2016
03/13
Elastic Drums Update New Effects and More
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Elastic Drums is a music app showcasing an interactive drum kit, that enables to create a huge range of rhythmic grids, ranging from classical analog drumkits up to experimental soundscapes.
It contains six channels of high quality synthesized drum sounds, a step sequencer and 4 effect channels. All important control parameters are automatable. The result: Elastic drum composition with a unique character!

What’s New in Version 1.7.3

– Instr screen: Toggle several buttons with one pan gesture
– Long tap record button deletes all steps at once
– 2 new mono effects: Phaser, Inverted Filter
– 2 new stereo effects: PingPong, Reversed Pitch
– Graphic performance improvements (GUI less laggy) especially in Inst screen

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Features:
– 6 synth channels with 12 different percussion synth engines (kick, snare, hihat, clap, tom, wobble, fm, fm4, square, grain, synth, drone)
– 12 parameters for each synth engine
– automation for each parameter via knob recording or velocity
– 4 send effect channels with 2×11 mono effects and 2 x 9 stereo effects
– automation for all of the 8 possible effect parameters via xy pad
– master effects (stutter, delay, compressor …)
– 16 step sequencer for the 6 channels, each with it’s own tempo multiplier & length
– record audio and export to Soundcloud or Audioshare
– email audio recordings and presets
– iOS 8 supported
– Audiobus supported
– Inter-App audio (IAA) supported with transport control
– Midi start/stop/sync

Because all sounds get generated in realtime, the app is cpu heavy! iPhones 5 and greater can handle it with no problem, on iPhone 4s effects 3 and 4 get switched off by the engine automatically to save some cpu power. iPhone 4 and iPad1 are NOT recommended!

Elastic Drums is published by MoMinstruments, the instruments app label of Mouse on Mars and friends.

Plans for upcoming versions:
– Midi notes recording
– native screen size for iPhone 6, 6+
– new sequencer features (rolls, etc.)
– new synth engines (other percussions, sampler, etc)

Elastic Drums

2012
07/26
Drum Synthesizer For iOS
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Drum Synthesizer For iOS

MoDrum for iOS is a virtual analog drum machine with a 32-step grid sequencer, plenty of sound-sculpting parameters, a tempo-matching delay effect, dynamic compression, reverb processor, sophisticated MIDI support, audio looper, performance recorder, and more.

This is a beat-making app that features real-time synthesis of drum sounds that range from TR-808 style to real. As a synth and not sampler, sound characteristics can be tweaked from authentic to affected.

What’s New in Version 3.5

– Stereo Processing (Pan)
– Reverb Processor (iOS 5+)
– x0x style Handclap Synth
– Rimshot “Drive” parameter
– Bass Drum “Time” parameter
– Allow manual Start/Stop while sync’d to external MIDI clock
– OMAC Fast Switch sender support
– Audio Sharing via “Open in…”
– Various bugfixes and improvements

Key Features

• 11 real time operating synth modules (NO SAMPLED SOUNDS are used):
– Bass Drum: Tune, Pitch, Time, Click, Decay
– Snare Drum: Tune, Tone, Muffle, Decay
– Low Tom (*): Tune, Noise, Decay
– Mid Tom (*): Tune, Noise, Decay
– High Tom (*): Tune, Noise, Decay
– Rim Shot: Tune, Drive, Decay
– Hand Clap (*): Tone, Decay
– Cowbell (*): Tune, Decay
– Cymbal: Color, Tone, Peak, Decay
– Open Hi-hat: Tone, Peak, Hold, Decay
– Closed Hi-hat: Tone, Peak, Decay

• Integrated Audio Looper for tempo-synchronous playback of backing tracks or sampled phrases (iOS 5+). Sound files can be imported via pasteboard, “Open In…”, or iTunes.

• Programmable sequencer with 32 steps and global accent pattern
• Beat clock with tap tempo and rhythmic shuffle (swing)

• Dotted eighth delay effect unit

• Hard knee dynamic range compressor

• Tube amp overdrive effect processor

• Reverb processor (iOS 5+)

• Audio Snapshot Recorder for live recordings (iPad only)

• MIDI Clock sync/generate
• MIDI Note in/out (GM drum mapping)

• Comprehensive MIDI routing capabilities:
– Connect to virtual MIDI ports provided by apps running in the background
– Connect to nearby iPads, iPhones, Mac OS X and Windows computers
– Connect to compatible MIDI hardware attached to the dock connector

• Wireless MIDI via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi WLAN using Apple’s built-in CoreMIDI network driver
• Wired MIDI using the USB Camera Connection Kit for iPad with class-compliant USB hardware
• Wired MIDI using a Core MIDI interface built for iOS

• Wireless Sync-Start via Korg’s WIST

• Energy-saving Background Audio/MIDI Processing

• OMAC Fast App Switching support

• WAVE file export and extensive sharing options:
– “Open In…”
– Pasteboard (compatible with BeatMaker and Garageband for iPhone/iPad)
– AudioCopy by Sonoma Wire Works
– E-Mail
– iTunes File Sharing

• Including twenty patterns by DJ/producer Myagi (www.popandlockrecords.com)

• Pattern Shop

• Universal support for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad

MoDrum is available for $5.99

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