Yamaha launches new TNR-i app for for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch 24/06/11
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Here's Yamaha's official press release, just received today...
Yamaha have announced a new iPhone app that emulates the ultra-cool and award-winning Tenori -On music and lighting sequencer.
The app, TNR-i , also compatible for iPad and iPod touch devices is a faithful duplication of the facilities, design and interface of the pioneering Tenori 'instrument' which found fame in the hands of Little Boots and Bjork amongst others. The new app brings the superb features of the Tenori-on to a new audience of aspiring 'Tenori-Ons' for just £11.99
The app features a 16x16 grid of buttons, with the horizontal direction indicating time and the vertical representing pitch. The TNR-i can produce 16 types of sound simultaneously and can memorise up to 16 song patterns. It's also easy to switch between song patterns in real time thus creating complex and distinctive musical compositions.
The 'random' mode sounds the melody and rhythm constantly change as new twists are added. with the creative 'draw' mode music can be created simply by tracing fingers across the vertical and horizontal grid of buttons.
You can now even make new Tenori 'friends' with the new network feature which allows up to four players to be connected. Thanks to the presets and performance files being identical to the hardware versions , performance files between hardware and software versions can be easily exchanged. Pricing and Availability: