ReBirth updated – Propellerhead give their classic EDM production tool some love

If you know anything about electronic music production software, Propellerhead’s ReBirth will be a familiar name. Indeed, ReBirth was a precursor to Reason and, while it doesn’t offer the power and versatility of something like Reason, it is still considered something of a classic. ReBirth was introduced for the desktop back in 1997. It was, itself, an ‘emulation’ of something else…  the software attempted to reproduce the sounds and features of the Roland TB-303 Bass Line synth and both … [Read more...]

Figure updated – Allihoopa go all Chip Tunes with their classic iOS music app

It must be a bit of a 'day' for all-in-one EDM iOS music apps today. Alongside an update to the excellent Oscilab, we also have a further update to Allihoopa's Figure. Figure, originally release by Propellerhead, but now managed by its own team under the Allihoopa banner, is undoubtedly one of the iOS music apps that, in some way, helped define just what mobile music making might have to offer. With its brilliant use of the touchscreen interface and its ability to let almost anyone - musician or … [Read more...]

Take update – Propellerhead take Take to v.3.0

I posted a review of Propellerhead's Take app when it was first released. Take - or to give it its full title, Take Creative Vocal Recorder - is an interesting little app. It is a three-track audio recorder with a bunch of preset, tempo-adjustable, rhythm/drum loops that can be added as a fourth track if you prefer a beat to record to or add some rhythmic interest. You can create a new song, select a track, hit record and – without much more fuss – sing (or play a guitar) into your iPhone’s … [Read more...]

Figure updated – Propellerhead add Ableton Link and more to their classic iOS music app

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 eye, Figure was an instant 'classic'. In terms of the actual music creation process, Propellerhead haven't added huge numbers of features to Figure since I first reviewed … [Read more...]

Figure updated – Propellerhead delve under the hood of their classic iOS music app

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 eye, Figure was an instant 'classic'. In terms of the actual music creation process, Propellerhead haven't added huge numbers of features to Figure since I first reviewed … [Read more...]

Take update – Propellerhead go under the hood with their free vocal recorder iOS music app

I posted a review of Propellerhead's Take app when it was first released. Take - or to give it its full title, Take Creative Vocal Recorder - is an interesting little app. It is a three-track audio recorder with a bunch of preset, tempo-adjustable, rhythm/drum loops that can be added as a fourth track if you prefer a beat to record to or add some rhythmic interest. You can create a new song, select a track, hit record and – without much more fuss – sing (or play a guitar) into your iPhone’s … [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...]

Take update – Propellerhead tweak their free vocal recorder iOS music app

I posted a review of Propellerhead's new Take app when it was first released. Take - or to give it its full title, Take Creative Vocal Recorder - is an interesting little app. It is a three-track audio recorder with a bunch of preset, tempo-adjustable, rhythm/drum loops that can be added as a fourth track if you prefer a beat to record to or add some rhythmic interest. You can create a new song, select a track, hit record and – without much more fuss – sing (or play a guitar) into your iPhone’s … [Read more...]