PSP Music Making Love: PSPSEQ Video Tutorials, Little Piggy Tracker in Progress

Move over, Nintendo DS. You may win on quantity and you certainly have some interesting apps, but when it comes to hardcore, deep apps with rich sounds and capabilities, the PSP has turned into a mobile music creation powerhouse. And if you think mobile music production is a novelty or a toy or only for chipmusic fans, take a good long look at PSPSEQ and Little Piggy. These are serious, grown-up trackers that can put your current computer workstation to shame. (And yes, when it comes to accurate timing, I’m afraid that includes the app-of-the-week Ableton Live.) Two big developments: …

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PSPSeq 3.0, Killer PSP Music Composing Tool, Now Available

PSPSeq, the latest release of this powerful sequencer with real-time synthesis and sample playback on Sony’s handheld game console, is now available in version 3.0. (We saw it last week but it’s now actually available for download.) In this release: Synthesizer presets 7 MB sample memory FM feedback with configurable routing (nice) Shortcuts and workflow improvements Randomization with various controls (range, etc.) Looping improvements PSPSeq Now, if anyone has smart ideas about how to buy up used PSPs, I’m all ears…

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Big Updates for Handheld Homebrew Music: NitroTracker 0.4, PSPSeq 3, PSP Rhythm 8

iPhone what? There’s big stuff happening in homebrew music development for Nintendo DS and PSP. NitroTracker 0.4 (Now) First up, on the uber-popular Nintendo DS, NitroTracker 0.4 adds some big features. Creator Tobias Weyand writes: I wanted to tell you that I just released NitroTracker v0.4 with lots of new features and improvements, the coolest ones being sample looping and stylus-drawable volume envelopes. You can basically just record a sound, make it loop, draw an envelope, and there you have your instant instrument. Sample looping is interesting, too – you can loop forward or, as in many video samplers, ping-pong …

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