Three iPad exclusives
In case you missed it, we should tell you that Apple has now updated GarageBand for iPad so that it supports audio import and audio copy/paste, which is kind of a big deal. Elsewhere, Fingerlab has been previewing its DM1 drum machine, but for new releases that you can buy right now, read on.
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NEXT: Utku Uzmen Voix Vocoder
Utku Uzmen Voix Vocoder, £0.59
This 8-band vocoder enables you to "play your voice like a synth" - just speak into your iPad's mic while playing the onscreen keyboard. There's a ribbon controller for fine adjustment of pitch, an HF Emphasis button to aid speech intelligibility, and the option to play the instrument like a standard sawtooth synth.
iXimix LiveRemote, £5.99
Developers seem to be falling over themselves to create Ableton Live controller apps. This one lets you make mixer, channel strip and plug-in tweaks, while also giving you a clip launcher and transport control. It works via CoreMIDI and promises incredibly low latency.
Audioforge Labs Reforge 2, £3.49
This iPad audio editor has been completely reworked for version 2, which is based on a new audio engine. Audiocopy and paste functionality has been added, too, as has stereo recording and the ability to import podcasts and other long audio files.