DM1 The Drum Machine App
Today's app is DM1 The Drum Machine app:
DM1 The Drum Machine (http://fingerlab.net) Advanced vintage drum machine; turns iPad into a fun and creative beat making machine; easy and fast to use; loaded with ninety-nine electronic drum kits and hyper-realistic graphics; mix between fun playability and powerful sonic capacities; twenty-eight classic vintage drum kits; seventy-one in-house produced electronic kits, edited and mastered at Fingerlab professional studio; offers five main sections: 1. THE STEP SEQUENCER uses the multi-touch screen to turn on and off steps in sequence with fingertips to create beats or unexpected rhythms; 2. THE DRUM PADS let user play and record the beat with automatic quantizing and pitch-bend ribbon; 3. THE MIXER for sound mixing of drum kits featuring settings for volume, pitch, sample length, custom drum kit element for each channel, mute, and solo mode; 4. THE FX TRACKPADS to distort, modulate, and transform beats with effects including Overdrive, Reverb, Delay, Phaser, Formant, Texturizer, Robotizer, Filter, Dalek Filter, and Compressor; 5. THE SONG COMPOSER allows user to make a song with the beat patterns created by dragging and droping the patterns onto the timeline; Retina display; time signature; sixteen or thirty-two steps per pattern; samples import from iPod Library, microphone, Dropbox, AudioCopy, and iTunes shared folder; export to SoundCloud, Dropbox, Facebook, Email, iTunes shared folder, or AudioCopy; separated tracks and AAC encoding export options; The Randomizer tool; fast drum kit loading; playable pattern selection; Audio background mode; WIST synchronization technology; Audiobus support; full MIDI implementation; Inter-App Audio support; video trailer on YouTube; (iOS 6.0 or later).
The Bip App
Today's app is the bip app:
bip (http://soh.la/bip.html) Creative tool for playing, recording, and performing musical rhythmic patterns; touch and hold gestures are used to select beats and patterns; patterns can be mixed and matched along with a touch-strip controller for transforming beats; choose from track templates for creating tracks or import and tweak beats with own samples; hours of creative composing and live performance; simple and clean interface; all beats can be programmed to play in time including complex sub-divisions; touch strip for changing parameters of any beat, loop, or entire track; record beats and parameters to create expressive musical patterns; arrange patterns on the fly for each track; use to compose, arrange, and perform live; load track presets for quick music making; over 200 samples included; import samples using AudioPaste or iTunes File Sharing; Audiobus supported input slot; (iOS 7.1 or later).
The Beatwave App
Today's app is the Beatwave app:
Beatwave (http://collect3.com.au) Comprehensive range of instrument samples and ways to mix them; Kaleidoscopic Beat Visualizer; samples of garage, hiphop, funk keyboard, and synth sounds; mix the levels of tracks; add effects such as reverb; variable pitch control; adjustable tempo settings; Layers feature for up to four seperate tracks allowing multiple instruments playing at once; tune sharing; enhanced visuals; SoundCloud support; (iOS 3.0 or later).
The BeatStudio App
Today's app is the BeatStudio app:
BeatStudio (http://frontierdesign.com/BeatStudio/AppStore) For playing, recording, and editing percussion sounds; use a custom drum set, build up patterns with multitrack recording, or change and adjust beats with the precision editor; intuitive interface for beginners and experienced players; performance mode lets users map a set of sounds from a built-in library of thirty percussion instruments to record a track; tracks can be entered free-form, with a metronome, or along with a backing track imported with iTunes, WiFi, or AudioPaste; multitrack mode to allow looping, editing, and layering of multiple percussion tracks; flexible tempo and quantization settings control alignment for recording and editing; full screen editor provides the ability to fine tune tracks; supports AudioCopy and General Pasteboard; (iOS 4.0 or later).
The BeatMakerHD App
Still more Beats, Loops, and Drum Machine Apps this week!
BeatMakerHD (http://www.createlex.com/apps) Drum machine with 128 trigger pads; sixteen pads over eight banks; control sound parameters on individual mute; record multiple audio tracks simultaneously; support for disk streaming to load samples without consuming RAM; share music with SoundCloud; record, draw, arrange, and pattern along the timeline to build beats; loop tempo editor; Sound Back included; native iPhone interfaces; Retina display; transfer files via iTunes and upload sounds; Audiobus supported input, output; (iOS 7.0 or later).
The BeatMaker 2 App
Today's app is the BeatMaker 2 app:
BeatMaker 2 (http://intua.net/products/beatmaker2/) Composition interface for amateurs and professionals; virtual home-studio; create multiple instruments and connect them to audio effects; compose, record, arrange, and transform ideas into complete songs to be shared with others; import sounds or use the sound library provided; more than 170 high-quality instrument and drum presets from synthesizers to orchestral sounds; import songs from iPod library; connect MIDI accessories for external control of instruments, effects, and mixer; for home-studio productions and live performances; compatible with audio interfaces; Universal app; MIDI Clock Sync; MIDI Support; supports iOS Inter-App Audio; MIDI Learn; Virtual MIDI port; Audiobus supported input, output; Apple Core MIDI compliant; (iOS 5.0 or later).
The Beat-Machine App
Today's app is the Beat-Machine app:
Beat-Machine (Primitive Digital Software) Retro themed drum computer; combines X0X style sequencer with a sampler for control over beats; create and save patterns; supports AudioCopy and General Pasteboard; Apple Core MIDI compliant; MIDI Clock Sync; (iOS 5.1 or later).
The Beat Vibe App
Today's app is the Beat Vibe app:
Beat Vibe (http://www.tivstudio.com/node/1) Programmable vibrating metronome/beat box with a flamenco clock display; practice Subida/tempo change and share rhythms; supports AudioCopy and General Pasteboard; Audiobus supported input; (iOS 6.0 or later).
The Beat Twirl App
Today's app is the Beat Twirl app:
Beat Twirl (http://www.tivstudio.com/node/36) Beat slicer app; analyze existing sounds and detect rhythms with note onset algorithms; work with drum loops and rhythm patterns; enhance with additional percussion sounds or create new patterns; change the tempo of drum loops without changing the pitch; analyze percussion patterns and find the underlying timing; export single beats from a sound file; supports AudioCopy and General Pasteboard; (iOS 5.0 or later).
The Beat Shuffler App
Today's app is the Beat Shuffler app:
Beat Shuffler (http://www.bigrobotstudios.com/#beatshuffler) Slices loops and allows user to trigger the slices; beat sketching tool where the slice triggering always falls on the beat; six tracks for loops; ability to import WAV and MP3 files; iOS File Sharing import for exchanging files with the app; mixer; master channel with effects; separate channel for each of the tracks with effects; available effects: Delay and Low Pass Filter; AudioCopy support to import loops from other apps; Audiobus support to stream the audio output directly into other Audiobus-compatible apps; Audiobus supported input; (iOS 4.3 or later).