If your music-making workflow is centred on an iOS device, you can now pick up FabFilter's plug-in suite in app form for a fraction of the price of their desktop counterparts.
In GotoEQ, Klevgränd are attempting to recreate some of the magic of the Pultec EQP‑1A hardware — in AUv3 plug-in format.
While Lo-Fly Dirt can make things very grungy, it is perhaps more akin to the analogue saturation plug-ins that have become very popular on desktop platforms over the last few years.
Audiobus is compatible with Inter-App Audio as a host, and can make use of node apps in the same way as apps written to support Audiobus natively. Version 3 introduces two new areas of functionality: MIDI pipelines and a built-in mixer.
Haaze is a simple to use tool for manipulating stereo width in an audio signal — and it's cheap as chips.
With its built-in Overloud guitar and bass processing, could this iPad-controlled mixer do away with the need for backline altogether?
Prophet, Prodigy, Jupiter, Andromeda, Trinity... You just can't beat the grandiose overtones of a good synth name.