Thor update – Propellerhead bring OS and Audiobus tweaks to their flagship iOS synth

Regular readers here will know that I'm a bit of a fan of Propellerhead's Thor - the iOS port of the same synth that is a well-established part of the Reason desktop music production system. Indeed, Thor is amongst my favourite iOS synths to date. You can read the full review of Thor here but it is a powerful, deeply programmable virtual synth that is capable of a fabulous range of sounds. Whether used in a recording context or for live performance, this is big enough and bold enough to work … [Read more...]

Thor update – Propellerhead bring OS and Audiobus tweaks to their flagship iOS synth

Regular readers here will know that I'm a bit of a fan of Propellerhead's Thor - the iOS port of the same synth that is a well-established part of the Reason desktop music production system. Indeed, Thor is amongst my favourite iOS synths to date. You can read the full review of Thor here but it is a powerful, deeply programmable virtual synth that is capable of a fabulous range of sounds. Whether used in a recording context or for live performance, this is big enough and bold enough to work … [Read more...]

Thor sale – Propellerhead’s brilliant iOS synth at a bargain price

Regular readers here will know that I'm a bit of a fan of Propellerhead's Thor - the iOS port of the same synth that is a well-established part of the Reason desktop music production system. Indeed, Thor is amongst my favourite iOS synths to date and it was a shoe-in to appear in my 'top 25 iOS music apps' guide. You can read the full review of Thor here but it is a powerful, deeply programmable virtual synth that is capable of a fabulous range of sounds. Whether used in a recording context or … [Read more...]

Thor update – Propellerhead bring Audiobus and IAA tweaks to their flagship iOS synth

Regular readers here will know that I'm a bit of a fan of Propellerhead's Thor - the iOS port of the same synth that is a well-established part of the Reason desktop music production system. Indeed, Thor is amongst my favourite iOS synths to date and it was a shoe-in to appear in my 'top 25 iOS music apps' guide. You can read the full review of Thor here but it is a powerful, deeply programmable virtual synth that is capable of a fabulous range of sounds. Whether used in a recording context … [Read more...]

Thor sale – Propellerhead’s brilliant iOS synth at a bargain price

Regular readers here will know that I'm a bit of a fan of Propellerhead's Thor - the iOS port of the same synth that is a well-established part of the Reason desktop music production system. Indeed, Thor is probably my favourite iOS synth to date and it was a shoe-in to appear on my 'top 10 iOS music apps of 2013' list. You can read the full review of Thor here but it is a powerful, deeply programmable virtual synth that is capable of a fabulous range of sounds. Whether used in a recording … [Read more...]

Using your iPad for live music performance; a starter kit for the performing iOS keyboard player

As with the starter kit for guitar/bass players, let's take the term 'performing' here in its broadest sense; any keyboard-playing musician who wants to use the iPad (or iPhone or iPod Touch) as a sound source. Again, the 'performance' itself might just personal practice, rehearsal/jamming with band mates or, for the more adventurous, in a live performance in front of paying punters. The first of these is perhaps a less demanding and less difficult ambition while the last requires you to be very … [Read more...]

Thor app review – Propellerhead’s brilliant synth comes to iOS

There are some days when you just know you are going to spend most of the day with a big daft grin on your face. For me, yesterday was one of them. And the reason for this abundance of happiness? Propellerhead's Thor music app. If you are familiar with Reason under Windows or OSX, then you will also be familiar with Thor, one of the flagship synths within Reason and, as software synths go, a bit of a classic. Propellerhead have now ported Thor to the iPad and, a couple of understandable … [Read more...]