2012
03/20
Propellerhead Figure Is Reason For iOS
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Propellerhead Figure Is Reason For iOS

Propellerhead Software Figure for iPhone & iPod Touch. Figure is said to be built on the Reason engine and will give you a full featured music studio on your iOS device for only $1.

Got three minutes and want to make some music? Figure is the fun music-making app for instant inspiration. Create an addictive beat before the next bus stop or lay down a beefy bass line while waiting in line at the bank. Figure will have you making music within seconds yet is deep enough for endless play on a transatlantic flight.

What’s New in Version 1.3
• Universal – Adapted for iPad and iPhone 5
• Legato notes – Create tied notes in the pattern by drawing finger right on Rhythm wheel, then up/down
• Clear all function – clear a whole track with one tap
• VU meters in mixer
• Updated translation (Russian and chinese)
• Choose language in Settings

• AudioCopy—enabling pasting of Figure audio directly into AudioPaste or Pasteboard compatible apps on iOS
• WIST (Wireless Sync-Start Technology)—simultaneously start two iOS devices with compatible apps
• Additional new atonal / chromatic scale mode
• Performance pads now have a grid

Highlights:

Make songs with Drums, Bass and Lead Synth
Play by sliding your finger across the play pad
Always stay in key and on the beat
No previous playing skills required
Tweak and twist your track on the fly
Sounding amazing has never been this easy
The sound of Reason on your phone!

Truly designed for mobile user on the go, Figure gives you drums, bass and lead synth, controlled by an incredibly easy to use touch interface that gets you sounding great literally in seconds. Slide your finger across the play pad and hear your bass line play. Tweak the Rhythm, Range and Scale Step wheels to get the result you’re after. Programming drumbeats is just as easy. Set the rhythm and play the drums with your fingers. You won’t want to stop. You won’t believe how amazing you and your phone can sound.

If you are new to music making, getting started making great sounding tracks has never been this easy — and sounded so great! If you are a seasoned musician – music creation has never been this fun!

The nitty gritty details:

Save, browse and load song files
Set length of loop (1,2,4,8 bars)
Export audio to iTunes File Sharing
Tap record and then draw on the pad to start your recording. Or just press Play.
Bass & lead parts use Reason’s Thor synthesizer
Drums powered by Reason’s Kong drum machine
Play in different keys & modes. Set once or change on the fly.
Increase the Shuffle to loosen up your beats
Turn up Pump to add a club sound to your tracks
Adjust levels using Propellerhead’s legendary mixer

Requirements: works on iPad and iPhone 4 or higher, not recommended for iPhone 3GS

A US$1 iOS app that’s designed for music-making on a bus. Multi-touch interface, built around quick access to tonality, rhythm, and pattern – but the Reason engine under the hood. The same as Reason on desktop.

Figure is available for $0.99