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Esspresso – The latest app from Klevgränd Produktion AB

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Earlier this year, the developers at Klevgränd Produktion AB promised a new app each month this fall. Last month brought us Pressit, a multiband compressor. They are now 2-for-2, as they have just released Esspresso, a de-esser for iPad (also available for Windows and Mac’s). As is their way, this release also gives us another brilliant Rock On →

Muckraker – The new distortion app from Matthew Caldwell

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Developer Matthew Caldwell has just released another new iOS effects app, this one called Muckraker. This app is a distortion app that is capable of many dangerous things. Check out his video demo: As you can see, this app has a wide range of tones, but it really excels at gritty, nasty distortion. This app Rock On →

Emo Chorus – VirSyn’s new chorus app

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Hot on the heels of their Tap Delay app, VirSyn has just released Emo Chorus. Adding to their collection of effects apps, Emo Chorus is, of course, a chorus app. Compact in size, universal, and with a user-friendly interface, this app should appeal to those looking to add little chorus to their sounds. I say 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 →

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 →

Tap Delay – A new delay effects app from VirSyn

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If you’ve been involved in the iOS music scene for any amount of time, you likely already own an app or two from VirSyn. While not only a developer that makes great iOS synths (Tera Synth, Cube Synth, etc.), they’ve also managed to create some great effects apps as well (Audio Reverb, Harmony Voice). To Rock On →

bent.fm – A circuit-bending synthesizer app for your iPad

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There is a curious but fascinating subset of musicians out there who create music by circuit bending. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, circuit bending is “the creative, chance-based customization of the circuits within electronic devices such as low voltage, battery-powered guitar effects, children’s toys and digital synthesizers to create new musical or visual instruments Rock On →

midiLFOs app review – A great way to add LFO modulation to your synths

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Every once in awhile, an app comes along that makes you think “Why didn’t anyone think of that before?” Developer Art Kerns has just released midiLFOs for iPad, and this is one of those apps. With midiLFOs, you can control your virtual iOS synths or hardware synths via midi using LFO waveforms. As you can Rock On →