Amidio have announced a new drum app coming in Q4 this year. Here’s the detail from the Amidio site:
The highly advanced combined synth/sample engine of FutuDrum is capable of giving birth to millions of gorgeous, breathing, evolving percussive timbres, including dozens of carefully modelled darbukas, tablas, congas, bongos, djembes, frame and duff drums, cajons, taiko and many more.
FutuDrum can turn into almost any percussive instument in the world. Depending on player’s taste, FutuDrum can sound very close to natural or absolutely digital, allowing both realistic and never-heard-before percussive sounds.
The unique interface of FutuDrum utilizes a new interaction model, the result of careful research and endless experiments conducted with real percussionists. Faithfully tailored to any screen size, FutuDrum can be played with fingers on the smaller screens (iPhone and iPod Touch) and with palms on bigger screens (iPad).
Playing FutuDrum is extremely easy and fun for both exprerienced and novice percussionists thanks to it’s unprecedented playing surface, fantastic sound, live quantization options and built-in effects. FutuDrum also provides extended recording, overdubbing, exporting and audio sharing options.
The players are not limited to percussion and are welcome to produce melodic backgrounds for their drumming experiences using the same novel interface.
FutuDrum is planned to be released in the 4th quarter of 2010 as a universal binary for iPhone and iPad. Pricing is to be announced.
Great stuff, sounds like a good drum app to look forward to.