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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 →

(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 →

Music from The ordinary – A soundtrack and novel from Chris Ritchie

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Many iOS musicians are looking for ways to expand their exposure with their music. Many are creating great videos to go along with their tracks, and posting these on YouTube. Others are performing live with their iDevices to spread their music. As SoundCloud continues to become bloated and overrun, it’s tough to get your music Rock On →

The Most of It – A new “greatest hits” album from Evangelos Koudonas

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I’ve featured a lot of musicians and their albums here on iOS MARS, and the majority of those musicians make music that would be described as electronic, or ambient, or dance/EDM. But today, I’m here to tell you about the new album from Evangelos Koudonas, called “The Most of It”. This album is all about Rock On →

electrocelte 9.0 – The new album from Supersonic Tartan Death Machine

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The new album from Supersonic Tartan Death Machine named electrocelte 9.0 has just been released on Bandcamp. Boasting an always interesting mix of electronic sounds and beats with traditional bagpipes and Irish whistles, STDM creates some great tracks. You may recognize the name from a previous write-up back in February, when I featured STDM in my post Rock On →

This Music Plants Trees – A new compilation album to help the environment

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A new compilation album is being released to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Brought to you by Sound for Good Records, This Music Plants Trees is an album of 155 (!) tracks from many walks of life. There are a lot of familiar names from the iOS music scene, including Martin Neuhold, Frozen Lonesome, Rock On →

New release from Adam Matza – Transitions

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The “holiday” of 4/20 saw a new album release from Adam Matza, called “Transitions”. This album is very heavy on the experimental side, and has a very live feel, owing to the fact that these tracks were live improvisational sessions at Hendricks Isle Studios (Fort Lauderdale) and live public performances between September 2014 and March of Rock On →

Speed Bumps – A new album by thinds

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A new album from thinds just hit Bandcamp today, called Speed Bumps. Made exclusively on iPad, the five song EP can be purchased for $3 USD here. Speed Bumps by thinds Using mainly the e-l-s-a and brother apps from developer Erik Sigth, along with Novation Launchpad, the album is a bit hard to classify. Part ambient, Rock On →

Secret Shadows – The new album from Frozen Lonesome

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In February I wrote about a few musicians who were participating in FAWM, the February Album Writing Month project. One of those musicians was Frozen Lonesome, aka Steve Raizen. The end result of that project has now been released as a full album, titled “Secret Shadows”, and is available for purchase on Bandcamp. Secret Shadows 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 →