How do you improve upon what is already one of the best iOS drum machine apps? Well, Olympia Noise Co are giving it a go with the release of Patterning 2.
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Reviews: Drum Machine
Wave Alchemy’s Revolution breathes new life into a pantheon of classic drum machines.
For those wanting realistic acoustic drum parts, we don’t yet have a candidate for ‘EZ Drummer in an app’. Which is something that Blue Mangoo, the developers behind the excellent iFretless apps, are trying to achieve with Drum Session.
This month: Noise Co Patterning drum machine app and the Korg iM1 synth app, both for iPad.
This month we feature the Microsoft Surface 3, MOM Instruments Elastic Drums and Tin Pan Rhythm app.
Akai iMPC Pro iOS sampling workstation and the Klevgrand Enkl Synth App.
Why take three virtual rhythm plug-ins into the studio when you can just take one? Steinberg’s Groove Agent 4 attempts to do it all.
Ocean Way Drums offers 19 drum kits, recorded in a world-famous studio by a world-renowned engineer. Is this the best drum sample library money can buy?
Toontrack's DFH Superior received excellent reviews but perhaps didn't really make the impact that it deserved. Will the drums and cymbals of their new Superior Drummer 2.0 make a greater splash?
It's been a long time coming, but has the latest version of Steinberg's Groove Agent been worth waiting for?
A new drum-based instrument from Digidesign combines instant gratification with a huge sound library and plenty of potential for editing.
Virtual band members are now a regular feature in SOS reviews, but how about a virtual drummer that actually will jam with you? Rayzoon claim Jamstix is able to do just that...
FXpansion's software drum machine takes the 'pad sampler' concept pioneered by Akai's MPC range to new levels.
Anarchy Rhythms is a novel VST plug-in/stand-alone application, whose author accurately describes it as "a hybrid between an effect and a drum machine".
Espousing the simple, easy-to-use, Apple-type philosophy seen in tools like GarageBand, Glaresoft's virtual drum machine has you piecing together beats in minutes. And it costs just £39! We check it out...
Storm, the French software studio from virtual-instrument creators Arturia, keeps on improving. We check out version 3.