Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The Studio In Your iPhone

Who says that the iPhone isn't a recording tool? Here's a pretty cool example of what can be done with a few apps and a good song, as One Like Son shows how they did it. Among the iPhone apps and accessories that I spotted were:

A Sonoma Wire Works Guitarjack audio interface
Apps
The Pocket Organ
AmpKit+
Multitrack DAW (which looks very cool for 10 bucks)
AC Core Mini
ThumbJam

I'd like to find out how the drums were done since it sure sounds like a real drummer. Regardless if they're real or programmed, this song just goes to show what's possible with your phone these days.



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5 comments:

Stephen said...

Wow, being featured on Bobby's blog just made my day!!

To answer your question, the drums were done in Sonoma Wireworks' Drumcore. It's midi, but played by a real drummer triggering their own kit. A really great program.

Philip Linford said...

Stephen,

I was inspired by your video to go out and get the apps and give this a try. My questions is: how do you get the apps like thumbjam to be recognized in multitrack? I can't seem to get any audio to record when I play with thumbjam after minimizing the multitrack app...

Stephen said...

Unfortunately some apps don't have the copy/paste feature. In the case of Thumbjam and Organ I had to play them from another iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad.

Philip Linford said...

Ahhhh. Another reason to buy more toys. My wife thanks you! :-)

Robert Anthony said...

I just wish iOS had more interaction capabilities between music apps. I don't know if this is on Apple or on the app devs. For example I bought two iOS apps that both on their App Store pages claimed to have access to each other and could "export audio and midi from one app into the other". I never could figure out how to do it.

That is a cool concept I wish would have more app devs working together.

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