Thursday, March 16, 2017

The wait is over.

Legendary beat production on Android. 

We are excited to release our collaboration with Samsung and Akai Professional! iMPC is available now on Samsung Galaxy Apps Store

With more than 1,200 samples, 50 editable programs, 80 editable sequences and iconic MPC workflow, iMPC is the first app to bring all the functionality of a classic Akai Professional MPC to the Samsung Galaxy Apps Store.

With the iMPC, users can create and manipulate beats and sequences with amazing precision and creativity,” said Dan Gill, Product Manager for Akai Professional. “It’s simple to use, and has all the flexibility and options anyone could ever want—and then some.” We can't wait to see what you create.

We're celebrating this weekend. 

Curious about some of our other apps? X0X Drum Deranger, Goblin MX4-FX, and Boomroom are $0.99 in Tabletop this weekend. Both Hook for iPhone and iPad are on sale as well. Now's your chance to create something new.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

New AudioCopy compatible app is available NOW.

Sound in Motion makes foley simple. 

The latest app to integrate AudioCopy's Content Store is Sound in Motion, giving you more opportunities to make music wherever you are. We know that making art is already complex, so we want to equip you with the best tips and tricks to help you along the way. Sound design has never been more fun than in Sound in Motion. Choose a sound, design your soundtrack, and share your movie.

We've curated a list of the Top 10 Content Store packs to use in Sound in Motion and we're featuring them this weekend. Both Robotica and Jailbreak are on sale for just $0.99. Whether you're into funky beats or space vibes, we're sure you'll find inspiration. Skip the learning curve and start editing now.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Inspiration right here, right now.

You've outdone yourselves. 

Projects like this are why we do what we do. It's all because of you, sharing your creativity with us through your music and in your stories. We've been listening to the latest volume of The Honest Truth nonstop over here. We're celebrating Volume 12 with a discount on Wej through Wednesday, March 8th. Save $25.00 when you enter truth at check out.

Volume 12 features amazing beats from over 35 artists using iMPC and iMPC Pro. Set aside some time to listen to over three hours of inspiring music curated by none other than Mr. Cates. Today is the last day to save 50% off all iMPC Pro Packs in the Content Store. We hope this inspires you to create new music, too.

It's almost time. 

Earlier this week, we shared that iMPC is coming soon to the Samsung Galaxy Apps Store. We can't wait to see what you come up with. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram and be the first to know when it's here.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

We're all about community.

The next volume is here. 

Curated by none other than the talented Mr. Cates, we're bringing you the best of 2016's tracks made by users on iMPC for iPhone, iMPC for iPad, and iMPC Pro. We've been inspired, to say the least, by the talent and creativity throughout this playlist.

We want to share a bit of that inspiration with you. All iMPC Pro Packs are 50% off in the Content Store for a few days. You can also save $25 off Wej by entering "truth" at check out. We love listening to your music. Tag us in your music for a chance to be featured on one of our channels or in the next volume of The Honest Truth

Friday, February 24, 2017

Tabletop Device sale this weekend!

This weekend Bit Crusher, 4 Channel Mixer, and the 303 will be on sale for 99 cents. The 4 Channel Mixer's ability to use insert effects is particularly useful. Simply drop an effect on it and everything will be wired up!

The 303 and Bit Crusher also go great together. It's easy to achieve a classic distorted acid base line. Connect them up and explorer.

Check out this tribute to the 303 on YouTube.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Artist Spotlight: CAPSUN ProAudio

We got a chance to talk with Jay Pulman, known as CAPSUN, about how he infuses creativity and artistry into CAPSUN ProAudio. He's as dedicated as he is talented, spending countless hours producing music and engineering sounds that are meant to inspire. His passion for his art is palpable, and he's lucky enough to do what he loves every single day as the Creative Director for CAPSUN ProAudio.

Retronyms: Hi Jay! Tell us a little bit about yourself as a producer. 
CAPSUN ProAudio: I’m Jay, also known as CAPSUN. I’m a producer, musician and sound designer based in Brighton, UK.

Who are your biggest influences when you’re creating music?
Actually manipulating sound and focusing on individual sonic elements has influenced my music hugely. Less nerdy answer - hip-hop beatmaking culture, growing up in the London music scene and the LA experimental beats has permeated my sound for sure.

How did you get involved in producing music? Who got you started?
I started making electronic music at 12 thanks to encouragement from my brother Matt Borzoni. Many years on, we still make music together every day as the team behind CAPSUN ProAudio!

We believe that music has the power to connect people. How do you use your music as a tool for connection?
Recently I’ve started finding I really enjoy the education aspect that live streaming on Instagram/Facebook/YouTube can provide. I’m lucky enough to make music every day and I want to help others reach their potential too. We all have essentially the same dream and I don’t believe there should be any secrets.

How do you define your sound?
I try not to but I’m sure others do.

Where did you make your first beat and what was that experience like for you?
The basement of my parents house on a very early desktop computer. It’s all I’ve wanted to do since.

What was the last song you listened to?
Travis Scott - Goosebumps

What album is on repeat right now?
Wiley - Godfather

If you could only use one piece of equipment -- which one would you choose?
Propellerheads Reason and NI Maschine. We’re gang and family, I spend more time with them than any human. 

Tell us about some of your process while creating these packs.
We start with a concept or a title. We always discuss what we would want to see in the sample pack as a producer. We decide if it’s an electronic, live or hybrid project (will we need acoustic or foley recording) and then we start designing drums, loops and one shot sounds. Building a sample pack is intensive and creative. 

It can be fun and inspiring and also at times, when it comes to quality control, it can be really hard work. We want to create the best samples and sounds we are capable of so our customers know that we respect them when it comes to choosing us.

What are some of the tools that you used to create these sounds? Can you share a tip or trick with our users about your technique?
Maschine, Reason, Elektron Analog Rytm, Novation Circuit, Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators, Toy Synths, Cassette Tapes etc etc. There’s a lot! I always recommend to producers that like our samples to check out D16 Group and Kilohearts software plugins. They are both used all over our packs!

We're featuring the sounds of CAPSUN ProAudio in the AudioCopy Content Store this weekend. 
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CAPSUN is going to be doing an Instagram live stream on Friday, February 24th, at 6 PM PST. Get an inside look into the CAPSUN ProAudio studio, learn more about his creative process as he makes music, and ask Jay anything you're curious about. You won't want to miss it. 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Free your sounds.

Create anywhere at any time. 

AudioCopy lets you copy and paste sound to or from hundreds of compatible apps. You can record, edit, and share your sounds no matter where you are. It's a production tool that fits in your pocket.

 Need some inspiration? We've got you covered. Every weekend we feature sound packs that cover a wide array of genres and producers like Akai Professional and Loopmasters. This weekend, both Trap U and CAPSUN Trap are featured and on sale.

We have one goal in mind here at Retronyms: to make music. We hope that you'll share yours with us. Our favorite messages are always from users sharing their creativity with us. Be sure to tag us for a chance to be featured on one of our channels.