Vatanator update – Georgi Georiev’s streamlined drum machine gets some tweaks

I’ve reviewed a whole range of different drum and groove apps for the blog over the last few years. These comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes and, within any iOS musician’s app collection, there is most certainly room for a number of these tools as, across the whole range, they offer different features, functions and approaches to working. One recent release in this category is Vatanator. This is the first app by developer Georgi Georgiev and I did a full review of the app on the blog a … [Read more...]

Vatanator giveaway results – three winners of Georgi Georiev’s streamlined drum machine app

I’ve reviewed a whole range of different drum and groove apps for the blog over the last few years. These comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes and, within any iOS musician’s app collection, there is most certainly room for a number of these tools as, across the whole range, they offer different features, functions and approaches to working. One recent release in this category is Vatanator. This is the first app by developer Georgi Georgiev and I did a full review of the app on the blog a … [Read more...]

Vatanator giveaway – three copies of Georgi Georiev’s streamlined drum machine to be won

I’ve reviewed a whole range of different drum and groove apps for the blog over the last few years. These comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes and, within any iOS musician’s app collection, there is most certainly room for a number of these tools as, across the whole range, they offer different features, functions and approaches to working. One recent release in this category is Vatanator. This is the first app by developer Georgi Georgiev and I did a full review of the app on the blog a … [Read more...]

Vatanator review – Georgi Georiev brings a streamlined drum machine to the App Store

I’ve reviewed a whole range of different drum and groove apps for the blog over the last few years. These comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes and, within any iOS musician’s app collection, there is most certainly room for a number of these tools as, across the whole range, they offer different features, functions and approaches to working. There are a number of these apps (actually, quite a number) that fall into the ‘classic drum machine’ emulation category. Some really are ‘classic’ in … [Read more...]

iSpark review – Arturia bring a super-slick take on the virtual drum machine

If you are an iPad- or iPhone-owning musician, and you have been hanging around the App Store for any length of time, then I suspect you will be well aware of just how many excellent virtual drum, groove and rhythm instruments there now are available in a very modestly priced app format. These do, of course, come in a range of flavours, whether that’s virtual acoustic drummers (for example DrumPerfect Pro or Luis Martinez’s various ‘drummer’ apps), recreations of classic drum machine hardware … [Read more...]

DrumKick update – playable drum app gets iOS9 and Audiobus Remote support

I first reviewed developer Mark Jeschke's DrumKick iOS music app back in July 2013.  At its heart, DrumKick is a fairly conventional ‘virtual’ drum kit with kick, snare, hi-hat, three toms, two crash cymbals, a ride cymbal and a cow bell. The fairly conventional interface is, however, very nicely thought out and implemented with some details that make it very playable. For example, the snare, ride and right cymbal can all trigger a number of different samples and are overlaid with a excellent … [Read more...]

DrumKick giveaway results – 5 winners of playable drum app with a bit of a kick

I first reviewed developer Mark Jeschke's DrumKick iOS music app back in July 2013 and, as I've reported on various occasions (including yesterday), the app has had a number of very useful updates since then. At its heart, DrumKick is a fairly conventional ‘virtual’ drum kit with kick, snare, hi-hat, three toms, two crash cymbals, a ride cymbal and a cow bell. The fairly conventional interface is, however, very nicely thought out and implemented with some details that make it very … [Read more...]

DrumKick giveaway – 5 copies of playable drum app with a bit of a kick up for grabs

I first reviewed developer Mark Jeschke's DrumKick iOS music app back in July 2013 and, as I've reported on various occasions (including yesterday), the app has had a number of very useful updates since then. At its heart, DrumKick is a fairly conventional ‘virtual’ drum kit with kick, snare, hi-hat, three toms, two crash cymbals, a ride cymbal and a cow bell. The fairly conventional interface is, however, very nicely thought out and implemented with some details that make it very … [Read more...]

DrumKick update – playable drum app with a bit of a kick gets new features and sale pricing

I first reviewed developer Mark Jeschke's DrumKick iOS music app back in July 2013.  At its heart, DrumKick is a fairly conventional ‘virtual’ drum kit with kick, snare, hi-hat, three toms, two crash cymbals, a ride cymbal and a cow bell. The fairly conventional interface is, however, very nicely thought out and implemented with some details that make it very playable. For example, the snare, ride and right cymbal can all trigger a number of different samples and are overlaid with a excellent … [Read more...]