Jamm Pro: Produce+Perform Live 4+

Ninja Tune Creator Instrument

Ninja Tune

Designed for iPad

    • 4.1 • 42 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Ninja Tune Creator's Instrument now for iPhones as well as iPad. World's most advanced jamming app.

Jamm Pro is the anticipated evolution of Ninja Jamm, the original touch controlled beat app.

Aphex Twin: "Sick"

Easy to use but deep, Jamm Pro includes Ninja Jamm users most requested feature: the ability to load your own samples. As well as immense performance power, it’s packed with pro features and new ideas e.g. its modular synth-like patching capabilities.

Jamm is a unique instrument. Loaded with free content and killer presets, you'll be amazing yourself with the music you create from the moment you press Play.

KEY FEATURES

- Load your own samples via iOS Files app, AirDrop and Cloud storage.

- Record in via Mic, Soundcard, Inter App Audio. Audiobus/AUM are supported, giving you access to the extensive range of iOS IAA apps like drum machines and synths to work with Jamm.

-Multitrack Stem recording: Transforms Jamm Pro into a production tool: recordings are saved with all channels individually recorded. You can then load these into an editor/DAW such as Ableton, Logic or Pro Tools to work on further.

-Multi-touch tip control: Use small finger movements to simultaneously and expressively control multiple FX at once.

Individual per channel FX: 5 Distortion/Crush units, 5 Filters, 5 Delays, 5 Reverbs, 5 Sidechains. All with full recallable control.

64 Total Recall Patches: instantly Store and Recall the total state of what you’re doing with 64 Patch memories.

-In-app help: Access help overlay screens from wherever you are to explain all the page’s functions… no need to stop to read and dig into the manual!

-Coldcutter module: Buffer shuffle and modulation matrix for sophisticated beat manipulation. Users can trigger automatic call and response between channels, algorithmic evolutions of samples and modular synth-like patchable modulation sequencers.

-Sub-bass module: Automatically generate super heavy bass kicks and basslines from drum samples — a feature dril fans will adore.

-Action Sequencer: Record and playback your touch gestures, build up complex sequences, very powerful.

-MIDI input: MIDI Learn allows easy connection of MIDI hardware to trigger and control Jamm Pro.

-Slice sequencer: Unique and highly interactive feature allowing users to simply draw on the screen to restructure any sample.

-Smart pitch bends: Change the pitch of any or all of the channels in real-time to inspire musically apt progressions.

*Please note Jamm Pro is a very powerful app and will perform best on newer devices. The iPad Pro is the ideal device for the best experience with Jamm Pro.

THE STORY
For Ninja Tune co-founders Coldcut, known for their innovations in DJing, Remixing, Production and Live Performance, Jamm Pro has been 25 years in the making. Coldcut have been honing it in their live show and recently creating music with it.

Designed by Coldcut’s Matt Black with the aim of creating their ultimate electronic music instrument. As users experiment and develop ideas, they can save them as their own patches, which can be used to quickly build up stages of a song, structure a live performance, or used as a sketchpad.

The app features exceptional and extensive modulation and patching capabilities, the likes of which have never been seen in a sample app before. Equipped with four main channels, each with nine sequencers — six modulation sequencers, a slice sequencer, a pitch/reverse/drill sequencer and a gate sequencer — and up to 64 patches per set, Jamm Pro allows for a possible 2,304 sequencers per Sound Set in the app.

As well as production, Jamm Pro has been designed as an instrument for playing live sound, drawing on hiphop DJing and timing. With expressive touch control, the app facilitates direct engagement of hand-eye-ear coordination through ‘tip control’. This innovative feature tracks small finger movements that can be used to sensitively control various effects.

And yes Ableton Link is included!




What’s New

Version 1.5.4

• Add Basic mode, which allows new users to explore the core functionality of Jamm Pro while the more advanced functions are a toggle away, ready to be discovered once the basics of the interface have been mastered. (Basic Mode toggle switch is located in Settings page.)
• Various bug fixes and enhancements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

Tilden Thorne ,

Me like! Needs a better way out...

This is a fun remix app with some serious power. However, it needs InterApp audio or AudioBus to get live performances into a DAW without having to record and load manually. The addition of this ability would also allow for playing live synths, etc. into a mix. Seriously, add this feature please! I couldn’t be terribly hard. If it was an AUv3, that would even be better as it would be future proofed. What do you say guys/gals, is this something that is possible?

Also, the app needs more sound packs, especially slower, tip hop/downtempo stuff, well, and some more good glitch.

Musician in Chicago ,

I would trust any product from this developer

My original review: The “store” to buy sets is glitchy at best. Have paid for two; neither will download. It constantly reverts to showing that I never bought them, so I use the “restore purchases” command which shows them to be available for download, then they won’t download, then the cycle starts again.

Revised... so I was way too mean above. The developer worked really hard and was persistent about fixing the problem - even when that turned out to be difficult. I give him top marks for professionalism. And the program is excellent .

What I should have mentioned earlier is that the product is a truly inspired tool for working with loops and samples. Its features and options are deep. They may take some time to fully explore and understand, but that time spent is greatly rewarded. Once you’re comfortable with it, JammPro is incredible. Its strength is probably in live performance, and it is incredibly fun to “play” and has the level of sophistication that I think could allow its use as the core instrument for a live electronic performer.

Froid Son ,

Solid Remix & Creation Tool

Whether you want to just play with sound or need a powerful composition tool, JammPro is deep with features and capabilities to satisfy. Every last aspect of the software is adjustable making for varied experiences from session to session. Link with other apps and record into JammPro or use the iPad mic as input. There is no limit when you start digging into the software deeper. Not only will you be able to compose, but also perform.

In-App Purchases

Coldcut Only Heaven Sound Set
Coldcut Only Heaven Sound Set
Remix set from Coldcut feat. Roots Manuva.
$1.99
Odesza - Say My Name
Odesza - Say My Name
Odesza classic sound set.
$1.99
Roots Manuva -Witness (1 Hope)
Roots Manuva -Witness (1 Hope)
Roots Manuva classic Witness sound set.
$1.99
Congo Natty - Jah Warriors
Congo Natty - Jah Warriors
Congo Natty - Jah Warriors sound set.
$1.99

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The developer, Ninja Tune, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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  • User Content
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