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Best of 2017: iOS Apps For Musicians & Producers
2017 was a great year for making music on iPads and iPhones, with several major new releases. Here are some of our favourite tools for mobile music-making.
Dec. 24, 2017
Korg iDS-10, Portable Synth Studio From Nintendo DS to iPhone
The support popular DS-10 for Nintendo DS has had a major upgrade and is now available, as iDS-10, for iPhone. Check out the info and video for full details on this portable synthesizer studio.
Dec. 3, 2015
Livid Announces MINIM Music Controller Kickstarter
On 25th July (a few days back) we premiered a video of the unannounced Livid Instruments Minim in action. Now just a few days later the Minim wireless MIDI controller kickstarter has gone live.
Jul. 29, 2015
Band Aid 30 teams up with WholeWorldBand for the Band Aid Challenge
The innovators over at WholeWorldBand have joined forces with Band Aid 30 to create the Band Aid Challenge. If you don't know WholeWorldBand it gives you the ability to collaborate in unexpected ways!
Dec. 9, 2014
Focusrite Unveils New iTrack Pocket for iPhone
If you're sharing your live performance as a singer/songwriter on YouTube, Focusrite are determined to help your videos stand out from the crowd with the iTrack Pocket.
Sep. 3, 2014
A Guide to Songwriting on Smart Phones
Whether you're on Android or iOS, did you know your smart phone is a really useful songwriting tool? Andy Bowen explores the increasingly mobile occupation for getting song ideas from head to screen.
Apr. 17, 2014
Review: iMPC for iPhone
Akai have already released an MPC App for your iPad, and their latest app, iMPC, is exclusively for iPhone!! To explore how this app designed for a small screen real estate performs is G. W. Childs.
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 7, 2013
Review: Traktor DJ for iPhone
Following in the footsteps of its larger sibling, Traktor DJ for iPhone from Native Instruments packs a punch bigger than its screen size suggests. Hollin Jones put it through its paces.
Jul. 3, 2013
iOS Music Theory Apps: Ear Training with InTune and Quiztones
Your iPhone / iPad can help you when it comes to music theory. Lynda Arnold takes a closer look at the how well InTunes and Quiztones test help with training ears for musicians and producers.
Apr. 28, 2013
Building An iOS Game Trailer in Motion
There's a multitude of iOS games all vying for our attention. So how do developers make theirs stand out from the crowd? Easy. Get Ben Balser to create an awesome game trailer using Motion 5.
Nov. 14, 2012
Review: White Noise for iOS
Has it been a long week? Need to de-stress and find a way to really relax your mind? Check out this review of White Noise for iOS devices - a background ambient music app.
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 13, 2012
Review: Songbird Ocarina for iPhone
Ever dreamed of playing the flute on your iPhone? Even if you haven't, check out this review of the FREE Songbird app for iOS and TooT - the mouthpiece. Discover your inner ocarina player!
Oct. 12, 2012
Review: Loopy for iOS
Loopy by A Tasty Pixel is possibly the solution for all live performers who create backing tracks using loops. So put down your hardware loop pedals and try this out now!
Sep. 9, 2012
Review: Camel Audio Alchemy Mobile
Alchemy Mobile for iOS, based on Alchemy for desktop, provides powerful and upgradable features. Rory Dow digs in to Camel Audio's excellent mobile synth.
Aug. 29, 2012
Review: Slash, Now Available as an App
The famous Slash hairdo may be unobtainable, but his signature guitar tones are within reach for iOS users thanks to IK Multimedia. Mike Watkinson steps forward to test the shred power of this app!
Jul. 22, 2012
Review: Rhythm Pad for iOS
Suddenly there's many drum pad apps out there for the iOS platform. With so many good ones available how does Rhythm Pad fare against the more established kings of the pack?
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 30, 2012
NEW Pro Tools Tutorials and Reason Tutorials Apps for iOS
Our new Pro Tools & Reason tutorial apps for iPhone & iPad are LIVE! Become an expert in Pro Tools & Reason - Each app is FREE to download with 1 Free Module, too!
Feb. 16, 2012
Using the Cubase iC Remote Controller App
Steinberg was one of the first of the major developers to create a dedicated iOS controller app for their own DAW. Hollin Jones take you through the setup and uses of the free Cubase iC app.
Feb. 1, 2012
EXCLUSIVE Review and Competition: NLogPoly Synth for Mac OS X
TempoRubato is the developer of NLog Synth, which was among the first high-quality performance synthesizers for the iPhone. They've also recently updated their product line with NLog MIDI Synth and...
May. 21, 2011
Review: iRig Mic and iRig Recorder
IK Multimedia are one of the companies that have stepped up to fill this gap and their iRig Mic has gone on to be a huge hit since it’s release. So I decided to put it through it’s paces...
May. 10, 2011
Create Your Band or DJ iPhone & iPad App the Easy Way!
Everyone knows Apple's iOS App store has been a runaway success since it's launch. Everyone wants to create the next big iApp success story. But almost everyone believes you need to be able to program
Feb. 3, 2011
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