By Los Teignos • June 2, 2010 Notice: Array to string conversion in /storage/av03466/www/public_html/wp-content/plugins/timber-library/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Environment.php(462) : eval()'d code on line 157 Array This exclusive article is provided by AudioFanzine. In this overview, we’ll take a look at some of the most prolific sequencers available on the iPhone OS. We’ll start with Music Studio by Alexander Gross, a pretty comprehensive MIDI sequencer, especially considering that it runs on a mobile phone. It features 128 MIDI tracks, 4 FX sends (reverb, delay, EQ, amp simulation) and 21 instruments – more than enough to get you started… However, while the instruments will cover most of your needs as will the programs editing capabilities, don’t expect too much from their sound. The quality is on the same level as an old wavetable Sound Blaster sound card, in other words cheap-sounding, but usable, Soundfonts. On the other hand, the sequencing functions are pretty comprehensive including a dual, virtual MIDI keyboard for real time control of two instruments, a piano roll view, an arranger window, velocity management, and all necessary sequencing functions like cut, copy, paste, transpose, etc. Xewton Music Studio You can also set the volume and pan for each track and, more importantly, you can export your work as a WAV or MIDI file. Did You Say MPC? Intua’s BeatMaker was conceived for electronic music, hip-hop and trip-hop, but is a sequencer/sampler with MPC-like pads. It, too, provides WAV/AIFF and MIDI export functions. It also includes 16 pads to trigger your samples and a comprehensive FX section (synchronizable delay, 3-band EQ, Bit-Crusher, and multi-mode filter assignable to two FX busses) whose FX send level can be set for each pad. To record parts you can use the pads or a relatively comprehensive step sequencer. To arrange your songs you have a pattern-based system with volume, pan, groove, and pitch control for each step. However, it’s also well suited for sampling because it provides several ready-to-use sample banks and it allows you to create your own, either by importing your samples (8 to 24 bits plus Noise.io support) or recording them with the iPhone mic to share them with the community. Intua’s BeatMaker Editing is possible through a compact audio editor that provides the ability to set, for each pad, the sample start and end points, volume, pan, pitch, fade in and/or fade out, and transpose (1/2 tone or octave). For live applications you can play up to five pads simultaneously, mute and invert samples on the fly and control several sample or FX parameters using a nice X/Y pad. Read the rest of this post 1 2 3 Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Oosh Adar says HI there! I’m looking for a simple IOS audio tool that will play WAV stereo (long ones) files queued by a external sequencer via midi. That’s it. I need it for live shows as i perform on stage and for a stable audio source to be synced to the computer. after reading this interesting article I wonder maybe you know about such tool/app. Thanks, Oosh samstonz says I really like your way of expressing the opinions and sharing the information. It is good to move as chance bring new things in life, paves the way for advancement, etc. But it is well known to everyone that moving to new location with bulk of goods is not an easy task to move or shift from one place to other place because I have experienced about that and I face the problem like that. There I go to village near to my city faced that problem there 642-661 braindump/642-681 brain dumps/642-691 dumps/642-813 brain dumps/642-832 dumps/642-874 braindump/642-902 exam dumps/free 642-971 dumps Tagged with: Audio iPad iPhone iPod Poll Processors Recording Studio · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Live Sound International brings you information on a wide range of pro audio topics. Stay up-to-date, get expert tips, industry news, new products and technologies delivered. Discover how to make smart use of today’s sound technology, Subscribe Today!