How to make a minor cadence fly
Gabriel has made another tutorial video about how to add variation to minor cadences: Check out our new interactive manual if you’d like to know more about how to play cadences, chords and single notes.
Using multiple MIDI Channels in SoundPrism Pro
by Sebastian Dittmann … with multiple Fingers … at the same time. It’s like a double rainbow! With MIDI! And Gabriel has made a video about it (immediately after getting out of bed): To find out how to set up the MIDI connection in SoundPrism Pro, check out our new interactive manual, especially the sections about MIDI in Windows and on your Mac.
How the Pitch Class Shifter works
by Gabriel Gatzsche The pitch class shifter is a new feature introduced in SoundPrism Pro for the iPad. The iPhone does not support the pitch class shifter at the moment. The pitch class shifter is located directly right of the BassSection. Using it is quite simple: Touch the pitch class shifter at the pitch class (e.g. C) you want to change and slide the finger towards the top. The pitch...
SoundPrism Pitch Layout II
by Gabriel Gatzsche This blog post is part of a series about the musical theory which SoundPrism is based upon. Check out the previous one: SoundPrism Pitch Layout I During my dissertation I had to wait for several weeks until a certain book which I had ordered from another library finally arrived at my university’s library. I was hoping to be able to quote interesting passages from it....
SoundPrism Pitch Layout I
by Gabriel Gatzsche This blog post is part of a series about the musical theory which SoundPrism is based upon. You might also want to read the next part: SoundPrism Pitch Layout II Or check out the previous: Audanika Our Vision When I was 10 years old, my father attended our music theory lessons and observed how complicated we learned which tones compose certain chords, which...
A Parable to Section 11.8
by Sebastian Dittmann The manager of an open air rock concert calls a specialist to install a light show with lasers, additional spotlights - a whole visual entertainment system to turn the concert into an exceptional audiovisual experience for the audience. The specialist works on this for months, talks with artists about which features they might like, makes plans and comes up with a concept...
How Apple makes you work for them.
by Sebastian Dittmann After Apple’s rejection of our new feature that we wanted to sell via InApp Purchase something dawned on me: We will never be able to sell our work on new features if they’re based on technology - software or hardware - that Apple has just released without creating a new application specifically for that reason. Neither will any other iOS developer without...
"Section 11.8" or "How we got rejected by Apple"
by Sebastian Dittmann UPDATE: You might want to read this follow-up post about the implications of this for all iOS developers. Today our latest version of SoundPrism got rejected from Apples App Review team after an excruciatingly long waiting period of 20 days since we submitted it to them (you can read about it and the things I’ve found out about the review process in my excruciatingly...
by Sebastian Dittmann Not being told what’s going on is always a bad starting point. Knowing that you’re not being told what’s going on is even worse. Trying to find it out on your own is usually complicated, creates tension and most likely leaves a bad aftertaste. That’s exactly what’s going on right now with some developers for iOS. I’m talking about Apple...
Audanika: our vision
by Gabriel Gatzsche This blog post is part of a series about the musical theory which SoundPrism is based upon. You might also want to read the next part: SoundPrism Pitch Layout I Often we are asked which pitch layout SoundPrism is based on. With the following article I would like to start to talk about the idea behind SoundPrism and how it came to be until today. The development of the...