Not just a superb guitar player and mainstay of John Scofield’s Uberjam band, Avi Bortnik is an app developer. His metronome app, Time Guru, is designed to improve your time by gradually removing the crutch of its own beats, while his delay app, Echo Pitch, offers some new twists on an old theme. Voxbeat allows you to create drum patterns using your voice and phone. Check them out. Sorry this took so long Avi.
Apps are becoming a major part of music’s future. It started with iPhone and iPad app developers creating abbreviated versions of the same software musicians used on computers. Now developers find themselves converting some of the more creative,original apps into software for laptops and towers. Accessing the best of both worlds—powerful computer software and cutting edge apps—requires combining laptop and tablet into a seamless music production/performance rig. The iConnectAUDIO4+ has arrived just in time to facilitate this ambition
Let’s face it, we are in the era of the iApp. IK Multimedia has just released a wireless Bluetooth method of controlling your iApps: the iRig Blueboard. Check it out.