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Apps for musicians

11-03-2008, 02:05 PM
#11
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 104
Hooray!!!
11-03-2008, 03:11 PM
#12
im not much of a musician at all but im currently loving miniSynth.

I also have Beatmaker of course, which i love.

11-03-2008, 03:50 PM
#13
We haven't really kept much noise about this since there's still loads of work ahead of us. But there is a musical toy thing called 'Cinnamon Beats' coming up that we're working on.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x03nQs_Y1cU&fmt=18

I admit, it's a freaky way of making music, but it does work. We're going after a fun factor, emergent rhythms and discovery of music through playing around.
Official announcements and the like are still quite ways off.

Any feedback is absolutely welcome, if you can make much sense of what's happening in the video.
11-03-2008, 04:35 PM
#14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Frand View Post
We haven't really kept much noise about this since there's still loads of work ahead of us. But there is a musical toy thing called 'Cinnamon Beats' coming up that we're working on.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x03nQs_Y1cU&fmt=18

I admit, it's a freaky way of making music, but it does work. We're going after a fun factor, emergent rhythms and discovery of music through playing around.
Official announcements and the like are still quite ways off.

Any feedback is absolutely welcome, if you can make much sense of what's happening in the video.
That's awesome. You have an insta-buy from me when it comes out.
11-03-2008, 08:36 PM
#15
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 241
I picked up Synthpond. Kind of odd (in a good way), but having seen lots of videos of Bloom, I think this is a little more user-oriented (less random, more control over composition).

Version 2.0 is coming out soon, and there's some nice generative features added: http://apps.stfj.net/synthPond/ Definitely worth the $2.
11-03-2008, 08:42 PM
#16
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,655
I've been using noise.io a lot today and I'm very impressed.

It's a full fledged synth for $9.99! What?!

It's better than most music programs and plugins I've tried for my Mac. It's the real thing. It's not a toned down music toy.

I just thought I'd mention that. I'm still a little stunned.
11-03-2008, 09:33 PM
#17
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 655
I totally concur with NotYou above. Noise.io is better featured than all the synths I have used.

Noise.io ftw!
11-04-2008, 01:45 AM
#18
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 104
Quote:
Originally Posted by NotYou View Post
I've been using noise.io a lot today and I'm very impressed.

It's a full fledged synth for $9.99! What?!

It's better than most music programs and plugins I've tried for my Mac. It's the real thing. It's not a toned down music toy.

I just thought I'd mention that. I'm still a little stunned.
That was exactly the reaction I had when I started using Noise.io (I tend to buy up all the music apps if they seem even half-decent), so I had to say something when you brought it up. Can't wait for the possibility to make a full song with Noise.io and Beatmaker, let's start a revolution here. (NoiseMaker?!?!)
11-04-2008, 03:15 AM
#19
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 655
Quote:
Originally Posted by TouchGene View Post
That was exactly the reaction I had when I started using Noise.io (I tend to buy up all the music apps if they seem even half-decent), so I had to say something when you brought it up. Can't wait for the possibility to make a full song with Noise.io and Beatmaker, let's start a revolution here. (NoiseMaker?!?!)
Beat.io or BeatSynth ftw!
11-04-2008, 03:37 AM
#20
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 224
Beatmeaker is awesome, picked that up as soon as it came out. Yet to pick up Noise.io neat, but will do soon. Cosmovox is quite interesting and a great use of tilting the device to play I was a bit dissapointed with Thereminator (Cosmovox does that whole thing better.)

Bloom is also fun and right up my street although not really a musician's toy.

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