Scythe update – iOS synth from Plastaq Software gets further tweaks

I reviewed Scythe from Plastaq Software here on the blog back in March 2015. Scythe is an iPad only app and that now requires iOS9.3 or later. At 3MB, it’s a download that ought to fit even on a well-stocked device. The app includes Audiobus support, IAA support (as an audio generator) and seems happy enough to receive MIDI from other sources such as a sequencer app or an external MIDI keyboard. Scythe is not the deepest iOS synth app you can find on the App Store, however, it is very capable … [Read more...]

Scythe update – iOS synth from Plastaq Software gets iOS10 support

I reviewed Scythe from Plastaq Software here on the blog back in March 2015. Scythe is an iPad only app and that now requires iOS9.3 or later. At 3MB, it’s a download that ought to fit even on a well-stocked device. The app includes Audiobus support, IAA support (as an audio generator) and seems happy enough to receive MIDI from other sources such as a sequencer app or an external MIDI keyboard. Scythe is not the deepest iOS synth app you can find on the App Store, however, it is very capable … [Read more...]

Scythe update – iOS synth from Plastaq Software gets fewer bugs and more help

I reviewed Scythe from Plastaq Software here on the blog a couple of weeks ago. Scythe is an iPad only app and requires iOS8.0 or later. At 3MB, it’s a download that ought to fit even on a well-stocked device. The app includes Audiobus support, IAA support (as an audio generator) and seems happy enough to receive MIDI from other sources such as a sequencer app or an external MIDI keyboard. Scythe is not the deepest iOS synth app you can find on the App Store, however, it is very capable and … [Read more...]

Scythe giveaway results – 4 winners of iOS synth from Plastaq Software

I reviewed Scythe from Plastaq Software here on the blog a couple of weeks ago. Scythe is an iPad only app and requires iOS8.0 or later. At 3MB, it’s a download that ought to fit even on a well-stocked device. The app includes Audiobus support, IAA support (as an audio generator) and seems happy enough to receive MIDI from other sources such as a sequencer app or an external MIDI keyboard. Scythe is not the deepest iOS synth app you can find on the App Store, however, it is very capable and … [Read more...]

Scythe update and giveaway – 4 copies of iOS synth from Plastaq Software up for grabs

I reviewed Scythe from Plastaq Software here on the blog a week or so ago. Scythe is an iPad only app and requires iOS8.0 or later. At 3MB, it’s a download that ought to fit even on a well-stocked device. The app includes Audiobus support, IAA support (as an audio generator) and seems happy enough to receive MIDI from other sources such as a sequencer app or an external MIDI keyboard. Scythe is not the deepest iOS synth app you can find on the App Store, however, it is very capable and would … [Read more...]

Scythe review – budget iOS synth from Plastaq Software gets a rebrand

While the App Store is very well stocked when it comes to iOS synth apps, that doesn’t stop lots of us looking for the next synth to add to our (probably already extensive) collections. When you look at the range of features, price points and different synth engine formats available, there is probably a synth (or three) that would fit everyone’s needs, whether you are a geeky ‘hands dirty’ programmer type or a ‘skim through the presets’ kind of a person. A new (well, sort of new) synth … [Read more...]