iMaschine is out!

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iMaschine is out!

Post by Nav » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:12 pm

Gonna check this now it's on the Apple store!

http://www.native-instruments.com/#/en/ ... /imaschine

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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by continuous » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:49 pm

Nevermind.... just found it!

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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by Klinikal » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:00 pm

Got it.
Best thing is that I can export project from iMaschine to the Maschine.
Nice little app. Great as sketchpad.

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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by 23kon » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:36 pm

Downloading it now. Something tells me I might not be getting to bed until late late late tonight playing with this.
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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by 23kon » Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:39 pm

wee bit annoying and crap that you can't record the automation of tweaking effects while recording :(

nice sketchpad and great having so much control over the pads. that's where nano studio falls down.
but nano studio is a far better overall app. and considering nano studio is made by 1 guy!!!

i did expect a wee bit more from NI here.
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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by Destro » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:13 am

Really having a lot of fun with this app.

It's not the most full-featured drum sequencer on the planet, but it's great for what it set out to be - a sketchpad.

Pros:

- The sounds are great, with a wide selection of both classic and ultra-modern sounds. You can buy more sound packs in the in-app store. You can also record your own sounds with the iPhone's mic.

- Really cool features: it offers 4 groups, each with its own volume control and 2 sends (7 fx to choose from). Each group can hold a drumpad, synth or sampler. The drumpad offers pitch and velocity control for individual sounds.

- Slick-looking, intuitive interface. Took me 5 minutes to get the hang of everything. (I wonder if the Maschine is this easy to get into)

- You can export your projects into .wav or straight to your soundcloud account. And also to your Maschine, though I don't know how this works. (Would be great if Maschine owners could shed light on this)

Cons:

- No step sequencer. Bizarre.

- No iPad app. (It looks pixelated on the iPad if you blow it up to full-screen, but it's not that bad. In fact, I found the iPad experience to be more pleasurable, since everything is bigger and so easier to tweak/tap)

It's not exactly a gateway drug to Maschine, but for $5, it's a great buy.

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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by Khazul » Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:31 pm

Installed it and having a play - I have to ask - WTF didnt they do a proper version for the iPad????

And OT - just bought Alchemy pro for the iPad as well - pretty impressive - just wish there was a way to sync it with imaschine.
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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by Rationalizer » Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:39 pm

Where's the Android version?
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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by twinstates » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:20 pm

Does it have a piano roll?

Looks interesting but i have fl and nano studio for on the move sketches, cant see me getting maschine unless it does stg amazing.
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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by rosti » Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:32 am

I hope that they will do an iMassive to run along with the iMaschine :D

The iMachine looks like a fun scetch pad to use in the bus. I have Nano Studio, but to be honest i haven't been using it a lot lately.. iMaschine looks that it is more suited for quick on-the-go creation. NS takes too damn much of pinching, zooming and losing my temper :D

I'm going to give it a go.

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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by IP » Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:45 pm

no Android = no love

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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by Breaks Dude » Fri Oct 07, 2011 3:32 pm

Not seeing the point of this unless you're singer or something. Works for this guy, obviously. NanoStudio pretty much does 95% of this anyway.

Must be nice to be in bed with the wife/GF all day. Those NI endorsement checks must be HUGE. LOL.

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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by delicioso » Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:47 pm

It's a no brainer for Maschine users.

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Re: iMaschine is out!

Post by djmarkpappas » Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:22 pm

This thing is addicting and very fun

this is from the first few mins messing around - some good sounds in it.

http://soundcloud.com/markpappas/take2

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