Ninja Tune releases Ninja Jamm mixing & jamming app for iOS

Ninja tune has launched Ninja Jamm, a free mixing and jamming app for iOS that lets anyone instantly remix music from the Ninja Tune label using touch control, state of the art effects and killer music from Ninja artists.

Ninja Jamm

The app is a revolutionary fusion of music and software for the iPhone brought to you by the musical innovators at Ninja Tune and the design wizards at seeper.

Combining aspects of DJing, remixing and producing, the app lets anyone experience the excitement of playing with electronic music. Ninja artists such as Bonobo, Amon Tobin, Mr Scruff and Coldcut, provide the tunes for you to jamm with.

As each tune plays, you can switch seamlessly between the original licks and bonus clips, created by highly trained remix Ninjas, whilst glitching and effecting each channel and firing oneshot samples over the top.

Unlike many other music apps, the Jamm experience is very hands-on and immediate- your human feel is their key to enjoying freestyle mix possibilities. You can touch, tilt, shake and use multiple fingers and thumbs to Jamm and record, create a killer version of a favourite Ninja Tune and instantly share it with the world through Soundcloud, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

The Ninja Jamm app comes bundled with a free Tunepack, Beats and Pieces3 from Coldcut, the cut’n’paste classic from the DJ duo who helped define both the modern remix with Paid in Full and mashup with Journeys By DJ. More Tunepacks from Ninja artists are available for in-app purchase.

More information: Ninja Jamm

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Waveforms updates Loop Twister for iOS to v1.4

Waveforms Looptwister

Waveforms has released version 1.4 of it Loop Twister beat-remixing app for iOS.

It turns your iPad and iPhone into a creative and powerful machine designed for playing and realtime processing of musical loops.

Easy to use, loaded with 96 fresh sounding loops and quality DSP effects gives you endless possibilities of new making sounds for using in your own beats or just for playing and having fun.


Loop Twister beat remixing app for iPhone and iPad.

Changes in Loop Twister v1.4

  • Loops have their own names and can be quickly launched from a loop browser.
  • Bank Manager allows to switch between sets of loops and import new audio from General Pasteboard and iTunes documents folder to Loop Twister banks.
  • You can save up to 10 different patterns with loops for instant recalling in the future.
  • Your live performance can be recorded to a WAV file and copied to external computer using iTunes.
  • Trigger mode allows to manually launch different parts of loops and effects patterns (synchronously) during playback.
  • Content of both effect patterns and slice orders can be manually shifted forward and backward during playback.
  • Shifted patterns and effect patterns now can be cleared separately.
  • Effect controller for Spinner, Retrigger, Foldback distortion and Nasty! was created for additional control over these effects.
  • App works in background mode and mute button is settings are ignored.
  • Audio and some graphics are improved.
  • Fixed: Problems with interpolating samples.
  • Fixed: Importing non-120 BPM loops doesn’t cause glitches.
  • Fixed: Fixed visual indicators and help screens on iPad3.
  • Fixed: Loops are audible even when device’s MUTE button is set to ON.

Loop Twister is currently available to purchase for $2.99 USD.

More information: Waveforms / Loop Twister

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Waveforms releases Loop Twister beat-remixing app for iOS

Waveforms Loop Twister

Waveforms has introduced Loop Twister, a beat-remixing app for iOS that turns your iPad and iPhone into a creative and powerful machine designed for playing and realtime processing of musical loops.

Easy to use, loaded with 64 fresh sounding loops and quality DSP effects gives you endless possibilities of new making sounds for using in your own beats or just for playing and having fun.

Enjoy a range of cutting-edge studio loops made by Marcin Cichy, co-founder of “Skalpel” music act that released several Eps and albums on famous Ninja Tune label. Marcin currently works as music producer and mastering engineer at PlugAudioMastering.

Loop Twister features

  • Simple, easy to use and intuitive interface. It looks exactly the same on both iPhone and iPad.
  • 8 high-quality DSP effects including LP & stereo HP filters, pitch bender, foldback distortion and bass booster/ring modulator, LO-FI resampler and more.
  • 2 banks of factory loops ( 32 loops each) -great source of samples for electro house, dubstep, grime and hip hop tracks including drums, percussions baselines and chiptune sounds.
  • 16-step programmable sequencer for adding effects to loops with optional randomization.
  • Pattern manager for saving and loading sequencer settings.
  • Built-in wav rendered that allows to record your own loops and export them for using in other music apps on your iPhone, iPad or a computer. Loop Twister supports Audio Pasteboard and iTunes file sharing.
  • Import of custom loops for playing, processing and mixing with factory sounds.
  • Fast and accurate crossfader.
  • Tempo range : 60 – 240 BPM.
  • Built-In help and a comprehensive user manual (available online).
  • Universal app.

Loop Twister is avaialble to purchase from the iTunes App Store for $0.99 USD.

More information: Waveforms Loop Twister (iTunes App Store)

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SampleScience releases Dusty Eclectic Goldmine Vol. 1

SampleScience has announced the release of Dusty Eclectic Goldmine Vol. 1, its first commercial sample library.

SampleScience Dusty Eclectic Goldmine Vol 1

Dusty Eclectic Goldmine is a collection of sounds consisting mainly of breakbeat loops. The focus is on dirty, lofi sounds that would fit well into a mix of Boards of Canada & Aphex Twin tracks. The collection also include a dialogue folder full of sound clips from vintage advertising & educational movies. Those public domain cuts have been selected to be usefull for anyone seeking worthwhile sound bites to put in their mix. They have been sampled with Ninja Tune records & early 1990 IDM in mind. The rest of the collection consist of inspiring music loops as well as FXs, one shots, field recordings & vinyl crackles.

I hope you’ll enjoy this collection. While designing the sounds, I had in mind to put up a sound library similar to the good old e-Lab X-Static Goldmine libraries. Don’t hesitate to chop, remix & re-arrange the loops & sounds to your taste! It is by no mean a string the dots/construction kit type of library. It is meant to be sampled & chop in a creative way.

The wav files works well in Sony MediaSoftwares Acid music production software as well as any other softwares that loads 24 bits wav files. The library is also available in REX2 format.

Dusty Eclectic Goldmine Vol. 1 is available to purchase for $5 USD.

More information: Dusty Eclectic Goldmine Vol. 1

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Monster Sounds releases Real City Rap Acapellas Vol. 3 sample pack

Monster Sounds Real City Rap Acapellas Vol 3

Monster Sounds has released Real City Rap Acapellas Vol. 3, a collection of royalty free Rap Acapellas from some of the worlds best MC’s.

Blurum13 is well known for his work with Dj Vadim, being part of the group One Self also his collabs with Aquasky, his releases on Ninja Tunes and Jazz Fudge amongst many many other projects around the globe. As far as we can tell he is virtually a nomad, spending most of his time on the road touring all over the world, and we mean ALL OVER! He has stepped on the stage with some of the best names in the scene.

Blurum13 is well known as a Lyrical bar raiser and has spared nothing in delivering some super sharp vocals packed with real lyrical content. BluRum has reached out to his MC family to bring in some of the the freshest working emcees out there onto this pack.

Real City Rap Acapellas Vol. 3 features

  • 580 MB content, 325 samples in total (24-bit).
  • 263 Vocal Loops and 62 One shot vox hits by Blurum13, D Shade, C1, and Robz Vega.
  • 4 ready to play patches for Reason NNXT, Halion, Kontakt, EXS, and SFZ compatible soft samplers.
  • Apple Loops, Reason Refill and Ableton Live versions are available to purchase separately.

Real City Rap Acapellas Vol. 3 is available to purchase for £29.95 GBP.

More information: Monster Sounds / Real City Rap Acapellas Vol. 3

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