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Is That a Drummer on Your iPhone, Or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

Sonoma Wire Works announced Friday the release of InstantDrummer: Heartbreaker. This iPhone app is a drum machine that allows you to arrange and customize drum loops for you to play along to. The drum loops on InstantDrummer: Heartbreaker were recorded by Jason McGerr, the drummer for Death Cab for Cutie.

Features (as provided by Sonoma Wire Works):

  • Adjustable Tempo - Heartbreaker was originally recorded at 72 BPM, and still sounds great above 150 BPM
  • Part Sequencer for building and arranging drum tracks for InstantDrummer songs
  • Adjustable Gain, Ambience, Intensity and Variation for each InstantDrummer Song Part
  • Master FX: Freakenzy (EQ) and The Slammer (Compressor) Effects include a 4 band parametric EQ and a stereo linked compressor with Threshold, Attack, & Release
  • 130 MB of pop-rock drum recordings by Jason McGerr
  • 11 Song Parts (including Basic Rock, Bigger Rock, Ride, Ride-on, Sparse to Meaty, Kick and Hat, Crashes, Lead-ins and Endings)
  • 43 Loops with fills on the last bar of a section
  • WiFi Sync InstantDrummer songs to a computer with or without a router

This is the first in the series of InstantDrummer apps, and it is priced at US$.99 at the App Store. You can also find more information at the Sonoma Wire Works Web site.

InstantDrummer: Heartbreaker Screenshot
InstantDrummer: Heartbreaker Screenshot

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