iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 48

7th Oct 2011 | 10:24

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 48
More than Maschine

iOS users should put 12 October in their diary, as this is the day on which they’ll be able to download the version 5 update to their operating system. Until then, there are plenty of new music making apps to consider: NI has just released iMaschine, and we’ve got four others here.

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.

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iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 48
Rouet Production SlideControl FS, £6.99
Compatibility: iPad (requires iOS 4.2 or later)

A SoundFont-powered instrument (it contains some 890 of them and you can add your own), this “fully featured music improvisation tool” enables you to select a scale and them slide your finger to play melodies and harmonies. It supports the Virtual MIDI standard so can be used to control other apps.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 48
Sonoma Wire Works GuitarTone, Free
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad (requires iOS 4.2 or later)

Another app that emulates guitar amps and effects, GuitarTone ships with three of each as standard, then enables you to buy further add-on packs. Each comes with its own presets and you can mix and match amps, cabs, pedals and mics as you wish.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 48
Swarovski Refract, Free
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad (requires iOS 3.2 or later)

The crystal company has released this piece of digital art that enables you to create sound and visual compositions. Tap the screen three times to create a facet, then adjust its shape and create more of them. You can unlock additional features (beats, an echo and a ‘background atmosphere’ as you progress.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 48
A Tasty Pixel Loopy HD, £2.49
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad (requires iOS 3.2 or later)

A well-spec’d looping app that lets you wok with six, nine or 12 loops. You can add overdubs and import loops via iTunes and audio copy/paste (these automatically fit to the tempo of your current project). There are plenty of other features, too, including the ability to record and export performances.

Buy now from the App Store


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