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Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Earhoof gets an update!


Earhoof, an app that defies a conventional definition, just recently got a great update. New features include Audiobus 2 support, MIDI clock sync, and MIDI input. If you haven’t yet purchased Earhoof, check out the demo video below for an introduction: Yes, at first glance Earhoof may look like a 4-slice toaster, but don’t be fooled. This Rock On →

Video Production iOS vs PC


Hey all, Since the beginning of iOS MARS all my videos have been made 100% on ios. Shot on iPhone, edited on iPad. This includes the intros and outros as well as the sound effects and theme. Recently I have been trying to make better videos, spending more time editing, adding high quality audio, featured Rock On →

Camel Audio releases Steamworx sound library for Alchemy Mobile!


Camel Audio has just released their popular Steamworx sound library for their Alchemy Mobile app. From the Camel Audio site: Adapted and optimised for Alchemy Mobile, this 50-preset cinematic netherworld features keyboard instruments made from clocks, drum kits built with steam-powered machines, fog-shrouded soundscapes and gothic choirs. With intricate contraptions, grunge-laden grooves, multi-layered arpeggios and hand-crafted Rock On →

Coming soon: Ondes, from Olympia Noise Co.


Olympia Noise Co., the developers of Chordion and dot Melody, have just shared some details about their next app, called Ondes. Ben Kamen, the developer, has described it as an “expressive electronic instrument”, which may sound a bit vague, but check out the sneak peek video below for more: As you can see, it shares Rock On →

New Poll: What is your favorite Guitar Sim app?


Hey all, It’s been a long time since we updated our poll… but here is a new one! You don’t need to log in to vote just vote for your fav! You can only vote once per computer. If you want to check the results quickly the poll appears in the Sidebar of every page Rock On →

Video: Jam Maestro Midi and IAA tutorial

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In this video I show how to use Jam Maestro as a MIDI controller and how to use IAA. It’s pretty cool as you are able to sturm, solo, sequence or even play two apps at once. I used Tera Synth and Animoog to show the midi and DM-1 for the IAA. For some reason Rock On →

Tera Synth review – A brand new synth from VirSyn


Tera Synth is the latest in an impressive catalog of iOS synths from VirSyn. There’s a good chance that you’ve already got one of their synths on your iPad, as Addictive Synth, microTERA, and Cube are just a few of their outstanding previous synths. What separates Tera Synth from these others (and from most other Rock On →

Video: Tera Synth High Quality Audio Demo


In this video I demo the new modular analog synthesizer by VirSyn “Tera Synth”. I go through a bunch of the different Factory Presets and goof around using the onscreen keyboard. I use audioshare to capture the high quality audio. I think this is the longest video I have ever uplaoded at about 30 minutes, Rock On →

Video: Jam Maestro Internal Instrument Audio Demo

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In this video I give a nice high quality audio demo of all the internal instruments in Jam Maestro. Really impressive how much work has gone into this app. In my intro video a didn’t do a very good job of capturing the internal audio. This video is to make up for it. In this Rock On →