studio.M Video Overview
A basic overview of studio.M for iPhone and iPod touch.
multitrack. mobile. music.
studio.M is the multitrack music creation app for songwriters, producers and musicians on the go. Based on Sound Trends’ top-selling studio.HD app, it offers 4 audio tracks, mono or stereo (upgradeable in-app to 8) with recording, editing, an extensive loop library plus automated mixing and effects - all controlled by a fast and creative touch interface. Get music and audio ideas down fast and work with them anywhere!
Grab a beat and throw down a rap, capture the spark of a song before it's gone or produce dance tracks on the go. It's even great for custom, royalty-free YouTube soundtracks!
- MULTITRACK TO GO
studio.M gives you up to 4 tracks (stereo or mono) of playback, upgradeable to 8 tracks via the in-app studio.MX upgrade. Choose a drum loop, throw down a guitar part, add some overdubs and layer-on the cool textures. More cowbell!
- AUTOMATIC TEMPO MATCHING
Want to use loops at a different tempo then the song you are working on? Need to speed-up what you recorded a bit to dial-in that perfect groove? studio.M automatically conforms audio file tempos to the Project.
- BROWSE AND AUDITION LOOPS
Loop Sets logically group instrument parts (drums, bass, guitars, keys, etc.) that work well together. Audition loops at the current Project tempo playing with the current Arrangement.
- INCLUDES GREAT SOUNDING LOOP CONSTRUCTION KITS
Get access to over 100 loops as remixable Loop Sets spanning Trance, Hip-Hop, Breakbeat, Drum ’n’ Bass, Minimal, Progressive House, Reggaeton, Industrial, Rock, Pop, Funk and Country styles. Upgrade in-app to the studio.MX version and get access to another 130 loops.
- IN-APP LOOP STORE
Hit a creative wall? Buy some new loops and get the juices flowing or grab one of the free sets on the store. Loops available from major 3rd party providers like Beatport, Sonic Reality plus boutique producers and more!
- RECORD YOUR BEST … then make it better!
Hit Record, listen to the count-off and jam! Use Loop Record to lay down a few takes and choose your best or edit together a hybrid. Touching the track multiple times switches between Record, Play or Mute mode.
- ARRANGE YOUR SONG WITH YOUR BARE HANDS!
Grab your audio parts and Edit, Delete, Copy, Paste and Loop them to get the composition just the way you want it.
- EFFORTLESSLY ZOOM AROUND YOUR MUSIC
Zoom in and out of your arrangement and fly quickly to a measure. studio.M even "Auto-Zooms" to put your whole composition in view with a simple double-touch.
- EDIT FASTER
All operations intelligently snap to Bar/Beat based on Zoom level. The LOOP CONTROL BAR lets you change the region you want to loop PLUS serves as an EDIT TOOL to let you Cut/Copy/Paste whole verses/choruses. Easily LOOP/repeat a part to play longer. SPLIT feature lets you cut longer files into smaller pieces. CROP feature lets you make your current edit into a new, truncated, loopable file. Plus you have 10 levels of Undo just in case of mistakes!
- AUTOMATED MIXING WITH AND REAL TIME EFFECTS!
Each track has volume control and can be assigned up to 4 real time effects, all with automation. studio.M includes, Compression, Pan, Low/Hi Pass Filter and Reverb. Buy the studio.MX upgrade to add Delay, Flanger, Gate, Stutter, BitCrusher and Glitchy Repeater! An X-Y touch pad controls the effects and faders control the track volumes for automation and setting levels.
- FILE MANAGEMENT FEATURES
New recordings associated with your project can be seen in the Arrange view. Delete recordings by simply dragging them off the timeline. Mistakes? Just hit "Undo". Archive recordings, Projects, mixdowns and user-created custom loops to the computer.
- IMPORT AND ORGANIZE YOUR OWN LOOPS
Import your 44.1/16 bit WAV files via iTunes Shared Documents.
- EXPORT A MIX TO YOUR COMPUTER
Get the MX upgrade and create a 16/44 WAV mix and save it to your Mac/PC. Wow your friends with a mix of your latest song!
- AUDIO COPY/PASTE FROM GRUVTRON AND OTHER APPS
Record a cool synth performance in Gruvtron and then paste it into studio.M as an audio file.
Tips & Tricks
To turn the metronome on/off, hold your finger on the Record button.
If you purchased the MX upgrade, drag to the area below the 4 tracks to add more tracks.