks covering all the fundamentals – slapping, popping, slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, double thumbing and more. Each lick includes four different videos – three set...

Samplr: A Look at the Sampling App for iPad
Apps

Samplr: A Look at the Sampling App for iPad

While I’m a bit of a noob when it comes to samplers, creating beats and most things electronic-music related, I am having a blast trying to create music with Samplr. Designed for live performance, Samplr gives you an astounding number of ways to interact with samples – from either the ones they include, or ones you create or import from...