BandShift released – VirSyn add a filter/frequency shifter effect to their iOS music app line-up

VirSyn are one of the software developers that have fully embraced the iOS platform. They have gradually developed a very impressive catalogue of iOS music apps many or which - Tera Synth, microTERA, Harmony Voice, Addictive Synth, Tap Delay, Emo Chorus, Posiedon Synth, Voxsyn, Arpeggist, AudioEffx and, most recently, the brilliant ReSlice, for example - I've reviewed here previously on the Music App Blog. And they show no signs of slowing things down as we now have yet another new arrival; … [Read more...]

csSpectral review – Boulanger Labs multi-effects app for the experimental iOS musician

iOS is beginning to acquire a rather impressive collection of audio effects apps. While you can, of course, ‘share’ an audio effect app between several sound sources if you can use it as a send-return effect via IAA within your DAW/sequencer of choice, in other contexts – used within Audiobus or as an IAA insert on a single track – the ‘one instance only’ limitation of iOS means that owning multiple affects apps is an advantage. Unlike on the desktop, under iOS, you can’t open several instances … [Read more...]

Music App Review – Turnado for iPad by Sugar Bytes

Oh my…. if you’re an iOS musician with even the slightest of an experimental streak within you, then I suggest you might rather like the Turnado music app by Sugar Bytes. Indeed, if you have both an experimental streak and an app habit that you are trying to break, then I also suggest that you stop reading the review now…. ….  ah, too late! Turnado is a monster of an app – part multi-effects processor and part loop mangler – and, in short, it’s brilliant. If you produce electronic or … [Read more...]