GarageBand update – Apple bring ‘free’ status to their iOS DAW/sequencer

While I'm more than happy to recommend recording apps such as Cubasis, Auria Pro or Gadget to more experienced iOS musicians, if you are just taking your first steps with the platform (and particularly if it represents your first serious encounter with recording/music technology in any form), Apple's GarageBand for iOS is actually pretty hard to beat. Even if you just use it as an audio sketchpad, it would be worth the price of entry and, if you also happen to use GarageBand or Logic Pro X on … [Read more...]

Figure updated – Propellerhead add new features to their classic iOS music app

I missed a few updates while I was on enforced gardening leave for a few days and, while I've no intention of catching up on all of them, there are a few I can't ignore.   One of those is one of the iOS music apps that, in some way, have helped define just what mobile music making might have to offer; Figure. With its brilliant use of the touchscreen interface and its ability to let almost anyone - musician or non-musician - making some cool-sounding electronic dance music in the blink of an … [Read more...]

Figure updated – Propellerhead add new features to their classic iOS music app

There are a few iOS music apps that, in some way, have helped define just what mobile music making might have to offer. For all it's simplicity, Propellerhead's Figure is one of those apps. With its brilliant use of the touchscreen interface and its ability to let almost anyone - musician or non-musician - making some cool-sounding electronic dance music in the blink of an eye, Figure was an instant 'classic'. In terms of the actual music creation process, Propellerhead haven't added huge … [Read more...]

Figure updated – Propellerhead add new features to their classic iOS music app

There are a few iOS music apps that, in some way, have helped define just what mobile music making might have to offer. For all it's simplicity, Propellerhead's Figure is one of those apps. With its brilliant use of the touchscreen interface and its ability to let almost anyone - musician or non-musician - making some cool-sounding electronic dance music in the blink of an eye, Figure was an instant 'classic'. In terms of the actual music creation process, Propellerhead haven't added huge … [Read more...]

Figure updated – and also goes FREE

There are a few iOS music apps that, in some way, have helped define just what mobile music making might have to offer. For all it's simplicity, Propellerhead's Figure is one of those apps. With its brilliant use of the touchscreen interface and its ability to let almost anyone - musician or non-musician - making some cool-sounding electronic dance music in the blink of an eye, Figure was an instant 'classic'. In terms of the actual music creation process, Propellerhead haven't added huge … [Read more...]