Audiobus: Use your music apps together.
What is Audiobus? — Audiobus is an award-winning music app for iPhone and iPad which lets you use your other music apps together. Chain effects on your favourite synth, run the output of apps or Audio Units into an app like GarageBand or Loopy, or select a different audio interface output for each app. Route MIDI between apps — drive a synth from a MIDI sequencer, or add an arpeggiator to your MIDI keyboard — or sync with your external MIDI gear. And control your entire setup from a MIDI controller.Download on the App Store
Audiobus is the app that makes the rest of your setup better.
How do you integrate iOS apps with pedals and an amp?
I love my iPad for effects, for recording, for ToneStack and BIAS FX, and I also love my mostly analog pedal board and tube amp. The thing is, I struggle to integrate them.
Currently I have a true-bypass looper on the pedalboard to let me loop in an iOS audio interface--either a Sonic Port or a Mackie BlackJack. It works, but I feel I spend most of the time balancing the volume of the iPad output to match the analog signal when I switch.
I'd also like a way to blend the effected signal with the analog dry signal.
In other words, my setup works ok, but it's a bit unwieldy. I wonder if anyone has anything better?