iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 57

2nd Feb 2012 | 12:46

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 57
Instruments, effects and more

There’s still time to vote for the best iPhone/iPad music making app in the world today, but if you’re on the lookout for a new tuneful iOS plaything or two, read on.

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iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 57
Bastus Trump Orphion, £2.99
Compatibility: iPad (requires iOS 5.0 or later)

Orphion makes the most of the iPad’s multi-touch interface by enabling you to play both pitched and percussive sounds from the same pad-based interface. There are nine layouts, and the tones you create depend on where and how you touch each pad. Demo video here.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 57
VirSyn iVoxel 2.0, £3.99
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (requires iOS 4.2 or later)

This classy iOS vocoder has received a significant update, with real-time pitch following, automatic tuning to a selectable scale, improved sound quality, a polyphonic sequencer and a redesigned interface among the new features. There’s support for Virtual MIDI, SoundCloud export and WIST, too.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 57
Masao Suzaki Petites Ondes, £1.99
Compatibility: iPad (requires iOS 4.2 or later)

The Ondes Martenot was an early electronic instrument that was invented in 1928, and this iPad app is an emulation of it. It produces one tone at a time; your right hand is used to alter its pitch, while your left can control dynamics. Check out a demo video.

Buy now from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 57
Periscope Audio Lab SpaceSampler, Free
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (requires iOS 4.3 or later)

Convolution technology comes to iOS with an app that enables you to record, apply filters (Impulse Responses), set the mix and then share the resulting sound. The IRs come from real gear and acoustic spaces, and you can export via email Audio Copy, Dropbox and SoundCloud.

Download now from the App Store


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