Monday, October 23, 2017

FieldScaper ver. 1.8 has been released!

FieldScaper - Sound warp field recorder and scapes constructor ver. 1.8 has been released.

Advanced field recorder combined with a sound warp engine and a collection of ready to use dynamic presets for iPad and iPhone. Discover new ways to create and construct unusual and exciting sounds from any environmental audio recordings or samples recorded from other apps through Inter-App audio or Audiobus.

The main advantage is that you can record and modify samples along the way within the single app. You can record sounds and noises, delete unwanted parts and then use presets to give a whole new sounding or create spectacular soundscapes and textures to use them as loops in this app. And even use FieldScaper as effect in real time with other apps or external input.

What's new in version 1.8:

  • Added support of Ableton Link.
  • Added support of Audiobus 3.
  • Added support of Audiobus MIDI.
  • New mode "Manual" in the looper.
  • Additional LFO ranges.
  • Sync start with Ableton Link.
  • Several new presets added.
  • Updated Dropbox support.
  • Improvements of user interface.
  • Built-in description updated.
  • Minor bug fixes.

[ FieldScaper - description, screenshots and demos ]

FieldScaper demos:

Studio Kit Practice 1 (with SynthScaper)

QuarkspaceHed - Studio Kit Practice 1

The minute ambient intro to the piece features SynthScaper. Makes me think of Lake Erie right after sunset. Release early next year.

[ More videos of QuarkspaceHed ]

Friday, October 6, 2017

Audio Mastering series apps

Audio Mastering series
professional quality audio processing apps

Audio Mastering - Fully functional audio mastering application with professional quality delivers an unprecedented level of clarity, punch and warmth to your mix. Precise control of all parameters and highest quality audio processing, the most important part of any mastering, is the base of this application. App Store >>>

[ Demo ]

AltiSpace - Convolution Reverb. The realistic sound of famous reverb gears in your iPad and iPhone. Includes a large built-in library of the highest quality reverb impulses taken from actual devices and possibility to upload your own impulses of reverb spaces. App Store >>>

[ Demo ]

Master Record - Tape simulation recorder, player and effect for Inter-App Audio and Audiobus. Easy to use application with convenient control brings the richness and warmth of analog tape machines to your instrument, voice or final tracks. App Store >>>

[ Demo ]

Master FX - Classic effects. Contains set of classic sound effects which you can use for guitar, synth or voice at live performance or for processing tracks in DAW and other mixing apps thru Inter-App Audio or with Audiobus. App Store >>>

[ Demo ]

All apps in this series are 64-bit and completely compatible with the latest iOS 11

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Electric shadow - Live with SynthScaper and SoundScaper

Live performance with only two iPad apps recorded on Tascam Portastudio 424 mk III

High quality track from this video:

What in this setup (devices and connections):

Apps on iPad:

SoundScaper - An experimental sound mini lab. Control from Korg nanoKontrol2. Used for intro and effect sounds.

SynthScaper - Soundscapes synthesizer. Control from Akai MPK49 for all oscillators (main MIDI source in app). Sequences send from Doepfer Dark Time for third oscillator (alter MIDI source in app). First oscillator configured for noise in the final part. Pad playing on second oscillator.

Two stereo outputs recorded on Tascam Portastudio 424 Mk III, mixed and added to video and as separate track.

All devices (except Korg nanoKontrol2) have own power supplies and connected to iPad thru non-powered USB hub.

Useful information about SynthScaper app:

[ SynthScaper - Wide and deep sound with the single preset (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - Natural chorus and Spatial effects (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - How to assign "LFO" to parameters (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - How to use "Effect" parameters (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - Two-Voiced Drone (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - Start with your own samples (guide with pictures) ]

[ SynthScaper - The Designer tool (short description) ]

[ SynthScaper - Arpeggiator / Sequencer overview (video demo) ]

[ SynthScaper - Automate pitch shifting (video demo) ]

[ SynthScaper - One shot sample demo (video demo) ]

[ SynthScaper modules connection diagram (big picture) ]

[ Complete description of SynthScaper 1.6 in one PDF file ]

See also:

FieldScaper live improvisation (FieldScaper app on iPad with MIDI controller, hardware synths and also with description of setup).

FieldScaper - Advanced field recorder combined with a sound warp engine and a collection of ready to use dynamic presets for iPad and iPhone. Discover new ways to create and construct unusual and exciting sounds from any environmental audio recordings or samples recorded from other apps.

SynthScaper ver. 1.2 has been released

SynthScaper - Soundscapes synthesizer ver. 1.2 has been released!

Synthesizer specially designed for creating and experiments with ambient soundscapes in wide range from noises to melodic instruments and everything in between.

[ More about SynthScaper app ]

This version supports loop points and note / pitch info in wav files that gives you possibility to use a lot of ready loops from third-party samples libraries.

Also in this update:

  • New scenes, presets and samples.
  • Supports loop points and note info in wav files.
  • Added low pass ladder filter.
  • Added low pass distortion filter.
  • Mode 12/24 db for LP, HP, BP filters.
  • New parameter "Smooth" for Low / High pass filters.
  • New parameter "Drive" for Band pass / stop filters.
  • Addition working mode for envelope generator.
  • MIDI control for sustain pedal.
  • MIDI controls for changing scenes.
  • Improved pitch / modifier on screen keyboard.
  • Built-in description updated.
  • Minor bugs were fixed.

Live performance with SynthScaper and SoundScaper apps on iPad

[ More about this setup ]