iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 66

7th Jun 2012 | 13:39

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 66
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In this week’s round-up we have four different apps that are perfect - in different ways - for aiding a bit of alfresco jamming this summer. One for the synth heads, one is an aid for guitarists and two are perfect for those who like a good ol’ finger-drum on the bus.

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iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 66
Zaplin Music triqtraq - jam sequencer, £1.49/$1.99
Compatibility: iPad, iPhone, iPod touch (requires iOS 5.0 or later)

triqtraq is an iOS jam sequencer. It allows users to play and sequence patterns around a 16-step grid. It includes over 350 sounds in its built-in kits, but - significantly for an iOS app - it allows users to load their own samples too. Other, surprisingly deep, features include real-time automation, multi-track editing and variable loop range.

Buy now from the app store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 66
One Glove Drum Machine Legends, 69p/$0.99
Compatibility: iPhone (3GS or later), iPod touch (3rd gen or later), iPad (requires iOS 4.3 or later)

Drum Machine Legends is an app that does exactly what the name suggests - modelling six legendary drum machines. You get versions of the Linn Drum, SP1200, TR-808, Obrhm DX, MPC60 and TR-707. Each is played with the app’s 12 touch pads. Beats can be recorded, quantized and exported as WAV. files.

Buy now from the app store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 66
Hidenori Matsouka Guitar Kit 4.0, £2.49/$3.99
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad (requires iOS 4.0 or later)

Guitar Kit is an app for searching, viewing and creating guitar chord forms and fingerings. Version 4 adds improved scrolling, duplication and suggestion capabilities.

Buy now from the app store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 66
dlab APG Composer for iPhone, free
Compatibility: iPhone (4 or later), iPod touch (4th gen or later), iPad (requires iOS 4.0)

In our last round-up we introduced you to dlab’s free, 3-voice FM iOS synth APG. Well an iPhone version is now available - it has the same synth engine, but offers a slightly more compact, simplified interface. Just as with its bigger sibling, APG iPhone is powered by the Audio Plugin Generator and is completely free.

Buy now from the app store


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