Arturia has released iSpark, a beat-making app for the iPad.

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iSpark is an all-inclusive beat-making solution allowing to create rich tracks from A to Z while experiencing an unequaled workflow. It includes a large variety of drum kits and individual instruments based on the most renowned drum machines and top-notch sound design.
It is the result of a simple recipe, care for rhythm, innovation and uncompromising ergonomics combined with the personality of the greatest drum machines.

iSpark allows you to play drum patterns in-real time and to tweak your sound on-the-fly. Its optimized and performance-oriented layout gives you a direct access to an extended range of sonic parameters.
It also integrates a powerful and flexible 64-step sequencer enhancing your creative freedom and effectiveness.

iSpark unites our multi-rewarded TAE® technology coupled with a modular engine and crystal-clear multi-layered samples. Beyond drum and percussive sounds, iSpark blasts the frontiers of beat-making through a range of singular sonic effects, warm analog synth textures and melodic elements.

iSpark features

  • Pristine quality sound engines including: TAE® analog synthesis, physical modeling, and multi-layered samples provided by our top-tier development partners.
  • 640 Instruments / 40 kits
    • Classic drum machines.
    • Electronic kits.
    • Acoustic kits.
  • Shuffle and shift modes to humanize grooves.
  • Choke groups to mute instruments naturally.
  • Song mode with 16 segments.
  • Song segment triggering from hardware.
  • Performance master effects: repeat, tape, reverse, strobe, pan, mix, bit crusher, 8-mode filter and Roller.
  • 16-track mixer with high-quality effects: multiband compressor, bit crusher, multiband EQ, chorus, delay, reverb, distortion, phaser, plate reverb, destroyer, flanger, space pan, limiter, sub generator.
  • Real-time automation on all parameters.
  • Compatible with SparkLE controller.
  • Ableton Link integration.
  • Possibility to share projects, kits and instruments between iSpark and the desktop version of Spark 2.

iSpark requires a 64-bit iPad (iPad Air, iPad Air 2 or later, iPad Mini 2, 3, 4 or later, iPad Pro or later) and iOS 8 or later. The app is available for purchase for $9.99 USD.

More information: Arturia / iSpark