2012
07/06
Synth Arp & Drum Pad App By Yamaha
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Synth Arp & Drum App By Yamaha

Synth Arp & Drum Pad is an iPad app with arpeggiator and drum pad that allows you to easily play the internal synthesizer or any connected MIDI device and produce music with phrases having an abundant variety of musical styles. (The arpeggiator automatically plays the individual notes of a chord in a selected pattern.)

There are over 340 arppegiator patterns that can play phrases from all kinds of music genres like dance music, hip-hop, rock, pops, with one finger.

Use Synth Arp & Drum Pad to easily create fabulous phrases and enjoy a performance freely!

* This application is Core MIDI compatible. Wi-Fi communication possible with Yamaha MOTIF XF (body version 1.2 or above) Alternatively, use the MIDI Interface i-MX1 to communicate with all MIDI devices.
* A USB Wi-Fi adaptor, sold separately, is necessary for Wi-Fi communications.

New features in Version 1.1
- Audio mixdown of recorded songs
- Audio library (compatible with SoundCloud and AudioCopy)
- An additional 19 tones and 24 arpeggiator patterns

Functions:

Software Synthesizer
- Choose from 61 high-quality voices from a variety of instruments including 7 drum kits.
- Cutoff, resonance, attack, release, and portamento can be adjusted with the knob control. Setting tonal qualities is easy.
- Reverb, chorus, and variation effects can also be applied individually.

Keyboard Arpeggiator & Scale
- Choose from 342 arpeggio patterns from a variety of instruments.
- Control the swing, note length, octave range, and other characteristics for each arpeggio phrase in real time.
- Select and change the scale being played. That allows you to use Touch Control Function and you can modify the sound by sliding your finger vertically or vibrating your finger horizontally on the Keyboard.
- The velocity can be changed depending by adjusting the strength of the tap on the iPad screen, or use the ribbon controller displayed on the left-hand side of the screen.

Drum Pad
- For each of the 16 drum pads, you can assign 5 notes at a specific velocity which allows you to play chords with one finger as well as multiple percussion instruments.
- Separate notes can be assigned to the left and right sides of a pad along with their velocities for more intricate performances. The velocity can be controlled by the strength of the tap on the iPad screen.
- You can also use the built-in step sequencer of each pad, to easily create a rhythm track.
- The Learn function can be used to easily assign a chord to a pad using the keyboard displayed at the bottom of the screen or using the keyboard of an external MIDI device.
- There are 64 user templates that can be customized and saved.

MIDI Loop Sequencer/Recorder
- Overdubbing enables the blending of various layers of sound in one recording.
- In addition to standard recording, you can also record loops of varying lengths.
- Quantizing and recording speed can be adjusted, and a pre-count can also be set.
- It can be stored up to five songs.

Ribbon Controller
- Use the ribbon controller to change velocity, pitch, and assignable parameters.

Synth Arp & Drum Pad is available for $3.99 for a limited time.

2011
11/23
BeatPad Drums For iPad
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BeatPad Drum App For iPad

BeatPad is a MPC style drum pad and sequencer that comes with lots of samples.

Upload your beats to YouTube, your FaceBook Wall or Email them to Friends and Artists for collaboration! Back Up and Share your music with BeatPad! The latest update fixes a number of issues that users were having following the recent update.

Custom Kits are now possible – Import music you own in your iPod Library stored on your device – Sample using the mic, or import mp3, wav or aiff audio from email and from the web.

NEW FEATURES:

Added 1/12 quantize
NEW BPX song format makes sharing songs with custom kits easy!
Search function for your growing sample library. Tap settings/sound kit then the + button to create a custom kit and access your sample library.
Search function for sounds
New Metronome Design
New Pad highlights
Some new Button Designs
iPhone version is now designed to be entirely landscape
New Kit added from Z-Drums app: Krunk Kit
Share your custom kits with other BeatPad users (BeatPad sound kits can be downloaded from email or the safari browser on your iOS device. Feel free to create, sell and distribute custom kits of your own!
Enhanced volume of metronome clicks
Metronome Sync Fixed during recording & playback
New Full Instructions
Step Sequencer.
Enjoy creating and editing songs using this new visual method.
This is useful for mistakes made when sequencing live with the drum pads.

1.) Download BeatPad
2.) Record a Drum track
3.) Record music over your drums
- (Now Up To 8 Tracks Per Song)
- Record Multiple Sections for Hooks, Verses & Bridges
4.) EMAIL YOUR BEATS + UPLOAD to YouTube & FaceBook + Show Off!
5.) Create New Song and repeat steps 2-5
6.) Email Your Projects to friends and Collaborate!

FEATURES
- Universal App Installs on iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch!
- Quantize: Automatic Note Sync keeps you on beat
- Email Your Beats to EVERYONE!
- Upload Your Beats to YouTube & Your FaceBook wall
- Professional Sound Banks used by Real Producers
- 8 Channel Music Sequencing
- Type and Save Your Lyrics to Each Song
- Easy to use interface..
- Send your song files to friends for collaboration

BeatPad is available for $4.99

2010
12/14
Free TouchOsc Templates
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KeyPad is a Global purpose OSC iPad controller template for TouchOSC and OSCulator.

2 octaves keyboard with octave toggle (gray button).
Sustain button (red).
Pitch Bend.
Modulation Fader.
XY Pad attached to Discovery Filter Cutoff and Resonance.
9 button drum-pad with octave toggle.
Basic chord page with octave toggle.

discoDSP KeyPad TouchOSC + OSCulator template

Download here http://www.discodsp.com/keypad/

Live Control for Ableton Live is also free:

LiveControl for the iPad/iPod from ST8 on Vimeo.

Get it here http://livecontrol.q3f.org/livecontrol/installation/