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iPhone app Reactable

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:22 am
by griffin avid
I know a mention of this is the other thread about Samplr, but I feel this warrants its own thread.
saw the table-top version and got excited. Saw the price tag and moved on.

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Now, years later, there's an iPad/iPhone/android app that tons of fun.
Overall, it's a little limited with what you can do to mangle and manipulate the audio clips, BUT it's a blast to play and I find it inspiring- especially when you load up the library and play mix and match and see what happens.

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There's a few holes that I would love to see filled with an update, but this is nice as it is.
At $9.99 it's more costly than some of the other noodlers.

https://itunes.apple.com/app/reactable- ... 27666?mt=8

Plus there's an active community where you can upload/download/share sessions/songs to remix etc....

Re: iPhone app Reactable

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:10 am
by griffin avid
Videos

Reactable mobile • First Steps


Reactable mobile - Tutorial #1: Interaction

Re: iPhone app Reactable

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 3:08 am
by _seph
I have played around with it a bit and although the user interface doesn't really grip me beyond my considering it a fun toy/novelty, it is a great app and definitely worth the price.

the other day I was reading about this newer app--- Audulus and it reminds me a bit of ReacTable, but seems more useful (albeit twice the price.) Not quite what I am personally looking for but insightful into the next step of music apps

Re: iPhone app Reactable

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 3:19 am
by Stab Frenzy
It's been out for over a year. It's OK but Jasuto does a much better job of the same thing and more.

Re: iPhone app Reactable

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:27 am
by _seph
this isn't iPad related, but seeing as you like the idea of Reactable and not the price... Percussa recently announced Synthor, a free modular synthesizer for AudioCubes -- http://www.percussa.com/2012/11/12/samp ... udiocubes/



I can't help but see it as a clever way of getting me to buy another set..

Re: iPhone app Reactable

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:43 am
by guillermotin
I bought it for my Ipod Touch 4gen, but it was a bit of a letdown for me. The screen size also doesn't help. I think the Ipad version might be the one to go. If I have to stay on the Ipod/Iphone, then my vote will go to Jasuto: less colours, more fluency.

Re: iPhone app Reactable

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 3:54 pm
by griffin avid
Audulus and it reminds me a bit of ReacTable, but seems more useful

That's a wicked program too. It feels like I'm playing with circuit board switches- like something from Evangelion when they are monitoring the active links between the pilot and the Eva. Does look like something NI Reaktor fans would love.
Found a Jasuto demo. Wild stuff


Synthor, a free modular synthesizer for AudioCubes
http://land.percussa.com/what-are-audiocubes/