Image-Line has announced the release of FL Studio Mobile 2, an update to the music production app for iOS.
FL Studio Mobile will allow you to create complete multi-track projects on your iPod, iPhone or iPad and, if you want, load mobile projects into FL Studio and take them to the next level. If it’s a beat on the step sequencer, a melody on the piano roll or a full song on the playlist, FL Studio Mobile has you covered. Never lose that idea again. Get it down and happening wherever you are.
IK Multimedia has released its iGrand Piano for iPad a collection of 17 professional sounding pianos for your iPad.
IK Multimedia’s iGrand Piano for iPad — Concert-quality piano app.
Turn your iPad into the ultimate piano instrument with an extraordinary collection of ultra-realistic acoustic piano instruments along with built-in recording! Use the iRig KEYS portable keyboard (www.irigkeys.com) or the iRig MIDI interface (www.irigmidi.com) to connect your external keyboard to your iPad, and you’re ready to compose, rehearse, perform and record with the very best instruments for the iPad.
iGrand Piano puts an entire gallery of the world’s finest pianos right at your fingertips with studio-grade quality never heard before in any other app that stands up to the most powerful virtual instruments available on a computer.
With high-definition stereo samples across multiple velocities, iGrand Piano brings you the most playable, expressive and beautiful sounding grand, baby grand, upright and specialty piano instruments available on a mobile device that you can play anytime and everywhere.
iGrand Piano gives you 8 world-class pianos (including one by registering) along with a capable recorder and metronome. Add the Piano Expansion via in-app purchase to further extend your piano library with 9 additional high-quality instruments.
iGrand Piano for iPad features
8 world-class, multi-velocity stereo grand and upright piano instruments (including one by registering).
Expandable library of 9 additional studio-grade instruments instantly available via in-app purchase.
Intuitive instrument edit controls including ambience, lid, brightness, release, tuning and transpose.
Included MIDI Recorder with overdub and punch-in capability.
Export performances via E-mail, File Sharing and Audio Copy.
Large visual metronome with variable click volume and adjustable tempo.
Easy-to-use instrument editor with transpose to adjust ambience, tonality and tuning.
Virtual MIDI and MIDI Program Change support.
Low-latency for real-time playing.
Designed in concert with iRig KEYS portable MIDI keyboard and iRig MIDI interface.
Free version also available.
iGrand Piano is available to purchase for $19.99 USD / 15.99 EUR. A free version is also available.
Delora has released rsTouch, an iPad control surface app for the Propellerhead Reason music software application that runs on a Mac or Windows PC.
rsTouch provides mobility and multi-touch control for the Propellerhead Reason MIXER & TRANSPORT functions. Screen graphics mimic what you see on Reason’s screen – operate Reason’s transport controls and Main Mixer from the iPad!
With rsTouch and a MIDI connection (USB MIDI or network MIDI over Wi-Fi), you can record playback, and mix Reason songs from anywhere in your studio. Mute or solo any channel to evaluate your mix during playback; adjust mix level, effects sends, even EQ and dynamics. Use the transport controls or “jog strip” to navigate your song; set loop range. The timecode and bar-beat display show the current playback position. Switch between groups of eight mixer channels; channel names and numbers are displayed for easy identification.
Control transport functions (Beginning, Backward, Forward, Pause/Stop, Play, Record).
Toggle Loop and Metronome on/off.
Click settings changeable in popup.
Eight Channel names and numbers displayed on all Mixer screens.
Access more than eight channels by one, by eight or with user programmable bank buttons.
Multi-touch Fader control of channel levels; value displayed.
Adjust pan level for every channel; value displayed.
Mute or Solo any channel.
Reset/clear all mute or solo enable channels.
Dynamic displays show playhead timecode and bar-beat location.
Tempo displayed; changeable in popup.
Big meter displayed; reset all overs; settings controlled in popup.
Roland has announced the Duo-Capture EX, the latest USB audio interface in the CAPTURE family of products for computer-based recording.
The DUO-CAPTURE EX is a two-in/two-out USB audio/MIDI interface housed in a road-tough and lightweight aluminum chassis. Small and durable, it works great for any application, from home studios to portable laptop or iPad recording setups. For the ultimate in mobile convenience, the DUO-CAPTURE EX can be powered either through a computer’s USB bus, with three AA batteries, or an optional AC adaptor.
Two VS Preamps onboard the DUO-CAPTURE EX deliver unmatched performance in this price class. Made with the same premium components as the preamps found in Roland’s OCTA-CAPTURE™ and QUAD-CAPTURE interfaces and M-400 commercial digital mixer, these high-grade mic preamps offer super-clean, transparent sound rivaling devices costing much more.
Housed in a compact, road-tough metal case, the new DUO-CAPTURE EX is perfect for both home recording and mobile production.
Duo-Capture EX features
Two VS Preamps with phantom-power support.
Compatible with PC, Mac, and iPad.
Low-noise three-way power supply; runs on USB bus power, two AA-size batteries, or AC adapter.
Road-tough, compact aluminum case.
Hi-Z input for electric guitar or bass.
MIDI input and output.
Bundled with SONAR LE music-production software for Windows.
The Duo-Capture EX has an expected retail price of £149 GBP.
IK Multimedia has announced a special sale for its AmpliTube for iPhone/iPad and In-App purchases, offering a 50% discount until August 30th, 2012.
IK Multimedia is pleased to offer mobile users 50% off AmpliTube for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad for a limited time. If you still do not have the ultimate mobile guitar, bass, keyboard and vocal multi-effect processor and recording studio for your iPhone and iPad now is your chance. From now until August 30th, 2012 you can get AmpliTube for iPhone/ iPad for only $9.99/€7.99 each on the App Store. That’s 50% off the normal price of $19.99/€15.99!
Already own AmpliTube, AmpliTube LE or AmpliTube FREE? You can add more gear to your AmpliTube app at 50% off as well. Add individual gear al-la-carte, or go for it all and purchase the Complete Fender and Complete VocaLive bundles at the special discounted price through in-app purchase.
Now is the time to get the most popular guitar and bass multi-FX app and take your mobile guitar playing to the best level technology has to offer. You get 11 stomps, 5 amps, 5 cabinets, 2 microphones, recorder, SpeedTrainer, Tuner/Metronome and the ability to expand your arsenal with more gear from AmpliTube Fender™ and VocaLive. Use IK’s AmpliTube iRig or iRig Stomp mobile interfaces to connect your guitar, bass or keyboard to your mobile device and you are ready to rock! You can also use the iRig Mic to process and record vocals and acoustic instruments with this powerful mobile suite.
*AmpliTube Slash gear not included in this limited time special.
Propellerhead Software has updated its Figure music-making app for iOS to version 1.1, adding users’ most requested features.
When we set out to create Figure we knew an amazing sound was crucial to its function and simple enjoyment. Fortunately, we didn’t have to look far to find amazing sounds. Powered by Reason, our flagship desktop music production software, Figure puts our advanced Thor Polysonic Synthesizer and Kong Drum Designer in your pocket.
Figure for iOS is designed from the ground up for the mobile environments we find ourselves in looking to pass time. Propellerhead claims “Figure is fun”.
Changes in Figure v1.1
Save, browse and load song files.
Set length of loop (1,2,4,8 bars).
Export audio to iTunes File Sharing.
Better recording. Tap record and then draw on the pad to start your recording. Or just press Play.
Performance and bug fixes.
Figure for iOS is available to purchase for $0.99 USD.