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GrooveMaker® Rock Ace app by Skunk Anansie guitarist released
Get Ace’s killer riffs for remixing on iPhone/iPod Touch and Groove like a Rock Star
December 2009, Modena, Italy – IK Multimedia is proud to announce the release of the first artist created GrooveMaker® app for iPhone/iPod Touch: GrooveMaker Rock Ace by Skunk Anansie’s guitarist Ace. This is the latest addition to the hugely successful Groove-Maker range of 9 currently available titles. GrooveMaker Rock Ace is designed for non-stop, in your face, rocking -Grab a tasty guitar riff, throw in some massive rock beats, then add a bone crushing bass line! Anyone can now create and share non-stop metal and rock tracks for DJing, remixing, multimedia and movie soundtrack compositions on the go, in real-time, just like a professional DJ or rock producer. Skunk Anansie are back and this is your chance to groove like a rock star!
Guitarist Ace is a founding member of Skunk Anansie, a multi-platinum world selling rock band that have racked up 5 million sales and played many sellout world tours. Some of the highlights include headlining Glastonbury festival in the UK and playing gigs for Nelson Mandela’s Gift to the Nation shows, as well as performing for the Dalai Lama with Luciano Pavarotti. The band are currently on a sell-out tour across Europe and their new album, Smashes & Trashes is now storming the charts in every country.
With over 450,000 downloads since its August release, GrooveMaker has quickly become the top loop remixing application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, allowing any user to create professional, full-length songs in minutes, with its unique combination of advanced remixing software and high-quality included loops’ sound content.
GrooveMaker allows for instantaneous control over 8 stereo loop tracks, making it possible to remix the included massive loop library of guitar, bass, drums, bass drums, lines, pads, per cussion and effects. Its unique and patented randomization feature allows musicians to gen erate a vast number of remixes on the fly, with one touch, to produce millions of possible groove combinations.
Loops made in GrooveMaker can be manipulated in real-time (pan, volume, mute, solo, group and tempo) and grooves can be arranged easily by dragging and dropping to create full-length tracks. These tracks can then be saved, previewed and recalled on the iPhone/iPod Touch devices or exported as hi-quality .WAV files to any computer using a Wi-Fi network.
GrooveMaker Rock Ace gives you:
-Instantaneous control over 8 stereo loop tracks -Play, Mix and Randomize loops on the fly -Combine studio-quality loops to produce millions of possible grooves -Manipulate loops in real time (pan, volume, mute, solo, group, tempo) -Arrange grooves easily with drag and drop to create full-length tracks -Save, preview and recall you mixed tracks -Upload your tracks as hi-quality .WAV file to your Mac/PC (*Wi-Fi network required) -Interactive Help allows quick learning simply by following the indicated steps
Included sound features:
-Massive loop library of drums, bass, guitars chords/riffs/solos/pads/effects, percussion -Rock, Metal style -5 included songs + 1 FREE song when you register -315 loops -85, 95, 97,110,130 BPM -280 MB of samples
Range, pricing and availability
GrooveMaker Rock Ace is now available on the Apple iTunes App Store for only $9.99/€7.99
This brings the number of currently available Groove-Maker applications to 9 style packs.
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Rock Out Loud!
Europe and International PR Manager
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IK Multimedia. Musicians First.
About IK Multimedia: IK Multimedia is a computer music technology company that offers a diverse range of affordable and easy-to-use music production tools with great sound quality and a realistic look and feel. With over one million in stallations worldwide, the IK range has been adopted by musicians of every level, from beginners to professionals, to gain access to high-end, studio-quality gear from their computers or mobile devices. GrooveMaker® is a registered trademark property of IK Multimedia Production. All other product names and trademarks are the property of their re spective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with IK Multimedia. iPhone™, iPod touch® Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.