Fingerbeat , a new iPhone/iTouch app, puts the power of a recording studio in the palm of your hand.
Main Features & Technical Specifications:
Step Sequencer: Making beats is easy as drawing and tapping boxes to generate unique sequences. Each color is associated to each channel type of pad.
Pitch Keyboard + Editor: While recording, the notes you play will immediately appear in the editor. Its easy to make changes and draw free-form to create / delete notes using your finger.
Multi-Touch Mixer: FingerBeat is built for user experience & live performance. Create your very own mix.
Pocket Sampler + Kit Edit: Record any external sound using the built-in *microphone. Load any existing sounds in the library.
Perform & Sing: Once you have programmed some patterns, connect to headphones and hear yourself sing over your musical creation. Conveniently change patterns with your thumb for live performance.
- Low latency pads
- x8 Pads/Channels with Volume, Balance Mixer + Mute functions
- x6 Pattern blocks per Kit
- x6 Themed Skins + User Photo option using iPhone camera or gallery
- x16 Kits "x8 User"
- Built in sounds + kit templates
- 16bit 44Khz Sampler using internal microphone
- Demo Patterns
- Ability to use microphone* with external speaker source
Though Fingerbeat isn't the only beatmaker available for the iPhone--there's also the free Melody Box Lite , iDrum , and Looptastic  to name a few--it's probably the most comprehensive for making your own original beats with vocals.
Fingerbeat is available from the iTunes store  for $3.99.