Rodrigo Yanez Releases SeekBeats – A New Drum Synth for the iPhone!
Rodrigo Yanez has released a new drum machine for the iPhone called SeekBeats. Following on from the excellent TweakyBeat his new app includes 8 synthesised voices (no samples here!) each with two oscillators (sin, saw, sqr and tri) and envelopes for amplitude, pitch, noise and filter. It also includes a step sequencer with velocity control (mappable to different parameters) and various performance modes including snapshots and randomisation. SeekBeats also supports the input slot of Audiobus.
SeekBeats is available in the App Store now and is priced at $2.99 US.
- Eight voices – each with two oscillators (sin, saw, sqr and tri) and envelopes for amplitude, pitch, noise, and filter.
- Step sequencer – each step has velocity which can be mapped to different parameters (with range setting).
- Performance modes include patterns, snapshots for recalling variations of sounds, voice solo/mute, and a randomiser for creating variations to sounds. You can set different amount of variation for each sound from slight to extreme.
- Sounds can be saved to sound banks.
- Supports Audiobus input slot.
PLEASE NOTE: iPhone 4S or faster required!
4.5 stars on the U.S. App Store!! (Customer Ratings, All Versions)
PLEASE NOTE: REQUIRES iPhone 4S or faster. iPod Touch 5th generation (4 inch display) or faster.
Check the support page (rugoso.com/seekbeats) to see a 2 minute video, watch and hear for yourself what's it all about!
Create 100% synthesized electronic drum loops that sound alive, noisy and musical.
Feel the freedom to tweak the sounds and be able to go back and forth by using snapshots.
Find mutations of the whole sound instantly with one slide of your finger via the randomizer.
• Eight voices, each with different synth parameters and envelopes.
• Step Sequencer, with velocity for each step that can be mapped to different parameters.
• Randomizer: Mutate the whole sound of your drums instantly with the slide of your finger.
• Snapshots: Feel all the freedom to explore with your sound, go back and forth by taking and recalling snapshots. Change the whole sound of your drums with one tap.
• Sound Banks: Load and save your favorite sounds.
• Supports Audiobus.
Check these App Store reviews!
• "Excellent. I am very impressed ... I haven't been so instantly taken with a drum synth in a long time!" - The pantsome menace (Australia)
• "Supremely intelligent... This is really, really smart. It gives you a lot of options for randomizing several parameters in real time, as well as an excellent preset arrangement, and the node system seems very well thought out" - Twirling Erling (Canada)
• "If my current drum synth is a Cadillac, SeekBeats is a Bentley. It is so good, I'm making SeekBeats my new go-to drum synth/sequencer ... I am actually having a difficult time putting it down. Instantly addicting in a good way." - rG3P0 (USA)
• "Absolutely awesome and inspiring - This app is hands down the best and most inspiring beat making app for iOS... You'll come up with beats and experiment with different sounds in seconds. Love it!" - fiskenuno (Sweden)
• "This is the best iOS drum synth I've tried yet. It just sounds great. I'm hooked!" - Hypnosapien (USA)
If you were thinking about getting a similar hardware drum machine, it would probably cost you hundreds of dollars, SeekBeats is just 4.99 dollars (USA).
Get it now!
Latest Release Notes - v1.0.3
Visual ("new look") update.
Minor enhancements on the audio engine.
Screenshots & Videos
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