iBassist turns your iPad into a versatile bass player to jam or compose anywhere and create grooves for installed drum apps, so the jam enters a new level. Additionally, it sends progression chords by MIDI, so you can have any synth/piano on the background and a proper band jamming instantly.
Bass lines are based in degrees, so you can apply any chord progression to any bass line. A valuable tool to apply different bass grooves to your songs. And the jam tool brings musical variations and new ideas on the way.
Now iBassist can send different Chord figures, octaves, lengths, notes and figures to 2 different MIDI Channel. It allows to create customized atmospheres with iOS synths/piano in the background.
The Chord Progression editor is quick, easy to use and allows to create or edit your progressions choosing Key Notes - harmony by steps, midi detection or randomizing.
iBassist includes 10 Round Robin sampled natural bass sounds. Different styles and colors, from Modern Finger Bass, to warm Double Bass.
Live Pads lets to play live sessions on the way with 8 assignable pads for Line-Progression-Jam, and change between them by MIDI.
Song Mode. Choosing "Make Drums" in song mode will create the whole song structure drums.
Export Midi function to create MIDI Files with the Bass Line /- Progression - Jam combination or whole song structures.
Built-In Effects: Compressor, Delay, Chorus, Reverb.
- New Chord Figure ( Bubble ) for Reggae
- Adjustable Link Latency.
- Fine Tune.
- Fixed Bugs
Ratings and Reviews
Love the app! I tried other apps for different instruments and have been disappointed. This one works amazingly well. One recommending if possible: Any chance of getting more effects in the future? For example, distortion would be great (I prefer the fuzz type of distortion myself. Maybe different types?). Thanks for the great work?
Fantastic Idea ..but...there seems to be a slight lag between the Bass Sound and the Drums that are linked.(I own 4 of your Drum Apps, and they all lag a little behind.) I didn’t notice this at first. Other than that, yes it does Crash some and Freaks Out when using AUM sometimes. Works great otherwise. But, once you notice the Lag you can’t forget that it’s there. Please Fix This and you will have yourself something really Groundbreaking.
Great potential but still not quite there
First of all, I have many drums app from this developer and they are outstanding. This app unfortunately is not quite there yet, since crashes are frequent especially in live mode. I have tried to identify the cause of the crashes and employed the minimum number of outputs (just the bass) and I was not able to reduce the frequency of crashes. I am sure that will be improved in the future. For now, I cannot use this app in my setup.
- Lumbeat Ltd.
- 1.1 GB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), and iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2018 Luis Martinez
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.