Beatmaker | Music creation studio on your iPhone and iTouch!

Intua has announced BeatMaker for the Apple iPhone and iTouch. Billed as music creation studio you can carry in your pocket, it certainly promises much. Here is a list of some of its features:

  • 16 triggerable pads with polyphonic control
  • Automatic sample slicing on multiple pads
  • Edit pads individually
    • Duration and tonal controls
    • Reverse
    • Gain
    • Output selection (Dry, FX Bus1, FX Bus 2)
    • Graphical sample bounds editor
  • Instant muting
    • Muting individual pads makes your song breathing
  • Sample accurate Sequencer
    • Pattern step sequencer
    • Step velocity editor per pattern
    • Song pattern sequencer
    • On the fly live editing
  • 2 FX Busses, each rack containing
    • 3 Band EQ
    • Synchronized Delay
    • Bit Crusher
  • Live pattern recording
    • Record grooves from pads to sequencer patterns
  • Browser
    • Provided Sound Library
    • Multiple purposes instruments
    • Artist Kits
    • Local Library
    • Network share
    • Load and save samples, kits and projectsSong Export
  • Song Export
    • Export your songs to commonly used sample formats

    Now I am no musician (though I do play a little guitar for my own amusement), so I am no expert on this sort of thing. I guess we will have to wait for its release and reviews in the music press.

    As yet, there is no confirmation of its release date nor the price. Watch this space or keep an eye on their website

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