iPhone App Directory

NanoStudio arrives on the Mac App Store

Finally, NanoStudio arrives at the Mac app store! You can find it using the link below, and yes, it is free.

NanoStudio - Blip Interactive Ltd

iOS Update Vol 6. - Sweetwater Sound

Trippy Beatmaking with an iPad

Circuit Bent ClearTone Synth by freeform delusion

Via Matrixsynth.

#monotron #korg by nugent76

A Monotron via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/KSeW7iqXpb/

SJS-One looking very interesting ...

For the DIY enthusiasts among you. This does look like it could be worth taking a closer look at.

Via CDM.

Miselu Interview with Korg's Hironori Fukuda

If you've got an interest in the Miselu and what they're now referring to as their 'platform' then you should check out this article on their blog.

Koushion and the Moog MIDI MuRF

Koushion - Kudzu Creative Group

wristwatch turntables, mobile music, yeah?

Via Matrixsynth.

iOS Music and you reviews JamUp Pro XT

Another comprehensive review over at iOS Music and you.

soundprism and realtime style performer make a portable arranger keyboard!

Feeling daunted by TouchOSC? Want to make your DJ controller? Read on ...

Well, to be more precise, click here to read this piece at Digital DJ Tips which will get you well on your way.

MIDI Designer launches layout social sharing

In a nice development MIDI Designer has launched a social sharing site here.

Standard Issue Vehemence by Pixelh8

Nice to see Pixelh8 get back to doing some music again.

Reminder: TuringFest coming soon.

Just a reminder about TuringFest which seems quite interesting, apart from the fact that the event is also hosting MHD Scotland.

If you're going to be up there for the MHD then it's worth checking out the other stuff going on as well.

Noises on your iPhone: Part 4 - Bebot - Robot Synth

Let's face it, bebot was, and still is a great app for making noises, and what's more you can do quite a lot more with it too.

It's a shame that it hasn't been updated for quite a long time now, but I guess that everything has a lifespan and people need to move on.

Even so, it's good to play with it still.

Bebot - Robot Synth - Normalware

GuitarJack 1 and GuitarJack 2 side by side

I found this photo again and had to post it again as it's a lovely picture.

Heavily Extended Mute Synth from A.S.M.O.

If you know about the mute synth you should take a look at this commissioned version over at ASMO's site.

Palm OS 5 app of the day: Wave Edit Pro

A very late Palm OS app that was an extremely versatile audio file editor. I always hoped it would evolve into a multi-track but that didn't happen sadly. In fact, there was never a Palm multi-track editor although a few people talked about making one at various points.

Introducing... Samplodica! (or ...how to play)

I know this is one of the apps that I missed in my break from Jan to May, so I thought I should post up this video of it.

Samplodica - bryn space

Another dropbox link

If you're not using dropbox then it's something you might want to check out as more and more apps are now using it as a default for online storage, and it works quite well in my view.

You can get one by clicking this link, and what's more you'll get an extra 500mb (and so will I)!

Mobile Music on Pinterest

In case you're interested in mobile music stuff on pinterest, my mobile music board is here. Please feel free to take a look

Palm OS 4 App of the day: Music Studio

Music studio for Palm was a really interesting application because it was able to use the Yamaha GM chip in the clie series PDAs but also worked with the standard tone output of Palm OS devices. Effectively it was a little notation package. Not as flexible as miniMusic's NotePad, but still handy.

Making wave table samples... or contacting extraterrestrials, I'm not sure which. 👽 #analog #synth #korg #ableton by londoncrosby

A Monotron via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/Nu2SyoBakH/

Cutting it with ... #mobilemusic #guesstheapp

via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NuWBBfzFNQ/

Get your Red and Cyan glass out, the new version of Brother has arrived

Yep, and it adds:
  • Adding Oscilloscope. Comes in two modes, normal and red/cyan colour anaglyph.
  • Navigation bar default bug fix.
  • Minor graphic bug fix.
Looking forward to trying out the latest version. Now, where are those glasses ....

brother - Erik Sigth

ExtraSlice only at $0.99 for a limited time

This post from the Strange Agency suggests that their latest app ExtraSlice will only be available at $0.99 for a limited time, so grab it while you can, for $0.99 it is well worth it.

ExtraSlice - The Strange Agency LLC

Nightcrawler (demo of Magellan from Yonac)

Having just posted that their new app is on the way I saw this via SoundCloud.

Magellan Analog Modeling Synth has been submitted

Great to hear this via iDesignSound. Looking forward to getting the latest from Yonac soon.

Reminder: Molten Drum machine still free

In case you'd missed it over the past few weeks, Molten Drum Machine is still free at the moment. Add it to your iPad, and if you don't have an iPad, get it anyway just in case.

Molten Drum Machine - One Red Dog Media

Caustic announces modular for Android and maybe iOS iPad too!

This is great news from the maker of Caustic for Android. Not only could this modular be great addition into your Caustic 2 rack for Android, but as a stand alone iPad app it could be good too. Certainly one to watch.

Thanks to Discchord for getting to this story first.

Coming Soon: Symphonix Evolution 1.95

New stuff on the way to Symphonix Evolution. Here's what Vinclaro have announced so far:
  • Map functions to MIDI controllers so that external hardware or MIDI apps can control the software. For example using a MIDI controller keyboard to change track presets or control the transport functions
  • Significant performance improvements and improved stability
  • Improved user interface for transport controls and more intuitive design of other features such as Controller input
  • Access to low-level synthesizer parameters (this is one of our favorites and will be covered in this blog soon)
  • More powerful selection tools for modifying notes and manipulating the song
Symphonix Evolution - Vinclaro

PixiTracker 1Bit

Sum05 by Lia – Generative experience for iPhone and iPad

Some interesting generative art from Lia. The app is free on the store at the moment.

Sum05 - Lia

Modrum Update!! - Open in ...

MoDrum Rhythm Composer - finger

Buddha Machine and Loopseque

Monotron relax by carlo_zulian

A Monotron via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/Ntc7SrC9WQ/

#korg #monotron #cubase #steinberg by danieleberioli

A Monotron via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NtYIsTKaey/

iOS app - MicroTrack dB - music making app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

MicroTrack dB - bang means do it

Cloud Audio Recorder by YAMAHA

Cloud Audio Recorder - US - Yamaha Corporation of America

Tachyon and Piano with Jordan Rudess

Tachyon - Jordan Rudess: Wizdom Music, LLC

Palm OS 5 App of the day: BeatPad

I still think that this is a great piece of software for the Palm. I would have liked to see it get ported over to iOS, but I don't think that'll happen now. It has a great interface which packs loads of control into just 2 screens.

So if you have an old Palm OS device then you should seriously consider trying this out. You can get it from miniMusic.

Mobile Music Spotify list

I've posted about this before, but I'm going to keep it alive for a while longer before giving up on it.

Here's the link for the playlist.

Go on, check it out.

MicroTrack dB crosses from Bada to iOS

After being one of the very few music creation apps on on Samsung bada, MicroTrack dB arrives for iOS.

Here's what to expect:

This portable, virtual studio offers high-quality audio output, intuitive sequencing, flexible drum programming and powerful synthesis, plus a range of effects and performance features.

A user-friendly interface and online help enables beginners to start making music, while more advanced musicians will find a host of features to get their teeth in to.

Get your creative juices flowing and produce tracks instantly. Realise your ideas, define your sound and create the music that you want to hear.

Technical Specifications

  • Instruments - 1x drum machine, 2x bass synthesisers.
  • Sequencing - on board pattern sequencers and performance sequencer.
  • Component modelling - analogue filters and envelopes.
  • Effects - delay, overdrive.
  • 44.1kHz 32-bit signal path (output is 16-bit).
  • Square and saw tooth oscillator waveforms.
  • Wave shaping features.
  • 24dB low pass resonant filter.
  • Multistage filter envelope.
  • Note accent features.
Drum Machine
  • 8 drum voices.
  • 2 selectable samples for each drum voice.
  • 8 voice polyphony.
  • Adjust volume, start time, attack, decay, accent and FX send.
  • Note accent features.
  • Pattern sequencer designed for performance.
  • 9 banks of 4 patterns per instrument.
  • Song and edit modes.
  • Cut/copy/paste/clear patterns.
  • Delay and overdrive effects.
  • Mix track volume and output volume.
  • Tempo controls.
  • Volume maximiser.
Additional features
  • Load and save tracks.
  • Online help.
MicroTrack dB is price at $3.99.

MicroTrack dB - bang means do it

If you want recording tips try Tape Op, new iOS app now in beta test

Tape Op brings itself to iOS in this new beta app, Here's the description:

Tape Op is about learning how to make great recordings with whatever tools you have access to. Unlike most recording magazines, Tape Op is not focused on reviewing equipment. Lots of mags already do a great job on that front. Instead, Tape Op interviews engineers, producers and musicians who are making great recordings. We sit down and talk with them at length and then run long, in- depth interviews. The reader becomes, in essence, the “tape op” hanging out in the studio and learning the trade from the seasoned vets working in the studio. Ultimately, we strive to put education and creativity above all else.

Tape Op is currently the largest circulated music recording magazine in the world.

Tape Op Magazine - Tape Op

Loopy HD gets updated too

And also Loopy HD gets the same treatment.

Loopy HD has been taken apart, given a good spit-and-polish and put back together! This version features a brand-spanking new audio engine with improved mix quality, much lower latency, better synchronisation, and support for multi-channel audio interfaces.
  • Multi channel audio interface support
  • Retina support (New iPad)
  • Big improvements in punch in/out interaction and track gestures, generally
  • Count-in quantize length setting
  • Toggle track sync via MIDI
  • SoundCloud update
  • Added Japanese localization, and updated Italian one
  • Many assorted interface and workflow improvements
Loopy HD - A Tasty Pixel

Loopy gets an update

Without further ado, here's what's new!

Loopy has been taken apart, given a good spit-and-polish and put back together! This version features a brand-spanking new audio engine with improved mix quality, much lower latency, better synchronisation, and support for compatible multi-channel audio interfaces.
  • Multi channel audio interface support
  • Big improvements in punch in/out interaction and track gestures, generally
  • Count-in quantize length setting
  • Toggle track sync via MIDI
  • SoundCloud update
  • Added Japanese localization, and updated Italian one
  • Many assorted interface and workflow improvements
Loopy - A Tasty Pixel

ShapeSeq returns with most requested feature

Good to see that ShapeSeq is back, now with the top requested features:
  • Recording - transfer wav files using iTunes file sharing
  • Copy recordings to other apps - paste into Garageband and other music apps
  • iPad version - now a universal app
  • Retina display support
ShapeSeq - apfrod

#korg #monotron #synth by stefanchristian

A Monotron via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/Np2AeJGzZk/

Este synth cambia vidas! #korg #monotron #music #audio #instalove 🔊 by jay_bass

A Monotron via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NjbbN2JKs8/

Ordered. by victstagram

A Monotron via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NjXvE9LCqR/

Sunvox blog on Warmplace

Good to remember that back in 2005 mobile music did exist although in a much smaller way indeed. The Sunvox blog has this post on NightRadio's first album made on a Palm Tungsten T with Psytexx. Amazing to think how things have changed. Follow the link and have a listen to the music.

New visualizer in PixiTracker

New visualizer in the new PixiTracker v1.2.2 for Android
iOS version is on the way.

Muza, Nord Rack, MFB Nanozwerg: MIDI Teaser

GuitarJack 2 vs. Line 6 Mobile In Sound Quality Test

More details of the Echo Destruktor MK II

I think I posted some pictures of this a while back, but if you're interested in more details you can find it here.


FourTrack Demonstration with GuitarJack 2 - iPhone

Awesome custom Palm Tungsten T3

And of course, it's running Bhajis Loops. In fact, this device is specially made for Bhajis. I plan to get some better pictures of it soon and maybe even some video of it in action! If all goes to plan you'll see it in action in the not too distant future!

A user guide for Brother

If you're a brother user here's something useful for you. The user guide.

The Mobile Music Producer (.com) arrives

Another new site about mobile music, The Mobile Music Producer is all about apps and reviews and music made with mobile. Find it here.

NLog documentation

If you're looking for documentation on the series of NLog synths, then look no further, you can find the whole lot here.

Frosty Falls by geckojsc

Made with Sunvox:

SunVox - Alexander Zolotov

In case you missed this photo

I posted this to Instagram but I liked it so much I thought I'd post it here now,

#korg #monotron #toddler by karlsenalex

A Monotron via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/Nip8L_mteV/

If you're looking for Android music apps ...

Then it's really worth looking at AndroidMusician. Some great stuff appearing over there.

Anyone for Quora?

I mentioned before that I'd set this up Quora board for mobile music related questions here, but I thought it might be worth reminding you about it in case you hadn't seen the original post.

n-Track Studio updated

An update for n-Track Studio universal. Here's what's new:
  • Support for multichannel external audio devices on the iPad: record 4 or more tracks simultaneously fro pro-audio devices such as the RME Fireface UCX
  • Set recording resolution to 16, 24 or 32 bits
  • Customize sampling frequency
  • Customize buffering/latency. Allows monitoring input with near-unhearable latency
n-Track Studio - n-Track

Share stuff you make in Pollisynth?

If you want to, if you're using Pollisynth then why not share your stuff. Here are my recently Synthesized images.

Reminder: StyleTap platform available for Android

In case you missed it before, the StyleTap platform is now available on Android, which allows you to install your legacy Palm OS applications on your Android device. More information here.

ExtraSlice Released! . quick intro [ full version ]

ExtraSlice - The Strange Agency LLC

Reminder: Turing fest events in August

There's a few sessions in TuringFest that seem quite interesting, apart from the fact that they're hosting MHD Scotland. If you're going to be up there for the MHD then it's worth checking out the other stuff going on as well.

The Microbe on StyleTap

The bad news is, it seems to be crashing right now.

Massimo introduces Arduino Leonardo

Arduino Leonardo is a new board in the Arduino Family.

More info here http://arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoBoardLeonardo

Palm OS 5 App of the day: Microbe

It's an old format, but it still works on the Palm OS.