Ministry of Sound and iZotope release first album-themed music creation app for iPhone and iPod touch
London, UK (November 25, 2008) Ministry of Sound and iZotope today announced that, in a groundbreaking collaboration for iPhone and iPod touch, fans can now buy the iDrum: Ministry of Sound Anthems album from the iTunes Store and also purchase a companion application from the Apple App Store that lets them create original music.
â€œThis is a truly unique experience where some of the best known dance music sounds of the last two decades are now available to be recreated on iPhone at the touch of a button.â€? said Van Uong, licensing account manager at Ministry of Sound.
â€œWith the combination of iDrumâ€™s simple Multi-Touch user interface and Ministry of Soundâ€™s incredible sample content, you can create your own club anthems right in the palm of your hand,” said Nick Dika, content manager at iZotope.
iDrum: Ministry of Sound Anthems lets iPhone and iPod touch owners recreate their favorite club tracks of yesterday and today. This special edition of iDrum is the perfect companion to Ministry of Soundâ€™s newest album representing clubbing history, â€œAnthems II.â€? Starting with professionally produced iDrum kits that emulate the greatest anthems in clubbing history, users can customize the included beats any way they like or mix and match over 300 original samples to make their own epic tracks. iDrumâ€™s simple interface lets even novice users build beats layer by layer by tapping the touch screen or create music with simple shapes and color combinations that let anyone visualize the rhythm.
â€¢ Includes professionally produced samples and beats from Ministry of Sound â€“ over 300 original classic and old school dance samples and 20 unique kits with dozens of pre-made patterns
â€¢ Customize patterns to create your own unique beats
â€¢ Take control of the rhythm of every drum sound and sample
â€¢ Tap the screen to play and record your own musical patterns
A collaboration between Ministry of Sound and iZotope, this special edition of iDrum is the perfect companion to Ministry of Soundâ€™s newest album representing clubbing history, â€œAnthems II,â€? now available on the iTunes Store. The follow up to last yearâ€™s over half million selling album, â€œAnthems IIâ€? includes three discs filled with the best club classics of all time.
iDrum: Ministry of Sound Anthems is available for $5.99 USD from Appleâ€™s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=296270624&mt=8.