iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 11

28th Oct 2010 | 11:20

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 11
The guitar's the star

There’s a bit of a guitar theme this week: an amp modelling favourite has been updated; Taylor Guitars is involved in a new app; and there’s a learning tool for anyone who wants to work out how to play their favourite songs. Click on to find out more.

Also make sure you check out these regularly updated features:

The best iPhone music making apps

The best iPad music making apps

If you've got a new iOS app, make sure you let us know about it by emailing musicradar.pressreleases@futurenet.com with all the details.

NEXT: AmpliTube gets a 4-track recorder

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 11
IK Multimedia AmpliTube 2, £11.99
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (requires iOS 3.1.3 or later)

The acclaimed iOS amp modelling solution has been updated with new effects and stomp pedals, an improved sound engine and more import/export options. Better still, it’s become a fully-functional 4-track recorder, meaning that you can now create complete tracks from within AmpliTube. In fact, MusicRadar has done exactly that.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 11
Sonoma Wire Works Taylor EQ, Free
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (requires iOS 3.0 or later)

Designed specifically for use with Sonoma’s GuitarJack interface and created in collaboration with Taylor Guitars, this app comes with a range of EQ presets that complement Taylor's signature guitar body shapes. A dedicated GuitarJack Settings page is included, though you can use other interfaces, too.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 11
SuperMegaUltraGroovy Capo, £11.99
Compatibility: iPhone 3GS/4, iPod touch 3rd and 4th generation (requires iOS 4.0 or later)

This learning tool enables you to slow down songs without affecting their pitch, thus making it easier to work out how to play them. It’s compatible with the iTunes Music Library (a big plus) and offers looping functionality and the ability to add markers. Plus, if you want to change the music’s key or fine-tune its pitch, you can.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 11
Symbolic Sound Corporation Kyma Control, £8.99
Compatibility: iPad (requires iOS 3.2 or later)

The latest software-specific controller app is for Kyma, Symbolic Sound Corporation’s cult (and not inexpensive) sound design workstation. As such, it’s targeted at a very specific audience, but if you own an iPad and use Kyma, it’ll give you comprehensive auto-mapped control.

Buy now from the App Store


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