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Enticing interface but lacking basic features
I got this app cuz it's the only 303 emulator I've seen that has standard piano keys instead of notes for the step sequencer, nice implementation and design. Sadly there's only three instruments: one synth plus a 303 and a drum machine. You can assign any one you want to the four tracks in any order, ie 3 drum machines plus one synth or 4 tracks of 303 if you want. The sound quality is ok at best, the main synth very boring sounding and not very tunable even with 3 oscillators. The 303 and drum machines are just as lacking in tuneablity. As for the drum kits they give you "punch" knob instead of a volume knob per instrument that doesn't really change anything. The worst part is the piano roll or grid mode is only for the analog synth why not every instrument? I went of the pictures in the store. Cons: No audio copy/paste - useless No advanced midi features Laggy note input with keys on real time recording Too expensive Pros: Layout and Design Multiple 303s, easy to program All in all: at the moment this is not a very inspiring music app with a few tweaks could be great. If you want something better and cheaper, I recommend Xenon, 5 tracks and grid sequencer for every instrument and they are all extremely tune-able just like real hardware. Good luck mikrosonic
Djbombsquad on Oct 1, 2013 for RD4
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Much Better Now
There's a lot of sound glitches standalone and in Audiobus. I'll update when this gets fixed. In all fairness IOS 7 is new, so some things need to be worked out. I love this app, I just can't use it until fix. The Dev is responsive, so I'm sure it will be fixed. I'll update. As promised I'm back with latest update. Sound glitches are gone. It was a setting in IOS7. Turned off Refresh Background app in general settings. My advise is shut off all audible notifications you can. Loving this app now. All I'm waiting for is to get Audiobus working and it goes to 5 stars. Just went 5 stars with Audiobus support and IOS compatibility.
Mgmg4871 on Sep 25, 2013 for RD4
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cool app
thanks for dev to ios. I like the bass synth. this app needs Audiobus support and background audio. also would be nice to add a flam to the drums. would be nice to be able to work with audio share too. overall a nice app that can do better. midi works well. The distortion is nice. could use a compressor.
chungston on Sep 17, 2013 for RD4
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