NEWS: Beatport launches Mashbox for iPad

Beatport, the world’s largest music store for DJs, presents Mashbox, an iPad app that allows music fans to create custom mashups by combining tracks from some of the world’s greatest electronic artists. Beatport, continues to explore new digital markets with the release of this mobile Mashup Machine.

‘Making music is a powerful form of self-expression and pathway for exploring creativity,’ Matthew Adell, CEO of Beatport, said in a statement. ‘Mashbox is the opportunity to mashup music that many fans have been waiting for. With Mashbox, all you need is an iPad and the curiosity to discover how elements of different songs fit together.’

Upon purchase, customers can use the Mashbox app immediately thanks to pre-loaded complementary music. A variety of pre-cut music packs from artists in the likes of Armand Van Helden, Claude VonStroke and Booka Shade, are also available in the Mashbox music store. Each week a new selection of packs will be available for $1.99.

Finally, the app features a sequencing engine that auto-adjusts beats, as well as professionally cut loops and original song elements from bass-lines to vocals. Mashbox is available to download from the iTunes App Store. The app is free here for a limited time and will be available for $.99 after December 31, 2011.

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