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Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Brazilian Drum Machine – Another great percussion app from Luis Martinez


Brazilian Drum Machine was recently released for iPad and iPhone. This universal app comes from Luis Martinez, the developer behind the excellent Rock Drum Machine 2 (which I reviewed here), and Afro Latin Drum Machine 2. If you’re familiar with the developers other apps, you’ll feel right at home with Brazilian Drum Machine. Using the Rock On →

Classic App Review – KORG’s iElectribe


Anyone who’s read some of my previous reviews knows that I’m a pretty big fan of the iOS apps that KORG has developed. My “desert island/can only have one app” choice would easily be KORG Gadget. I’ve recently been exploring the depths of the KORG iMS-20, all the while dreaming of owning a physical MS-20 Rock On →

Tin Pan Rhythm – A new song composition app from developers Tin Pan


Developers Tin Pan have just released their first app, the aptly named Tin Pan Rhythm. Besides being a great app to help me perfect my spelling of the word “rhythm”, it is a very user-friendly tool for song composition. First, I have to say how much I appreciate the demo video above. Love the kid’s playroom Rock On →

Diode-108 gets a big first update – MIDI sync and note in, Audioshare and Audiocopy, and more


Diode-108 just got a big, big update, bringing in MIDI sync, MIDI in, and improved options for bringing in your own samples. Here’s the new Press Release straight from the Vibrant Digital Engineering. Vibrant Digital Engineering releases version 1.1.0 of its acclaimed Diode-108 Drum Machine for iPadVibrant’s Diode-108 gets a variety of new features with Rock On →

Hexaglyphics – A new noise generator from the future


Hexaglyphics is a new noise generator app from develope Nicola Pisanti, and it is a trip. Check out the very helpful User Guide video from the developer for a good overview. As you can see, visually this app evokes thoughts of The Matrix. You could say that the sounds it creates would be right at Rock On →

Free App Alert! Guitar Lick Master (and IAP’s) FREE for a limited time


With the recent update to Yonac’s Steel Guitar app, and the release of Positive Grid’s BIAS FX, guitar apps seem to be in in the spotlight lately. And just today, developer Ninebuzz has made their guitar training app Guitar Lick Master free for a limited time. The app features different packs of guitar licks to Rock On →

Enkl – The new monophonic synth app from Klevgränd Produktion AB


Klevgränd Produktion AB are at it again, but this time with a new synth app. Called Enkl (which is a derivation of the Swedish word “Enkel”, or easy), it is a monophonic synthesizer that is capable of making some really diverse sounds. Enkl features two oscillators, each with a dedicated LFO. You’ll find the typical Rock On →

Steel Guitar 2.0 – a big, big update from Yonac


Steel Guitar, the (obviously) steel guitar emulation from Yonac, just got a massive update with Version 2.0. It’s essentially a brand new app (but a free update to previous users). Completely overhauled is the sound and interface, with loads of new guitars, effects and amps. Check out this fantastic demo. I’m a guitarist, and I’ve Rock On →

Video Review: BIAS FX by Positive Grid


Here is a quick video review and a bit of a tutorial of the new BIAS FX by Positive grid. In this video I talk about what I like about the app and show you how to do some stuff with it. I didn`t actually demo the sound at all this time, just talking but Rock On →