Blocs Wave updated – excellent loop-based music app gets new EQ IAP option

Since launched, Ampify's Blocs Wave has moved forward at quite a pace. The app itself, like Novation's Launchpad, is also a loop and sample-based music creation tool...   but with some feature differences that make it distinct from the LaunchPad approach. Anyway, Ampify (a spin off from Novation) have rapidly developed the Blocs Wave concept further and a number of updates have already appeared for the app adding new import features, Ableton Link support, new export features, the very … [Read more...]

Groovebox updated – all-in-one EDM music app gets song building features

Novation spin off Amify have a good crop of iOS music apps including the excellent Blocs Wave, Launchpad and, added more recently, Groovebox. The latter has been around for just a few months and provides an EDM music production platform that combines a drum machine and synth engines into an all-in-one music production environment. It is also a free download - so you can try before you buy - and with an IAP-based model for unlocking more advanced features if you think the app is for you once you … [Read more...]

Groovebox updated – all-in-one EDM music app gets MIDI support

Ampify (born from Novation) have a good crop of iOS music apps including the excellent Blocs Wave, Launchpad and, added more recently, Groovebox. The latter has been around for just a few months and provides an EDM music production platform that combines a drum machine and synth engines into an all-in-one music production environment. It is also a free download - so you can try before you buy - and with an IAP-based model for unlocking more advanced features if you think the app is for you once … [Read more...]

Groovebox launched – new all-in-one EDM music app from team behind Launchpad and Blocs Wave

Since launched, Novation's Blocs Wave has moved forward at quite a pace. The app itself, like Novation's Launchpad, is also a loop and sample-based music creation tool...   but with some feature differences that make it distinct from the LaunchPad approach. The team behind Blocs Wave - a Novation-based team that went under the banner of Blocs - rapidly developed the Blocs Wave concept further and a number of updates have added a whole host of new features, Ableton Link support, new export … [Read more...]

Blocs Wave goes FREE – Novation’s loop-based music app becomes a free download

Since launched, Novation's Blocs Wave has moved forward at quite a pace. The app itself, like Novation's Launchpad, is also a loop and sample-based music creation tool...   but with some feature differences that make it distinct from the LaunchPad approach. Anyway, Novation have rapidly developed the Blocs Wave concept further and a number of updates have already appeared for the app adding new import features, Ableton Link support, new export features, the very creative Slice Mode, a song … [Read more...]

Blocs Wave and Launchpad updated – Novation add excellent ‘Blocs to Launchpad’ export function

Since launched, Novation's Blocs Wave has moved forward at quite a pace. The app itself, like Novation's Launchpad, is also a loop and sample-based music creation tool...   but with some feature differences that make it distinct from the LaunchPad approach. Anyway, Novation have rapidly developed the Blocs Wave concept further and a number of updates have already appeared for the app adding new import features, Ableton Link support, new export features, the very creative Slice Mode, a song … [Read more...]

Blocs Wave updated – Novation take their loop-based music app to the ‘max’

Since launched, Novation's Blocs Wave has moved forward at quite a pace. The app itself, like Novation's Launchpad, is also a loop and sample-based music creation tool...   but with some feature differences that make it distinct from the LaunchPad approach. Anyway, Novation have rapidly developed the Blocs Wave concept further and a number of updates have already appeared for the app adding new import features, Ableton Link support, new export features, the very creative Slice Mode, a song … [Read more...]

Launchpad update – Novation add some visual tweaks to their loop-based music tool

I posted a full review of Novation's Launchpad when it was first released back in spring 2013. For those that like to mix and match loops as a creative music making option, Launchpad is a brilliant concept and, as the basic app is free to download, you can give it a try without having to make any commitment to a long term relationship. Novation have kept up a pretty good pace of updates with the app and it has gained new loop content (via IAPs) and also the ability to load your own samples … [Read more...]

Blocs Wave updated – Novation add Launchpad for iOS soundpack access to their loop-based music app

Since launched, Novation's Blocs Wave has moved forward at quite a pace. The app itself, like Novation's Launchpad, is also a loop and sample-based music creation tool...   but with some feature differences that make it distinct from the LaunchPad approach. Anyway, Novation have rapidly developed the Blocs Wave concept further and a number of updates have already appeared for the app adding new import features, Ableton Link support, new export features, the very creative Slice Mode, a song … [Read more...]