Developer: Fiddlewax LLC
From the App Store: Fiddlewax Pro transforms your iPad into a cutting-edge musical instrument, drum kit, chorded zither, and multi-channel looper; all seamlessly designed for maximum playability. Create music like never before with an instrument that’s built to help you turn your song ideas into reality.
Featured on Discchord, Sonic State, Synthtopia, PadGadget, and Palm Sounds. Fully compatible with MIDI, AudioBus, and IAA.
• Music first •
Designed from the ground up to help you focus on what you’re creating. Reinvented piano layout extends your expressive potential. Optimized for 10-finger multitouch and seamless use; keep playing even while adjusting parameters.
• Play your heart out •
Choose from 12 instruments, all optimized for high quality playback on the iPad. Select from four drum modes with both analog and electronic samples. Add filter and reverb effects to shape your sound.
• Informed by theory •
Choose from all 12 keys, 7 diatonic modes, and 7 secondary scales (Pentatonic, Blues, Whote-tone, etc.) to facilitate stylistic riffs and melodies. Intuitively learn relationships between notes and chords as you play.
• Chords with context •
Quickly build complex harmonies with a single touch; push-button chords adjust to include triads, 6, 7, 9, sus2, sus4 and modulation chords while also informing the chorded zither / autoharp. The octave of each chords follows the keyboard range.
• Intuitive looping •
Five auto-expanding, synchronized loopers offer layering, contextual sizing, replay, and simple undo/redo via press-and-hold. Tempo control and beat quantization let you easily align looped sequences on the fly.
• Record your session •
Record live audio as you play — a stereo M4A file (clean output and vocal/mic input) and multi-channel MIDI file for use in a digital audio workstations (DAW) are both saved — with up to 90 minutes per session.
• Share with the world •
Easily upload your recordings directly with SoundCloud or other installed iOS file apps (such as Google Drive or DropBox), share files via email to friends and family, and backup files directly to your computer when you sync your device.
• Connect with other apps •
Send realtime audio directly to other iOS apps via Audiobus and Inter-App Audio. Output MIDI to control other iOS synthesizers or to desktop syths and workstations via WiFi / Bluetooth.
• Extras for experts •
Extreme tempo range (via +/-) from 1-300bpm. MIDI channel indication. Keyboard note hinting. Analog looping mode.
Play Fiddlewax Pro and amplify your inner voice.