Hand Drums by Cody Rotwein (Universal)
(25)
Released: Aug 29, 2010
Version: 2.1
Size: 42 MB
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Hand Drums

Cody Rotwein
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

If you've always wanted to play the bongos, conga, or any other hand drum, or already know how, Hand Drums is for you!

Easy to use, extremely fun and entertaining, Hand Drums features 25 unique hand drums, including Bongos, Conga, Djembe, Doumbek, Cajon, Tabla and more, all professionally recorded in high quality 16 bit stereo. You can play alone, to a metronome, or to unique Pocket Beats and Loops. You can even play along to the music on your iPod right from within Hand Drums. With features including multi-track recording, ability to share and export your recordings (optional in-app purchase), pitch control, metronome, drum rolls, drum loops, and more, you'll sound like a pro from the moment you start playing!

FEATURES:
• 25 different hand drums, all professionally recorded in high-quality 16-bit stereo: Bendir, Bongo, Bongo Jam, Boudran, Cajon, Conga, Djembe, Doumbek, Duff, Electronic Drums, Frame Drum, Frame Drum with Bells, Mini Djembe, Pakhawaj, Snare & Bass, Tabla, Talking Drum, Tambourine, Timbale, and Tom Tom, with more to follow.
• 4 Unique Playing Zones on each drum create a realistic drumming experience.
• Visual 3D effect when drums are hit maximizes the drumming experience
• Multi-track recorder that allows you to save, load, loop, and play recorded tracks
• Record and play on top of loaded/saved tracks
• Share your recordings through email, Facebook, and Twitter
• Export your recordings to your computer (optional in-app purchase)
• Metronome with 43 sounds to choose from and variable speed switch (BPM)
• 67 Pocket Beats and Loops to play along to
• PlayAlong Beats: 16 new loops with basic bass drum, hi-hat or snare beats, to play along for added rhythmic expression!
• Slide your finger between the drums
• Shake your device to play sounds to your favorite music
• Play drum heads simultaneously
• Play along with your favorite music by easily accessing your iPod music right from within Hand Drums
• Volume controls for both the drum sounds and music
• Pitch control allows for unlimited drum sounds
• Rolls on drums with variable speed adjustment (BPM)
• Using headphones will allow you to fully enjoy the high quality sounds of Hand Drums

What's new in version 2.1
- 5 new kits, including Latin, Drum Kit, and Conga Jam (25 kits total in app)
- 16 new percussion loops to play along to (85 total in app)
- 20 new metronome sounds (43 total in app)
- New slider control allows user to change drum colors
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Hand Drums is an ok, 3.5-star app.
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