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    Remix and remake music with mobile studios

    JamUp: One of the world’s best guitar/bass multi-effects processors, this one by Positive Grid comes in Lite (free) and Pro (Rs550) options. While the Lite version offers the Vox AC30, the Pro version features six amp types and 16 premium effects—including distortion and compression. Details: play.google.com

    ProChords: Figuring out chords can pose a challenge while writing a song, but ProChords will sort you out. Click a note on the screen and the app will show you all the possible choices. Music Eureka! At Rs560 on itunes.apple.com

    EarWizard: Now, with just the push of a button, you can train your ear to recognise chords. EarWizard (developed by keyboardist Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater), plays a sequence of notes that you have to name in the correct order. Start with the easy mode before graduating, if you can, to seven chords playing simultaneously. Free on itunes.apple.com

    iMPC: The revolutionary Music Production Controller aka the Akai MPC—a drum machine sampler—has finally made it to mobile devices. Called the iMPC, it helps record drum tracks that can later be synced with a song. It’s packed with features like looping, mixing, pitch shifting, and different sounds and samples. It has a built-in turntable, too. At Rs390 on itunes.apple.com

    Arturia iMini: With Arturia iMini—a monophonic analog synthesiser, like ABBA—you can create your own sounds and build your own personal sound palette. Features include speed and sync controls, virtual analog chorus and delay and octave span. At Rs560 on itunes.apple.com

     

    —Avinash Kumai

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