Afro Latin Drum Machine 2 review – killer latin rhythms in an app from Luis Martinez

I’ve reviewed a whole range of different drum and groove apps here on the Music App Blog over the last few years. While they might all be ‘apps’, the approaches do vary and cover a wide range of musical territory. For example, you might get apps that offer drums based upon audio loops (Drum Loops HD), sample-based virtual drum machines (I guess Patterning comes in here but it is way more than that), virtual drummers (think DrumPerfect Pro here), drum synths (Elastic Drums or Attack Drums for … [Read more...]

Funk Drummer update – funky drum app from Luis Martinez gets some tweaks

I’ve covered a whole bunch of different drum, percussion and groove-based apps here on the Music App Blog over the last couple of years or so including, this week, the newly released DrumPerfect Pro. However, if you are after a straightforward take on ‘rock’ drums where the results are pretty much instant and song construction requires no pattern programming, then you would be hard pressed to find something better than Rock Drum Machine by developer Luis Martinez. Luis also has his Afro Latin … [Read more...]

Funk Drummer review – instant funky drum parts in an iOS music app from Luis Martinez

I’ve covered a whole bunch of different drum, percussion and groove-based apps here on the Music App Blog over the last couple of years or so. However, if you are after a straightforward take on ‘rock’ drums where the results are pretty much instant and song construction requires no pattern programming, then you would be hard pressed to find something better than Rock Drum Machine by developer Luis Martinez. Luis also has his Afro Latin Drum Machine 2 and the Brazilian Drum Machine iOS music … [Read more...]

Brazilian Drum Machine review – a drum and percussion app full of Latin American rhythms from Luis Martinez

I’ve covered a whole bunch of different drum, percussion and groove-based apps here on the Music App Blog over the last couple of years or so. However, if you are after a straightforward take on ‘rock’ drums where the results are pretty much instant and song construction requires no pattern programming, then you would be hard pressed to find something better than Rock Drum Machine by developer Luis Martinez. Luis also has his Afro Latin Drum Machine 2 app available on the App Store but, as I … [Read more...]

Brazilian Drum Machine launched – Luis Martinez takes his Rock Drum Machine theme and turns it South American

If you like your drum and rhythm parts to be electronic then there are plenty of iOS music apps that can turn a good trick. However, when it comes to acoustic drums for rock and related styles, there are perhaps somewhat fewer choices. One such app that I took a look at a while ago is Rock Drum Machine (now at v.2) by developer Luis Martinez. It provides a compact, streamlined, but very useable universal (iPad and iPhone) drum machine format but with sounds and styles aimed very much and the … [Read more...]