Drum programming app features 40 onboard kits as standard, with the option to add more or create your own
from Arturia comes iSPARK for iPad, a mobile beat-making app based on
the company's popular SPARK 2 desktop drum production suite.
its bigger brother, iSPARK features a wide range of drum kits, some
sampled from analogue kits and others created using physical
modelling. 40 kits are supplied as standard, with further kits
available priced at €3.99/$3.99 each. You can also create your own
custom kits by choosing from 640 individual instruments or tweaking
the parameters of existing ones.
can be created using the 64-step sequencer, or recorded in real-time
using the virtual pads. iSPARK is also compatible with Arturia's
dedicated SparkLE controller, which could prove useful for existing
SPARK 2 owners.
you've laid down your drum track, a whole host of FX can be applied,
including all the basics like filters, distortion, delay and reverb,
as well as more exotic goodies such as TapeDrop and Space Pan. And
when it comes to integrating iSPARK drums into your productions,
Ableton Link integration, AudioBus and Inter-App Audio compatibility
make synching with other software or exporting sounds a breeze.
is available now for the special introductory price of €9.99/$9.99,
which will rise to €19.99/$19.99 in a few weeks. For more info, see
the Arturia website.