What's New

• Support for MIDI over Bluetooth LE.
• Added missing Ride Edge and Crash 15" MIDI input note numbers.
• Updated Audiobus SDK 2.3.1.
• Minor bug fixes to the MIDI settings UI.

App Description

DrumKick for iPhone is the ultimate live performance drum app on-the-go! It gives you the freedom to play a great-sounding, intuitively laid-out drum kit anywhere—without the hassle of lugging your entire acoustic set to the show. Simply plug into a P.A. system, headphones, a boombox, or an amplifier, and you're ready to rock!

– Connect to your Bluetooth-enabled laptop or device with MIDI over Bluetooth.
– Core and Virtual MIDI support.
– Audiobus & Inter-App Audio support.
– Featured in Apple's Music-Making Apps for "The Song."
– Featured in Apple's Band In Your Hand showcase.

Reviews:
http://www.musicappblog.com/drumkick-music-app-review/

DrumKick is the only stereo drum app that allows you to play the kick drum with your foot!

With DrumKick installed on two iOS devices, such as an iPad and an iPhone, you can use the iPhone as a Bluetooth remote to play the kick drum with your foot! It also works with two iPhones or iPod touches. Or, you can mix and match.

How does it work?

Playing the virtual kick drum pedal is achieved by inserting the iPhone (upside down) into a snug fitness band that's wrapped around your ankle, or the front tube of your relatively clean crew sock. Tap your toes with your heel down, and the iPhone's accelerometer will trigger the kick drum sound on another iPhone or iPod touch via Bluetooth.

Feature Highlights:

• Play the kick drum sound with your foot, using a second iOS device via standard Bluetooth connection.

• High-quality drum stereo sounds with independent control of their volume, pitch and pan levels.

• Low-latency with drum taps and sounds.

• Retina-enhanced, interactive, 3-D animated drums and cymbals.

• Multiple tap regions for triggering different drum and cymbal sounds.

• Ability to switch the drum kit's audio output from stereo to mono when connected to stereo speakers, such as a P.A. system.

• Touch-hold on the crash cymbal for a choked cymbal* muting effect.

• Audiobus & Inter-App Audio support (iOS7+) for adding effects apps to DrumKick's output and recording into to GarageBand, Loopy, or AudioShare.

• Audiobus Remote triggers that you allow you to play DrumKick's sounds via a secondary iDevice with the Audiobus Remote app installed. Requires the Audiobus app, iOS 8.3 +, iPad 3+, and iPhone 4S+. https://audiob.us/remote.

• Core MIDI IN & OUT support, thanks to Nic Grant of Audeonic Apps for his robust MidiBus Library. http://midib.us.

• MIDI over Bluetooth support.

• Play any of DrumKick's available sounds, using the iRig BlueBoard MIDI Bluetooth or KMI SoftStep foot controller. Requires Bluetooth LE-enabled iOS device such as the iPhone 4S, iPad 3, or higher.

• Jam along with music apps that run in the background, such as GarageBand, Pandora, or your iPod music library.

• Minimum requirements: iPad 2, iPhone 4S and newer devices are recommended.

* No cymbals were harmed during the making of this app.

If you have an issue or find a bug within DrumKick, please do not inform me about it in an App Review, since that method doesn't provide your contact information. For help and support, please send an email to:

[email protected]

Known issues:

• Missing UI panel for controlling the playback and recording from an Inter-App Audio connected app.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • May 16, 2013 Initial release
  • June 07, 2013 Price decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
  • June 09, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $0.99
  • June 14, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 29, 2013 New version 1.0.1
  • July 01, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • July 04, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • July 18, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • August 11, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • August 17, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • August 20, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • August 24, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • July 14, 2014 New version 1.0.3
  • August 01, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • December 20, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • January 04, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • March 17, 2015 New version 1.0.4
  • March 18, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • March 24, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • March 26, 2015 New version 1.0.5
  • May 16, 2015 New version 1.0.6
  • May 16, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • May 21, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99
  • May 27, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • June 10, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • June 22, 2015 New version 1.0.7
  • June 24, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • July 11, 2015 New version 1.0.8
  • September 13, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • September 16, 2015 New version 1.0.9
  • September 16, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • September 17, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • October 05, 2015 New version 1.1.0
  • October 05, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • November 22, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • December 13, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $5.99
  • December 20, 2015 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $2.99
  • December 23, 2015 New version 1.1.1
  • January 02, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • February 01, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • February 04, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • February 24, 2016 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • February 27, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • November 26, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • November 30, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • June 29, 2019 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
  • August 17, 2019 Price increase: FREE! -> $3.99

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