RD3 - Groovebox

RD3 - Groovebox


Create your own grooves and drum loops with RD3 - Groovebox!

*** If you have a high-end phone or tablet please check out the RD4 version with more features ***

Use your Android phone or tablet as a musical instrument and make your own electronic music tracks!

Recreate the sound of early electronic dance music with the RD3 – Groovebox that recalls two 303-style analog synthesizers, a drum machine plus reverb, distortion, phaser, filter and delay audio effects!

Developed in Berlin, RD3 - Groovebox is a pioneering audio app that lets you program your own grooves. This multi-touch enabled app makes it simple to invent unique loops and manipulate them with resonant filters and effects on the go.

Appropriate both for experienced musicians and novices.

RD3 is optimized for Android phones and tablets. Use it for live performances in landscape mode on phones and 7-inch tablets or use the additional special rack view on 10-inch tablets in portrait mode.

Loops you've created and exported with the Groovebox can also be automatically integrated into mikrosonic's audio mixer app SPC - Music Sketchpad.

Features

Channel mixer/sequencer:
- Volume control with level meter
- 4 bars with 16 steps per instrument
- 3 play modes: Solo, loop or random
- Channel mute

Two virtual analog synthesizers:
- 4 types of waveforms for each synth
- Reminiscent of the legendary 303 synthesizer
- High-quality or regular filter modes
- Real-time step sequencer for each synth
- Free assignable audio effects

Drum machine with:
- 10 drum kits: 808, 909, 606, CR-78, Linn, KR55, RX11, RZ1, DMX, DPM48
- Channel mute
- Punch control for volume and envelope adjustments
- Accent programmable for each drum channel
- Free assignable effects for each drum sound
- Real-time step sequencer

Audio effects:
- Reverb, distortion, filter, phaser and delay
- Real-time controllable
- X/Y control field for each effect
- 4 effect sends
- Chaining of 2 effects

Technical features:
- Special rack view in portrait mode for 10-inch tablets
- Multi-touch control
- Live session recording
- Audio loop export feature
- SoundCloud Sharing Kit integration
- Session save capability
- Cut/copy/paste pattern
- OpenSL support
- App2SD

System Requirements:
- Android 2.3 or higher
- Screen resolution 800×480 (WVGA) or higher
- 800 MHz CPU or faster supporting ARMv7

More details at: www.mikrosonic.com/rd3

Terms of Use: http://www.mikrosonic.com/terms
Privacy Policy: http://www.mikrosonic.com/privacy

Recent changes:
- 2nd Bassline
- New effect section
- 5 audio effects: Reverb, delay, phaser, filter and distortion
- Real-time controllable effects with X-Y control field
- 4 effect sends
- Chaining of effects
- Drum machine improvements
- Mute button for each drum channel
- Individual accent settings for each drum channel
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About RD3 - Groovebox
Create your own grooves and drum loops with RD3 - Groovebox!

*** If you have a high-end phone or tablet please check out the RD4 version with more features ***

Use your Android phone or tablet as a musical instrument and make your own electronic music tracks!

Recreate the sound of early electronic dance music with the RD3 – Groovebox that recalls two 303-style analog synthesizers, a drum machine plus reverb, distortion, phaser, filter and delay audio effects!

Developed in Berlin, RD3 - Groovebox is a pioneering audio app that lets you program your own grooves. This multi-touch enabled app makes it simple to invent unique loops and manipulate them with resonant filters and effects on the go.

Appropriate both for experienced musicians and novices.

RD3 is optimized for Android phones and tablets. Use it for live performances in landscape mode on phones and 7-inch tablets or use the additional special rack view on 10-inch tablets in portrait mode.

Loops you've created and exported with the Groovebox can also be automatically integrated into mikrosonic's audio mixer app SPC - Music Sketchpad.

Features

Channel mixer/sequencer:
- Volume control with level meter
- 4 bars with 16 steps per instrument
- 3 play modes: Solo, loop or random
- Channel mute

Two virtual analog synthesizers:
- 4 types of waveforms for each synth
- Reminiscent of the legendary 303 synthesizer
- High-quality or regular filter modes
- Real-time step sequencer for each synth
- Free assignable audio effects

Drum machine with:
- 10 drum kits: 808, 909, 606, CR-78, Linn, KR55, RX11, RZ1, DMX, DPM48
- Channel mute
- Punch control for volume and envelope adjustments
- Accent programmable for each drum channel
- Free assignable effects for each drum sound
- Real-time step sequencer

Audio effects:
- Reverb, distortion, filter, phaser and delay
- Real-time controllable
- X/Y control field for each effect
- 4 effect sends
- Chaining of 2 effects

Technical features:
- Special rack view in portrait mode for 10-inch tablets
- Multi-touch control
- Live session recording
- Audio loop export feature
- SoundCloud Sharing Kit integration
- Session save capability
- Cut/copy/paste pattern
- OpenSL support
- App2SD

System Requirements:
- Android 2.3 or higher
- Screen resolution 800×480 (WVGA) or higher
- 800 MHz CPU or faster supporting ARMv7

More details at: www.mikrosonic.com/rd3

Terms of Use: http://www.mikrosonic.com/terms
Privacy Policy: http://www.mikrosonic.com/privacy

Recent changes:
- 2nd Bassline
- New effect section
- 5 audio effects: Reverb, delay, phaser, filter and distortion
- Real-time controllable effects with X-Y control field
- 4 effect sends
- Chaining of effects
- Drum machine improvements
- Mute button for each drum channel
- Individual accent settings for each drum channel

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User reviews of RD3 - Groovebox
Feb 16, 2011
Fun and pretty app. Incredibly easy to get started even with no training, a wonderful toy.
Nov 19, 2010
works well on my desire i can make tunes on the go well worth £2.92
Sep 5, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Sep 4, 2014
I was using SUPREME MPA BUT SINCE THEYRE HATING ON HOW GOOD I MAKE BEATS IVE SWITCHED TO RD3!! DOPE.
A Google User
Jun 8, 2014
Go for RD4 Great 303 sound.
A Google User
Apr 15, 2014
Not bad Nice app,but needs more samples,with the possibility to upload every single instrument :)
A Google User
Mar 14, 2014
Could be a lot better If there was a 3rd pattern would be more fun.
A Google User
Jan 24, 2014
Perfect