This week's app is the BeatHawk app:
BeatHawk (http://www.beathawk.com) Portable music production studio; create beats, compose whole tracks, sample, record, sequence, perform, mix, and arrange music; high-quality UVI sounds, instruments, and effects; use included UVI sounds, own samples, or high-quality expansion packs; use with other apps that support Ableton Link, Audiobus, AudioCopy, and AudioUnits; export mixes, stems, MIDI tracks, or as Ableton Live project files; share with friends on YouTube or SoundCloud; designed to put professional quality UVI software into a lightweight and fun performance-oriented package; delivers extreme sonic fidelity rivaling desktop products; power, speed and flexibility make for ease-of-use; ensures fast, intuitive, and professional quality music production; includes two factory sound packs with 2,000+ samples, 290 presets, and dozens of loops; import own sounds (support for MP3, WAV, AIF, FLAC, and M4A); record using built-in mic, line-in, or external devices; edit and tweak sounds with high-quality effects and ADSR envelopes; integrated sound expansion store (Acoustic Grand, Atlanta Urban, Funk, Brass Riffs, Asia, World Percussions, Vintage Blues Guitar, Electric Organs, Electro Pop, and more); Ableton Link, Inter-App Audio, Audio Unit v3 Plugin, Audiobus, and AudioCopy support; transfer files via iCloud, Google Drive, DropBox, or OneDrive; paste audio directly to pads with AudioCopy; external keyboard and MIDI-over-LAN support via CoreMIDI; jam with multiple devices using WIST Sync over Bluetooth; export stereo mix, stems, MIDI tracks, or Ableton Live project file (file format: 44.1kHz 24-bit WAV); share music on SoundCloud and YouTube; 16 track sequencer with up to 16 patterns per part; pad, keyboard, and pattern performance modes; high-quality pitch and time stretching; numerous scales playable in Pitch mode; Step Editor mode with Note and CC; record using built-in mic, line-in, or external devices; edit and tweak sounds with high-quality effects and ADSR envelopes; choke groups and One-Shot sample modes; bind parameters to MIDI CC with MIDI Learn; perform and record arrangements in real time; (iOS 9.3 or later).
This week's app is the Groove Rider GR-16 app:
Groove Rider GR-16 (https://www.jimaudio.pro/grooverider/) Professional step-sequenced groove box inspired by professional hardware drum machines and rhythm boxes; Poison-202 based two oscillator synthesizer engine; large variety of included PCM drum samples, insert/send/master effects, arpeggiator, automation recording, modulator, ADSR, filter block, and more; built-in factory pattern library includes patterns in different music styles; all controls are arranged on one screen like on a real groove box device; access almost all useful parameters from one screen; ready-to-go real time musical instrument (groove box) in jam sessions together with Ableton Link feature to synchronize with other music gear; handy for quickly sketching musical ideas and instantly recording them directly by using the Record function; supports Ableton Link, AUv3 (can be hosted as Audio Unit), AudioBus, AudioShare, Inter-App Audio, Core Midi, Virtual Midi In/Out, Bluetooth Midi, Midi Clock sync; synth engine is Poison-202 based: two oscillators, five waveforms (Saw, Pulse, Sine, Triangle, and Super-Saw); synth oscillator modulation types: Ring, Sync, PW, and XFM; 83 available oscillator configurations; WaveTable synthesis with ability to import user wavetables (Serum .wav format supported); filter module with LP, BP, HP, Notch type filters, 12 and 24 dB/octave; ADSR envelope, assignable to Amp and Filter; modulator module with nine LFO shapes x six destinations (Pitch, Filter, Level, Pan, Osc Edit, IFX Edit); portamento; polyphony up to 32 voices; 16 sounding parts per pattern; 16 steps x 8 bars per each part; each step consist of up to four voices (notes); each step can be time shifted forward/backward a fractional value; strokes for each step to play several notes at one step; step trigger conditions for each note; twelve send effect types, one send effect per pattern; twenty-two master effect types, one master effect per pattern; thirty-four insert effect types, one insert effect per each part; master Limiter; arpeggiator with six modes and fifty rhythm patterns; Scale play mode with thirty-six different scales to select from; Chords and Notes play mode; over thirty different MIDI groove templates; 116 microtonal scales; Song mode; store up to 256 user patterns; import and export user patterns and banks via share sheet; pattern audio export in 16, 24, and 32 bit wav format; Ableton Live Set export; twenty-nine interface skins; (iOS 10.0 or later).
This week's app is the EGDR808 Drum Machine app:
EGDR808 Drum Machine (https://www.elliottgarage.com/app/egdr808) Drum machine that emulates the vintage hardware from the 1980s; realistic and clear interface recalls the analog machine from the past; play with the rhythm presets included or create own pattern; sixteen steps sequencer; twelve programmable rhythm patterns and four fills patterns; auto fill in every two, four, eight, twelve, or sixteen pattern; save pattern created and play songs; Manual Play, Pattern Write, and Pattern Clear mode; drum kit pieces parameters control (tuning, decay, and snappy); Song Mode page (swipe to left to open); Swing and tap tempo; Inter App Instrument; Core MIDI; Audiobus; Ableton Link; export with iTunes, mails or MAPI Audio Copy; AU3 support; (iOS 8.0 or later; Android 5.0 and up).
This week's app is the sEGments app:
sEGments (https://www.elliottgarage.com/app/segments) Slicer/sampler app; can import any loop/sample/audio file and find the best samples inside it, using the automatic transient detection or manually adding markers; play the slices with any MIDI external controller or with the built in pads and keyboard layout; each slice can be played chromatically as in a real synth with mono or polyphonic voices (up to twelve); each slice has independent parameters all automatable in any AU host, such as reverse, level, attack, release, start point and length, and individual FXS (reverb, delay, bit crusher and filter) that can be changed on the fly with its flexible audio engine; automatically detects BPM and root key of audio file and can adjust its tempo and pitch according to project settings; can be used both in standalone or hosted as AudioUnit AU3 inside apps like GarageBand, AUM, BeatMaker3, NanoStudio2, n-Track9, and others; supports AU multi-output; stand-alone, AudioUnit, AudioUnit Multi-output, and AudioUnit FX; universal app for both iPad and iPhone; MIDI in /MIDI out; AU3 multi-output; AU3 FX to record samples from other apps; import sample in multiple formats (wav, aiff, mp3, mov, caf, m4a); samples drag and drop from File App or via airdrop from Mac or other iOS devices; up to sixteen slices each one with individual parameters, ADSR, and effects (delay, reverb, bit crusher and filter); six triggering modes - one shot, gate, loop, ping pong, link, thru; BPM and Key detection; record from device mic, USB audio devices, or other apps; transient detection; transient beat division; import/export presets; open slices directly in EG Pulse; supports Apple loops transients recognition; lazy chopping; Realtime time stretching and pitch shifting; mono and polyphonic up to twelve voices; downloadable sample pack by Soundtrack Loops; (iOS 8.0 or later).
This week's app is the Beat Maker Pro - DJ Drum Pad app:
Beat Maker Pro – DJ Drum Pad (http://musicworldmedia.com/products/drum-pad/tos) Beat-making trainer; boost rhythm skills with beat-making lessons and skill-building exercises; train to play pads with over 1000 lessons and unique sound packs; learn tips and tricks conceived by experienced beat makers; master all music styles: EDM, trap, house, pop, electro, and more; tap and learn intuitive drum pads; creative finger drumming with drums, piano, and FX; share music and beat productions with the world; create music anywhere; no WIFI needed; (iOS 12.0 or later; Android 5.0 and up).