Cotracks update – iOS9 support added to Futucraft’s collaborative music app

I originally reviewed the excellent Cotracks iOS music app – produced by Futucraft – some time ago and was very impressed with what it had to offer. It's a cool electronic music production tool made even more interesting by the way it allows up to four users to collaborate 'live' while sat around a single iPad. The app offers recording and audio export options and includes Audiobus and IAA support. There is also a neat 'overdub' recording mode. This allows you to add new notes to an existing … [Read more...]

Cotracks sale – collaborative music app from Futucraft at a bargain price

An iPad or iPhone is a great platform for a bit of personal music practice or some DIY recording. However, sometimes (OK, quite a lot of the time actually), music is just more fun - and a more creative experience - when it involves collaboration. Of course, you can do that with iOS music apps. Get a few musicians around your iPad and fire up your favourite DAW app like Cubasis, Auria or Garageband and you can all contribute to a project. Play together However, there are a few apps that … [Read more...]

Cotracks giveaway results – 10 winners of Futucraft’s collaborative iOS music app

I reviewed Futucraft's excellent Cotracks music app some time ago and was really impressed with the idea and implementation of this 'musical collaboration' app where up to four users can jam together on a single iPad. As I posted a few days ago, Cotracks has just been updated on the App Store to v. 1.0.13 with new features such as overdub recording and a 'swing' option. And while the app has not yet been updated to the very latest Audiobus SDK to work with Audiobus under iOS8, it does seem to … [Read more...]

Cotracks giveaway – 10 copies of Futucraft’s collaborative iOS music app up for grabs

I reviewed Futucraft's excellent Cotracks music app some time ago and was really impressed with the idea and implementation of this 'musical collaboration' app where up to four users can jam together on a single iPad. As I posted a few days ago, Cotracks has just been updated on the App Store to v. 1.0.13 with new features such as overdub recording and a 'swing' option. And while the app has not yet been updated to the very latest Audiobus SDK to work with Audiobus under iOS8, it does seem to … [Read more...]

Cotracks update – new features added to Futucraft’s collaborative music app

I originally reviewed the excellent Cotracks iOS music app – produced by Futucraft – some time ago and was very impressed with what it had to offer. It's a cool electronic music production tool made even more interesting by the way it allows up to four users to collaborate 'live' while sat around a single iPad. The app already offers recording and audio export options that mean it could be used as part of a wider recording/composition workflow. However, one of the things I did speculate about … [Read more...]

Cotracks sale – collaborative music app from Futucraft at a bargain price

An iPad or iPhone is a great platform for a bit of personal music practice or some DIY recording. However, sometimes (OK, quite a lot of the time actually), music is just more fun - and a more creative experience - when it involves collaboration. Of course, you can do that with iOS music apps. Get a few musicians around your iPad and fire up your favourite DAW app like Cubasis, Auria or Garageband and you can all contribute to a project. Play together However, there are a few apps that … [Read more...]

Cotracks giveaway results – 10 lucky winners

Thanks very much to everyone who entered the draw for the Cotracks promo code giveaway, whether via sending me a specific message via the Contact Us route or via signing up for the Music App Blog Email Newsletter (which, as a reminder, automatically gets you entered to all the promo code giveaways we run on the blog as long as you remain on the list). The names were drawn at random out of the hat this morning and all the winners should have now received an email with their redeem code … [Read more...]

Cotracks music app giveaway – 10 promo codes up for grabs

I reviewed Futucraft's excellent Cotracks music app a few weeks ago and was really impressed with the idea and implementation of this 'musical collaboration' app where up to four users can jam together on a single iPad. Cotracks has just been updated on the App Store to v. 1.0.12. There are some minor visual improvements including full support for retina displays. However, the highlight new feature is support for AudioCopy. This allows users to copy loops created in Cotracks to any other … [Read more...]

Cotracks music app updated – adds Audiobus support

I reviewed the excellent Cotracks music app – produced by Futucraft – a week or so ago and was very impressed with what it had to offer. It's a cool electronic music production tool made even more interesting by the way it allows up to four users to collaborate 'live' while sat around a single iPad. The app already offers recording and audio export options that mean it could be used as part of a wider recording/composition workflow. However, one of the things I did speculate about in the … [Read more...]