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iOS MARS Closed 2013-2016

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Hello everyone, I regret to inform you that iOS MARS is closed for the foreseeable future. All previous information posted on the site is still up for your use but with no one currently running the site, Basically, the lights are on but no one is home. This is to say that there will be Rock On →

DrumPerfect Pro has arrived! The new version of DrumPerfect from Marinus J.G. van de Molengraft

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For me, one of the great aspects of iOS music apps are the great drum apps available. I’ve never owned any physical drum machine hardware, and I am a terrible, terrible drummer. So, having access to such incredible drum apps has allowed me to create tracks that I simply would not be able to do Rock On →

Kirnu Cream Mobile – A sophisticated arpeggiator for the iPad

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The long-awaited Cream Mobile arrived recently on the App Store, bringing a new take on arpeggiators. What once existed on the desktop is now available for iPad. While there are not any iPad demos from the developers just yet, take a look at this demo from the desktop version: Cream Mobile is a very deep, Rock On →

Video: Introduction to Gadget by KORG

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Hey all! In this video I review and get you started with Gadget by KORG. This is a great app that I am really enjoying, big thanks to KORG for sending this to me. In the video I show you how to get started making a song from scratch. I talk about all the really Rock On →

Video: GeoShred Improv Jam

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Hey all! In this video I jam out on GeoShred. I use it to play lead “guitar” over top of a simple song I made with iGrand and Magellan. I recorded the results in audioshare and mixed it over top of the video for a higher quality of sound. I used the default shred lead Rock On →

Video: Introduction to GeoShred

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In this video I give a quick look into GeoShred by Wizdom Music. GeoShred is a lot like GeoSynth but with a better sound system and some new techniques. I really like this app and I look forward to using it a lot in the future. In this video the featured outro song is “Crush” Rock On →

GeoShred review – Wizdom Music and MoForte release a new “shred synth”

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Wizdom Music, the developers known for Jordan Rudess apps like GeoSynthesizer and Jordantron, have teamed up with MoForte (makers of moForte Guitar), have recently released GeoShred for iPad. This app is like a cross between GeoSynthesizer and moForte Guitar, with many new features and sounds. Check out the excellent tutorial below for more: While the Rock On →

KORG iDS-10 – The Nintendo DS synth comes to iOS

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KORG recently launched the iDS-10 for iPhone, and in typical KORG fashion, there was not much advance hype about it. The app is a port of sorts of the Nintendo DS version, but with some updated visuals and features. The app is a dual-synth plus drum machine plus voice synth. Each of the two synths Rock On →

NOISE – A sweet new free app from ROLI, makers of the Seaboard RISE

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One of the more intriguing music hardware products of 2015 was the Seaboard RISE controller from ROLI. Launched on September 9th, the Seaboard provided users new ways to play music. While the Seaboard may have been a little out of the price range of many musicians, ROLI has just released a FREE app for the iPhone Rock On →

(Bring Back My) SynthMaster Love – A new video from Better Than Epic

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There is most likely a considerable crossover between readers of our site here and the Audiobus forum. If you haven’t signed up and browsed the forum over there, you really are missing out on some great discussions. And today brings us a collaboration between three Audiobus forum regulars (and one non-member). They have put together Rock On →