iOS Music Tunes: Dr. Heisenberg’s Final Decision by Niclas Tamas

by chip on October 23, 2012

Every week, iOS Music Tunes will feature a piece of music made with an iPad, iPhone, or iPod – directly from one of our readers. There’s a lot of artistic potential in iOS devices, and iOS Music And You readers are putting all the fantastic tools to use in creative and exciting ways. This regular feature will be an opportunity to appreciate the interesting things that our readers are doing with iOS music, get some new ideas, and kickstart the creative process. If you’ve made some music with an iPad, iPhone, or iPod that you want to share, submit it now – you can get the info HERE. Now sit back and enjoy today’s featured reader on iOS Music Tunes . . .


Dr Heisenberg’s Final Decision
Niclas Tamas

Tell us a little bit about the piece, including what iOS devices/app you used to bring it to life.
This is a 50- minute ambient soundscape made on my iPhone and iPad. I used NanoStudio as my DAW. In this piece, I also used Sunrizer, Alchemy, SoundPrism, Stochastik Drum Machine, and Instant Drummer.

Give us a little background on yourself as a musician.
I have played the piano since I was four. I had to give up my piano career due to panic stage fright when I was 20. I didn’t play a note until 2009 when I got an iPhone. A year later I released Last train to Vienna – the first album in the world composed, mixed and produced on an iPhone. Since then I have released four albums and a bunch of singles. Nowadays I mostly make ambient soundscapes.

Why do you use iOS devices to make music?
I love the freedom to create anywhere. I drive a cab and I can make music in my car during the day. In my spare time, I make music at libraries, coffe shops, by the river, on the train…and at home in my comfy sofa….:-)

Give us a quick tip – an idea that has helped you make your iOS music making more productive, fun, inspiring, or creative.
I make field recordings from my iPhone. I use the SoundPrism interface to trigger Alchemy and Magellan with Virtual MIDI. Sometimes I just try doing stuff totally backwards.

Give us a link to a place where we can hear more of your music and learn more about you.
You can check out more music from Niclas Tamas on his SoundCloud site or on his website.

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iOS Music Tunes: No sale at these crossroads by Mike88
iOS Music Tunes: Slip Away by Craig Anthony Perkins

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Are you making music on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod? Do you want to share your music with the iOS Music And You community? Beginner, intermediate, or advanced – it doesn’t matter. Just fill out a few quick questions and send me a link to your music. We’ll feature you in one of these Monday spots! Don’t hesitate – let’s hear the great work that you’ve been doing with iOS Music. Get the details HERE.

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