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Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Free presets for synth-Q – Big thanks to developer Never Be Normal!

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Getting new presets for a synth app is always a treat. So imagine my excitement when I saw that the developer of synth-Q had created a whole batch of brand new presets for this great synth. Did I mention that they’re free? All you need to do is click the link here. These presets are Rock On →

Notetracks – A cool collaboration app for iOS musicians

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Making music on mobile devices have allowed musicians like me to be able to create full songs on my own, in the comfort of my own home. While this allows me to do this at any hour of the day or night, one thing that is missing is the collaborative aspect of working with other Rock On →

Waay: Music theory that matters – A new music theory education app from Ten Kettles

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While most of you reading this are using your iPad for music creation, some of you probably use it for other purposes as well. Whether it be iOS gaming, photography, ebook reading, or just surfing the web, the iPad is an amazing tool. But how many of you are using your device for music education? Rock On →

Elastic Drums gets another big update in Version 1.6

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Elastic Drums, the fantastic drum synthesizer app from Oliver Greschke and MoM Instruments, just keeps on getting better and better. Today saw an app update to Version 1.6, which brings many new features, including Audiobus Remote compatibility, as well new bass and drone synths, and an entirely new Jam Screen. Check out the video from Rock On →

Patterning by Olympia Noise Co. is here!

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The much anticipated Patterning drum sequencer by Olympia Noise Co. has just been released today. If you’ve been reading this site, or are a regular on the Audiobus Forum or the iPad Musician Facebook page, you’ve likely seen some pre-release info about this app. I’ve been fortunate to have a copy of the app for Rock On →

Oscilab gets another great update – MIDI Note and CC out and now Universal!

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I’ve written several times now about Oscilab, the sequencer/synth/drum machine/”all-in-one” app from developers 2Beat (check here for the review, here for some user sounds, and here for Ryan’s video demo). Well, today we got a bit of a surprise with a big new update. Not only is the app now Universal (previously only iPad), but Oscilab Rock On →

LORENTZ Polyphonic Synthesizer – The new synth from iceGear is here

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Without much advance hype (save for a few teaser photos on Twitter), iceGear has released LORENTZ, their new polyphonic synthesizer for iPad. This synth is likely to appeal to a wide range of audience, from those seeking lush pads to those looking for some squelchy bass lines. Much like their previous synth Laplace (which I Rock On →