New Novation sub-brand: Blocs, releases Blocs Wave for iOS 17/03/16
A new Novation sub-brand, Blocs, has announced Blocs Wave - a music creation app for iOS. The Blocs team grew out of Focusrite|Novation, where they were responsible for previous innovations such as the original Launchpad hardware and the Launchpad for iOS app. Here's the full details in their own words...
Blocs Wave for iOS is a music-creation app designed to inspire new ideas. Combine professional sounds from a wide array of genres. Tweak sounds using beautiful touchable waveforms, and even record your own vocals or instruments to help bring your ideas to life in minutes. With a real-time stretch loop concept at its heart, the app is designed to get you moving through new combinations quickly, in search of the perfect groove or musical idea. When you're done, export each sound and then continue in your own favourite external music software.
Start New Music Find and combine sounds using pads, change key and tempo in real-time. Make Every Sound Unique Tweak sounds using beautiful, touchable waveforms. Record New Sounds Capture your own sounds, vocals and instruments, even through audiobus. Import and Export your Own Sounds Bring in your own sounds from other apps, or export to them. Huge Library of Pro Sounds Explore pro sounds across genres, from electronic to indie. Get more sounds via the store.
Made for iPad and iPhone
Combine 8 sounds at the same time
6 soundpacks included (nearly 300 loops)
Browser Modes include: Discover, Soundpack, Type filtering
Store view: 12 soundpacks available, updated weekly
New soundpacks are added regularly
Download on-the-move - optimised for 3G/4G mobile networks
3D touch enabled on iPhone 6plus - preview waveforms
Real-time Stretch Engine - change tempo at any time
In-Key System - helps keep you in key at all times (minor)
Low-Latency Recording - ideal for live looping
iPad Pro supported - optimised to use the whole iPad Pro screen
Import and export from AudioCopy, AudioShare, Mail
Record and Monitor using most USB audio interfaces
Audiobus, AudioCopy, and hardware input and outputs supported
Pricing and Availability: Introductory Price: £3.99, $4.99 at the app store.