SAND hosts your iOS plug-ins, sequences them with patterns, records them

SAND does what Abledon’t.* If you miss plug-in hosting in Ableton Note, here’s a whole app built around sequencing and recording your instrument plug-ins on iOS.

Chantlings, an app where animated forest creatures sing along with you, is a marvel of design

Just when you think software has lost its wonder, you’re singing into your iPhone with some cute animated blobs. Chantlings is a joy – and a demonstration of how even existing vocal technologies can be employed in fanciful new ways.

Peter Kirn - August 25, 2022

Looom for iOS makes animating like playing a musical instrument, now with major update

It’s exactly how musicians would want to think about animation. Time loops, free or bpm-synced, and you explore visual rhythm through lines, shapes, colors, and improvisatory gestural doodles. Looom is a total gem of an app – and this summer’s update transforms it into a serious and approachable pro tool.

Peter Kirn - August 5, 2022

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