From the creators of iOSC, an iPhone application that can communicate with other compatible hardware and software nodes on your network, come two new sound application: Powon and NNN Mono. Considering Powon is a free app, this makes it a must download. If you are looking for creative synthesiser app, NNN Mono definitely deserves a closer look. There are plenty of videos on the site (see some below), that should give you a good overview of features the app includes. Here is some more info on each app.
NNN Mono, a more complex monophonic synthesizer and musical instrument. Costing $3.99, the app includes a number of oscillators (with OSC output), low pass, high pass, band pass, band stop filters, three envelope generators, a number of modulations, arpeggiators, delay and other features wrapped in a gorgeous minimal interface. You can save your settings and your creations are created in 44.1kHz stereo. To see full specification and tutorials, check out this instruction booklet (PDF) and plenty of videos available on the site, two of which are embeded below.
Powon is a sound toy, a free app that allows you to generate sound using waves. You can play simple music with 1 octave. It includes eight kinds of sounds, you can change the screen color, adjust the wave movement, use as a simple OSC controller by entering the iP address and port number. You can remote control the middleware such as Max MSP, Processing, ActionScript (FLOSC) and many other devices that support the OSC protocol from your iPhone. There is also an application for Windows, Mac that can be operated with Powan and you can download it here (see video below)
Posted on: 21/10/2009