Steve Lockett – Daily – Reader Track

1 What is the title of your track? What is your artist/band/musical identify/name? The title of the track is Daily and I’m a music hobbyist who goes by the “artist” name Schprocket. 2 What type of musical genre does this track fall in? Alternative, Electronica – I don’t set out with an aim to fit a particular genre, I just indulge myself and hope someone somewhere can get into it just for whatever it is. 3 Tell us a bit about you recording setup. Is it all iOS or do you combine iOS with … [Read more...]

Mark Rufino – Love Beyond Your Means – Reader Track

1. What is the title of your track? What is your artist/band/musical identify/name? Love Beyond Your Means, by Shutterwax 2. What type of musical genre does this track fall in? Rock/ pop. Our Beatles influence is not well hidden on this one (or others) 3. Tell us a bit about you recording setup. Is it all iOS or do you combine iOS with other recording technology in some way? This song was tracked in Reaper on my old black macbook, using an alesis 26io and a presonus digimax. Various … [Read more...]

Toz Bourne – A String of Theories – Reader Track

1 What is the title of your track? What is your band/artist name? Valentine, from the album, "A String Of Theories" by Bourne. 2 What type of musical genre does this track fall in? Rock/pop 3 Tell us a bit about your recording setup. Is it all iOS or do you combine iOS with other recording technology in some way? This was done using iPad2 (iOS6) and then a newly acquired iPad4 (iOS7). 4 What was the key equipment – software and hardware – that you used to create this particular track? The … [Read more...]

‘How I made this….’ Readers explain their iOS workflow

One of the things I’ve found wonderful about running this blog is the interaction I’ve had with some of the visitors to the site. I’ve learned all sorts of new things because of this; about new apps, new hardware and, of course, about other online resources that serve the iOS music community. However, perhaps the most useful stuff has just been about the way different iOS musicians approach their music making process, whether that’s just in their attitude or something specific about their … [Read more...]

Nigel Sutcliffe – Floaty Drifty – Reader Track

1 What is the title of your track? What is your artist/band/musical identify/name? Floaty Drifty. 2 What type of musical genre does this track fall in? Generative Ambient 3 Tell us a bit about you recording setup. Is it all iOS or do you combine iOS with other recording technology in some way? This track is a mixture of iOS and Ableton Live 8 Lite. 4 What was the key equipment – software and hardware – that you used to create this particular track? Intermorphic’s NoaTikl running on an … [Read more...]

Stuart Kilbride – Vagueness Squared – Reader Track

1 What is the title of your track? What is your artist/band/musical identify/name? Track: Vagueness Squared Artist: Red Sky Lullaby 2 What type of musical genre does this track fall in? Electronica, Beats, Instrumental Hip Hop 3 Tell us a bit about you recording setup. Is it all iOS or do you combine iOS with other recording technology in some way? iOS for instruments, samples, Fx and mixing Mastering done on a Mac with T-Racks 4 What was the key equipment – software and hardware – that … [Read more...]

Bob Skaigh – Blue Goodbye – Reader Track

Listen to Blue Goodbye on Soundcloud 1          What is the title of your track? What is your artist/band/musical identify/name? The tune is “Blue Goodbye”.  I go by the name of B. Skaigh (pron. “sky”). My first name is Bob and my last name in Italian means “of the heavens” or “from the sky”. 2          What type of musical genre does this track fall in? I like to think of it as jazz but I do that with any tune that has a sax in the mix. So, maybe it’s a smooth jazz ballad. Or some might say … [Read more...]

Amy Lee – Stereo Designer Bebot Challenge – Reader Track

1 What is the title of your track? What is your artist/band/musical identify/name? “STEREO DESIGNER Bebot Challenge” 2 What type of musical genre does this track fall in? Electronic. 3 Tell us a bit about you recording setup. Is it all iOS or do you combine iOS with other recording technology in some way? All sounds are generated with iOS instruments. In this case Bebot was the synthesizer and looping was done over Audiobus to Loopy HD. In other performances I have been known to … [Read more...]

Tristan Maduro – Pretend – Reader Track

1. What is the title of your track? What is your artist/band/musical identify/name? Track: Pretend My band: Babylovechylde 2. What type of musical genre does this track fall in? Pop or rather (soft pop, as my wife would say) 3. Tell us a bit about you recording setup. Is it all iOS or do you combine iOS with other recording technology in some way? Primarily iPhone 4S - apogee1 (eventually adding vocals ) - Yamaha msp10 studio monitors, beyerdynamic dt770 headphones. I master on an ipad 2 … [Read more...]