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Monthly Archives: February 2015

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SoundScaper app review – Crazy circuit bending mayhem from Igor Vasiliev

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The much-anticipated SoundScaper from Igor Vasiliev has arrived this week, and we are all better for it. Okay, that may be a bit over the top, but this app is definitely unique in the iOS environment. There can be no denying that. SoundScaper is essentially a circuit bending app, but without the wires and soldering Rock On →

Zed Synth app review – An absolute stunner of a synth

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The hits just keep coming. I feel like a broken record, but just when I say “I’ve got all the iOS synths that I could possibly use”, along comes another one that grabs my attention. This one is Zed Synth by Jazz Man Ltd., and it’s a beauty. For starters, check out the awesome overview Rock On →

Dedalus app review – Another wild effects app from Amazing Noises

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Amazing Noises, developers of recent effects apps Limiter, Reverb FDN, and GliderVerb, are at it again. Keeping up with a sprinter’s pace, they have just released their latest app, Dedalus – Delay Audio Mangler. Two thing right out of the gate. If you’ve got “Mangler” in the name of your app, you’ve got my attention. Rock On →

AUFX: Push has arrived – More effects wizardry from Kymatica

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I could easily make this my shortest review ever. Go buy this app. The end. But I suspect you might be looking for more from me. So, the latest in the AUFX effects series is called AUFX:Push. It is a compressor, featuring side-chain compression, a limiter, and a noise gate. Check the video below to Rock On →

reve – The new iOS album by blooms

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There’s been a ridiculously good amount of music released lately that have been made using iOS devices. Luckily for us, one more just hit yesterday. The album reve by blooms has just been released on Bandcamp, and it is solid. reve by blooms. A great mix of ambient music, with some funky beats thrown in, Rock On →

Jam Maestro gets a big update!

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Jam Maestro, one of my favorite guitar apps, just keeps getting better. Today brings us an update to Version 3.1, which brings these great new features: – Export tabs to PDF/TXT file! – Export to midi file. – Import any midi file as guitar tab. – New strum speed panel, ability to precisely set the Rock On →

A new iVCS3 YouTube tutorial series – Digital Jeepney shows us how it’s done

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A new set of YouTube tutorials on the awesome, yet perplexing iVCS3 app have just been released. Created by Digital Jeepney, the first two videos in the series give a concise overview of the matrix and control inputs. Check out the first video in the series below: I was wildly excited for this app to Rock On →

Singaling app review – An easy to use vocal effects app

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As far as vocal apps go in the iOS world, there are quite a few to choose from. While these may focus on mic simulations (see MicSwap) or provide a suite of effects (VocaLive, Voice Rack FX), perhaps you are looking for something quick, simple and effective. Singaling may be the app for you. Offering Rock On →

Audreio – Wirelessly stream audio between iOS devices

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I find myself to be in the fortunate position to own more than one iOS device. While I use my iPad Air 1 almost exclusively for making music, I do dabble a bit on my iPhone 6 as well. Having upgraded from the iPhone 4s, I’ve found the extra screen size of the iPhone 6 Rock On →

FAWM is here! Here’s a few musicians to follow

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February is upon us, and as many of you may know, that means it’s time for FAWM. If you’re not aware of FAWM, it is February Album Writing Month. The concept is to create 14 tracks in 28 days. Over at the FAWM website, musicians can upload their tracks for the community to listen, and receive Rock On →