Ruckers 1628 updated – historical harpsichord given the iOS9 treatment by Tempo Rubato

Well-versed iOS musicians will be familiar with Tempo Rubato through their NLogSynth iOS music app. This first appeared on the App Store back in November 2010 so it’s an app that has been around some time. There is also a version for Mac OSX and, having used both the iOS version and the OSX version, both do a great job given the relatively modest price (the iPad version, which I reviewed a good while back on the Music App Blog, is UK£7.99). A second iOS music app from Tempo Rubato appeared in … [Read more...]

Ruckers 1628 review – historical harpsichord recreated by Tempo Rubato

Well-versed iOS musicians will be familiar with Tempo Rubato through their NLogSynth iOS music app. This first appeared on the App Store back in November 2010 so it’s an app that has been around some time. There is also a version for Mac OSX and, having used both the iOS version and the OSX version, both do a great job given the relatively modest price (the iPad version, which I reviewed a good while back on the Music App Blog, is UK£6.99). Given that NLogSynth has been around for so long, … [Read more...]

Music app review – NLogSynth Pro by Tempo Rubato

In the world of desktop music making, there is a bewildering choice when it comes to software synths. And just like their hardware equivalents, software synths come in a variety of (virtual) types; whether it’s recreations of classic analog or digital synths or novel approaches that have no equivalent outside the zeros and ones. Despite being a much younger platform, music apps aimed at iOS musicians are starting to become an equally impressive set of options. As with any other app type, … [Read more...]