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    Aphelian Labs Aphelian

    Geometrical Sequencer For iOS

    This app serves up four sequencer engines, each with its own fully-formed synth, a pattern-based drum machine, a compact mixing environment with effects, and plenty more!

    Reviews Oct 2019
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    ZenAudio ALK2

    Live Looping Software

    By allowing for complex arrangements and the use of audio, MIDI hardware and software plug-ins and instruments, ZenAudio’s unique software platform breaks the boundaries of loop performance.

    Reviews Sep 2018
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    Magix Acid Pro 8

    Music Production Software For Windows

    After almost a decade in the wilderness, the original loop-based sequencer is back. But is Acid still the best?

    Reviews Jul 2018
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    Bram Bos Rozeta Sequencer Suite

    Sequencer Tools For iOS

    This suite of six MIDI sequencer tools run as AU-only plug-ins within a suitable AU-host. Rozeta also makes use of one of the new features Apple has snuck rather quietly into the iOS 11 update: the ability for AU plug-ins to send MIDI Out data.

    Reviews Feb 2018
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    PG Music Band In A Box 2017

    Automated Music Creation Software: Part 2

    We conclude our review of PG Music’s unique music auto-generation package by exploring some of the more advanced ways you can shape its output.

    Reviews Jun 2017
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    VirSyn ReSlice

    Audio Slicing & Triggering Instrument [iOS]

    Slicing audio samples based upon transient detection is a well-established technology, however, VirSyn have added two very interesting further twists that up the ante considerably in creative terms...

    Reviews May 2017
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    PG Music Band In A Box 2017

    Automated Music Creation Software

    With thousands of styles, songs and sounds on tap, Band In A Box 2017 can supply everything from inspiration to finished tracks.

    Reviews May 2017
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    Sequencer App For iOS

    Modstep is an ambitious iOS sequencer for MIDI synths, whether they’re physical hardware or other apps on your iPad...

    Reviews Aug 2016
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    Alexandernaut Fugue Machine

    Multi-playhead Sequencer App For iOS

    Alexandernaut’s Fugue Machine arose from its creator’s interest in the music of Baroque composer JS Bach. It is a multi-phasic sequencer, offering up to four playheads capable of independent motion across the same musical landscape.

    Reviews Mar 2016
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    App Works

    Making Music On The Move

    Two more iOS apps reviewed: Futronica SAMMI Synth Multi-instrument • Xynthesizr Synth & Sequencer.

    Reviews Dec 2015
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    Tin Pan Rhythm

    Composition App For iOS

    Rhythm is a multi-sample playback interface with an eight–step sequencer and five–channel mixer. It is the brainchild of games developer Gil Carmel...

    Reviews Sep 2015
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    UVI BeatHawk

    Music Production App For iOS

    This month we look at the UVI BeatHawk and Roland Sound Canvas For iOS apps.

    Reviews Aug 2015
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    Sequencer App For iOS

    This month, the new iPhone 6, Rode Grip and Triqtraq sequencer app.

    Reviews Dec 2014
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    Steinberg Sequel 3

    Loop‑based Music Production Software For Mac & PC

    Steinberg’s Sequel is one of many simple but intuitive loop‑based music programs. What’s new in version 3 — the sequel to the sequel to Sequel?

    Reviews Jan 2012
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    Steinberg Sequel

    Loop-based Recording Software [Mac OS X & Windows]

    Steinberg have drawn on some of the technologies they pioneered in Cubase 4 to create a new entry-level sequencing package.

    Reviews Jul 2007
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    Image Line FL Studio 7

    PC Music Creation & Production Environment

    The latest version of Image Line's affordable FL Studio music software adds a powerful resampling editor and processor, plus some neat plug-ins.

    Reviews Jun 2007
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    Sony Acid Pro 6

    Audio & MIDI Loop Sequencer [Windows]

    The original loop-sequencing package has grown into a fully-fledged audio and MIDI recording program.

    Reviews Jul 2006
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    Apple Soundtrack Pro

    Audio Sequencer & Editor

    Apple's loop-sequencing application has grown up, with the addition of sophisticated recording, editing and mixing facilities, a powerful waveform editor, and many of Logic's most sought-after effects.

    Reviews Nov 2005
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    FXpansion Guru

    Virtual Drum Sampler [Windows/Mac OS X]

    FXpansion's software drum machine takes the 'pad sampler' concept pioneered by Akai's MPC range to new levels.

    Reviews Sep 2005
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    Easier Alternatives To Flagship Music Apps

    PC Musician

    Flagship sequencer apps are so packed with features that it could almost be a full-time job learning the package of your choice. If your needs are simpler, why not make it easy on yourself and investigate one of many options that are more entry-level or cut-down, yet still remarkably capable?

    Reviews Apr 2005
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    Sony Acid Pro 5

    Audio & MIDI Loop Sequencer [PC]

    Version 5 of Acid Pro is the first major upgrade under the Sony Media Software badge, and has taken two years to arrive. Does it keep pace with other manufacturers' loop-sequencing packages?

    Reviews Apr 2005


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