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Description

If you are the kind of person that wants to engage their musical creativity while on the go - we have just the app for you.

Making beats has never been so easy.

Beat Beat Play brings you a new and powerful way of making drum beats while on the go. Powerful simplicity is the key with an interface designed specifically for the iPhone touch screen. You will be going from scratch to head bobbing in no time at all.

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Features:
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* 1 2 or 4 bars of 16 drum hits each.
* A further 6 Patterns per drum beat - with seamless switching on the fly.
* Quantized Recording and Freestyling on virtual drum pads with Tap Mode. Your recording is saved to the step sequencer.
* Completely editable while playing for instant feedback.
* 3 Record modes when Tapping - Additive, Overwrite and Fix for ultimate versatility.
* Swing and Feeling sliders to make your beats sound less like a robot. Though the robot is fine with us...
* Editable Volume, Pitch, and Alternative Sound for each and every drum hit.
* Triplet Hits to take your beats off the grid. Everything is better in threes.
* Use audio samples from your music library with the "Build Your Own" Drum Kit. You can use audio files up to 10 seconds long.
* Multiple Time Display modes - Bouncing ball - LineSwipe - Light Emitting Diode.
* Export your beats to MIDI for use in your favorite DAW.

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Drum Kits:
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Base Pack (Free):
* New York - Classic Hip Hop sound. Fo' real.
* Nashville - A clean no-frills rock sound.
* Detroit - Sounds for the dance floor. I just want to dance.
* 8-bit City - Retro sounds from gaming's yesteryear.
* London (80s) - Who doesn't want to play the Electric Drums?
* Seattle - Loud Alternative Rock sounds good.
* Berlin - Techno Techno Dance and Techno.
* Build Your Own - Make your own kit using your own Music library samples of up to 3 seconds.

We hope you consider making some super mad beats with Beat Beat Play, and above all - have a good time doing it.

Sincerely,
The Fat Eel Studios Team

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Music

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Total Ratings

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Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Dec 22, 2011 (almost 9 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 7 months, on average.

May 06
2017
(Current)
Version 2.0.1

- Fixed a bug which caused sequencer buttons to not activate on older versions of iOS

Also new in 2.0:
- You can now tap the drum pads and edit the sequencer simultaneously on iPad for faster workflow
- New UI layout on iPhone
- Faster switching to Pitch, Volume and Triplet modes on iPad
- Improved MIDI export file format
- You can now export MIDI over more mechanisms than just email
- The app now respects the mute switch on your device

May 05
2017
Version 2.0.0

- You can now tap the drum pads and edit the sequencer simultaneously on iPad for faster workflow
- New UI layout on iPhone
- Faster switching to Pitch, Volume and Triplet modes on iPad
- Improved MIDI export file format
- You can now export MIDI over more mechanisms than just email
- The app now respects the mute switch on your device
- Fixed a rare crash

Sep 27
2012
Version 1.4.1

- Fix for new iPad on iOS 6

Sep 26
2012
Version 1.4.0

- Added support for the iPhone 5 display
- MIDI export now uses email to share the MIDI files with your computer

Apr 26
2012
Version 1.3.2

- The UI is now super crisp on Retina displays

Feb 10
2012
Version 1.3.1

- Changed the panning of the drum kit hits for a better sound.

Feb 03
2012
Version 1.3

New "Build Your Own" Drum Kit is now available:

- Mix and match Drum Kit sounds, and use your own audio samples (<10 second audio files) from your iPod library. Create as many Drum Kits as you want with B.Y.O.

Jan 27
2012
Version 1.2

Brand new Tap Mode:

- Freestyle and Record on virtual drum pads with Tap Mode. Your recordings are saved to the step sequencer.

- 3 Record modes when Tapping - Additive, Overwrite and Fix for ultimate versatility. Additive will only add hits to the sequencer, Overwrite will overwrite the whole bar with your taps, and Fix will fix mistakes that you have tapped out.

- When recording in Tap Mode your recordings are quantized to the step sequencer!

- You can press and hold on a drum pad to clear the hits for that pad.

Jan 19
2012
Version 1.1.1

- You can now use Beat Beat Play with the Home button on the left or the right on the iPhone, and with the Home button top or bottom on the iPad.
- Changed the View button to show a popup menu for quicker selection of the View Mode.
- Changed the Drum Beat and Drum Kit selection screens for faster selection.
- Raised the default volume of the Hi-Hat and Ride in the Berlin Drum Kit.

Jan 06
2012
Version 1.1

- Beat Beat Play is now a Universal App (works on iPhone and iPad)
- Added screen layouts for the iPad
- Fixed a rare stability issue

Dec 23
2011
Version 1.0.0

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