iPad Music Apps Off To A Serious Start

Korg Brings Electribe Line To The iPad      02/04/10

Whether you like the idea of the Apple iPad as a music platform or not, it's off to a serious start with the Korg iElectribe.

The iElectribe is described as a virtual version of the Electribe-R, but it's really it's own beast - losing dedicated hardware controls, and gaining menus

Anyone that's used any of the Electribes, though, shoiuld be right at home. 

Specifications:

  • Sound Engine:
    • Analog Synthesizer Modeling; PCM Samples; Virtual Valve Force Tube Modeling
  • Instrument Voices (Parts):
    • 8 Total: 4 percussion synthesizer parts; 4 PCM synthesizer parts
  • Effect Section:
    • Master Effect: Assignable per step/per part
    • 8 Effect Types: Short Delay, BPM Sync Delay, Grain Shifter, Reverb, Chorus/Flanger, Filter, Talking Modulator, Decimator
  • Sequencer Section:
    • Patterns: 64 steps maximum per part, Motion Sequencing can memorize all knob motions in a pattern
    • Tempo: 20-300BPM (with Tap tempo and Swing function), Pattern-set function
  • Memory patterns:
    • 160 Total: 32 preset patterns x 2 banks; 32 basic patterns x 1 bank; 32 blank patterns x 2 banks

Are you ready to take iPad apps seriously?

Check out the video and let us know what you think!

Pricing and Availability

it's available now in the iTunes App Store. An introductory price of US $9.99 is being offered until June 30, 2010.

James Lewin
Twitter @podcasting_news

More News: Like This
Even more news...

 



More Videos

Featured Video
NAMM 2017: Bitwig 2.0 Preview 

Modulations, IO latency


Featured Video
NAMM 2017: Modal Electronics 5 Crafts Together 

We talk to their creator


Featured Video
NAMM 2017: New Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Range - First Look 

Richard Nichol was on hand to show of the new pieces in the Lifeforms range


Sonic LAB: Linnstrument Multidimensional MIDI Controller 

MPE enabled


Series: Part 2 - iZotope RX5 For Dialogue Editing 

Loudness monitoring, insight and setting levels


Sonic LAB: Softube Modular - Virtual Eurorack 

Doepfer and Intellijel Emulations


Presentation: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol And NKS 

Light Guide, Arpeggiator, and NKS