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BLEASS Released

BLEASS was released yesterday as a new groovebox, with 2 drum tracks and 2 mono synth tracks. I believe the name is pronounced like a bleating sheep trying to say, "Bliss." The app arrives with Ableton Link and Audiobus, as well as MIDI In/Out support. Many of you will be annoyed by the app being locked in portrait mode on iPad, while nearly all of you will be offended by the subscription pricing of €7 per month.

BLEASS iTunes Description:

Fed up with standardized presets and instruments? Feel lost in overcomplex filters and effects? Don’t wanna sound like everyone else? BLEASS is just the right instrument for you: it unleashes your inner musical creativity by bringing music production and performance to its very core: play, perform, compose beats and melodies in a new yet intuitive way thanks to its multitrack sequencer, synthesizer and drum machine.

BLEASS is the first iOS music instrument invented for both iPhones & iPads to bring instant musical bliss with almost limitless possibilities: its powerful realtime audio engine has been designed to let you go deep in the shaping of electronic sounds without being limited by factory presets.

Record, import and edit your own samples and make sick beats out of the 16 steps sequencer with customizable filters and grooves.
Customize endlessly your mono synths by tweaking the filters, envelopes and LFO !

Record/Edit/Start/Stop/Copy/Paste your patterns as you feel like, build and arrange your song on the fly, apply reverb or delay effects, and let the music live!
Thanks to its unique slider controls and long-press ergonomics and its unique wild sound, BLEASS almost feels like an electric guitar.

BLEASS supports Ableton Link, Audiobus and Inter-App Audio and also works in complete synergy with all of your studio soft- and hardware gear using MIDI IN/OUT and SYNC features.

All musicians will enjoy using BLEASS for its intuitiveness and musical potential, making music composition and live performance feel completely uninhibited.


>> low-CPU and low-latency iOS-dedicated audio engine
>> 4 tracks sequencer
>> up to 16 steps per bar
>> up to 8 bars per sequence
>> separate groove settings per track
>> live and song modes
>> tap tempo
>> speed control for each sequence ( x 0.5 / x1 / x2 )
>> solo button for each track
>> 2 FX sends : reverb and filtered digital delay
>> optimized workflow for a smooth live/studio experience

>> 6 user-customizable samples per track
>> sample length, attack, release and pitch settings
>> low pass and high pass filters
>> post and pre- drive and bitcrusher settings
>> velocity settings per step (with random velocity option)

>> up to 9 * mono virtual-analog synthesizers for each track
>> 2 oscillators (sine, triangle, square with pulse width modulation, sawtooth) + 1 noise source
>> 1 amplifier enveloppe
>> 2 filters with 1 enveloppe
>> post and pre- drive and bitcrusher
>> 1 LFO
>> presets loading

>> expression panels (pads or keyboard) with beat repeat
>> on the fly sequence recording with automatic quantization
>> sample recording (using built-in mic or external sound card)
>> iCloud automatic synchronization
>> live audio export
>> Ableton Link compatibility
>> Audiobus 3 & Inter-App Audio compatibility

When subscribing to BLEASS, you contribute to help us improve the app continuously!
As a subscriber, you gain access to all premium features, all samples and all presets packs, as well as upcoming new features and instruments added continuously:

>> Access to all samples packs
>> Access to all presets packs
>> Monthly updates : new features, new packs, new instruments…
>> Projects files management : load, save, import, export…
>> MIDI in/out
>> MIDI LEARN (control changes)
>> MIDI sync out
>> Mono synth presets saving
>> MIX panel
>> FXs parameters customization

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Service. Your subscription will auto-renew and payment will be charged to you iTunes account unless you cancel it in your Account Settings at least 24-hours before the end of the free trial or current billing period. Manage your subscriptions in Account Settings after purchase. ToF : http://www.bleass.com/terms-of-use/

The Sound Test Room has posted a video already. Embedded here is the official demo for BLEASS.

Reader Comments 1

Thanks for the post post Tim! BLEASS is an app that is in continuous improvement: we constantly develop new features, instruments, presets and samples packs, and this is the experience we want to provide to our users. That's why we are currently working on the landscape mode which will be one of the next features to be added to BLEASS very soon.

Don't be offended by subscription : it allows our development team to tailor BLEASS to its users wishes. The free version as well as the free trial period should help musicians make their own opinion about BLEASS, which is designed for studio as well as LIVE performance, and is definitely one of the most stable iOS music making app to make great songs!

November 12, 2018  | person_outline BLEASSapp

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