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Audiobus Update 2.1.10

Today's Audiobus update promises only "Performance improvement on iPad Air 2/iPhone 6" and you may be wondering what actually means! Do iPad Air 2 and iPhone 6 users get some new magic Audiobus version? Nope. There were some performance issues on the new devices, which Michael explains and fixes in this recent Dev Vlog.

Buy Audiobus on iTunes: $4.99


DrumLine Apps has released a whole new app, complete with Audiobus, dedicated to Snares.

SnareLine iTunes Description:

Heads up, Snares! Need to practice your feature? Input it and play along. Change tempos, edit, revise, save, listen, and learn. Can't get that sweet lick out of your head? Put it in and share it with your line. Tweak it, add rimshots, buzzes, dynamics. How fast can you play it? Test yourself with various tempos. Drumline Apps puts composition in your pocket.

Basses and Quads - input or download the snare parts and play along with the line. Be more than ready for rehearsal. Drumline Apps puts the drumline in your pocket.

The brand new Snare App uses the sounds of Paul Rennick's killer 2012 Santa Clara Vanguard snare drums, sampled by tech extraordinaire Brian "Chavez" Lowe.

Buy SnareLine on iTunes: $2.99

rsTouch Update

rsTouch, the dedicated Reason control surface app, has been updated with support for 12 new Rack Extensions.

What's new in rsTouch v2.4:

Adds support for 12 more Reason Rack Extensions: Rob Papen Quad, PunchBD-RE, SubBoomBassRE, RPVerb and RPDistort; and Softube FET Compressor, Spring Reverb, Trident A-Range, TSAR-1 Reverb, TSAR-1R Reverb, Tube Delay, and Dyna-Mite.

Supports 64-bit operation on 64-bit capable iPads

Bug fixes

Buy rsTouch Pro for Reason on iTunes: $19.99

TouchOSC Update

TouchOSC got its first update in over a year! This update is available on both the iOS and Android version.

What's new in TouchOSC v1.9.4:

  • Added support for MIDI System Exclusive messages
  • Added support for sending keystrokes and keystroke-combinations (via TouchOSC Bridge)
  • Added "Invert" option to Push control "Y position velocity" feature
  • Miscellaneous minor bug-fixes and stability improvements

Please also upgrade to the latest versions of TouchOSC Editor and TouchOSC Bridge at http://hexler.net/touchosc#downloads

Buy TouchOSC on iTunes: $4.99

Buy TouchOSC on Google Play: $4.99

Synth Lead: Korg MS-20 Mini Vs iMS-20 For iPad

Marcus Padrini did an interesting video comparing a lead patch on the iMS-20 app and the reissued MS-20 Mini. I've been tempted by the new MS-20 desktop sound module, but the app sounds too good to justify the $1,400 hardware price-tag.

Buy Korg iMS-20 on iTunes: $29.99