midiLFOs update – midi modulation ‘toy’ from developer Art Kerns goes universal

If developer Art Kern’s name sounds a little familiar then, for iOS musicians of a more long-standing nature, it is probably because Art is part of the Synthetic Bits development team that makes the excellent Funkbox drum machine app. Obviously liking to keep himself busy, Art has also been working on a side-project more recently and that product landed on the App Store back in July when I first took a look at it; midiLFOs. Don't let the bold colour scheme, and the word ‘toy’ in the app’s … [Read more...]

midiLFOs update – first update for midi modulation ‘toy’ from developer Art Kerns

If developer Art Kern’s name sounds a little familiar then, for iOS musicians of a more long-standing nature, it is probably because Art is part of the Synthetic Bits development team that makes the excellent Funkbox drum machine app. Obviously liking to keep himself busy, Art has also been working on a side-project more recently and that product landed on the App Store back in July when I first took a look at it; midiLFOs. Don't let the bold colour scheme, and the word ‘toy’ in the app’s … [Read more...]

midiLFOs review – midi modulation ‘toy’ from developer Art Kerns

If developer Art Kern’s name sounds a little familiar then, for iOS musicians of a more long-standing nature, it is probably because Art is part of the Synthetic Bits development team that makes the excellent Funkbox drum machine app. Obviously liking to keep himself busy, Art has also been working on a side-project more recently and that product landed on the App Store a few days ago; midiLFOs. Now Funkbox is, in its own way, quite a colourful app. However, given the very bold colour scheme … [Read more...]

Funkbox by Synthetic Bits – music app review

My own iPad is stuffed full of some brilliant music apps. I’ve got a number of excellent synth-based apps, at least four guitar amp sims that I’m happy to employ, a selection of very useable (but quite different) DAWs and a range of utility-type apps (including Audiobus and MIDI Bridge), all of which, with a little care and attention, can be combined into a suitable music-making workflow. In terms of it being a ‘complete’ music production system then I know that, at present, it can’t compete … [Read more...]