auxy

From a design standpoint, it was beautiful. Auxy already demonstrated that a stripped-down app could provide an elegant way to simply produce musical patterns. Using a clean, piano roll-style graphical interface, it was finally a demonstration that you could make a music app for editing notes that felt native to a touch environment.

There was just one problem, a big one: you were limited to the very basic built-in sounds. So, Auxy was a bit of a conundrum. It was the perfect app for making patterns for other apps and hardware, but it didn’t have the ability to connect to them. It seemed a perfect way to sketch musical patterns on the go, but it didn’t have MIDI export so you could use those sketches with other tools. An overly-simple island, it was something beautiful … that you might never use.

That changes with the release this week of MIDI functionality. Now, Auxy is an island no more.

First, you can use it to send MIDI. You can route patterns to other apps. Or, using a hardware interface, you can connect to outboard hardware.

Second, you can export patterns. I can imagine using this on the go to sketch quick ideas, then to drop them as clips in an Ableton Live session for later use. (I should note, this is MIDI file export – not native Ableton Live ALS files, which would be an obvious next step for Auxy, following in the footsteps of KORG. On the other hand, MIDI files can be imported into Live – and into tools like Maschine or Renoise, as well.)

Seriously, as predicted, I haven’t felt the need to pick up Auxy since it came out. Now, I will.

It’s a good thing they’ve added other features, too. Triplets and 1/32 notes are here, too, so Auxy progresses beyond the musical education level of a toddler (or, okay, some of us adults when we’re making techno – ahem).

To celebrate the release, Auxy also have a video hands-on called “Auxy loves analog.” Swedish producer combines Auxy with a drool-worthy studio containing a Dave Smith Tempest drum machine, Moog Minimoog Voyager, Eurorack modular, and Virus Indigo. Now, by the time you’ve bought all that, you might wonder why you didn’t keep spending money on a hardware sequencer. On the other hand, the mobility of the iPad makes it perfectly suited to doing this sort of hardware sequencing elsewhere – for those of us who can’t afford an extra rack of sequencing gear.

Looks great. Of course, now that we’re using Auxy, we’ll probably find other stuff for them to add, but I say bring it on. And, this isn’t the only MIDI iPad… ahem. Sorry. Separate story.

Bottom line: Auxy without MIDI was a pretty example of good design. Auxy with MIDI is a must-have. And it could change the way you work on the go.

MIDI functionality is a US$8 in-app purchase. But I’ll defend this model: it means you can try the app itself for free to see if you like it, then invest roughly the cost of what a standalone app might be.

More:

http://appstore.com/auxy
http://auxy.co/

  • cheapho

    yeah but look at the in app purchase price!! yikes. 8$!?

    • guest

      better tell the kids that Christmas is cancelled

      • Charles

        People complain about the “high prices” of iOS software, and then people complain when software companies go out of business…

        • Topper

          THIS. exactly! Thank you!

          • this is not a game

            nope, devs make under featured apps and then go out of business.
            if you want to make art then make a painting, if you want to make a midi sequencer then make one with at least the bare minimums in tact and people will buy it.

          • Rocketpilot

            Say “bare minimum” is defined, in the bible, in the dictionary, I don’t know, somewhere, as “3 features”. Say you as an app developer need to decide on those three features. So say you get 100 users in a room to decide on these critical, essential features. Guess what? You’re going to get a list of roughly 300 essential features that need to be in the bare minimum.

          • It’s really tricky to balance the features you “need” and keeping the app clean and usable. We’re definitely not “done” with the app though and therefore we listen closely to all the feedback we get when figuring out what to add (or remove) for future versions.

          • Rocketpilot

            Exactly. And I think you know very well that a dev can’t get caught up pandering to the demands of users who would rather walk on coals than buy your app.

    • notacheapho

      OH NO! $8!!!! How can I afford to pay my rent AND pay $8? If all these developers would just stop needing money to pay their own rent, I would never complain about these incredibly high software prices again.

    • wetterberg

      username relevant? Also, how’d ya pay for that ipad in the first place? 😉

  • cheapho

    yeah but look at the in app purchase price!! yikes. 8$!?

    • guest

      better tell the kids that Christmas is cancelled

      • Charles

        People complain about the “high prices” of iOS software, and then people complain when software companies go out of business…

        • Topper

          THIS. exactly! Thank you!

          • this is not a game

            nope, devs make under featured apps and then go out of business.
            if you want to make art then make a painting, if you want to make a midi sequencer then make one with at least the bare minimums in tact and people will buy it.

          • Rocketpilot

            Say “bare minimum” is defined, in the bible, in the dictionary, I don’t know, somewhere, as “3 features”. Say you as an app developer need to decide on those three features. So say you get 100 users in a room to decide on these critical, essential features. Guess what? You’re going to get a list of roughly 300 essential features that need to be in the bare minimum.

          • It’s really tricky to balance the features you “need” and keeping the app clean and usable. We’re definitely not “done” with the app though and therefore we listen closely to all the feedback we get when figuring out what to add (or remove) for future versions.

          • Rocketpilot

            Exactly. And I think you know very well that a dev can’t get caught up pandering to the demands of users who would rather walk on coals than buy your app.

    • notacheapho

      OH NO! $8!!!! How can I afford to pay my rent AND pay $8? If all these developers would just stop needing money to pay their own rent, I would never complain about these incredibly high software prices again.

    • wetterberg

      username relevant? Also, how’d ya pay for that ipad in the first place? 😉

  • cheapho

    yeah but look at the in app purchase price!! yikes. 8$!?

    • guest

      better tell the kids that Christmas is cancelled

      • Charles

        People complain about the “high prices” of iOS software, and then people complain when software companies go out of business…

        • Topper

          THIS. exactly! Thank you!

          • this is not a game

            nope, devs make under featured apps and then go out of business.
            if you want to make art then make a painting, if you want to make a midi sequencer then make one with at least the bare minimums in tact and people will buy it.

          • Rocketpilot

            Say “bare minimum” is defined, in the bible, in the dictionary, I don’t know, somewhere, as “3 features”. Say you as an app developer need to decide on those three features. So say you get 100 users in a room to decide on these critical, essential features. Guess what? You’re going to get a list of roughly 300 essential features that need to be in the bare minimum.

          • It’s really tricky to balance the features you “need” and keeping the app clean and usable. We’re definitely not “done” with the app though and therefore we listen closely to all the feedback we get when figuring out what to add (or remove) for future versions.

          • Rocketpilot

            Exactly. And I think you know very well that a dev can’t get caught up pandering to the demands of users who would rather walk on coals than buy your app.

    • notacheapho

      OH NO! $8!!!! How can I afford to pay my rent AND pay $8? If all these developers would just stop needing money to pay their own rent, I would never complain about these incredibly high software prices again.

    • wetterberg

      username relevant? Also, how’d ya pay for that ipad in the first place? 😉

  • Matthieu Pernaud

    I have a few questions (I don’t have an ipad but this app could push me to buy one really), as the auxy site is really “minimalistic”:

    – does it have Midi import ?
    – is there a limit to the length of the patterns ?
    – is it stuck to 4/4 ?
    – is there a maximum number of “scenes” / number of lines of patterns ?
    – can you sync it to a midi clock (via a midi in/out interface)
    – does it send a midi clock ?

    With those features, it would be a killer midi sequencing app for midi powered live sets. Genome is a good contender, but it seems to be unsupported since 2013… and Auxy’s design is much better.

    There is plenty of iPad gadgets , but I don’t get why there is no more serious PRO midi sequencing apps on the ipad app market, even iMPC looks like a poor toy (soundcloud export, but no midi out ! ) where it could have been a micro sized MPC and a killer midi sequencer for livesets (like my MPC1000…)

    • Matthieu Pernaud

      I would love Elektron to make a sequencer “à la monomachine” but for iPad, with P-Locks…

    • Hi Matthieu,

      Glad you like our design! We’re definitely working hard at making a pro grade product, but we’re careful about throwing in all imaginable features because we really believe that a simple design makes a better product if you get the balance right.

      To answer your questions:

      – does it have Midi import ?
      There’s no way to import MIDI since it would be hard to map it to our current project format which is limited to major/minor scales and loops of 1-4 bars -> which answers your next question…

      – is there a limit to the length of the patterns ?

      Each loop/clip can be 1, 2, or 4 bars. Some people ask for an option to make them 8, but that would radically complicate the overview and flexibility when editing individual loops. We have some new ideas for how to do this slightly differently so perhaps we’re able to solve this nicely in a future update.

      – is it stuck to 4/4 ?
      At the moment yes, but this is quite likely to change in a future version.

      – is there a maximum number of “scenes” / number of lines of patterns ?
      In each “project” there are 4 “tracks” (columns) and each track can have a total of 10 loops (rows). You can store as many projects you want though.

      – can you sync it to a midi clock (via a midi in/out interface)
      No, Auxy doesn’t listen to any incoming MIDI signals.

      – does it send a midi clock ?

      Not currently but this will be added in the next update.

      • minphase

        Looks gorgeous. Can the knobs be assigned to transmit midi CCs?

        • We currently have one knob per MIDI track sending MOD wheel data. We could of course add more knobs and make them more flexible, but in the case when you’re running HW synths we think it’s nicer to actually use the knobs on the HW.

          • cynicone

            Put me in the category that would like to see more CC’s editable + recordable. This + MTC or MIDI time clock sync are a huge deal to anyone using this in an existing MIDI setup. Hell, my OP-1 even accepts 4 CCs!

          • minphase

            I’m not hardware knob limited — I’m number-of-hands limited 🙂

            Thanks for detailed responses, Henrik!

            Running auxy with hardware synths is my hope; somehow having an ipad on my desk-full-o-music-boxes is OK, while a laptop isn’t mentally welcome. So midi sync is critical, and ability to step sequence CVs other than pitch (using my Kenton to get 6 aux channels of midi CC to CV conversion, say) is really nice to have.

            Look at modular synth sequencers, one lane for pitch, but as many other lanes as can fit/be afforded, for per-step control of other parameters. Not hardcoded, if you will, that second lane is velocity or anything in particular. Analogous concept would be to allow velocity knob to control an arbitrary CC.

            Will definitely try it out! $8 seems very fair. That said, I have a tremendous number of music apps that communicate well in theory (audiobus, talking and listening to core midi bus, etc.) but not in practice. Poor sync, disappearing devices, midi going out of A, but not according to B the listener, etc. It’s still pretty painful.

          • You should be able to use the velocity in Auxy and map it to CV then? Agree that we could probably throw another knob or two in there if we get the UI right.

            This is a first release so it definitely got a few glitches but we’re hard at work getting everything in shape and will probably submit a small fix version next week.

          • cynicone

            Put me in the category that would like to see more CC’s editable + recordable. This + MTC or MIDI time clock sync are a huge deal to anyone using this in an existing MIDI setup. Hell, my OP-1 even accepts 4 CCs!

  • Matthieu Pernaud

    I have a few questions (I don’t have an ipad but this app could push me to buy one really), as the auxy site is really “minimalistic”:

    – does it have Midi import ?
    – is there a limit to the length of the patterns ?
    – is it stuck to 4/4 ?
    – is there a maximum number of “scenes” / number of lines of patterns ?
    – can you sync it to a midi clock (via a midi in/out interface)
    – does it send a midi clock ?

    With those features, it would be a killer midi sequencing app for midi powered live sets. Genome is a good contender, but it seems to be unsupported since 2013… and Auxy’s design is much better.

    There is plenty of iPad gadgets , but I don’t get why there is no more serious PRO midi sequencing apps on the ipad app market, even iMPC looks like a poor toy (soundcloud export, but no midi out ! ) where it could have been a micro sized MPC and a killer midi sequencer for livesets (like my MPC1000…)

    • Matthieu Pernaud

      I would love Elektron to make a sequencer “à la monomachine” but for iPad, with P-Locks…

    • Hi Matthieu,

      Glad you like our design! We’re definitely working hard at making a pro grade product, but we’re careful about throwing in all imaginable features because we really believe that a simple design makes a better product if you get the balance right.

      To answer your questions:

      – does it have Midi import ?
      There’s no way to import MIDI since it would be hard to map it to our current project format which is limited to major/minor scales and loops of 1-4 bars -> which answers your next question…

      – is there a limit to the length of the patterns ?

      Each loop/clip can be 1, 2, or 4 bars. Some people ask for an option to make them 8, but that would radically complicate the overview and flexibility when editing individual loops. We have some new ideas for how to do this slightly differently so perhaps we’re able to solve this nicely in a future update.

      – is it stuck to 4/4 ?
      At the moment yes, but this is quite likely to change in a future version.

      – is there a maximum number of “scenes” / number of lines of patterns ?
      In each “project” there are 4 “tracks” (columns) and each track can have a total of 10 loops (rows). You can store as many projects you want though.

      – can you sync it to a midi clock (via a midi in/out interface)
      No, Auxy doesn’t listen to any incoming MIDI signals.

      – does it send a midi clock ?

      Not currently but this will be added in the next update.

      • minphase

        Looks gorgeous. Can the knobs be assigned to transmit midi CCs?

        • We currently have one knob per MIDI track sending MOD wheel data. We could of course add more knobs and make them more flexible, but in the case when you’re running HW synths we think it’s nicer to actually use the knobs on the HW.

          • Guest

            Put me in the category that would like to see more CC’s editable + recordable. This + MTC or MIDI time clock sync are a huge deal to anyone using this in an existing MIDI setup. Hell, my OP-1 even accepts 4 CCs!

          • minphase

            I’m not hardware knob limited — I’m number-of-hands limited 🙂

            Thanks for detailed responses, Henrik!

            Running auxy with hardware synths is my hope; somehow having an ipad on my desk-full-o-music-boxes is OK, while a laptop isn’t mentally welcome. So midi sync is critical, and ability to step sequence CVs other than pitch (using my Kenton to get 6 aux channels of midi CC to CV conversion, say) is really nice to have.

            Look at modular synth sequencers, one lane for pitch, but as many other lanes as can fit/be afforded, for per-step control of other parameters. Not hardcoded, if you will, that second lane is velocity or anything in particular. Analogous concept would be to allow velocity knob to control an arbitrary CC.

            Will definitely try it out! $8 seems very fair. That said, I have a tremendous number of music apps that communicate well in theory (audiobus, talking and listening to core midi bus, etc.) but not in practice. Poor sync, disappearing devices, midi going out of A, but not according to B the listener, etc. It’s still pretty painful.

          • You should be able to use the velocity in Auxy and map it to CV then? Agree that we could probably throw another knob or two in there if we get the UI right.

            This is a first release so it definitely got a few glitches but we’re hard at work getting everything in shape and will probably submit a small fix version next week.

          • cynicone

            Put me in the category that would like to see more CC’s editable + recordable. This + MTC or MIDI time clock sync are a huge deal to anyone using this in an existing MIDI setup. Hell, my OP-1 even accepts 4 CCs!

  • Matthieu Pernaud

    I have a few questions (I don’t have an ipad but this app could push me to buy one really), as the auxy site is really “minimalistic”:

    – does it have Midi import ?
    – is there a limit to the length of the patterns ?
    – is it stuck to 4/4 ?
    – is there a maximum number of “scenes” / number of lines of patterns ?
    – can you sync it to a midi clock (via a midi in/out interface)
    – does it send a midi clock ?

    With those features, it would be a killer midi sequencing app for midi powered live sets. Genome is a good contender, but it seems to be unsupported since 2013… and Auxy’s design is much better.

    There is plenty of iPad gadgets , but I don’t get why there is no more serious PRO midi sequencing apps on the ipad app market, even iMPC looks like a poor toy (soundcloud export, but no midi out ! ) where it could have been a micro sized MPC and a killer midi sequencer for livesets (like my MPC1000…)

    • Matthieu Pernaud

      I would love Elektron to make a sequencer “à la monomachine” but for iPad, with P-Locks…

    • Hi Matthieu,

      Glad you like our design! We’re definitely working hard at making a pro grade product, but we’re careful about throwing in all imaginable features because we really believe that a simple design makes a better product if you get the balance right.

      To answer your questions:

      – does it have Midi import ?
      There’s no way to import MIDI since it would be hard to map it to our current project format which is limited to major/minor scales and loops of 1-4 bars -> which answers your next question…

      – is there a limit to the length of the patterns ?

      Each loop/clip can be 1, 2, or 4 bars. Some people ask for an option to make them 8, but that would radically complicate the overview and flexibility when editing individual loops. We have some new ideas for how to do this slightly differently so perhaps we’re able to solve this nicely in a future update.

      – is it stuck to 4/4 ?
      At the moment yes, but this is quite likely to change in a future version.

      – is there a maximum number of “scenes” / number of lines of patterns ?
      In each “project” there are 4 “tracks” (columns) and each track can have a total of 10 loops (rows). You can store as many projects you want though.

      – can you sync it to a midi clock (via a midi in/out interface)
      No, Auxy doesn’t listen to any incoming MIDI signals.

      – does it send a midi clock ?

      Not currently but this will be added in the next update.

      • minphase

        Looks gorgeous. Can the knobs be assigned to transmit midi CCs?

        • We currently have one knob per MIDI track sending MOD wheel data. We could of course add more knobs and make them more flexible, but in the case when you’re running HW synths we think it’s nicer to actually use the knobs on the HW.

          • Guest

            Put me in the category that would like to see more CC’s editable + recordable. This + MTC or MIDI time clock sync are a huge deal to anyone using this in an existing MIDI setup. Hell, my OP-1 even accepts 4 CCs!

          • minphase

            I’m not hardware knob limited — I’m number-of-hands limited 🙂

            Thanks for detailed responses, Henrik!

            Running auxy with hardware synths is my hope; somehow having an ipad on my desk-full-o-music-boxes is OK, while a laptop isn’t mentally welcome. So midi sync is critical, and ability to step sequence CVs other than pitch (using my Kenton to get 6 aux channels of midi CC to CV conversion, say) is really nice to have.

            Look at modular synth sequencers, one lane for pitch, but as many other lanes as can fit/be afforded, for per-step control of other parameters. Not hardcoded, if you will, that second lane is velocity or anything in particular. Analogous concept would be to allow velocity knob to control an arbitrary CC.

            Will definitely try it out! $8 seems very fair. That said, I have a tremendous number of music apps that communicate well in theory (audiobus, talking and listening to core midi bus, etc.) but not in practice. Poor sync, disappearing devices, midi going out of A, but not according to B the listener, etc. It’s still pretty painful.

          • You should be able to use the velocity in Auxy and map it to CV then? Agree that we could probably throw another knob or two in there if we get the UI right.

            This is a first release so it definitely got a few glitches but we’re hard at work getting everything in shape and will probably submit a small fix version next week.

          • cynicone

            Put me in the category that would like to see more CC’s editable + recordable. This + MTC or MIDI time clock sync are a huge deal to anyone using this in an existing MIDI setup. Hell, my OP-1 even accepts 4 CCs!

  • dfvink

    So – what are the other good midi output apps? Want to hook up my ms20mini!

    • Any specific feature you’re looking for that Auxy doesn’t have?

  • dfvink

    So – what are the other good midi output apps? Want to hook up my ms20mini!

    • Any specific feature you’re looking for that Auxy doesn’t have?

  • dfvink

    So – what are the other good midi output apps? Want to hook up my ms20mini!

    • Any specific feature you’re looking for that Auxy doesn’t have?

  • Does it sync to midi?

    • Not currently but we’re adding global MIDI sync in an upcoming version so stay tuned…

      • Nice!
        Do you think it’ll be possible to have it run at half speed and also double speed compared to the clock?
        So there’s no need to change the length of patterns but you can play on the fly with the resolution. This per track would be amazing!

        • Which BPM range would you need to be able to do this by changing the tempo?

          • Usually I use between 60 and 180 bpm, but the point is I sometimes run the machines at twice the speed to get more resolution(usually drums) or half speed to have more bars for melodic content.
            A part for for the machinedrum that has a multiplier of the clock settable, I tend to do that just for recording.
            So in the end it would be for running one synth line doing 8 bars loop, while keeping an other loop to the regular tempo for fast arpeggio acid type sequence.
            If it’s just the all program and not per track it would be totally fine.

          • So you mean 8 bars would be enough as a maximum loop length? And what’s your preferred resolution for drums? Isn’t 1/32 enough or do you need 1/64?

          • Actually yes, I go 2x on machines that have 16 steps.

          • So 1/32 is ok?

          • Yes absolutely.
            I agree with the others about midi cc’s, some little synth box might have parameters deep in menus.
            Your app stops when going in background, this is a massive problem!

          • We automatically enable background audio when you have a MIDI destination selected for one of the channels – so it shouldn’t stop playing when you switch to e.g. a synth app. Just make sure you have bg audio enabled in the other apps you’re running as well. Works?

            Adding a cc dial works well when the receiving apps have “MIDI learn” features. We could look into adding a custom CC dial, but it would complicate the interface on our end.

          • kobamoto rin

            why not 1/64 to encompass as many folks uses as possible.

          • It’s not really feasible to use touch to edit such small notes – plus I think using 1/64 is very rare, no?

  • Does it sync to midi?

    • Not currently but we’re adding global MIDI sync in an upcoming version so stay tuned…

      • Nice!
        Do you think it’ll be possible to have it run at half speed and also double speed compared to the clock?
        So there’s no need to change the length of patterns but you can play on the fly with the resolution. This per track would be amazing!

        • Which BPM range would you need to be able to do this by changing the tempo?

          • Usually I use between 60 and 180 bpm, but the point is I sometimes run the machines at twice the speed to get more resolution(usually drums) or half speed to have more bars for melodic content.
            A part for for the machinedrum that has a multiplier of the clock settable, I tend to do that just for recording.
            So in the end it would be for running one synth line doing 8 bars loop, while keeping an other loop to the regular tempo for fast arpeggio acid type sequence.
            If it’s just the all program and not per track it would be totally fine.

          • So you mean 8 bars would be enough as a maximum loop length? And what’s your preferred resolution for drums? Isn’t 1/32 enough or do you need 1/64?

          • Actually yes, I go 2x on machines that have 16 steps.

          • So 1/32 is ok?

          • Yes absolutely.
            I agree with the others about midi cc’s, some little synth box might have parameters deep in menus.
            Your app stops when going in background, this is a massive problem!

          • We automatically enable background audio when you have a MIDI destination selected for one of the channels – so it shouldn’t stop playing when you switch to e.g. a synth app. Just make sure you have bg audio enabled in the other apps you’re running as well. Works?

            Adding a cc dial works well when the receiving apps have “MIDI learn” features. We could look into adding a custom CC dial, but it would complicate the interface on our end.

          • Slackerluddite

            I think I have the same problem… I’m running Auxy and Thor and iPolysix in Audiobus and both Thor and iPolysix is set to play in background but when I double click the home button to go and edit Thor knobs Auxy pauses! hmmm

          • kobamoto rin

            why not 1/64 to encompass as many folks uses as possible.

          • It’s not really feasible to use touch to edit such small notes – plus I think using 1/64 is very rare, no?

  • Yanakyl

    Does it sync to midi?

    • Not currently but we’re adding global MIDI sync in an upcoming version so stay tuned…

      • Yanakyl

        Nice!
        Do you think it’ll be possible to have it run at half speed and also double speed compared to the clock?
        So there’s no need to change the length of patterns but you can play on the fly with the resolution. This per track would be amazing!

        • Which BPM range would you need to be able to do this by changing the tempo?

          • Yanakyl

            Usually I use between 60 and 180 bpm, but the point is I sometimes run the machines at twice the speed to get more resolution(usually drums) or half speed to have more bars for melodic content.
            A part for for the machinedrum that has a multiplier of the clock settable, I tend to do that just for recording.
            So in the end it would be for running one synth line doing 8 bars loop, while keeping an other loop to the regular tempo for fast arpeggio acid type sequence.
            If it’s just the all program and not per track it would be totally fine.

          • So you mean 8 bars would be enough as a maximum loop length? And what’s your preferred resolution for drums? Isn’t 1/32 enough or do you need 1/64?

          • Yanakyl

            Actually yes, I go 2x on machines that have 16 steps.

          • So 1/32 is ok?

          • Yanakyl

            Yes absolutely.
            I agree with the others about midi cc’s, some little synth box might have parameters deep in menus.
            Your app stops when going in background, this is a massive problem!

          • We automatically enable background audio when you have a MIDI destination selected for one of the channels – so it shouldn’t stop playing when you switch to e.g. a synth app. Just make sure you have bg audio enabled in the other apps you’re running as well. Works?

            Adding a cc dial works well when the receiving apps have “MIDI learn” features. We could look into adding a custom CC dial, but it would complicate the interface on our end.

          • Slackerluddite

            I think I have the same problem… I’m running Auxy and Thor and iPolysix in Audiobus and both Thor and iPolysix is set to play in background but when I double click the home button to go and edit Thor knobs Auxy pauses! hmmm

          • kobamoto rin

            why not 1/64 to encompass as many folks uses as possible.

          • It’s not really feasible to use touch to edit such small notes – plus I think using 1/64 is very rare, no?

  • Will

    Not to take away from the rather lovely Auxy but an app named ProMIDI came up since the initial Auxy release that has considerably more features (and tracks), similar clip style style launching and similar price point. It’s not as well oiled as Auxy.

    • haszari

      ProMIDI looks exactly what I’ve wanted in a sequencer for ever – basic midi editing, clip launching, automation in clips, midi out, midi sync and manual-sync-nudge.

      Haven’t tried it yet but really like the look of what it’s offering, I hope it’s nice 🙂

      A (future) desktop version of ProMIDI would be the icing on the cake!

    • waldemaR

      It cost 10 Bucks. Auxy is free

  • Will

    Not to take away from the rather lovely Auxy but an app named ProMIDI came up since the initial Auxy release that has considerably more features (and tracks), similar clip style style launching and similar price point. It’s not as well oiled as Auxy.

    • ProMIDI looks exactly what I’ve wanted in a sequencer for ever – basic midi editing, clip launching, automation in clips, midi out, midi sync and manual-sync-nudge.

      Haven’t tried it yet but really like the look of what it’s offering, I hope it’s nice 🙂

      A (future) desktop version of ProMIDI would be the icing on the cake!

    • waldemaR

      It cost 10 Bucks. Auxy is free

  • Will

    Not to take away from the rather lovely Auxy but an app named ProMIDI came up since the initial Auxy release that has considerably more features (and tracks), similar clip style style launching and similar price point. It’s not as well oiled as Auxy.

    • ProMIDI looks exactly what I’ve wanted in a sequencer for ever – basic midi editing, clip launching, automation in clips, midi out, midi sync and manual-sync-nudge.

      Haven’t tried it yet but really like the look of what it’s offering, I hope it’s nice 🙂

      A (future) desktop version of ProMIDI would be the icing on the cake!

    • waldemaR

      It cost 10 Bucks. Auxy is free

  • Oh yeah, a video by people who should understand audio, having inverted phases and driving listeners mad.

    • Hi Danny, I was editing the video with headphones and didn’t notice the inverted phase. Super embarrassing! Especially for someone who used to work in broadcasting as a sound engineer… 🙂 I have corrected the audio and will upload a new version of the video as soon as it’s rendered. Sorry! / Henrik

    • Wasn’t possible to replace the audio or video, but I’ve uploaded a new version here: http://youtu.be/GbxW3lDHCFo

  • Oh yeah, a video by people who should understand audio, having inverted phases and driving listeners mad.

    • Hi Danny, I was editing the video with headphones and didn’t notice the inverted phase. Super embarrassing! Especially for someone who used to work in broadcasting as a sound engineer… 🙂 I have corrected the audio and will upload a new version of the video as soon as it’s rendered. Sorry! / Henrik

    • Wasn’t possible to replace the audio or video, but I’ve uploaded a new version here: http://youtu.be/GbxW3lDHCFo

  • Oh yeah, a video by people who should understand audio, having inverted phases and driving listeners mad.

    • Hi Danny, I was editing the video with headphones and didn’t notice the inverted phase. Super embarrassing! Especially for someone who used to work in broadcasting as a sound engineer… 🙂 I have corrected the audio and will upload a new version of the video as soon as it’s rendered. Sorry! / Henrik

    • Wasn’t possible to replace the audio or video, but I’ve uploaded a new version here: http://youtu.be/GbxW3lDHCFo

  • Philtre

    I think if you can afford all that you can stretch to a hardware sequencer lol but i guess if the budget runs out and you have an iPad lying around…

    • I think software is pretty outstanding for making a sequencer. Hard to get the same level of graphical feedback and flexibility with HW obviously.

      • Philtre

        No argument here just found it the comment in the article about running out of money quite funny.

  • Philtre

    I think if you can afford all that you can stretch to a hardware sequencer lol but i guess if the budget runs out and you have an iPad lying around…

    • I think software is pretty outstanding for making a sequencer. Hard to get the same level of graphical feedback and flexibility with HW obviously.

      • Philtre

        No argument here just found it the comment in the article about running out of money quite funny.

  • Philtre

    I think if you can afford all that you can stretch to a hardware sequencer lol but i guess if the budget runs out and you have an iPad lying around…

    • I think software is pretty outstanding for making a sequencer. Hard to get the same level of graphical feedback and flexibility with HW obviously.

      • Philtre

        No argument here just found it the comment in the article about running out of money quite funny.

  • wetterberg

    Dope setup for testing. Not only that, I think this is probably one of the most boutique ipad stands ever – an Analogue Systems French Connection keyboard.

  • wetterberg

    Dope setup for testing. Not only that, I think this is probably one of the most boutique ipad stands ever – an Analogue Systems French Connection keyboard.

  • wetterberg

    Dope setup for testing. Not only that, I think this is probably one of the most boutique ipad stands ever – an Analogue Systems French Connection keyboard.

  • Guest

    Just out of curiosity, who is this in the video?

  • Guest

    Just out of curiosity, who is this in the video?

  • Guest

    Just out of curiosity, who is this in the video?

  • Ian

    Cool. Is note velocity supported?

    • Yes if you unlock the “precision editing” features you can set the velocity for each note (or groups of notes) by simply selecting and then swiping up and down with two fingers.

  • Ian

    Cool. Is note velocity supported?

    • Yes if you unlock the “precision editing” features you can set the velocity for each note (or groups of notes) by simply selecting and then swiping up and down with two fingers.

  • Ian

    Cool. Is note velocity supported?

    • Yes if you unlock the “precision editing” features you can set the velocity for each note (or groups of notes) by simply selecting and then swiping up and down with two fingers.

  • si

    Any suggestions for a simple midi capable drum pad/sampler app to compliment this?

    • I would recommend the DM1 but unfortunately it’s MIDI implementation listens to all MIDI sent to the network bus (which works great if you connect a HW controller), but in our case we want to be able to send MIDI from each track to a different device (instead of just “Auxy MIDI out” for all tracks).

      Perhaps I should also note that we’re building a new drum sampler so you’ll get more sounds and features in an upcoming version… Anything specific you’re looking for when it comes to drum samplers?

      • si

        Basic layering and sample editing would be nice but can be done elsewhere. Access to samples from as many different sources as possible would be ideal (audiobus, airdrop, Dropbox) I will give this a little more thought and get back to you 🙂 Thanks for being so helpful and open to suggestion.

        • kobamoto rin

          please don’t ask this dev to make a drumsampler that does not layer or edit samples, just don’t do it, please.

          • kobamoto rin

            don’t forget to talk about it with these folks here cause they want to hear all about this drumsampler.

            http://forum.audiob.us/discussion/7598/let-the-drumsampler-wars-begin#latest

          • Thanks! Will pop in to the forum… To clarify, we’re building a new drum sampler to replace the one we’re running in the background in Auxy now – i.e. not a new app. It will allow us to do make better sounding drum kits and add more tweakable parameters.

      • papertiger

        It must have Audioshare integration. Period. If it doesn’t, a lot of people won’t even consider it. Not including it would be foolish.

        • But since we support both “open in” and Audio Copy you should be able to open the files up in Audioshare, no?

          • papertiger

            As long as users can open from Auxy into Audioshare, and from Audioshare into Auxy, I think Audioshare users would be happy.

            If you’re talking about the Retronyms AudioCopy, I find it to be garbage, quite frankly. I never use it. The only satisfactory workflow for me on iOS, in terms of file transfers, etc., is one that uses Audioshare as the core/hub/librarian.

          • Ok, will test with Audioshare just to be sure it works.

  • si

    Any suggestions for a simple midi capable drum pad/sampler app to compliment this?

    • I would recommend the DM1 but unfortunately it’s MIDI implementation listens to all MIDI sent to the network bus (which works great if you connect a HW controller), but in our case we want to be able to send MIDI from each track to a different device (instead of just “Auxy MIDI out” for all tracks).

      Perhaps I should also note that we’re building a new drum sampler so you’ll get more sounds and features in an upcoming version… Anything specific you’re looking for when it comes to drum samplers?

      • si

        Basic layering and sample editing would be nice but can be done elsewhere. Access to samples from as many different sources as possible would be ideal (audiobus, airdrop, Dropbox) I will give this a little more thought and get back to you 🙂 Thanks for being so helpful and open to suggestion.

        • kobamoto rin

          please don’t ask this dev to make a drumsampler that does not layer or edit samples, just don’t do it, please.

          • kobamoto rin

            don’t forget to talk about it with these folks here cause they want to hear all about this drumsampler.

            http://forum.audiob.us/discussion/7598/let-the-drumsampler-wars-begin#latest

          • Thanks! Will pop in to the forum… To clarify, we’re building a new drum sampler to replace the one we’re running in the background in Auxy now – i.e. not a new app. It will allow us to do make better sounding drum kits and add more tweakable parameters.

      • papertiger

        It must have Audioshare integration. Period. If it doesn’t, a lot of people won’t even consider it. Not including it would be foolish.

        • But since we support both “open in” and Audio Copy you should be able to open the files up in Audioshare, no?

          • papertiger

            As long as users can open from Auxy into Audioshare, and from Audioshare into Auxy, I think Audioshare users would be happy.

            If you’re talking about the Retronyms AudioCopy, I find it to be garbage, quite frankly. I never use it. The only satisfactory workflow for me on iOS, in terms of file transfers, etc., is one that uses Audioshare as the core/hub/librarian.

          • Ok, will test with Audioshare just to be sure it works.

  • si

    Any suggestions for a simple midi capable drum pad/sampler app to compliment this?

    • I would recommend the DM1 but unfortunately it’s MIDI implementation listens to all MIDI sent to the network bus (which works great if you connect a HW controller), but in our case we want to be able to send MIDI from each track to a different device (instead of just “Auxy MIDI out” for all tracks).

      Perhaps I should also note that we’re building a new drum sampler so you’ll get more sounds and features in an upcoming version… Anything specific you’re looking for when it comes to drum samplers?

      • si

        Basic layering and sample editing would be nice but can be done elsewhere. Access to samples from as many different sources as possible would be ideal (audiobus, airdrop, Dropbox) I will give this a little more thought and get back to you 🙂 Thanks for being so helpful and open to suggestion.

        • kobamoto rin

          please don’t ask this dev to make a drumsampler that does not layer or edit samples, just don’t do it, please.

          • kobamoto rin

            don’t forget to talk about it with these folks here cause they want to hear all about this drumsampler.

            http://forum.audiob.us/discussion/7598/let-the-drumsampler-wars-begin#latest

          • Thanks! Will pop in to the forum… To clarify, we’re building a new drum sampler to replace the one we’re running in the background in Auxy now – i.e. not a new app. It will allow us to do make better sounding drum kits and add more tweakable parameters.

      • papertiger

        It must have Audioshare integration. Period. If it doesn’t, a lot of people won’t even consider it. Not including it would be foolish.

        • But since we support both “open in” and Audio Copy you should be able to open the files up in Audioshare, no?

          • papertiger

            As long as users can open from Auxy into Audioshare, and from Audioshare into Auxy, I think Audioshare users would be happy.

            If you’re talking about the Retronyms AudioCopy, I find it to be garbage, quite frankly. I never use it. The only satisfactory workflow for me on iOS, in terms of file transfers, etc., is one that uses Audioshare as the core/hub/librarian.

          • Ok, will test with Audioshare just to be sure it works.

  • Yur2die4

    Hello, I think your app is beautiful. I noticed the specific post in which you mention that the channels send mod wheel data in midi mode. That is great to hear. I love the streamlined design of auxy, and like the concepts involved in trying to choose the absolute most useful features without cluttering the interface. I personally imagined the same number of knobs as is already there, but with the option to select their cc out. I think the mod decision might be enough though to make me happy.

    One specific thing holding me back from upgrading is the transpose feature. I would like if there was some kind of grid to change key instead of a slider. This would make a lot of sense. You could have a steady arrangement and quickly and easily ‘change chords’ at the press of a button. It would have the same number of ‘ticks’ as the already implemented slider except that you could immediately jump to a spot instead of having to fiddle with guesswork.

    An example of an app which makes pretty good use of this concept is Xynthesizer. There might be some videos online. I could have a lottt of fun this way 😛

    • Thanks for input! Not sure if it’s what you’re looking for, but if you enable MIDI out you will have an OCTave switch so you can shift the grid up and down (regardless of which key you’ve selected). Does that help?

      • Yur2die4

        This is ‘key’ specific. If I have it in E, I have to drag the fader through several keys to get to another one. Not only that, my only indicator is the name of the key showing up itself. Even if I had landed in the desired key, there is a small risk of it accidentally nudging up or down as I release.

        If I have made a chord pattern that is rooted in A minor, along with a bassline, it would be nice to be able to quickly jump to perhaps D minor, E minor, C major, G major, etc at the press of one or two buttons. Presently I’d have to use a fader. Using buttons I could then carry out chord progressions without triggering other clips, even do somewhat complex progressions. By not needing new clips this increases the screen real estate.

        As mentioned before, there are some great examples of this in Xynthesizer, I’d recommend glancing at some of the developer videos on that specific feature. It’s a fun one 😛

        • Thanks, I think I get what you mean! Although the key setting is not intended as a way to quickly transpose e.g. an arpeggio between different chords. Rather, it’s the root key and along with the selected scale (major/minor) it gives you the range of notes in the grid. If you want to jump between different chords, you can e.g. set the key to C and the scale to major – then program a C major chord, an A minor, F major, etc. (all the chords that belong to C major). Hope this makes sense?!

          I do agree that the “jump between different chords” setting could be usable but not sure if it fits into the current design in Auxy.

          • Yur2die4

            The way I see it, it is practically already in the design. It is just that it is currently implemented differently.

            Thank you for taking the time to understand the concept that I was getting across :). If that feature happens to pop up in a future upgrade, I’m definitely upgrading my midi out!

          • Ok, perhaps just changing the controller would open up for “another” way of using it even though that’s not our intention. Almost like the way DJs started scratching on vinyl players. 🙂

          • Yur2die4

            I promise that I have no intention of destroying the beauty of the app. Merely pointing out that small detail for potential :). I think you may be starting to see why I find it so interesting.

            Especially with external hardware, you reeeeally open the floodgates for having clips of interesting patterns in conjunction with fast transposition. I also like how it is restricted to major/minor. I use that button more than I ought to haha, I feel it is executed quite well in the design.

          • To be totally honest I have a design sketch somewhere where the key selector looks more like a piano so that you can easily switch settings. Maybe time to dig that up… 🙂

  • Yur2die4

    Hello, I think your app is beautiful. I noticed the specific post in which you mention that the channels send mod wheel data in midi mode. That is great to hear. I love the streamlined design of auxy, and like the concepts involved in trying to choose the absolute most useful features without cluttering the interface. I personally imagined the same number of knobs as is already there, but with the option to select their cc out. I think the mod decision might be enough though to make me happy.

    One specific thing holding me back from upgrading is the transpose feature. I would like if there was some kind of grid to change key instead of a slider. This would make a lot of sense. You could have a steady arrangement and quickly and easily ‘change chords’ at the press of a button. It would have the same number of ‘ticks’ as the already implemented slider except that you could immediately jump to a spot instead of having to fiddle with guesswork.

    An example of an app which makes pretty good use of this concept is Xynthesizer. There might be some videos online. I could have a lottt of fun this way 😛

    • Thanks for input! Not sure if it’s what you’re looking for, but if you enable MIDI out you will have an OCTave switch so you can shift the grid up and down (regardless of which key you’ve selected). Does that help?

      • Yur2die4

        This is ‘key’ specific. If I have it in E, I have to drag the fader through several keys to get to another one. Not only that, my only indicator is the name of the key showing up itself. Even if I had landed in the desired key, there is a small risk of it accidentally nudging up or down as I release.

        If I have made a chord pattern that is rooted in A minor, along with a bassline, it would be nice to be able to quickly jump to perhaps D minor, E minor, C major, G major, etc at the press of one or two buttons. Presently I’d have to use a fader. Using buttons I could then carry out chord progressions without triggering other clips, even do somewhat complex progressions. By not needing new clips this increases the screen real estate.

        As mentioned before, there are some great examples of this in Xynthesizer, I’d recommend glancing at some of the developer videos on that specific feature. It’s a fun one 😛

        • Thanks, I think I get what you mean! Although the key setting is not intended as a way to quickly transpose e.g. an arpeggio between different chords. Rather, it’s the root key and along with the selected scale (major/minor) it gives you the range of notes in the grid. If you want to jump between different chords, you can e.g. set the key to C and the scale to major – then program a C major chord, an A minor, F major, etc. (all the chords that belong to C major). Hope this makes sense?!

          I do agree that the “jump between different chords” setting could be usable but not sure if it fits into the current design in Auxy.

          • Yur2die4

            The way I see it, it is practically already in the design. It is just that it is currently implemented differently.

            Thank you for taking the time to understand the concept that I was getting across :). If that feature happens to pop up in a future upgrade, I’m definitely upgrading my midi out!

          • Ok, perhaps just changing the controller would open up for “another” way of using it even though that’s not our intention. Almost like the way DJs started scratching on vinyl players. 🙂

          • Yur2die4

            I promise that I have no intention of destroying the beauty of the app. Merely pointing out that small detail for potential :). I think you may be starting to see why I find it so interesting.

            Especially with external hardware, you reeeeally open the floodgates for having clips of interesting patterns in conjunction with fast transposition. I also like how it is restricted to major/minor. I use that button more than I ought to haha, I feel it is executed quite well in the design.

          • To be totally honest I have a design sketch somewhere where the key selector looks more like a piano so that you can easily switch settings. Maybe time to dig that up… 🙂

  • Yur2die4

    Hello, I think your app is beautiful. I noticed the specific post in which you mention that the channels send mod wheel data in midi mode. That is great to hear. I love the streamlined design of auxy, and like the concepts involved in trying to choose the absolute most useful features without cluttering the interface. I personally imagined the same number of knobs as is already there, but with the option to select their cc out. I think the mod decision might be enough though to make me happy.

    One specific thing holding me back from upgrading is the transpose feature. I would like if there was some kind of grid to change key instead of a slider. This would make a lot of sense. You could have a steady arrangement and quickly and easily ‘change chords’ at the press of a button. It would have the same number of ‘ticks’ as the already implemented slider except that you could immediately jump to a spot instead of having to fiddle with guesswork.

    An example of an app which makes pretty good use of this concept is Xynthesizer. There might be some videos online. I could have a lottt of fun this way 😛

    • Thanks for input! Not sure if it’s what you’re looking for, but if you enable MIDI out you will have an OCTave switch so you can shift the grid up and down (regardless of which key you’ve selected). Does that help?

      • Yur2die4

        This is ‘key’ specific. If I have it in E, I have to drag the fader through several keys to get to another one. Not only that, my only indicator is the name of the key showing up itself. Even if I had landed in the desired key, there is a small risk of it accidentally nudging up or down as I release.

        If I have made a chord pattern that is rooted in A minor, along with a bassline, it would be nice to be able to quickly jump to perhaps D minor, E minor, C major, G major, etc at the press of one or two buttons. Presently I’d have to use a fader. Using buttons I could then carry out chord progressions without triggering other clips, even do somewhat complex progressions. By not needing new clips this increases the screen real estate.

        As mentioned before, there are some great examples of this in Xynthesizer, I’d recommend glancing at some of the developer videos on that specific feature. It’s a fun one 😛

        • Thanks, I think I get what you mean! Although the key setting is not intended as a way to quickly transpose e.g. an arpeggio between different chords. Rather, it’s the root key and along with the selected scale (major/minor) it gives you the range of notes in the grid. If you want to jump between different chords, you can e.g. set the key to C and the scale to major – then program a C major chord, an A minor, F major, etc. (all the chords that belong to C major). Hope this makes sense?!

          I do agree that the “jump between different chords” setting could be usable but not sure if it fits into the current design in Auxy.

          • Yur2die4

            The way I see it, it is practically already in the design. It is just that it is currently implemented differently.

            Thank you for taking the time to understand the concept that I was getting across :). If that feature happens to pop up in a future upgrade, I’m definitely upgrading my midi out!

          • Ok, perhaps just changing the controller would open up for “another” way of using it even though that’s not our intention. Almost like the way DJs started scratching on vinyl players. 🙂

          • Yur2die4

            I promise that I have no intention of destroying the beauty of the app. Merely pointing out that small detail for potential :). I think you may be starting to see why I find it so interesting.

            Especially with external hardware, you reeeeally open the floodgates for having clips of interesting patterns in conjunction with fast transposition. I also like how it is restricted to major/minor. I use that button more than I ought to haha, I feel it is executed quite well in the design.

          • To be totally honest I have a design sketch somewhere where the key selector looks more like a piano so that you can easily switch settings. Maybe time to dig that up… 🙂

  • Zubetei

    Will this have audiobus capacity soon?

    • We’re looking into adding inter-app audio support in order to add the possibility to record the sound from other apps. Perhaps also enabling audio out from Auxy to Audiobus if you want to route it to effects etc. How would you use it?

      • Zubetei

        I would use Auxy audio out inside the AudioBus environment to send audio thru FX Chain apps like Sugar Bytes produces then on to Loopy for recording and looping.

        A couple weeks ago I was looking for a MIDI sequencer to perform the same task I saw Auxy loved the minimalism and ease of use but it’s lack of many features had me choose BeatMaker 2 (BM2) instead.

        I use BM2 midi with apps like AniMoog, Korg Gadget, Korg Module, ThumbJam, DrumJam etc then thru FX and on to Loopy. Sometimes I use audio from BM2 to layer on synths and other times just send midi signals out.
        Loopy handles the midi clock sync in the AudioBus environment.

        I am improvising with a live band so ease of use is important.
        3 iPads and a mixer is easier to carry around than a bunch of hardware.

        I got Auxy today with the in app purchases to vote in favor of a useful product and get used to the interface and in anticipation of updates.

        Thanks
        -Zubetei

        • Great feedback and really cool use case! We’ll definitely look into adding Audiobus support and make sure we get the sync features right. Feel free to drop an email to feedback@auxy.co if you have more ideas for how we can improve things and make sure we get this right.

      • Zubetei

        Michael from AudioBus and Loopy is working on an open source midi sync engine for AudioBus and Loopy in conjunction with the reworked all new version of Loopy.
        http://masterpieceedition.tumblr.com/

        • Thanks! Yes, we’re following the project.

          • Zubetei

            It Seems you already have one foot in Audiobus. All the Apps I mentioned and tried already connect and recieve notes when open inside Audiobus while Loopy records the output. Tried unsuccessfully to send midi clock sync from loopy since Auxy was a choice. Yeah it crashed a couple times but gonna check the open and connect order to see if I can get a tad more stability.
            I am sure good things are ahead.

          • We’re not responding to any MIDI clock currently but we’re working on it.

          • Adam Jay

            This makes me happy. I’d love to use auxy to sequence a Bass Station 2 live. It’s internal sequencer has some silly limitation that prohibits it from starting from an external midi clock start message. Auxy would make a beautiful solution.

          • Guest

            Pattern length (steps, not bars) edit would also be a welcome addition. 🙂
            Getting out of the 4/4 grid feels good!

  • Zubetei

    Will this have audiobus capacity soon?

    • We’re looking into adding inter-app audio support in order to add the possibility to record the sound from other apps. Perhaps also enabling audio out from Auxy to Audiobus if you want to route it to effects etc. How would you use it?

      • Zubetei

        I would use Auxy audio out inside the AudioBus environment to send audio thru FX Chain apps like Sugar Bytes produces then on to Loopy for recording and looping.

        A couple weeks ago I was looking for a MIDI sequencer to perform the same task I saw Auxy loved the minimalism and ease of use but it’s lack of many features had me choose BeatMaker 2 (BM2) instead.

        I use BM2 midi with apps like AniMoog, Korg Gadget, Korg Module, ThumbJam, DrumJam etc then thru FX and on to Loopy. Sometimes I use audio from BM2 to layer on synths and other times just send midi signals out.
        Loopy handles the midi clock sync in the AudioBus environment.

        I am improvising with a live band so ease of use is important.
        3 iPads and a mixer is easier to carry around than a bunch of hardware.

        I got Auxy today with the in app purchases to vote in favor of a useful product and get used to the interface in anticipation of updates.

        Thanks
        -Zubetei

        • Great feedback and really cool use case! We’ll definitely look into adding Audiobus support and make sure we get the sync features right. Feel free to drop an email to feedback@auxy.co if you have more ideas for how we can improve things and make sure we get this right.

      • Zubetei

        Michael from AudioBus and Loopy is working on an open source midi sync engine for AudioBus and Loopy in conjunction with the reworked all new version of Loopy.
        http://masterpieceedition.tumblr.com/

        • Thanks! Yes, we’re following the project.

          • Zubetei

            It Seems you already have one foot in Audiobus. All the Apps I mentioned and tried already connect and recieve notes when open inside Audiobus while Loopy records the output. Tried unsuccessfully to send midi clock sync from loopy since Auxy was a choice. Yeah it crashed a couple times but gonna check the open and connect order to see if I can get a tad more stability.
            I am sure good things are ahead.

          • We’re not responding to any MIDI clock currently but we’re working on it.

          • Adam Jay

            This makes me happy. I’d love to use auxy to sequence a Bass Station 2 live. It’s internal sequencer has some silly limitation that prohibits it from starting from an external midi clock start message. Auxy would make a beautiful solution.

            Also, pattern length edit (1-64 steps, with any # between, rather than 1,2, or 4 bars) would also be a welcome addition. 🙂
            Getting out of the 4/4 grid feels good!

          • Guest

            Pattern length (steps, not bars) edit would also be a welcome addition. 🙂
            Getting out of the 4/4 grid feels good!

  • Zubetei

    Will this have audiobus capacity soon?

    • We’re looking into adding inter-app audio support in order to add the possibility to record the sound from other apps. Perhaps also enabling audio out from Auxy to Audiobus if you want to route it to effects etc. How would you use it?

      • Zubetei

        I would use Auxy audio out inside the AudioBus environment to send audio thru FX Chain apps like Sugar Bytes produces then on to Loopy for recording and looping.

        A couple weeks ago I was looking for a MIDI sequencer to perform the same task I saw Auxy loved the minimalism and ease of use but it’s lack of many features had me choose BeatMaker 2 (BM2) instead.

        I use BM2 midi with apps like AniMoog, Korg Gadget, Korg Module, ThumbJam, DrumJam etc then thru FX and on to Loopy. Sometimes I use audio from BM2 to layer on synths and other times just send midi signals out.
        Loopy handles the midi clock sync in the AudioBus environment.

        I am improvising with a live band so ease of use is important.
        3 iPads and a mixer is easier to carry around than a bunch of hardware.

        I got Auxy today with the in app purchases to vote in favor of a useful product and get used to the interface in anticipation of updates.

        Thanks
        -Zubetei

        • Great feedback and really cool use case! We’ll definitely look into adding Audiobus support and make sure we get the sync features right. Feel free to drop an email to feedback@auxy.co if you have more ideas for how we can improve things and make sure we get this right.

      • Zubetei

        Michael from AudioBus and Loopy is working on an open source midi sync engine for AudioBus and Loopy in conjunction with the reworked all new version of Loopy.
        http://masterpieceedition.tumblr.com/

        • Thanks! Yes, we’re following the project.

          • Zubetei

            It Seems you already have one foot in Audiobus. All the Apps I mentioned and tried already connect and recieve notes when open inside Audiobus while Loopy records the output. Tried unsuccessfully to send midi clock sync from loopy since Auxy was a choice. Yeah it crashed a couple times but gonna check the open and connect order to see if I can get a tad more stability.
            I am sure good things are ahead.

          • We’re not responding to any MIDI clock currently but we’re working on it.

          • Adam Jay

            This makes me happy. I’d love to use auxy to sequence a Bass Station 2 live. It’s internal sequencer has some silly limitation that prohibits it from starting from an external midi clock start message. Auxy would make a beautiful solution.

            Also, pattern length edit (1-64 steps, with any # between, rather than 1,2, or 4 bars) would also be a welcome addition. 🙂
            Getting out of the 4/4 grid feels good!

          • Guest

            Pattern length (steps, not bars) edit would also be a welcome addition. 🙂
            Getting out of the 4/4 grid feels good!

  • jesus of internet

    Any chance that this will support more than 4 channels?

    • Well, there’s always a chance but we like to keep some limitations to keep things simple and make people more creative. It’s a balance though…

  • jesus of internet

    Any chance that this will support more than 4 channels?

    • Well, there’s always a chance but we like to keep some limitations to keep things simple and make people more creative. It’s a balance though…

  • jesus of internet

    Any chance that this will support more than 4 channels?

    • Well, there’s always a chance but we like to keep some limitations to keep things simple and make people more creative. It’s a balance though…

  • Nadav

    I bought the IAP. Is there any way to see the notes letters on Auxy? It’s impossible to create something specific without some kind of indication.

    • Hey – we’re looking into adding a chromatic mode so you get the piano style editing option. Meanwhile, note that the brighter lines represent the root notes for the currently selected key/scale. If you check the “Tips & Tricks” in the app there’s an explanation.

      • Nadav

        Yes I’ve seen the explanation. still a piano roll with letters is exactly what i need.
        Blind luck is fun but I’m hoping to use this app professionaly.
        Thank you

      • Nadav

        I don’t want to be greedy or anything but 8 channels would be great. 4 is nice but 8 is just right. also if you can add a way to pause/play inside the editor that will help a lot.

  • Nadav

    I bought the IAP. Is there any way to see the notes letters on Auxy? It’s impossible to create something specific without some kind of indication.

    • Hey – we’re looking into adding a chromatic mode so you get the piano style editing option. Meanwhile, note that the brighter lines represent the root notes for the currently selected key/scale. If you check the “Tips & Tricks” in the app there’s an explanation.

      • Nadav

        Yes I’ve seen the explanation. still a piano roll with letters is exactly what i need.
        Blind luck is fun but I’m hoping to use this app professionaly.
        Thank you

      • Nadav

        I don’t want to be greedy or anything but 8 channels would be great. 4 is nice but 8 is just right. also if you can add a way to pause/play inside the editor that will help a lot.

  • Nadav

    I bought the IAP. Is there any way to see the notes letters on Auxy? It’s impossible to create something specific without some kind of indication.

    • Hey – we’re looking into adding a chromatic mode so you get the piano style editing option. Meanwhile, note that the brighter lines represent the root notes for the currently selected key/scale. If you check the “Tips & Tricks” in the app there’s an explanation.

      • Nadav

        Yes I’ve seen the explanation. still a piano roll with letters is exactly what i need.
        Blind luck is fun but I’m hoping to use this app professionaly.
        Thank you

      • Nadav

        I don’t want to be greedy or anything but 8 channels would be great. 4 is nice but 8 is just right. also if you can add a way to pause/play inside the editor that will help a lot.

  • Cyril Gabriel

    Can u send midi export file for use in CubaSe or any other daw